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Submissions are being sought for the first NW Animation Festival, set for June 3-5 in Portland, Ore. The festival, which will be held at the city’s historic 5th Avenue Cinema, is seeking animated films from all over the world with a particular focus on rarely seen films. “We are people [...]
Hasbro Studios has split its creative units into development and current program groups as it increases its output of new programs. The move sees several shifts in executive responsibility. Mike Vogel move from the post of executive director, boys and action programming, to vice president, development. Vogel will be charged with [...]
Characters from Zinkia Entertainment’s animated children’s series Pocoyo have been chosen as the first official Global Kids Ambassador for World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour campaign. The campaign urges children to learn more about and protect the environment. It calls for kids, parents and caregivers to turn off the lights during [...]
The Foundry has released its new application Storm, a workflow product for the Red Digital Camera. Storm is designed to let creators quickly and easily view and move Red media from the camera to the editorial and post-production phases. The Foundry said the software offers the following features: Use tags [...]
Software maker Autodesk announced at the Game Developers Conference a number of new application releases, including Autodesk HumanIK 2012, a middleware application for character animation in games. The company’s middleware releases also include Beast 2012 for global illumination and Kynapse 2012 for artificial intelligence. The new releases are designed to [...]
Big Idea Entertainment has launched a new website for children based on its faith-based animated series VeggieTales. The redesigned www.veggietales.com offers a wide range of games, video clips, silly songs, interactive story books, e-cards, character pages, Bible verses, a customizable “My Room” feature, and downloadable take-away play activities including coloring pages [...]
The Los Angeles Times is reporting the death of animator and storyboard artist Jean-Maxime Perramon in an automobile accident that occurred Saturday. He was 63. Perramon’s credits include conceptual artist on FernGully: The Last Rainforest, visual designer on Jetsons: The Movie and animation director on Tigger: The Movie. He also [...]
There’s been a changing of the guard at ASIFA-Hollywood, with president Antran Manoogian and VP Tom Sito stepping down and Frank Gladstone stepping in as his successor. Also joining the group’s board is Jerry Beck as the new vice president and Jeff Wike as treasurer. Bill Turner returns for another [...]
Hayao Miyazaki fans, take note: Two of the anime master’s short films that have never been screened outside of Japan will get a special showing March 26 at Carnegie Hall in New York City as part of the JapanNYC festival. The short films are House Hunting and Mon Mon the [...]
We’ve already told you about Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, the new Peanuts animated special. Now the special is getting Peanuts back into comics form with a graphic novel adaptation from kaboom!, a new kids comics line from Boom! Studios. The graphic novel will be an 80-page, hardcover [...]