Autodesk unveils Maya LT for indie and mobile game developers starting at $50 a month; powerful tools and affordable pricing expand 3D options for independent game developers and small studios.
Creative studio Leviathan showcases its artistry for Ubisoft Entertainment at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) trade show with a show-stopping experiential installation.
Los Angeles-based Gnosis Moving Pictures announces the production of its first animated feature, The Quest, an absurdist look at outer space meant for all ages and featuring the voice of Monty Python alum John Cleese.
London design/animation studio We Are Formation turns to iPi Motion Capture to provide a layer of authenticity to Take On Blake, a Facebook game for automaker KIA’s Optima that allows players to create their own animated avatar and compete in a slam dunk contest against NBA star Blake Griffin.
Autodesk reports financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2013, sharing plans for a restructuring related to executing on the company's strategy including its continuing shift to cloud and mobile computing.
Italian animation studio Gruppo Alcuni presents its new 3D stereoscopic CG animated feature, Pet Pals in Windland, at the 70th Venice Film Festival.
Animated ‘toons continue to make box office headlines around the world, led by Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2, which crossed the $800 million mark at the global box office this past weekend.
Walt Disney Animation releases new imagery from its forthcoming Mickey Mouse short, Get A Horse!, directed by Lauren MacMullan.
The annual Jon Peddie Research SIGGRAPH Press Luncheon examined the benefits and challenges of a rapidly changing Media & Entertainment landscape.
BBC Radio 2 taps Aardman Animations to create Dark Side, a three minute film to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.
Kaleidoscope Entertainment announces the release of Scotland’s first full-length animated feature film, Sir Billi, voiced by Sean Connery, Miriam Margolyes and Alan Cumming.
International distributor PGS Entertainment secures worldwide broadcast rights, excluding the U.S. and France, to the forthcoming CG-animated Alvin and the Chipmunks TV series.
Wacom extends the creative experience from the desktop to a mobile environment with the new Cintiq Companion line of creative tablets.
eOne reveals the UK licensing program for upcoming CG animated movie, Justin and the Knights of Valour.
International children’s channel KidsCo licenses CG-animated series Sendokai Champions from media agent Nottingham Forest.
Anchor Bay Entertainment partners with My Gym to celebrate the launch of the latest Chuggington DVD, Chug Patrol: Ready to Rescue, available August 20.
Giving animation fans a reason to cheer, a record number of animated features landed in movie theaters this summer but many have performed below expectations.
Sony Pictures Imageworks releases a brand-new new featurette that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the character development for hybrid animation/live action feature, The Smurfs 2.
The art behind DreamWorks’ latest animated feature, Turbo, is featured in this new coffee-table book.
Nvizible provides 350 visual effects shots for Kick Ass 2, including CG set extensions, CG buildings and panoramic environments.
KingsIsle Entertainment taps Clockwork VFX to create the launch ads for online games Pirate101 and Wizard101.