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Student Academy Awards Winners Announced

The 15 winners of the 42nd Student Academy Awards competition have been announced, including three Animation prize takers. The Academy received a record number of entries this year ... Continue Reading →
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Disney TV Animation Appoints Key Execs

Following up Disney Television Animation’s most successful year ever, the company has made several key executive appointments to help further the content development pipelines ... Continue Reading →
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Animated ‘Bear Hunt’ Set for Channel 4

U.K’s Channel 4 has commissioned an animated special based on the popular illustrated children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, written by Michael Rosen and illustrated ... Continue Reading →
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Annies Open Entries Sept. 1

ASIFA-Hollywood announces that its Call for Entries for the 43rd Annual Annie Awards will open September 1, 2015. The Awards ceremony will be held February 6, 2016 at UCLA’s Royce ... Continue Reading →
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‘Truffle Pig’ Blends 2D and Oculus VR

Los Angeles studio Gentleman Scholar has revealed an intriguing new project that immerses viewers into animated virtual reality. The Oculus Rift experience, Truffle Pig, combines 2D ... Continue Reading →
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Cinekid Unveils JCM Lineup

Cinekid’s Junior Co-production Market (JCM) has completed its lineup for the 12th edition, which will see 30 children’s media projects in development presented in Amsterdam ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Nabs NorAm Rights to Ghibli’s ‘Only Yesterday’

GKIDS has inked a distribution agreement with Studio Ghibli to bring the “unseen masterpiece” Only Yesterday to North America. Negotiated by Eric Beckman from GKIDS and ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: LEGO Batman & Cyborg in ‘Attack of the Legion of Doom’

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is releasing LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes – Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom on Tuesday, August 25 on Blu-ray combo, DVD and digital ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo Open for Applications

The Japan Image Council (JAPIC) announces its program “Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo 2016″ (A-AIR) is now calling for applications from emerging artists. The project ... Continue Reading →
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‘Total Drama: The Ridonculous Race’ Debuts Sept. 7

The latest installment of the hit animated “reality” franchise arrives this fall as Cartoon Network premieres Total Drama – The Ridonculous Race on Monday, September ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Considers 20 Sci-Tech Achievements

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 20 scientific and technical achievements, involving 11 distinct ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dmitri’ Scores Best Animated Series at Cyber Sousa

Making its premiere in China, Dmitri — created by Agnes Lecreux — picked up the Golden Dolphin award for Best Animated TV Series (International Competition) at the 8th Cyber ... Continue Reading →
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Judge Upholds Amended VFX and Animation Antitrust Lawsuit

A federal judge has rejected VFX and animation companies’ motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit claiming the companies conspired to suppress wages and agree not to poach each ... Continue Reading →
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VES Releases Demo Material Guidelines

The Visual Effects Society has released the first-of-its-kind demo material guidelines, a set of recommendations for the usage and release of work-for-hire materials presented as part ... Continue Reading →
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Cinanima Founder Antonio Gaio Dies at 90

António Gaio, director of Portugal’s Cinanima International Animated Film Festival of Espinho for more than 35 years, died last week. He was 90. Gaio took over the festival in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Garden Wall’ DVD, Comics & Cassette Announced

Cartoon Network stepped into the Unknown with its first original animated miniseries Over the Garden Wall last year, and now fans will be able to take home Adventure Time vet Patrick ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Unveils Channel Rebrands

DHX Television has revealed the results of its previously announced plans to extend the Family Channel brand to three of its other children’s entertainment outlets. The rebranded ... Continue Reading →
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‘Goldie & Bear’ on WATCH Disney Junior Sept. 12

Disney Junior will debut the first six episodes of its classic fairytale-inspired Goldie & Bear on its WATCH Disney Junior platforms beginning Saturday, September 12. One new episode ... Continue Reading →
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Red Band Trailer for ‘Hell and Back’ Unleashed

ShadowMachine Films has released the for-mature-auds-only red band trailer for its upcoming stop-motion feature Hell & Back. The R-rated comedy/adventure is directed by Tom Gianas ... Continue Reading →
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Jorge Gutierrez to Keynote VIEW 2015

The details of the upcoming VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy (Oct. 19-23, viewconference.it) have begun to unspool, with the organizers announcing that Book of Life director Jorge Gutierrez ... Continue Reading →