Artists Animation Studio will focus on 2d Harmony and hand-drawn animation services for productions aimed at all ages.
Workers in Canada continue to gain momentum in their efforts to organize the country’s animation industry.
The Harmony and Storyboard Pro developer was purchased by New York-based investment firm Integrated Media Company earlier this year.
It’s been a whirlwind year for Quebec animator Janice Nadeau since the premiere of her animated short Harvey at Clermont-Ferrand.
Wildbrain is the third Canadian studio to unionize with IATSE, joining Titmouse’s Vancouver unit and game developer Anemone Hug Interactive.
What could you animate in one day? These students found out at this year’s 24 Hours animation contest.
EXCLUSIVE: As part of cost-cutting measures, Dreamworks Animation is shifting away from producing films fully in-house at its Glendale, California headquarters and will rely more heavily on third-party studios.
Filmmakers who have remained on Vimeo, like Ivan Li, have to deal with inconsistent content moderation policies, among other headaches.
IATSE is asking DNEG workers across the country to fill out in IATSE VFX Union Support Cards.
Cournoyer’s metamorphic black and white films can make viewers uncomfortable, taking them to places they know but rarely want to acknowledge.
Canadian titles shone at this year’s event, and for the third consecutive year a Japanese short won the grand prize.
The company says that the salary reductions will allow it to keep people employed instead of laying off workers.
Wildbrain handles animation on numerous major series including ‘The Snoopy Show,’ ‘Carmen Sandiego,’ ‘Sonic Prime,’ and ‘Fireman Sam.’
The layoffs are part of a larger restructuring happening at parent company EA, which is cutting 6% of its global workforce.
Standouts from this year’s lineup include Annecy titles ’27,’ ‘Electra,’ ‘La Perra,’ ‘Nun or Never!’ and ‘Baigal Nuur – Lake Baikal.’
The finance and production company behind ‘The Willoughbys’ and ‘The Adams Family’ says it has been struggling since the pandemic.
The new owner, Integrated Media Company, plans to “expand [Toon Boom’s] platform into new markets and to introduce ground-breaking products.”
Toon City Vancouver will specialize in both traditional and digital services, with an eye towards co-production opportunities.
Among the selections is ‘Chicken for Linda!’ which won the top feature film prize at Annecy last month.
Director Joël Vaudreuil spoke to us about the film’s small-town influences and making the jump from short to feature filmmaking.