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Technicolor to Acquire Mr. X VFX Studio

Technicolor has reached an agreement to acquire Toronto-based visual effects studio Mr. X, which will join Technicolor’s Production Services division — already home to Oscar-winning ... Continue Reading →
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‘Love Games’ Wins Animafest Grand Prix

The 24th World Festival of Animated Film, better known as Animafest Zagreb, has revealed the winners of its juried competitions. The winners were culled from a selection of 144 contenders ... Continue Reading →
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Photos: Icons of Animation Event in New York

Acclaimed artists Bill Plympton, Peter de Seve and (via video) William Joyce assembled at the Academy Theater in New York for a special event moderated by J.J. Sedelmaier titled Icons ... Continue Reading →
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BYU Students’ ‘Owned’ Tops Student Academy Awards

Owned, an animated film by BYU students Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, won the gold medal placement in the animation category at the 2014 Student Academy Awards. The silver medal ... Continue Reading →
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New Signe Baumane Film to Premiere at Karlovy Vary

The first ever feature effort from acclaimed indie animator Signe Baumane, titled Rocks in My Pocket, will have its world premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Grows Distribution Arm

Global kids’ entertainment brand management company Genius Brands International has expanded its operations, launching a new global distribution division and appointing longtime ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Panel, Screening Previews ‘Dragon 2′

Women in Animation celebrated this weekend its members’ contributions to the upcoming DreamWorks Animation feature How to Train Your Dragon 2 with a special advance screening ... Continue Reading →
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Philippe Moins Explains WWI Program 14-18 Coming To Annecy

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, also known as The Great War, and its impact a century on is being explored via animation in a new program running ... Continue Reading →
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Portland-Based BENT Takes Manhattan

Internationally award-winning animation and vfx company BENT Image Lab has opened a new office in New York City. Coming on the heels of its expansion into Spain, the multi-specialty ... Continue Reading →
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Rooftop Screens ‘Dark Toons’ May 31

Rooftop Films is looking to blow Brooklyners’ minds with Dark Toons, a screening of animated shorts using a variety of techniques to create everything from optical illusions to ... Continue Reading →