Category: CG

Headline News 'Toy Story ' Special Reaps Big Ratings

Disney/Pixar's first special for television, Toy Story OF TERROR!, a spooky new tale featuring the beloved characters from the Toy Story films, has its long-awaited debut, opening at number one among total viewers and adults 18-49, and giving ABC its best performance in the time period in nearly two years.

Headline News VFX Exec Jeff Barnes to Head Bent Image Lab's Digital Media Group

CafeFX co-founder Jeff Barnes partners with Portland-based digital production and animation studio Bent Image Lab to oversee the company’s new Digital Media Group.

Headline News Blacklist’s Dvein Delivers New Branded Video for Rdio

Avant-garde directing collective Dvein release Symbiosis, an experimental video interpretation of The Dismemberment Plan’s new hit, “Daddy Was a Real Good Dancer,” and the latest installment in the New Music Weekly campaign on digital music service Rdio.

Headline News VES Awards Submission Deadline is November 22

The deadline for submissions to the 12th Annual VES Awards honoring the most outstanding visual effects in film, television, animation, commercials, special venue projects and video games is November 22, 2013.

Headline News Studio 100 Inks Content Deal with Chello Central Europe

Studio 100 Media announces a content deal with Chello Central Europe for the newly revived CGI animation series’ Vic The Viking and Heidi.

Headline News UK Survey Targets Industry Training

The UK’s Creative Skillset training body issues a call to employers and professionals across VFX, animation, film, TV, computer games and interactive media to register now for its next industry survey, taking place October 14-20.

Headline News 'Franklin and Friends' Travel to China’s CCTV

Ciwen Media Group partners with China’s national broadcaster Chinese Central Television to air Franklin and Friends on CCTV Kids Channel.

Headline News VES Summit Announces Roundtables

The Visual Effects Society announces business roundtables for 2013 VES Summit; Women in VFX, Facilities of the Future, Crowd Sourcing Funds, Virtual Studios and The Art of the Deal in Content Creation among 12 featured interactive sessions.

Headline News U.S. Animation Still a Genre, Not a Medium

Forbes writer Scott Mendelson redefines his argument surrounding the glut of mid-summer animated features, noting that the majority of animated features made in the U.S. are specifically targeted at younger children and fashioned in a manner to appeal to that specific demographic.

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