Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment partners with Cinema Management Group to take their new 3D CG animated feature Ratchet & Clank to the European Film Market in Berlin.
Open Road Films partners with Redrover Co., Toonbox Entertainment and Gulfstream Pictures for a sequel to the hit animated feature, The Nut Job.
SPARK FX and 3D [FWD] merge into SPARK [FWD], bringing together leading industry experts with professionals, students and film fans for a one of a kind, five-day event.
In a cost-cutting move, Sony Pictures Imageworks is transferring a portion of the staff from its Los Angeles HQ to its studio in Vancouver, B.C.
VFX producer Andrew Kramer talks 'Star Trek Into Darkness' title sequences and how Adobe After Effects and Element 3D were central to their production.
Stardust teams with agency AKQA to help Nike brand Jordan redefine the product demo with a new short film, “Rise to the Moment.”
Animated feature The Nut Job scores the top opening of all time for Open Road Films, taking in $25.2 million over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend.
Disney's animated fairytale adaptation Frozen is given the award for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song for “Let It Go,” at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards.
Universal dates Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 3 for June 30, 2017, the first title to land on that date.
Twentieth Century Fox releases a brand-new trailer and film clip for DreamWorks Animation’s forthcoming animated feature, Mr. Peabody & Sherman.
Visual effects/animation studio teams with NY agency Rotter Creative Group and toy retailer Toys "R" Us to launch new toy line.
MPC completes 250 shots on Universal Pictures’ 47 Ronin, working on a wide range of effects from a fully CG character to grand environments.
Ending weeks of speculation, China announced today it will formally relax polygon count restrictions on all CG models.
10 contenders flaunt their “visual goods” at the annual Motion Picture Academy Oscar-nomination voting presentation.
If you’re a writer you are familiar with the word. You just wrote an Academy Award-quality screenplay or an Emmy-quality series development, put together a solid pitch, gave it to the producer or exec with passion, and he or she responded with the most painful one-word epithet in the English language—Pass.
Out from under George Lucas’ wings, ILM’s legendary visual effects guru takes the helm as Chief Creative Officer.
DreamWorks Animation’s 3D prehistoric family adventure wins the award for Best Animated Feature at Italy’s Capri Hollywood Film Festival.
Organizers for SIGGRAPH’s 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques issue a call for submissions.
Psyop teams with creative agency BFG on a combat-soaked trailer for Supercell’s game of strategic chaos, Clash of Clans.
Walt Disney Studios teams up with fashion designer Christian Siriano to create a costume for The Pirate Fairy’s Zarina.
In anticipation of the January 17 release of 3D animated feature The Nut Job, licensee Cupcake Digital launches a film-based app.
With awards season in full swing, The Hollywood Reporter rounds up five top animators from this year’s contenders -- Chris Buck, Dan Scanlon, Chris Wedge, Kristine Belson and Chris Meledandri -- for a roundtable discussion on the business of animation.