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BAFTA Young Game Designers Winners Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the winners of the 2016 BAFTA Young Game Designers competition, in association with Nominet Trust, at an awards ceremony held ... Continue Reading →
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‘Elena of Avalor’ Premiere Rules Ratings

The July 22 simulcast premiere of the original animated series Elena of Avalor on Disney Channel and Disney Junior snagged the No. 1 series telecast position among all kid-targeted ... Continue Reading →
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Milkshake Re-Ups Komixx Media’s ‘Toby’s Travelling Circus’

Channel 5’s Milkshake in the U.K. has commissioned U.K./U.S. family entertainment production company Komixx Media Group for a second season of Toby’s Travelling Circus, following ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: The Melvins’ Buzz and Dale on ‘Uncle Grandpa’

Cartoon Network is delivering a hearty double helping of Uncle Grandpa on Thursday, August 4 with two all-new, back-to-back episode premieres starting at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT — complete ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: ‘Adventures with Tip & Oh’ Premieres Friday

DreamWorks Animation’s all-new original series Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh premieres exclusively on Netflix Friday, July 29. Those strange alien creatures at DWA have issued ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV’ Official Trailer Launches

Sony’s Stage 6 and Square Enix have unveiled the official theatrical trailer for Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV — the CG animated feature companion to the latest installment ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Calligraphy Takes Flight in an Award-Winning Animation Iranian director and animator Meghdad Asadi Lari’s graduate school thesis film Simorgh transforms beautiful lettering into unique ... Continue Reading →
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Shout!, Hasbro Date ‘Equestria Girls – Legend of Everfree’ Release

Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios announce a strategic distribution collaboration for the North American home entertainment release of the next installment of the popular My Little ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Shotgun 7.0 Announced

Shotgun Software announced the latest edition of its flagship cloud-based review and production tracking software Shotgun 7.0 at SIGGRAPH this week. The tool is focused on solving collaborative ... Continue Reading →
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Musical Superhero ‘Tara Tremendous’ Gets Tooned Up

Kids and family production, music and publishing company Wonkybot Studios is in development on its first animated series, a tooned-up adaptation of hit music-driven superhero podcast ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Nimble Collective End-to-End Animation Platform

Nimble Collective, a cloud-based collaborative production platform founded by Jason Schleifer and Rex Grignon, has opened up new opportunities for film-makers to create and prosper, ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Shotgun Announces Pipeline Award Winners

Shotgun Software announced the winners of the third annual Pipeline Awards at SIGGRAPH in Anaheim on Tuesday. The Pipeline Awards recognize tools and individuals exhibiting excellence ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: IKinema’s INTiMATE Delivers Voice-Activated Animation

U.K.-based real-time inverse kinematics leader IKinema presented a technology demo at SIGGRAPH on Tuesday, showing virtual characters responding in real time to voice commands. The ... Continue Reading →
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HollyShorts Details Animated Shorts Selections

Organizers of the 12th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, sponsored by BITPIX, have announced the official selections for the 2016 event. HollyShorts will present 400 films from around ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Reveals ‘Moana’ Characters and Voice Talent

Walt Disney Animation Studios has revealed the characters who will be joining its newest feature film heroine Moana and her demigod companion Maui — and the voice cast members ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Autodesk Showcases Design Animation Features

Autodesk is on hand at SIGGRAPH to present the latest design animation solutions for Maya 2017 and an update to 3ds Max. Maya 2017 features integrated rendering with Arnold, new motion ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: AMD Unveils Radeon Pro WX, ProRender & Transformative SSG Tech

AMD introduced SIGGRAPH 2016 attendees to several new technologies at its “Capsaicin” press conference Monday night. The new Radeon Pro WX Series made its debut, and AMD ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Massive Unleashes AI-Controlled Crowd for 3ds Max

Tuesday at SIGGRAPH, Massive released its eponymous 3D crowd simulation solution for Autodesk’s 3ds Max. Max users can now utilize the Academy Award-winning software to create ... Continue Reading →
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New Documentary Follows ‘Curious George’ Creators

In celebration of one of the world’s most popular primates — who turns 75 this year — filmmaker Ema Ryan Yamazaki announces the first ever mixed-media documentary ... Continue Reading →
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ACMI X Names Studio Co-Workers

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has announced the foundation members of ACMI X — the first co-workers to join Australia’s first collaborative working space ... Continue Reading →