APOS News Round-Up

APOS 2016 has wrapped up in Bali, with some notable deals taking place at the international media conference: Viacom International Media Networks Asia agreed to a multi-year Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: NBCU Buys DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 Billion

NBCUniversal announced this morning that it has bought DreamWorks Animation and will add it to the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. According to reports, Chris Meledandri, head ... Continue Reading →

Aussie Producers Invited to Cartoon Connection Korea

Four Australian animation production companies have been invited by the Korean Trade Commission to attend the country’s Cartoon Connection 2016, a conference and meeting event for ... Continue Reading →

Academy Celebrates ‘Beauty and the Beast’ 25th Anniversary

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invites the community to “Be Our Guest” to its 25th anniversary celebration of Disney Animation classic Beauty and the Beast. A special ... Continue Reading →

Andreas Hykade Keynote Toasts 25 Years of Filmakademie at FMX

The internationally acclaimed Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. As part of its celebrations, Stuttgart’s FMX event invited Professor Andreas ... Continue Reading →

Annecy Full Program Revealed

Taking place June 13-18, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (accompanied by the MIFA market, June 15-17) will once again offer the very best in animation from around the ... Continue Reading →

Second Animated Spirits Festival Set for NYC

A second edition of Animated Spirits: European Animated Short Film Festival will take place in New York City, May 4 and 5, bringing some of the most exciting new works from the continent ... Continue Reading →

U.K. ADCAN Awards Seeks Unsigned Animators

Not-for-profit creative platform ADCAN has launched its third annual ADCAN Awards — a competition that seeks to champion unsigned creative talent, give emerging filmmakers access ... Continue Reading →

FMX Animation Highlights Include Kung Fu Panda 3

FMX 2016 kicks off in Stuttgart next week, running April 26-29, and program announcements are still rolling in from the organizers. Just days ago, Anne Kolbe, the Executive Vice President ... Continue Reading →

Manchester Animation Festival 2016 Calls for Entries

The 2016 edition of the U.K.’s Manchester Animation Festival is shaping up, with organizers announcing that the event will take place November 15-17 at HOME in Manchester, and launching ... Continue Reading →