Oscar Nominee Pat McClung Joins FuseFX

Burbank’s FuseFX (fusefx.com) announces that two-time Academy Award nominated visual effects supervisor Pat McClung has joined the studio and will bring his 30-plus years of experience ... Continue Reading →

Electric Theatre Collective Opens LA Shop

London-based visual effects studio Electric Theatre Collective — which also represents BAFTA-nominated animation group The Line (Everything I Can See from Here) — has opened ... Continue Reading →

Gallery Nucleus Presents Cartoon Network Halloween

Alhambra, California’s Gallery Nucleus will offer visitors a toon spooktacular this weekend with a special costume party opening for its Cartoon Network Halloween art exhibition this ... Continue Reading →

ILM London Adds Veteran VFX Supe David Vickery

Industrial Light & Magic has added BAFTA-winning visual effects supervisor David Vickery to its expanding London studio. In addition to supervising effects work, Vickery will also ... Continue Reading →

Ridley Scott Earns VES Lifetime Achievement Honor

The Visual Effects Society will honor multiple award-winning director-producer Sir Ridley Scott with the VES Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his enormous contributions ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Celebration Winners Announced

Animation Libation Studios and Animation Magazine, the presenters of the 2015 World Animation Celebration international short film festival, have confirmed the winners of this year’s ... Continue Reading →

Clip: Deleted Scene from ‘Inside Out’ Blu-ray

The fun lovin’ folk at Walt Disney Home Entertainment have released a sneak peek at what fans can expect from the bushel of bonus content on the Inside Out Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray ... Continue Reading →
Jeffrey Katzenberg

Jeffrey Katzenberg Survives Hideous Tesla Crash

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg narrowly escaped life-threatening injury in an accident which one insider says “totaled” the animation exec’s Tesla car. ... Continue Reading →
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Filmakademie Dishes on SIGGRAPH Asia Student Win

SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 recently revealed the winners of its Computer Animation Festival, and now we have some more insight on the Best Student Project Award winner Natural Attraction by ... Continue Reading →

‘Children of the Holocaust’ Nets Inaugural Award at Japan Prize

U.K. studio Fettle Animation has received a great international honor for its BAFTA-nominated animated documentary series Children of the Holocaust, picking up the inaugural Special ... Continue Reading →

King Rollo Offers Free Training to Highland Artists

King Rollo Films – producers of children’s television series Spot, Maisy, Mama Mirabelle, Humf and Poppy Cat – has announced that it will be offering free training workshops ... Continue Reading →

‘Sheriff Callie’ Guest Stars Include Keegan-Michael Key

Season two of Disney Junior’s animated, preschool-friendly Western Sheriff Callie’s Wild West will have a lot of extra star power joining lead voicer Mandy Moore. Launching ... Continue Reading →

Idris Elba, Octavia Spencer and More Join ‘Zootopia’

Disney has revealed a slew of voice cast members who will be joining previously announced stars Jason Bateman, Ginnifer Goodwin and Shakira in its upcoming original flick, Zootopia ... Continue Reading →

‘Adventure Time’ Marceline Gets Eight-Part Special

A new eight-part special series that will answer some questions about one of Emmy winning toon Adventure Time‘s most mysterious characters, Marceline the Vampire Queen. The four-night ... Continue Reading →

Mirada Nabs Top Digital Hollywood VR Awards

Mirada, the multifaceted storytelling studio founded by Guillermo Del Toro in 2010, received two top honors at last week’s Digital Hollywood conference in Los Angeles for its ... Continue Reading →

FranceTV, Turner Ink U.S. ‘Peanuts’ Shorts Deal

FranceTV Distribution’s post-MIPCOM announcements contain good news for U.S. fans of Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the gang. The commercial arm of pubcaster France Televisions has finalized ... Continue Reading →

‘Everything’s Rosie’ Reaches 100 million YouTube Hits

V&S Entertainment announces that its CG preschool series Everything’s Rosie has hit a streaming milestone, with worldwide YouTube hits reaching over 100 million. The official ... Continue Reading →

Terry Jones to Direct ‘Sherlock Hound’

Simon Crowe’s SC Films International has announced that it is onboard for upcoming 3D animated family flick Sherlock Hound and the Case of the Missing Santa Claus, which will be directed ... Continue Reading →

Bento Box Named NYTVF Development Partner

The New York Television Festival organizers today announced that Emmy Award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment is its first development partner for the 2016 edition. The ... Continue Reading →

South Africa’s ‘Puppet Nation ZA’ Nabs Emmy Nom

South African satirical comedy series Puppet Nation ZA – which was originally shunned by broadcasters – has received a nomination for the 2015 International Emmy Awards in the Best ... Continue Reading →