Hasbro Slates New ‘MLP: Friendship Is Magic’ and ‘Equestria Girls’ in 2017

Hasbro, Inc. has announced there will be even more fantastical adventures from two of its most popular animated properties in 2017, with the return of My Little Pony: Friendship Is ... Continue Reading →

Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →

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Paramount, Disney-Marvel, DreamWorks Animation Tap French Tax Rebates France’s national film commission confirms approval for Sherlock Gnomes, Captain Underpants, and TV series ... Continue Reading →

Amazon Pilot Season Features 5 Toons

A new Amazon Video pilot season kicks off on June 17 in the US, UK, Germany, Austria and Japan. And this year’s crop includes five new kids’ animation series to keep an eye on: ... Continue Reading →

CG Director Andy Zazzera Slips into Nice Shoes

Andy Zazzera has joined Nice Shoes Creative Studio as CG Director as part of the New York-based studio’s growth. Zazzera had previously collaborated with Nice Shoes last summer, working ... Continue Reading →

VES Award Nominees Announced

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the nominees for the 14th Annual VES Awards, taking place February 2 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Recognizing artistry and innovation ... Continue Reading →

‘Inside Out,’ ‘Minions’ & ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Earn BAFTA Noms

The 2016 BAFTA nominations are in, and the top animation feature contenders this year will be Pete Docter’s heartstring-tugger Inside Out (Disney-Pixar), Pierre Coffin & Kyle ... Continue Reading →

Animated, VFX Movies Earn ACE Eddie Noms

Anomalisa, Inside Out and The Good Dinosaur were nominated in the best animated feature film category for the 66th annual ACE Eddie Awards. The list of nominees shows a strong presence ... Continue Reading →

10 VFX Oscar Contenders Remain

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the ten remaining films in the ongoing race for the Visual Effects category for the 88th Academy Awards, being held in ... Continue Reading →

112 Original Scores Advance Towards Oscar Nominations

The Academy has announced that 112 feature scores are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the upcoming 88th Academy Awards, taking place in Hollywood February ... Continue Reading →