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GLAS Fest Unveils Official Selection

The organizers for the 2016 GLAS Animation Festival — taking place March 3-6 in Berkeley, California — have completed the official selection film list. Culled from over ... Continue Reading →
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Cake, Cheeky Little Line Up ‘Bottersnikes and Gumbles’ Agents

London-based CAKE and Australian production company Cheeky Little Media announce the appointment of licensing and merchandising agents for new animated series Bottersnikes and Gumbles ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Frozen’ Broadcast Set for Valentine’s Day

Smash-hit animated feature Frozen will give fans an extra sweet Valentine, making its broadcast debut on Disney Channel on February 14 at 7 p.m. (ET/PT). Directed by Chris Buck and ... Continue Reading →
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HBO Premiering Duplass Bros. ‘Animals’ Feb. 5

HBO will premiere a new animated series from production house Duplass Brothers TV, Animals, on Friday, February 5 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. The adult-targeted series debuted the first two ... Continue Reading →
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Final Call: Animatricks Submissions Close Jan. 31

Helsinki’s Animatricks Animation Festival has issued its final call for short film submissions, which must be received by January 31 for consideration for the 2016 event. The ... Continue Reading →
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PauseFest Offers Live Student Reel Critiques

Students looking to perfect their visual effects reels will have a unique opportunity to get expert critiques in an open “Battle of the Reels” session held February 10 during ... Continue Reading →
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Maria Hanafy to Lead Animated Storyboards Toronto

International animatics service studio Animated Storyboards has opened a new office in Toronto, and tapped Maria Hanafy to lead the local team as Managing Director. The 4,300 square ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Taps Barry Ziehl as SVP Public Affairs

Barry Ziehl has been named Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives for Warner Bros. Entertainment. Currently overseeing worldwide public relations and marketing ... Continue Reading →
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Brand4rent Reps ‘Wissper’ in Russia

German brand management company m4e has tapped Moscow-based brand4rent as Russia and CIS territories agent for preschool property Wissper. “Wissper is traveling the world. After ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Why Can’t an Animated Film Be Nominated for Best Director at the Oscars? ScreenCrush editor Mike Sampson laments snubs for Charlie Kaufman, Pete Docter. NYICFF Kids Films Camps ... Continue Reading →