Alex Schwartz Named Alpha Animation Head of Production

Los Angeles-based Alpha Animation has appointed Alex Schwartz as its new Head of Production, CEO Bob Bacon announced Wednesday. Schwartz is charged with overseeing creative development ... Continue Reading →

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Adobe Reveals Video Collaboration, VR and Animation Updates for Creative Cloud Debuting at IBC this week are new team collaboration features, improvements to VR video workflow and updates ... 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 →

Manchester Animation Festival 2016 Calls for Entries

The 2016 edition of the U.K.’s Manchester Animation Festival is shaping up, with organizers announcing that the event will take place November 15-17 at HOME in Manchester, and launching ... Continue Reading →

Betty White Guests on ‘SpongeBob’ Ahead of Kids Choice Awards

Nickelodeon is gearing up for an exciting Saturday night on March 12, with the programming anchored by the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). The pop culture celebration ... Continue Reading →

Jim Gaffigan, Carl Reiner Join ‘Duck Duck Goose’ Cast

Original Force Animation announces the most recent cast and talent additions to its debut animated feature, Duck Duck Goose, a family comedy due out in 2017. Joining the voice talent ... Continue Reading →

Nick Reveals Kids Choice Nominees

Nickelodeon announces the nominees for the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards — the ultimate fan celebration of the best of everything kids love in pop culture. These gems will get ... 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 →

13 Songs from Animated Films Among 74 Vying for Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 74 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2015 are in contention for nominations in the Original ... Continue Reading →

16 Features Enter Oscar Animation Race

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences have revealed that 16 animated features have completed the submission requirements for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category ... Continue Reading →