The 34th American Film Market Opens with increased attendence, more than 400 films screening and over 100 speakers.
Framestore welcomes Annette Wullems to the VFX team as Senior Producer on Jupiter Ascending, the Andy and Lana Wachowski film.
Southpaw Technology launches an expansive upgrade to their open source digital workflow platform, TACTIC.
Donald Sutherland’s production company, Martin’s River Ink, announces start of production of a new animated movie, ‘Pirate’s Passage,’ with animation work by PIP Animation Services in Ottawa. The historical animated adventure is set to air CBC Television.
LIA announces the ‘Of the Year’ award winners of the 28th London International Awards and Dumb Ways to Die as the winner of the Non-Traditional Grand LIA.
LightWave 3D Group announces the final release of LightWave 11.6 software for 3D modeling, animation, and rendering and of the NevronMotion plug-in for LightWave 11.
Post house ArsenalFX Color, sister company to ArsenalFX, provides post production services, ranging from dailies through delivery, for ABC hit series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Digital Domain 3.0 announces the promotion of VFX Supervisor Eric Barba to Chief Creative Officer/Senior Visual Effects Supervisor.
DreamWorks Animation reports third quarter 2013 financial results; revenue from feature film segment drives strong earnings.
Big Block expands in New York with two new divisions dedicated to multi-screen content, Big Block Live and Big Block Entertainment Group/BBEG.
Heading into its 20th year, Women in Animation relaunches under new executive leadership of Mattel’s Margaret Dean and Technicolor’s Kristy Scanlan.
Gnosis Moving Pictures partners with Whisper Pictures on the CG animated film Tusk: Hannibal’s Favorite Elephant.
Silvergate Media’s Octonauts is partnering with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research to raise awareness of ocean exploration and science and advance NOAA’s ocean mission.
MassMarket and Ogilvy partner with Prettybird director Paul Hunter and Time Warner to launch the new television network Revolt.
Hoho Rights signs an international licensing deal to bring the CG animated series Cloudbabies to Germany.
41 Entertainment and Lisle Entertainment announce the strategy for the launch of the PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures in the United Kingdom.
Northern Lights and SuperExploder take home the top prizes at the 2013 AICE Camp Kuleshov for Screwloose and an audio interpretation of the chariot race from Ben Hur respectively.
Autodesk releases the first extension for the 3D modeling and animation tool for indie and mobile game developers, Autodesk Maya LT.
VFX Producer Sophie Orde joins Framestore’s film department, where she has been hired to run the production for Universal’s ‘Dracula Untold.’