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Kobe Bryant, NBA All Star & Animated Short Oscar Winner, Dies in Helicopter Crash
by Mercedes Milligan on January 27, 2020 at 2:03 am
Sports icon Kobe Bryant, an 18-time NBA All Star who helped the Los Angeles Lakers to five championship wins, died Sunday morning in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. There were no survivors of the tragic accident, which claimed the lives […]
‘Klaus,’ ‘Love, Death & Robots’ Clean Up at Annie Awards in Big Night for Netflix
by Mercedes Milligan on January 26, 2020 at 5:59 am
The creative stars, aspiring talents and industry gurus of animation gathered at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Saturday evening for the 47th Annie Awards. Presented by ASIFA-Hollywood, the annual black-tie affair celebrated the greatest animated […]
You Can Watch the Annie Awards Live Here!
by Ramin Zahed on January 25, 2020 at 11:46 pm
The 47th Annual Annie Awards are taking place tonight at UCLA’s Royce Hall, but you can watch them here right on our website: Tune in to find out who is going to win the big Annies for Best Animated Feature (studio and indie)… as well […]
‘Frozen II’, ‘ Avengers: Endgame’ Lead Lumiere Award Winners
by Mercedes Milligan on January 25, 2020 at 2:13 am
The 11th annual Lumiere Awards took place Jan. 22, celebrating outstanding achievements in immersive audiovisual storytelling at the Steven J. Ross Theater on the Warner Bros. studio lot. The awards are presented by the Advanced Imaging Society each […]
‘Bambi’ Next on Disney Live-Action List, ‘Captain Marvel’ & ‘Chaos Walking’ Writers Attached
by Mercedes Milligan on January 25, 2020 at 12:06 am
Disney will return to an enchanting forest world of talking animals and lurking dangers with a remake of 1942 classic Bambi. The latest addition to the studio’s “live-action” update will boast a screenplay from in-demand scribes […]
Top Animation News: Weathering With You US debut, Hair Love and more!
by email@example.com (Philip Mak) on January 24, 2020 at 7:23 pm
Top Animation News is a weekly column that rounds up the biggest, best and breaking stories from the animation industry. This edition covers January 17 to 24, 2020.
Why story artist Mike Morris trusts Storyboard Pro
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Philip Mak) on January 23, 2020 at 8:12 pm
Animator and story artist Mike Morris has had a career that’s been… well, storied. Having spent most of his youth in California, it was a quick move for him to Los Angeles. In the City of Angels, he has developed a thriving career and […]
Top Animation News: 2D Oscar nominees, Netflix’s $17B budget and more!
by email@example.com (Philip Mak) on January 17, 2020 at 9:26 pm
Top Animation News is a weekly column that rounds up the biggest, best and breaking stories from the animation industry. This edition covers January 10 to 17, 2020.
Miranda Javid on how she animated Smoke’s Last Thought solo in Harmony
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Philip Mak) on January 15, 2020 at 3:53 pm
The end. Innumerable creators throughout history have been inspired by death and loss, from painter Vincent Van Gogh’s “Sorrowing Old Man (At Eternity’s Gate)” to author Joan Didion’s heartbreaking —and […]
Top Animation News: Studio Ghibli, Golden Globes, Quibi and more!
by email@example.com (Philip Mak) on January 10, 2020 at 9:52 pm
Top Animation News is a weekly column that rounds up the biggest, best and breaking stories from the animation industry. This edition covers January 3 to 10, 2020.
Wildbrain cplg taps Rebecca Morris to head Client Services team; promotes Sophie Bloomfield to head of Creative Services
by AnimationXpress Team on January 27, 2020 at 10:30 am
WildBrain CPLG, one of the world’s leading entertainment, sport and brand licensing agencies, has brought back Rebecca Morris to the newly created role of Client Services director. Morris will head up the rebranded Client Services unit, […]
Studio100 names Vanessa Windhager as Global Distribution sales executive
by AnimationXpress Team on January 27, 2020 at 9:30 am
Studio 100 Media has announced the appointment of Vanessa Windhager as its Global Distribution sales executive. She’ll be reporting to Studio100 Global Distribution head Dorian Bühr. Joining the international sales […]
‘Dear Basketball’ star Kobe Bryant passes away in a helicopter crash
by AnimationXpress Team on January 27, 2020 at 5:30 am
Former NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant, aged 41 and his 13 yer old daughter Gianna Bryant, were among the nine people who were killed in a helicopter crash this morning in Calabasas, California. The cause of the crash remains a mystery as of now. […]
Supari Studios has been nominated at the Digiday Video Awards
by Yugandhara Shete on January 25, 2020 at 2:30 pm
Supari Studios’ The Mind Behind, a three-episode documentary series with animation and post production by Post Office Studios is nominated in the Best Brand Film Series category at the Digiday Video Awards. In collaboration with Red Bull Media […]
National Voters’ Day : Animated videos that show why “the ballot is stronger than the bullet”
by Sharmindrila Paul on January 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm
The world’s biggest democracy, India celebrates the National Voters’ Day today, 25 January every year to commemorate the foundation of the Election Commission of India (ECI). The right to enfranchisement or voting is regarded as one of […]