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Rocket Inks First UK Partners for SPA’s ‘Emoji Movie’

Rocket Licensing has secured its first UK partners for Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming animated feature The Emoji Movie. Rocket is managing the UK and Eire licensing program for ... Continue Reading →
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PGA Announces 2017 Feature & Animation Awards Nominees

The Producers Guild of America has announced the live-action and animated motion picture nominations for the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards, taking place Saturday, January 28 at ... Continue Reading →
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Reminder & Roundup: Oscar Nomination Voting Opens Jan. 5

New year, new Academy Awards race! Voting for Oscar nominations opens Thursday, January 5 for Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences members, to be completed by Friday, January ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Best Original Song & Score Contenders Revealed

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the tracklist for its 91-title Best Original Song contenders list for the 89th Academy Awards. Animated films account for ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

How Seth Rogen Brought Back Adult Animation with ‘Sausage Party’ Watch Deadline’s The Contenders video and hear about the comedy icon and director-producer Conrad Vernon’s inspiration ... Continue Reading →
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Gold Grabbers

A deep range of features contends for honors, kudos and statuettes in one of the most competitive years for animation in Oscars history. There’s never been a year as robust for animated ... Continue Reading →
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View from the Top

With so many features defining a diverse year for the industry, directors of some of the top films of 2016 weigh in on the process and the state of animation.  With 2016’s chapter ... Continue Reading →
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A New Oscar Record: 27 Animated Features Submitted for Awards Race

A record setting 27 films have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 89th Academy Awards. A major increase over last edition’s 16 contenders, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Old Bear’ Wins 2016 VIEW Award

The 17th international VIEW Conference was held in Torino, Italy this week, bringing together animation artists, professionals and technology innovators from around the world. One of ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Confirms ‘Trolls,’ ‘Captain America’ Talks and More

Following last week’s programming announcement, Italy’s VIEW Conference has locked in its 2016 event schedule, confirming talks on upcoming animated musical-comedy Trolls and the ... Continue Reading →