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PR: Aardman and NFTS Drive Animation Industry Internship Scheme, UK Powerhouses Join Forces To Develop Homegrown Industry Talent

by Grant Whiteon September 8, 2014
Aardman Animations / NFTS Character Animation course reel Sept – Nov 2013 from Katie Daniels on Vimeo. AARDMAN AND NFTS DRIVE ANIMATION INDUSTRY INTERNSHIP SCHEME UK POWERHOUSEs JOIN FORCES TO DEVELOP HOMEGROWN INDUSTRY TALENT Monday 8th september Following the success of last year’s inaugural Certificate in Character Animation, Aardman and The NFTS are running the […]

How To Train Your Dragon 3 Pushed Back To 2017

by Alex Beanon September 5, 2014
Despite “How To Train Your Dragon 2” bringing in $602 million worldwide to date – making it the best grossing animated film of the year – Dreamworks Animation has pushed back their third session of dragon training another year as “How To Train Your Dragon 3” was moved to 2017 from its original release date […]

Joan Rivers, Pioneering Comedian, 1933 – 2014

by Ed Liuon September 5, 2014
Pioneering comedian Joan Rivers passed away on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at the age of 81. Rivers went into cardiac arrest and lost consciousness after minor outpatient surgery on her vocal cords. Rivers was a trailblazing stand-up comedian, fighting her way to stages in nightclubs during the 1950’s, and made a name for herself with […]

Nickelodeon Animation to Host Global LoopDeLoop Festival in Los Angeles

by Ed Liuon September 4, 2014
NICKELODEON ANIMATION OPENS DOORS TO HOST GLOBAL LOOPDELOOP FESTIVAL AT ITS CREATIVE HUB IN LOS ANGELES Collaboration Marks First Network Sponsorship for Program Run by Artists for Artists BURBANK, Calif. – Sept. 4, 2014 – Nickelodeon Animation Studio has teamed with LoopDeLoop, the bi-monthly animation challenge organization, to bring the ever-growing ranks of talented animators […]

First Photo Of The Prophet Unveiled

by Alex Beanon September 4, 2014
The first photo of “The Prophet” – an animated film version of the book of the same title by Lebanese poet Kahlil Gibran – has been unveiled at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film, based on the book, tells the tale of a mischievous young girl [voiced by Que Willis] attempting to free an […]

Disney Animators Get Involved On Indiegogo Project – Hullabaloo Ensues

by Alex Beanon September 4, 2014
Some Disney animators, led by James Lopez, have created a short animated film centered on a steampunk heroine named Victoria Daring and entitled “Hullabaloo” on crowdfunding site, Indiegogo – surpassing their original goal of $80,000 and now aiming for $140,000 so they can produce a second episode…