Marie-Laure Marchand Named EVP Global Consumer at Xilam

Award-winning French animation company Xilam has appointed Marie-Laure Marchand to the position of Executive Vice President, Global Consumer Products. Marchand’s duties will include ... Continue Reading →

Gruppo Alcuni to Feature ‘Mini Pet Pals’ at MIPTV

Italian producer Gruppo Alcuni will be attending MIPTV in Cannes next month with a hefty catalog of animated series, including new preschool show Mini Pet Pals — a prequel series ... Continue Reading →

Disney Launches Site, New Clip for ‘Jungle Book’

Disney is ramping up promotion for its upcoming live-action/CG hybrid take on The Jungle Book, arriving in 3D, IMAX and standard theaters on April 15. Together with Tumblr, the studio ... Continue Reading →

Arcana, Shout! Name ‘Lovecraft’ Animation Cast

Arcana Studio and Shout! Factory announce that Golden Globe-winning actor Ron Perlman (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Hellboy) and Oscar-winning actor Christopher Plummer ... Continue Reading →
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Christine Davis Appointed Director Animation at Tricon

Tricon Films & Television has bolstered its Kids & Family branch with the appointment of Christine Davis as Director of Animation Production, based in Toronto. An Emmy Award-winning ... Continue Reading →

Call for Entries: MIA Pitching Contest

Miami Dade College’s MIA Animation Conference & Festival is now accepting submission for its Pitch to the Industry competition. Projects for animated TV and web series in ... Continue Reading →

ACMI Seeks Victorian Students for Hothouse ’16

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) and the Victorian Government are seeking applications from students in the state of Victoria enrolled in years 10-12 for the Hothouse ... Continue Reading →

Filmakademie Wraps Up SARA Autism Project

Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg announces that the R&D department at its world-renowned Institute of Animation has successfully finished its participation in SARA, a DFG-funded ... Continue Reading →

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David O’Reilly Talks Creative Career, Atypical Animation at Penny Stamps CG animation and videogames maverick spent St. Patrick’s Day reflecting on his career in Michigan ... Continue Reading →

‘Town Called Panic: Return to School’ Wins Shorts Grand Prize at NY Children’s Fest

The New York International Children’s Film Festival has announced the winners of its 2016 edition, which was held in the Big Apple from February 26 to March 20. The 19th annual ... Continue Reading →