On Happiness Road

Jon Frickey’s ‘Cat Days’ Wins Stuttgart Trickfilm Grand Prix

The milestone 25th edition of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film drew to a close Sunday night, having attracted a record 95,000 visitors for six days of films, games, ... Continue Reading →
FMX 2018

Stuttgart: Successful FMX and 12th APD Come to a Close

The 23rd FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media wrapped up Friday having provided some 4,000 attendees to a varied, well-balanced program featuring 264 speakers ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Scores 5 Daytime Emmys; Netflix Tops Toon Outlets

The 45th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards took place Friday night in Pasadena, honoring programs, performers and creative craftspeople in the television and digital streaming space. ... Continue Reading →
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White Fang: In Praise of the Underdog

Alexandre Espigares Director Alexandre Espigares ... Continue Reading →
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Cannes Festival’s Animation Connection

It was only a few years ago when the Cannes Film Festival would host star-studded galas to premiere DreamWorks movies such as Trolls, Kung Fu Panda 3 and How to Train Your Dragon 2. ... Continue Reading →
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The Stolen Princess: A Fantastic Fairy Tale from Ukraine

The director of Animagrad’s The Stolen Princess discusses the creative process behind the popular animated ... Continue Reading →
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My Friend Finnick: The Right Spirit

Led by Denis Chernov, Riki Group’s new animated feature My Friend Finnick has all the makings of a big international family crowd-pleaser. Hot on the trail of its much-anticipated ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX Plans Montreal Expansion, Promises 400 Jobs in 3 Years

Dallas- and Santa Monica, CA-based Reel FX is expanding operations with a new studio in Canadian flagship studio in Montreal, which is expected to create 400 jobs by late 2020. The ... Continue Reading →
Jack: Part One

Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o Voicing Live Animation ‘Jack’ for Baobab

Immersive animation powerhouse Baobab Studios (INVASION!) announced Friday that Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Black ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Int’l Animation Fest ‘18 Bruce Bickford Poster Revealed

The 2018 Ottawa International Animation Festival has revealed the official poster, created by Washington state-based artist Bruce Bickford. The self-taught, enigmatic  animation pioneer ... Continue Reading →