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call for entries Headline News

Mill Valley Film Festival Now Accepting Entries for 2016 Edition

Running October 6-16, the Mill Valley Film Festival is accepting submissions of short films in the Narrative, Documentary, Animation, Children and Family, Experimental, and Youth Produced categories now through May 20.

annecy Headline News

Illumination’s ‘Secret Life of Pets’ to Premiere at Annecy 2016

World premiere of Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures’ latest collaboration to be held at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival on Thursday, June 16 with director Chris Renaud and co-director Yarrow Cheney in attendance.

NAB 2016 Headline News

AMD Launching 32GB Workstation Graphics Card at NAB 2016

World’s first workstation graphics card with industry-leading 32GB memory support for large asset workflows with creative applications planned for availability in Q2 2016.

20th Century Fox Headline News

Fox Officially Announces ‘Deadpool’ Sequel

It’s a big day for movie sequels as 20th Century Fox officially announces ‘Deadpool 2’ and unveils footage from Blue Sky’s ‘Ice Age: Collision Course,’ ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and Roland Emmerich’s ‘Independence Day: Resurgence.’

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

DreamWorks Animation Rounds Out Voice Cast for ‘Trolls’

Zooey Deschanel, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Quvenzhané Wallis and John Cleese join Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake in DWA’s November 4 release.

Sony Headline News

Story Details Revealed in New ‘Angry Birds Movie’ Trailer

New trailer delivers a storyline straight from the game, with a tranquil tropical island populated by flightless birds who become wildly distressed when their eggs are stolen by a boatload of piggies.

Psyop Headline News

Psyop Adds Ben Hibon to Vancouver-Based Team

Award-winning director signs with Psyop Film and Television, joining their Vancouver office as the company continues its expansion into visual development, creative direction, and visual effects for feature films and television.

The Foundry Headline News

The Foundry Delivers Increased Performance and Efficiency with NUKE 10

NUKE 10 offers key new updates across NUKE, NUKEX and NUKE STUDIO, improving performance in Roto Paint, Vector Blur, timeline manipulation and transcoding, while NVIDIA multi-GPU support speeds up processing time for GPU-accelerated nodes.

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

The Cat is Out of the Bag in New Trailer for Illumination’s ‘Secret Life of Pets’

New, full-length trailer unveils plot details for the forthcoming CG-animated comedy from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures starring comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart.

Rainmaker Entertainment Headline News

Rainmaker Appoints Gregory R. Little Sr. VP, Content

Animation studio behind ‘Ratchet & Clank’ feature appoints veteran content executive to the newly-created position overseeing creative development, content strategy and sales.

Commercials Headline News

Click 3X Adds Animator Hayley Morris to Directorial Roster

Commercial director brings focus on traditional animation techniques to tell stories that unfold through layered textures, hand-crafted details and inventive storytelling.

call for entries Headline News

One Month Left to Submit to the Ottawa International Animation Festival

Free to enter, OIAF is accepting submissions of animated shorts for this year’s competition through May 15 with DVDs and submission URLs due May 29.

Technology Headline News

OTOY Announces Availability of OctaneRender 3 & OctaneRender Cloud

Cloud graphics company unveils massive update to its OctaneRender GPU rendering software ecosystem and a detailed roadmap for integration of OTOY’s advanced real-time path tracing engine Brigade.

Commercials Headline News

Not To Scale Adds Mate Steinforth to Directorial Roster

Internationally recognized director has created interactive films for Nike, interstitials for MTV, and a dystopian interactive VR music video for electronic artists MODERAT.

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