Coco

‘Coco’, ‘Blade Runner 2049′ Best Animation & VFX BAFTA Competition

The 2018 British Academy Film Awards were presented Sunday at the Royal Albert Hall in London, hosted by Joanna Lumley (Absolutely Fabulous). Continuing its award-season streak, Pixar’s ... Continue Reading →
Stan & Gran

Jellyfish Teams with Jollywise for New Kids’ Toon ‘Stan & Gran’

BAFTA and multi-award-winning production studio Jellyfish Pictures has partnered with digital production company Jollywise to create a new CG-animated bridging series, Stan & Gran. ... Continue Reading →
Coco

‘Coco’ Scores Double Production Design, Editing Award Wins Over Weekend

Disney-Pixar’s latest cinematic triumph Coco continues to rack up honors and nods of recognition from craft organizations across the motion picture industry. Over the weekend, ... Continue Reading →
AK "Madmax" Madhavan

Splash, Assemblage Gear Up for ‘Norm of the North’ Sequel

Mumbai-based CG animation studio Assemblage Entertainment has kicked off production on the sequel to 2016 theatrical feature Norm of the North, together with Splash Entertainment, Lionsgate ... Continue Reading →
Chris Miller & Phil Lord

Phil Lord & Chris Miller Confirmed in First Batch of GLAS 2018 Guests

The GLAS Animation Festival, taking place in Berkeley, CA from March 22-25, has announced its first round of guest presenters which includes acclaimed writing-directing duo Phil Lord ... Continue Reading →
Coco

‘Coco,’ ‘Vincent,’ ‘Zucchini’ Get BAFTA Noms

The British Film Academy announced the nominees for this year’s BAFTA Awards this morning. The three titles competing for the Best Animated BATFA are: • Coco (Lee Unkrich, Darla ... Continue Reading →
Animation UK

Animation UK Successfully Campaigns for More Kids TV Funding

Animation UK (part of the UK Screen Alliance) has waged a successful campaign to secure additional money for children’s TV programming in the country, with Culture Secretary Karen ... Continue Reading →
warner-bros-1502

Warner Animation Group Names Abbate EVP, Leahy SVP

Warner Animation Group has appointed two senior-level creative executives to shepherd its upcoming feature animation and live-action hybrid production and development slate. Veteran ... Continue Reading →
Numberblocks

Blue Zoo Counts on Two New Seasons of ‘Numberblocks’

CBeebies has commissioned Blue Zoo Animation Studio to produce two new seasons of Numberblocks, to debut next year. The brainchild of Joe Elliot and Blue Zoo, Numberblocks follows the ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

Manchester Animation Fest Gets Buzzing Nov. 14

Having released a rundown of programming highlights for the 2017 edition back in September, organizers of the Manchester Animation Festival are putting on the finishing touches ahead ... Continue Reading →