Publication Calendar

Issue # Month Ad Art Date Street Date Features Bonus Distribution
246 January
2015
Nov. 21 Dec. 5 Glen Keane’s Duet, awards VFX contenders, key anniversaries and milestones for 2015, Holiday gift guide, Women in Animation. • Special Oscar Mailing List
• Asia TV Forum
• Siggraph Asia
247 February Dec. 22 Dec. 31 Annie Awards nominations, The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies VFX, Night at the Museum 3 VFX, Into the Woods VFX, Oscars VFX short list, annual school guide listings and related articles about animation and visual effects schools, Disney’s Star vs. Forces of Evil. • 2015 Calendar
• 2015 School Guide
• Special Oscar Mailing List
248 March Jan. 26 Feb. 4 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, Oscar-nominated animated short film and feature contenders, VES Award Nominations, Cartoon Movie preview, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero. • VES Awards February 4
• Cartoon Movie March 4-6
• Special Oscar Mailing List
249 April/May Mar. 26 April 3 Awards season recap of Oscar winners, Annie Awards and VES winners. Cinderella VFX, DreamWorks Animation’s Home, El Americano: The Movie, NAB preview, MIP TV preview, Mexico spotlight. • Cartoons on the Bay April 7-10
• MIP TV April 13-16
250 June May 18 June 1 Summer movie preview. Pixar’s Inside Out. Paramount’s Monster Trucks, Annecy preview, E3 preview. Avengers: Age of Ultron VFX, Tomorrowland VFX, Licensing Expo preview, SPECIAL 250th ISSUE EDITION: The Top 250 Animated People • Licensing Expo June 9-11
• Annecy June 15-20
• E3 June 16-18
251 July June 19 July 2 Illumination Entertainment’s Minions. Terminator: Genisys VFX, The Essential Guide to Comic-Con, annual Pitch Party winners. • Comic-Con July 9-12
252 August/
September
July 20 Aug. 3 SIGGRAPH, Cartoon Forum, Ottawa, Ant-Man VFX, Fantastic Four VFX, best animated apps. • Siggraph August 9-13
• Cartoon Forum September 15-18
• Ottawa September 16-20
253 October Aug. 31 Sep. 11 MIP Jr. and MIPCOM preview, Rising Stars of Animation and VFX, animation in commercials. • Mip Junior October 3-4
254 November Sep. 16 Sep. 25 Hotel Transylvania 2, Jungle Book, World Animation and VFX Summit preview, World Animation Celebration preview, Brand Licensing Europe preview. • MIPCOM October 5-8
• Brand Licensing October 13-15
• CTN November 20 – 22
255 December Oct. 19 Oct. 30 Oscar season preview, Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur, Peanuts, James Bond VFX, AFM preview. • Animation Summit November 1-4
• AFM November 5-12
• Special Oscar Mailing List
256 January
2016
Nov. 18 Dec. 3 Kung Fu Panda 3, Star Wars: Episode VII, Mission: Impossible 5 VFX, awards season contenders, 2016 preview. • 2016 Calendar
• Special Oscar Mailing List
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