CALL FOR ENTRIES: BIAF2017
The Bucheon Int’l Animation Festival in South Korea is now accepting shorts, graduate films, TV & commissioned works and online animations until July 15; and feature films until August 15. Last year’s Grand Prize winners were Sebastien Laudenbach’s The Girl Without Hands (feature), Igor Kovalyov’s Before Love (short) and Nadja Andrasev’s The Noise of Licking (graduate).
Sanrio Appoints COO
The Hello Kitty brandmaster has tapped former WME | IMG licensing veep Simon Gresswell to oversee Sanrio affairs in EMEA, Oceania, South Africa and India, and Mr. Men and Little Miss worldwide.
Mike Gordon’s Animated Discussion about Working for Pixar
The veteran animator visited Dubai to discuss his career with fans, local industry figures and professional and aspiring animators at the ING Creatives conference.
When India Made Its First Major Animation Movie with a Little Help from a Disney Expert
The Better India‘s Sohini Dey relates the tale of international collaboration behind the country’s first color animated movie, The Banyan Deer (1957).
VIDEO: ‘An Inconvenient Tooth’
Hornet director Andy Baker puts his distinct retro-toon spin on an energetic, humorous 2D spot for Hello toothpaste.