The first theatrical trailer is released for Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, a new CG animated feature based on the 1989 book, “Dorothy of Oz,” written by L. Frank Baum’s great-grandson, Roger Stanton Baum.
Visual effects and creative studio Ntropic teams up with Toyota and production company Market Films to create “Reveal,” a 30-second spot for the Toyota Tundra.
Chris Landreth’s award-winning National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animated short Subconscious Password is selected to screen at the Sundance Film Festival.
Microsoft, twofifteen McCann and Smuggler team with MPC LA for an effects-driven campaign for Xbox game title Ryse: Son of Rome.
Popular renderer for Rhino gets major overhaul across the board; speed, workflow, lighting, and material improvements.
Disney's Frozen climbs to number one in its second weekend with $31.6 million, toppling The Hunger Games: Catching Fire from the top spot.
Vine FX announces its involvement as the sole visual effects studio in the first series of the prime time BBC fantasy drama, Atlantis.
The Foundry releases NUKE 8, with more creative control, cutting-edge advancements and future-proofed 3D workflows.
Shotgun announces new media management tools and an integrated client review site; new studio review tools to roll out in back-to-back releases this December and February.
Allegorithmic introduces Substance Painter and its revolutionary particle-based brush system, a next-gen, non-destructive painting tool with multi-channel texturing for 3D assets; open beta debuts in January.
Autodesk releases Maya LT 2014 Extension 2, which advances the workflows of indie game developers with support for Maya Embedded Language (MEL) scripting, new OBJ export options and improvements to HumanIK and IK Handle technology.
Visual Effects Post Production studio ArsenalFX produces visual effects for two new national Lexus spots, “Shift” and “Say Nothing.”
Boutique visual effects studio Mammal Studios completes look development and final delivery of 95 shots for Detroit rapper Eminem’s latest video single, Rap God, from his platinum MMLP2 album.
VFX house Milk is commissioned by the BBC to create the visual effects for the forthcoming eighth season of Doctor Who, to be broadcast in 2014; the company was previously behind the visual effects created for the BBC’s Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special episode: Day of the Doctor.
Kicking off today for the fifteenth year in a row, Autodesk's annual 3December event pays tribute to the art of computer graphics and the talent behind them.
Passion Pictures NYC partners with MPC to create an all-new CG campaign for Coca-Cola influenced by the work of Norman Rockwell, Haddon Subdblom, and advertising campaigns from the 1930s & 1950s.
Almost every Disney movie about princesses is about white European princesses with perfect faces and “ideal” hour-glass figures.
Nexus Productions takes Gold for Best Animation for Honda "Hands," at the British Arrows Craft Awards 2013 while MPC wins Gold for Best CGI for Three Mobile “The Pony.” MPC colorist Jean-Clement Soret is presented with the British Arrows Craft Fellowship award.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 wraps up with an emphasis on virtual and augmented reality; highlights include interactive technologies and education through animation, as well as the latest technologies.
Flint Lockwood and the Swallow Falls gang are back to dish-up a hippotatomus-sized adventure in Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, available Jan. 28 on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.