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Encounters Fest 2017 Gets Immersive with VR Track

Bristol, UK’s Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for submissions from cutting-edge filmmakers for its virtual reality program: VRgins. Entries must be received ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shaun the Sheep’ Flocks to Trixie Pet Products with WDRmg

Leading European pet supplies company Trixie and WDR mediagroup have further expanded their cooperation, with new additions to the line of Shaun the Sheep-inspired pet products flocking ... Continue Reading →
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FMX Adds ‘Valerian,’ ‘Rogue One’ to VFX Track; Plus ‘LEGO Batman,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘Smurfs’

The audiovisual confab FMX is rapidly approaching, with the organizers announcing even more cutting edge additions to its informative tracks on animation, effects, VR, games and more. ... Continue Reading →
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Cardiff Animation Nights Unveils 2017 CIFF Selection

Cardiff Animation Nights is returning to the Welsh capital with a second dedicated animation strand during Cardiff Independent Film Festival, running May 5-7 at the Chapter arts hub ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics’ Comes Home June 13

He’s baa-aack! Aardman Animations beloved bit of woolly bother Shaun the Sheep and his farmyard friends return in a new collection of adventures, Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics. The ... Continue Reading →
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2017 International Emmy Kids Winners Revealed at MIPTV

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 5th International Emmy Kids Awards at a lively ceremony held Tuesday night at MIPTV in Cannes, ... Continue Reading →
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WB’s Anne Kolbe Bringing ‘King Arthur’ to FMX

FMX, the International Conference on Animation, Effects, VR, Games and Transmedia (Stuttgart, May 2-5) has announced that Warner Bros. Pictures SVP of Visual Effects Anne Kolbe will ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Kidscreen Awards Winners Announced

The Kidscreen Summit has presented some very special Valentine’s to deserving kids’ entertainment titles, as the annual Kidscreen Awards ceremony was celebrated Tuesday ... Continue Reading →
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NFTS Takes BAFTA Prize, Announces New Diploma

This weekend marked a new triumph for London’s National Film and Television School, as student Anushka Naanayakkara’s graduation film A Love Story was awarded the British ... Continue Reading →