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The latest animated feature from acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda, Wolf Children (Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki) has been awarded the Best Animation award at the 36th Japan Academy Prize this month. It also received an award of excellence in animation, as did the four other films vying for the [...]
Toronto-based creator/producer/distributor of kids content 9 Story Entertainment has announced its slate of new series and new episodes of returning series for MIP-TV 2013, taking places in Cannes, France April 8-11. NEW SERIES: Nerds and Monsters (40 x 11’) Animated comedy aimed at 6-11 year olds that tosses a group [...]
Last week, 56 animated projects from 20 European countries were the subject of panels, screenings and financing talks at the 15th edition of Cartoon Movie, the co-production forum takes place each year in Lyon, France. More than 700 animation professionals from the record number of 40 countries had the opportunity [...]
Dublin-based animation studio Brown Bag Films has launched a new digital division that will focus on the company’s tablet, mobile and web ventures as well as developing new IP. Digital media entrepreneur Dylan Collins (Fight My Monster, Box of Awesome) has joined the company as non-executive director to help with [...]
Brits looking to break into the visual effects industry, take note: The BFX Festival set for this summer in Bournemouth in the south of England has announced a student competition. The competition is designed to give participants direct exposure to cutting-edge practices whilse showcasing their skills to some of the [...]
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is planning a special evening to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Robert Zemeckis’ Oscar-winning feature, Who Framed Roger Rabbit. The event will take place on April 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. Among the panelists [...]
Original cels from Disney classics such as Fantasia, Snow White and Lady and the Tramp are continuing to draw huge sales at Heritage Auctions’ Animation events. At the Feb. 21 Animation Art Signature Auction, a three-cel set-up from Walt Disney’s classic Lady and the Tramp realized $33,460 and a cel [...]
Jon Landau, the Oscar-winning producer of blockbuster epics such as Avatar and Titanic, will deliver the keynote to this year’s NAB Technology Summit On Cinema on Sunday, April 7 in Las Vegas. The Summit is co-produced by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, the worldwide leader in motion-imaging [...]
Germany’s FMX conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia—taking place in Stuttgart April 23-6 this year—has revealed further programming information, featuring highlights of new and recent Pixar projects, the potential of cloud computing, hot companies and schools and new industry trends from around the world. Here’s a look at the [...]
To raise awareness of the plight of the visual effects industry and to create some changes in the way vfx artists are treated in the business, today Visual Effects Society exec director Eric Roth issued a letter, asking California Governor Jerry Brown and the State Legislature to expand its tax [...]