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The CG academy Escape Studios has appointed Lucasfilm training legend Tad Leckman as academic director for the company’s new Los Angeles campus. Leckman ,who created the Jedi Masters Program at Lucasfilm and has more than 15 years of experience in VFX production and training, will oversee curriculum development, student training [...]
Karl Woolley has joined U.K.-based Impossible Pictures as head of its children’s production division. A veteran writer, producer and director, Woolley will be responsible for taking Impossible Kids’ slate of children’s and animated titles to broadcast and beyond in key territories around the world. He previously worked with Disney U.K., [...]
Animator David O’Reilly’s The External World has earned an honorable mention from the jury at the Sundance Film Festival. The film was the only animated mention made by the jury, which singled out Brick Novax pt 1 and 2 for the Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking and the Australian entry [...]
Cartoon Network unveiled the first official look at its new ThunderCats cartoon. The new, anime-style series revives the classic series, which was created by Tobin Wolf, developed by Leonard Starr and produced by Rankin-Bass and ran from 1985 to 1990. Here’s a look at the new series, which is executive [...]
A familiar voice will be returning to the stage to host the 38th annual Annie Awards. Tom Kenny, the voice of SpongeBob SquarePants, is returning to hosting duties this year. Kenny has hosted the event before after taking a break last year, when William Shatner stepped up to the podium. [...]
The annual announcement of the Oscar nominations usually sends movie fans rushing off to the theaters to see films they may have missed. And once again, Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures are teaming up to bring the nominated short live-action and animated films to theaters just in time for folks [...]
Many of us have spent hours staying up late and heading out to the theater to laugh our way through the insanity of Spike & Mike’s Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation. And now, thanks to the internet, you can enjoy Spike & Mike’s hilariously sick brand of animation right [...]
Toei Animation has announced new home entertainment and merchandising deals for its animated series in Latin America. In home entertainment, the deals are: Brazil’s Playarte will create a DVD box set for Saint Seiya: Myth of the Resurrected Gold Saints. Mexico’s Towers Entertainment will release DVD collections for the Sailor [...]
Zoic Studios has expanded its Vancouver facility to a larger loft space in The Landing building in Gastown. Located at 375 Water Street, the studio is located in the historic district and has space to accommodate 60 percent more artists. “The neighborhood is alive with shops, bars, and restaurants, and [...]
It’s always a good day when it starts off with being nominated for an Academy Award. Here’s what the filmmakers nominated for the best animated feature Oscar had to say about it. “What an honor it is to be nominated for an Academy Award!” said Dean DeBlois, the Canadian-born writer/director [...]