Bento Box Named NYTVF Development Partner

The New York Television Festival organizers today announced that Emmy Award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment is its first development partner for the 2016 edition. The ... Continue Reading →

South Africa’s ‘Puppet Nation ZA’ Nabs Emmy Nom

South African satirical comedy series Puppet Nation ZA – which was originally shunned by broadcasters – has received a nomination for the 2015 International Emmy Awards in the Best ... Continue Reading →

SPARK Festival Winners Revealed

SPARK CG Society, organizers of the SPARK Animation festival, conference and job fair taking place in Vancouver this week, announced this year’s award winners during the opening night ... Continue Reading →

‘Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie’ Coming to NorAm

FUNimation Entertainment has announced North American theatrical release dates for Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie. The film is set to screen in over 330 theaters across the U.S. ... Continue Reading →

Women in Animation Aims for 50/50 by 2025

Women in Animation has launched a new initiative to tackle the gender disparity in the animation workforce head-on, setting a goal of “50-50 by 2025.” Despite making up the majority ... Continue Reading →

Scrat to Make Macy’s Parade Debut’

Everyone’s favorite prehistoric rodent is finally getting his due — although he probably still won’t quite snatch that acorn. Scrat, of Fox and Blue Sky Studios’ Ice Age ... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, or BAFTA, has revealed the nominees for its British Academy Children’s Awards, taking place in London on Sunday, November 22. While ... Continue Reading →

‘Chase Me’ Takes Top SIGGRAPH Asia Prize

SIGGRAPH Asia has announced the winners of the 2015 Computer Animation Festival, which will screen November 2-5 during the conference and exhibition at Japan’s Kobe Convention Centre. Best ... Continue Reading →

SVA Student Film Wins Big at VIEW

Turin, Italy’s VIEW Fest — the film festival running alongside the VIEW Conference — has wrapped up, and awarded CG animated student short Shift its first place prize. Shift ... Continue Reading →

Animatrik Licenses Giant, Breaks Mo-Cap Record

Vancouver’s Animatrik performance capture and virtual production house has licensed LEI/Giant technology from film production company Lightstorm Entertainment for use in its work ... Continue Reading →