Daily News Bytes: Teasing ‘Jurassic World 2′, 70 Years of Polish Animation, An Addict’s POV & More

Ventana Sur 2017: A 10-Point Wrap Variety gives the low-down on South America’s leading market, giving special props to the Animation! program, featuring a strong line-up of five ... Continue Reading →
Erika Burton

Erika Burton Joins Method Studios as Global Head of Features

As Method Studios continues to build its visual effects slate, the Deluxe company announces Erika Burton has been hired to lead the films division across Method and its sister company ... Continue Reading →

Animation Block Party Sets 2018 Dates, Opens Submissions

Organizers of Brooklyn’s annual indie toon celebration have announced that the 15th Animation Block Party will run from July 26-29, 2018. ABP ’18 will bring an energetic ... Continue Reading →

20 VFX Contenders Make Oscar Shortlist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards. The films are, in alphabetical ... Continue Reading →

Academy Advances 10 Animated Shorts in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday morning that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards, whittled down from ... Continue Reading →

45th Annual Annie Awards Nominations Announced

The International Animated Film Society (ASIFA-Hollywood) announced nominations Monday for its 45th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Orders ‘Twelve Forever’ Series from ‘Powerpuff,’ ‘Clarence’ Vet

A new imagination-fueled animated action-comedy is heading to Netflix in 2019, with the streaming giant announcing a series order for Twelve Forever from writer-producer Julia Vickerman. ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: ‘Home for the Holidays’ & ‘King Julien’ Clips, MEDIA Backs 3 CEE Toons, Ghibli at IFC & More

Three Animated Projects from the CEE Region Received Support from Creative Europe MEDIA Among 10 total projects from seven different countries, the regional industry’s growth is evidenced ... Continue Reading →
A Town Called Panic

‘A Town Called Panic’ Launches Exclusively on VRV

The well-loved stop-motion comedy series A Town Called Panic, created by Stephane Aubier and Vincent Patar, officially launched for streaming on Ellation’s VRV platform on Friday. ... Continue Reading →
Karen Rupert Toliver

Karen Rupert Toliver Tapped as SVP Development at Sony Animation

Fox Animation and Disney veteran Karen Rupert Toliver has been hired on as the new Senior Vice President of Development at Sony Pictures Animation, Deadline reports. Toliver joins SPA ... Continue Reading →