Writer: Skwigly

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  • Cinesite Opens Major Animation Studio in Montréal creating 500 jobs by 2020

    Cinesite Opens Major Animation Studio in Montréal creating 500 jobs by 2020

    Fantastic news for the Canadian animation industry as it emerges that Cinesite have chosen Montréal, Québec, to launch a new state of the art animation studio with the intention of getting a whopping nine feature animated films into production over …

  • CBBC and BBC Worldwide announce ANIM8 shortlist

    CBBC and BBC Worldwide announce ANIM8 shortlist

    CBBC and BBC Worldwide today announce the shortlist of entries being taken through to the second stage of the channel’s animation pilot scheme, ANIM8, which hopes to find the next big thing in UK animation.
    The nationwide search, the first…

  • Kasia Nalewajka and Trunk’s producer Daniel Negret release their film “Pineapple Calamari”
  • NFB announces participants for 11th season of Hothouse program  for emerging animators
  • Nancy Beiman: “The Academy are robbing Paula to pay Paul”

    Nancy Beiman: “The Academy are robbing Paula to pay Paul”

    The decision by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to change their voting regulations in order to “commit to doubling the number of women and diverse members of the Academy by 2020” in light of a series…

  • AIS LONDON & AARDMAN CREATE CAMPAIGN FOR ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH UK
  • Students are Scream of the Crop for CBBC Animation Initiative
  • Nexus duo Smith and Foulkes release Animals
  • CARTOON MOVIE WILL GATHER MORE THAN 700 ANIMATION FILM PROFESSIONALS IN LYON
  • A Coat Made Dark Selected for Sundance Film Festival
  • Kidscreen Summit reveals Pixar’s Mary Coleman as opening speaker & full agenda released
  • DHX Media and Dreamworks Animation Strike Strategic Content Pact
  • Edmond Wins at the 18th British Independent Film Awards
  • 100,000 Sign Up for Creative Skillset’s Free Online Creative Courses

    100,000 Sign Up for Creative Skillset’s Free Online Creative Courses

    100,000 learners have signed up for the portfolio of free online courses commissioned by Creative Skillset, developed in collaboration with some of the leading players in the Creative Industries and world leading Universities.

    Creative practitioners can join the D&AD Brand …

  • NFB’s Hothouse 11: Call For Entries
  • Trunk’s Layla Animates Kylie Minogue’s Festive Single
  • Kidscreen Awards Shortlist Revealed and Industry Juries Announced
  • New Good Dinosaur Clip
  • ‘Oh Willy…’ directors Marc and Emma join Nexus
  • Exclusive: ‘Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie’ Asian Posters Revealed

    Exclusive: ‘Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie’ Asian Posters Revealed

    With little over a month until Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie is released in the UK (December 21st) Skwigly are pleased to announce an exclusive preview of the Asian Poster Art for the film. Let us know what …

  • Full line-up announced for Manimation 2015
  • Manchester Animation Festival 2015 Line Up

    Manchester Animation Festival 2015 Line Up

    With under a week until the inaugural Manchester Animation Festival takes place (17, 18, 19 November at HOME Manchester), the line up of guest speakers, workshops, masterclasses, retrospectives, panel discussions and feature screenings has been confirmed!

    Guest speakers appearing at …

  • VARIETY, THE CHILDREN’S CHARITY, LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE ANIMATION COMPETITION
  • The NFB at the 2015 Sommets du cinéma d’animation
  • London International Animation Festival returns to Barbican 4-10 Dec