Thursday, January 18

Animation

Filmakademie Receives Wins for ‘Rugbybugs,’ ‘Wedding Cake’

Animation, Education
Double success: two films that were created at the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg were bestowed with important industry trophies during the last weeks: Rugbybugs won a VES Award this Wednesday, February 12, and Wedding Cake received an Annie Award on Saturday, February 1. (more…)

Nishtha Jain wins Best Director, Gitanjali Rao’s “True Love Story” Best Animation at MIFF 2014

Animation
Nishtha Jain’s documentary ‘Gulabi Gang’, won her the Best Director Award in the International Competition section of Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF).  The film is releasing on February 21 under PVR Director’s Rare banner. The seven day festival dedicated to documentary, Shorts and Animation films  concluded in Mumbai today. (more…)

Five kids series among Amazon’s second wave of pilots

Animation
Following a successful first pilot season that resulted in the production of three children’s series Annesdroids, Creative Galaxy and Tumble Leaf, Amazon Studios debuted 10 new pilots that are a mix of comedy, drama and children’s series. Like last year, viewer feedback will determine which series go into production. The voting is open to all for free on Amazon Instant Video and LOVEFiLM in the UK, but those that are chosen will be available exclusively to Amazon Prime members. (more…)