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NFB Heads to Annecy with Three Films

The National Film Board of Canada will be represented by three short films included in the official selection for the Annecy festival this summer. NFB’s selected titles include the ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Reveals Poster, Official Selection

The 2016 Annecy International Animation Film Festival (annecy.org), taking place June 13-18, has announced its official competition lineup and revealed this year’s poster designed ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Names ‘April and the Extraordinary World’ English Cast

North American animation importer GKIDS has announced the English language voice cast for April and the Extraordinary World — the latest French-produced feature from Christian ... Continue Reading →
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GDC News Bytes

On Wednesday during Epic Games’ “State of Unreal” opening session, Ninja Theory’s Tameem Antoniades took the stage to reveal a historic real-time facial animation demo based ... Continue Reading →
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‘BoBoiBoy’ Is Malaysia’s Top Local Toon

Malaysian animated film BoBoiBoy the Movie, produced by Animonsta Studios, has become the highest grossing locally produced animated feature in the country, according to local outlet ... Continue Reading →
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Brain Zoo Announces ‘Console Marinez’ VR Series’

Los Angeles-based CG house Brain Zoo Studios announces the production of a new project which aims to bring the action of video games and the comedy storytelling of animated features ... Continue Reading →
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HIP Signs New Partners for ‘Lily,’ ‘Elias’

Henson Independent Properties (HIP), the third party licensing and distribution label under The Jim Henson Company, has secured new broadcast and digital license deals for animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Whisker Haven’ Season 2 Arrives on Disney Junior App

The most majestic menagerie in all the land returns this week as season 2 of Whisker Haven Tales with the Palace Pets premieres March 16 on the Disney Junior app, following a special ... Continue Reading →
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‘Chop Chop Ninja’ Series Gets Greenlight

Montreal-based Sardine Productions and Gamerizon Studio have struck a deal with Corus Entertainment’s Teletoon in Canada to produce Chop Chop Ninja (40 x 11) — an animated action/comedy ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Yuh Nelson Joins Academy Govs

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has appointed Kung Fu Panda 2 and 3 director Jennifer Yuh Nelson to its Board of Governors as part of its initiative to increase diversity ... Continue Reading →