Ubisoft’s Hybride completes VFX work on 318 shots for acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro’s highly-anticipated new film, Pacific Rim.
Nancy Phelps reports on the first Annecy International Animation Festival under the leadership of new creative director Marcel Jean.
Australian VFX studio delivers more than 25 minutes for the latest edition to Fox’s X-Men franchise.
DreamWorks Animation announces financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2013, with total revenue of $213.4 million, net income of $22.2 million, and earnings per share of $0.26.
Tiny Island Productions and Electric Circus sign a co-production deal for the CGI series, G-Fighters.
Directed by MTh’s Grady Hall and featuring visual effects and post-production from Mirada, “Safe and Sound,” the popular music video from indie pop duo Capital Cities, receives nominations for MTV’s 2013 Video Music Awards including Best Art Direction and Best Visual Effects.
In anticipation of the cartoon’s North American debut, Disney Animation releases two new images from the Mickey Mouse short, Get A Horse!.
Visual effects production studio Rodeo FX tackles a comprehensive array of creative and technological challenges in the company’s ninth collaboration with ILM to create and produce 200 visual effects shots for Pacific Rim.
After merging with The Foundry, can Luxology and their new release compete with Maya, Softimage and Lightwave?
2TEN partners again with director Gore Verbinski to provide practical effects for Disney’s Lone Ranger.
Thinkbox Software announces new plug-in offerings for Autodesk Maya at SIGGRAPH 2013, including the latest version of the company’s popular volumetric particle renderer, Krakatoa MY, XMesh MY for geometry caching, and Frost MY for point cloud meshing.
Pipeline toolkit unveiled at SIGGRAPH 2013 provides users with out-of-the-box integrations with Photoshop, Maya, Nuke and Houdini, and a flexible customization framework.
Following its world premiere at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, where it received the prestigious Annecy Cristal award for best short film, Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password has its U.S. premiere at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Rainbow is partnering with Lucky Punch and March Entertainment on a second season of the CGI animated series, Mia and me.
Thinkbox Software announces the latest versions of their software Krakatoa and Stoke, with demonstrations and training sessions scheduled for SIGGRAPH 2013.
Mirada teams with Guillermo del Toro for the prologue sequence for Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim.
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences computer science faculty members Hanspeter Pfister and Todd Zickler present three technical papers this week at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Bron Animation begins production this fall on the full-length CG animated feature film, Henchmen, based on an original script by Jay D. Waxman directed by Adam Wood.
Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 beats DreamWorks Animation’s new entry Turbo, which scores one of the lowest domestic openings ever for a DreamWorks Animation title.
Cloud-based rendering services company Render Rocket will showcase a new, open source cloud-rendering application called Render Rocket LaunchPad and a new cloud resource management tool called Render Rocket Throttle at the Intel Studio Lounge at SIGGRAPH 2013.