Jocelyn Stevenson

Kids Producer Jocelyn Stevenson to Receive BAFTA Special Award

Accomplished children’s television producer and writer Jocelyn Stevenson will be honored with a BAFTA Special Award at the British Academy Children’s Awards ceremony taking ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Awards Gala Spotlight

Animation Magazine honored entertainment luminaries at the World Animation and VFX Summit Awards Gala, which opened the growing industry event at the California Yacht Club in Marina ... 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 →

‘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 →

BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, or BAFTA, has revealed the nominees for its British Academy Children’s Awards, taking place in London on Sunday, November 22. While ... Continue Reading →
Sam Mercer

Sam Mercer Named Head of Studio at ILM

Film producer Sam Mercer has joined Industrial Light & Magic as head of ILM Studio, overseeing and coordinating the company’s operations across its studios in San Francisco, ... Continue Reading →

Phil Lord and Chris Miller Receive Texas Avery Award

Reel FX, the Texan studio behind the Golden Globe-nominated The Book of Life, has presented the 9th annual “Texas” Avery Animation Award to Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, ... Continue Reading →

Acamar and Picturehouse Bringing ‘Bing’ to Big Screen

Indie studio Acamar Films will be bringing its award-winning kids’ TV property Bing to the big screen in partnership with indie cinema operator Picturehouse Cinemas (part of Cineworld ... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Gives Final Awards Piece to ‘LEGO’

The BAFTA Awards gave The LEGO Movie a triumphant finale to its awards season by bestowing on it this weekend the Best Animated Film honor. Having been passed over for an Oscar nomination ... Continue Reading →
Andras Erkel

Cancer Claims Hungarian Animator Andras Erkel

Animator Andras Erkel, founder of Hungary-based Studio Baestarts, died Dec. 29 from brain cancer. He was 52. Erkel started his animation career in the 1980s, producing a series of claymation ... Continue Reading →