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SIGGRAPH Announces 2014 Festival Winners

SIGGRAPH, which takes place in Vancouver this year August 10-14, has announced the award recipients for the 41st edition of the Computer Animation Festival — an Academy Award ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Sets Oscars Submissions Deadlines

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced category submission deadlines for 87th Academy Awards consideration. The dates are as follows: • Scientific and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gravity,’ ‘Frozen’ Take Top Honors at Saturns

Gravity and Frozen took top honors at the 40th Annual Saturn Awards, presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. Frozen took the best animated feature honor, ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 27 to Join Shorts and Animation Branch

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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Pitch Party 2014: Meet the Judges

The upcoming July issue of Animation Magazine will feature our annual Pitch Party contest, in which we invite working artists and aspiring animators to enter their animated project ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Reveals Kids Short & Series Contenders

The Ottawa International Animation Festival has announced the finalists for its Short Films for Kids and Series for Kids which will run in competition at this year’s event, taking ... Continue Reading →
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Double Negative, Primes Focus World Merge

Prime Focus Limited has announced the merger of its creative services arm Prime Focus World with acclaimed feature film vfx house Double Negative to create a major effects, animation ... Continue Reading →
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Malaysia-produced ‘Ribbit’ Tops Niagara Fest

Ribbit, a 3D animation comedy/adventure story about a frog with an identity crisis won the Best Family Film Award at its world premiere at Canada’s Niagara Integrated Film Festival ... Continue Reading →
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HIT Ent. Adds to Senior Exec Roster

HIT Entertainment is continuing its expansion efforts with the new appointments of Karen Davidsen as Director of Production – Global Content, Phil Molloy as Senior Creative Manager ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Opens Shorts Program to Comic-Con Pitches

Nickelodeon for the first time will hold an open call for original animated projects at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego. The network’s animation development ... Continue Reading →