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FMX, Europe’s most influential conference on digital entertainment successfully concluded last Friday (April 26) drawing an international audience of professionals, innovative talents and students from 46 countries. “Thanks to its interdisciplinary focus, FMX 2013 constituted an ideal platform to bring industry, education and research together,” commented FMX managing director Niels [...]
Following in the footsteps of Wallace and Gromit, another popular Aardman character is getting ready for its big movie adventure. The Bristol-based animation studio announced today that its teaming up with StudioCanal to launch a new Shaun the Sheep feature for spring of 2015. The stop-motion animated feature (yay…it’s not [...]
Last week, 56 animated projects from 20 European countries were the subject of panels, screenings and financing talks at the 15th edition of Cartoon Movie, the co-production forum takes place each year in Lyon, France. More than 700 animation professionals from the record number of 40 countries had the opportunity [...]
Pixar’s Brave won the Golden Globe on Sunday for Best Animated Feature Film. The blockbuster film, which has made over $535.4 million in theaters worldwide, was the most popular animated movie at the box office in 2012. The film is also doing very well on the DVD/Blu-ray chart since its [...]
Since the Oscar nominations were announced early this morning (see http://bit.ly/10iwMPV), we have been collecting some euphoric reactions from the lucky nominees in via email and phone interviews. Here is a recap: Chris Butler, co-director and writer, ParaNorman: “I was in bed in my hotel room in Los [...]
Family Guy creator and next month’s Academy Award host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announced the nominees for this year’s Oscars at 5 a.m. this morning. (January 10) in Beverly Hills. The nominees for Best Animated Feature are: Brave (directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman) Disney/Pixar Frankenweenie [...]
Fans of Sony’s CG take on Peyo’s little blue heroes The Smurfs are in for a holiday treat this year as Sony Pictures Animation preps The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol for Cartoon Network! Taking cues from the Dickensian classic, the special—directed by Troy Quane–will premiere December 5 at 7:30 p.m. [...]
The 40th Annie Award nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 3) and it looks like ASIFA voters decided to spread the wealth among many of this year’s animated features and TV shows. In the crowded Best Animated Feature category, eight pictures—Pixar’s Brave, Disney’s Frankenweenie and Wreck-It Ralph, Sony Animaton’s Hotel [...]
Tomas Lunak’s Alois Nebel won the Best Animated Feature prize at the European Film Awards last Saturday (December 1). The underdog title won over the other two, better-known nominees Peter Lord’s The Pirates! Band of Misfits (U.K.) and Ignacio Ferreras Arrugas (Wrinkles) (Spain). Lunak’s moody, black-and-white film was the Czech [...]