Branding, advertising and marketing agency Karsh Hagan and creative production studio Flavor team up on a colorful new campaign for Arrow Electronics.
Producer-director-writer William Butler’s Transition Entertainment inks a first-look deal with Starz Animation’s Film Roman.
20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios release a final trailer for Rio 2, directed by Carlos Saldanha and in theaters April 11, 2014.
Led by VFX Supervisor Richard Clarke, Cinesite completes over 350 visual effects shots for 300: Rise of an Empire, creating epic 2.5D and 3D environments including Ancient Athens, Sparta and shoreline encampment shots.
LightWave 3D Group is offering a free 30-day trial of their software ChronoSculpt with allows 3D artists to create time-based content sculpting and the ability to correct cache animation and dynamic simulations from 3ds Max, Maya, LightWave 3D, Softimage, Modo, and Cinema 4D software.
Reel FX bolsters their mobile apps catalog with the release of Shaving Face, a game that challenges users to quickly shave beards on restless, hair-loving characters.
Rainbow Dash and her Pony friends are back with five wonderful adventures in My Little Pony – Friendship Is Magic: A Dash of Awesome, on DVD March 25, 2014.
The Walt Disney Company pays $500 million for Maker Studios, one of YouTube’s largest multi-channel networks.
CG Student Awards is now accepting submissions for the 2014 Autodesk CG Student Awards, with over $230,000 in prizes and 15 studio internships available to winners.
Aadarsh Pvt. will debut the first episode of their new animated preschool show Purple Turtle at MIPTV 2014.
Gaumont Animation announces Giochi Preziosi has signed a Master Toy license to develop figurines, accessories & play sets based on Calimero, which just made a CG comeback on France’s TFOU and debuts on Italy’s RAI March 25.
Trent Locke joins the executive management and strategy team of Portfolio Entertainment as Chief Operating Officer and VP of Finance.
Ben Sherwood named to succeed Anne Sweeney as Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC Television Group in February 2015.
Jim Korkis’ new and definitive book clarifies myths and answers every imaginable question regarding Disney’s original little rascal.
Winners at the 17th edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival include Love Games by Yumi Joung, Le Labyrinthe (The Labyrinth) by Mathieu Labaye, and The Fake by Sangho Yeon.
Fred Patten discusses Charles Solomon’s insightful new book as to what makes a good animated theatrical feature.
U.K. creative network IdeasTap teams with the British Academy of Film and Television to give 12 film graduates the chance to benefit from a tiered program of support designed to help them get a foot in the door.
Festival artistic director Marcel Jean and the team from the Films & Program Planning department reveal the short film selections for the 2014 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, with 176 films competing for the Cristal award.
Blockbuster titles, including Star Wars: Episode VII, Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron, will come to life in the IMAX experience.