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Inaugural WIA Diversity Awards Set for Spark Animation 2017

Spark Compute Graphics Society and Women in Animation have teamed up to present the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards during this year’s Spark Animation conference & festival, taking ... Continue Reading →
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Spark Animation 2017 Opens Submissions

Vancouver’s Spark Computer Graphics Society has opened submissions for Spark Animation 2017, running October 26-29 in the Canadian entertainment mecca. Now in its ninth year, ... Continue Reading →
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Bardel Helps Rovio’s ‘Angry Birds Blues’ Take Wing

World-leading Canadian animation company Bardel Entertainment has teamed up with Rovio Entertainment to produce its latest toon series, Angry Birds Blues (30 x 2-3 min.). The show bowed ... Continue Reading →
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DHX’s Sarah Haasz Joins YMA Board

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance announces the appointment of Sarah Haasz, Director of Original Production for DHX Television, as a member of its board of directors. Haasz is taking ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hanni and the Wild Woods’ Makes Global Debut at Kidscreen Summit

After over a decade in development for the global market and attaining a sizable Korean investment, brand-new CG animated children’s TV and multiplatform series franchise Hanni ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Stoopid Buddy, Bardel, Luma, Deluxe

Bardel Entertainment, the acclaimed Vancouver-based animation company, has hired Lenny Brown as Manager, Business Development. Brown recently departed Toonz Ent. and brings more than ... Continue Reading →
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Vancouver Animation Biz Takes on Annecy

The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) and nine top animation studios from “Hollywood North” have ascended the French alps for the 56th Annual Annecy International Animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mack & Moxy’ Set for PBS

A new series of specials produced by Socially Dynamic Entertainment (in association with Vancouver toon studio Bardel Entertainment) will arrive on PBS stations nationwide as Mack & ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Creatives Talk ‘The Prophet’

Animation professionals from around the world gathered to hear the first panel of November 2 at the World Animation and VFX Summit at the California Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, CA. ... Continue Reading →
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Spark Animation 2015 Kicks Off Oct. 21

Spark CG Society will present the 2015 edition of the Spark Animation Festival, Conference and Job Fair in Vancouver, BC from October 21-25 (sparkfx.ca). This year, festival screenings ... Continue Reading →