VIEW Conference 2021 Welcomes Aardman’s ‘Robin Robin’ Creative Team


VIEW Conference 2021 has just announced a special panel celebrating the stop-motion animation of Robin Robin, the upcoming musical special from Aardman and Netflix starring Gillian Anderson, Richard E Grant, Bronte Carmichael and Adeel Akhtar. Substituting Aardman’s trademark Plasticine style, viewers will be charmed by the whimsical, handcrafted needle felting aesthetic and design of

Alison Snowden and Dave Fine Honored at the Manchester Animation Festival


The 2020 Manchester Animation Festival (MAF) digital edition is honoring Oscar-winners Alison Snowden and David Fine and their studio, Snowden Fine Films (Bob’s Birthday, Animal Behaviour), with this year's Fellowship Award, which celebrates their tremendous contributions to the animation industry. Snowden and Fine are the creators of numerous award-winning short films, animated TV series and

Jennifer Lee, Henry Selick and Dean DeBlois Headline Annecy 2020 Masterclass Program


Annecy 2020 festival organizers have just released additional details about the upcoming digital edition of their Masterclasses, Work in Progress, Preview and Making Of sessions lineup; the online festival, digital market and business conference runs June 15-30. According to the festival, “Each Masterclass showcases a journey, sensitivity and a vision. Whether it’s the Blies brothers, Bruno