Locksmith Animation

Locksmith Animation Officially Opens in London

UK studio Locksmith Animation has officially opened its London facility with a celebration toasting founders Sarah Smith (director, Arthur Christmas), Julie Lockhart (producer, Shaun ... Continue Reading →
Captain Morten and the Spider Queen

Cardiff Animation Fest Full Program: ‘Isle of Dogs,’ ‘Captain Morten’ Join Line Up

Cardiff Animation Festival has announced its full schedule for the 2018 edition, running April 19-22. In addition to previously announced highlights, the program has been updated with ... Continue Reading →
The Rain

FMX Adds ‘Jim Button,’ ‘The Rain’ and More to 2018 Lineup

The 2018 FMX conference continues to build its well-rounded programming slate, with visual effects presentations on German fantasy flick Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver and Netflix ... Continue Reading →
Gravity Falls

Disney’s ‘Gravity Falls’ Gets First Full Series Release thru Shout!

This summer, you can fill your days with on-screen adventures with Dipper and Mabel in the upcoming Gravity Falls: The Complete Series, out July 24 from Shout! Factory. Featuring all ... Continue Reading →
Lu Over the Wall

Trailer: Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Lu Over the Wall’ Gets US Release May 11

GKIDS has announced that the award-winning, energetic modern fairytale Lu Over the Wall will get its US nationwide release in its English-dubbed version on May 11. This eagerly awaited ... Continue Reading →
Dave White

Dave White Joins Ntropic as Pan-Studio CG Head

Visual effects and creative studio Ntropic has appointed Dave White as Head of CG in its New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco offices. Based in LA, White joins the company during ... Continue Reading →
Soft’n Slo Squishies

‘Soft’n Slo Squishies’ Toons Launching on Treehouse Direct

International toy company ORB has teamed up with Nelvana Enterprises to create a series of 10 animated shorts inspired by its top-selling brand Soft’n Slo Squishies, which will debut ... Continue Reading →
CTN Creator Space

CTN Launches Co-Working “Creator Space” for Animators

The Creative Talent Network announced the launch of a new state-of-the-art studio co-working environment for animation, the CTN Creator Space. Located in the Magnolia Park district ... Continue Reading →
Thor: Ragnarok

Rising Sun Pictures Developing UniSA VFX Undergrad Program

Award-winning visual effects studio Rising Sun Pictures is expanding its educational partnership with the University of South Australia, teaming with “UniSA” to develop and deliver ... Continue Reading →
The Burden

‘The Burden’ Wins Grand Prix & FXX Grant at 2018 GLAS Animation Fest

The 2018 GLAS Animation Festival has come and gone in Berkeley, CA, offering an eclectic and inspiring lineup of films, talks and special guests. With the festival winners announced, ... Continue Reading →