CALL FOR ENTRIES: Anima2017 Cordoba Int’l Animation Festival
Submit your work in any animation genre, technique or screening media — from feature films to mobile videos — by the May 30, 2017 deadline for consideration in the 9th edition. Anima2017 takes place Oct. 11-13 in Cordoba, Argentina.
WGA Membership Meeting Shows Guild on Strike Footing as Contract Talks Loom
The guild is set to release demands soon, as recent reductions in weekly compensation for TV series writer-producers hangs as a dark cloud overhead.
CROWDFUND: Ex-Disney Animator ’s Houselessness Drama
Emmy-nominated director Richard Bazley (animator on Pocahontas, Hercules, Tarzan) is producing a live-action film about homeless life in Manchester, Predawn. All profits will go to relevant charities.
Milind Shinde’s Six-Month-Old Animation Studio, 88 Pictures Delivers ‘Trollhunters’
The new shop opened by Assemblage Ent. veteran Shinde is a collaborator on Guillermo del Toro’s hit CG fantasy series for DreamWorks Animation TV and Netflix.
Opera and Animation: The Group 1927
Vaudevillian animation tricks from the turn of the century come back to life with the British theater group’s usage of synchronized sets and backdrops.