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Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg Headline News

Filmakademie Short, ‘The Present,’ Wins 50th Award

Named best short at the 2015 Filem'On-Festival in Brussels, Jacob Frey's diploma project is awarded its 50th distinction on the international festival circuit.

Communication Blogs


There's nothing more frustrating than getting an email from a producer asking if I’m interested in writing a screenplay and then, when I email back and convey my interest, all I hear are—

Visual Effects Headline News

Escape Studios Sets 2016 Dates for The VFX Festival

Now in its fourth year, The VFX Festival 2016 will be held February 23-25 at Cineworld at the O2 Centre in London.

motion capture Headline News

NFTS, The Imaginarium Launch Performance Capture Course

Ten-week certificate course from the National Film and Television School offers one guaranteed paid job contract at the studio and production company co-founded by Andy Serkis and Jonathan Cavendish.

Education & Training Headline News

Disney Vet Chuck Williams to Lead Master Class at World Animation and VFX Summit

Marza Animation president and 21-year Disney Animation Studios veteran to lead master class, ‘Disney/Pixar Storytelling Process On A Shoe-String Budget,’ on November 4 at the California Yacht Club in Marina del Rey.

Short Films Headline News

Filmakademie’s ‘Natural Attraction’ Named Best Student Short at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

Filmakademie to present ‘Best of Animation’ screening showcase at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 taking place November 2-5 in Kobe, Japan.

VIEW Conference ANIMATIONWorld

The VIEW Looks Great from Turin

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 1:56pm

Italy’s VIEW Conference 2015 is just around the corner, with a top lineup of industry leaders preparing for a memorable week of presentations and al dente agnolotti.

PipelineFX Headline News

Burst Licensing Helps PipelineFX Hit Education License Milestone

Two-thousand rendering servers and workstations now managed by Qube! render farm management software; burst licensing new hallmark of finals routine.

Education & Training Headline News

Australia’s VFX industry Receives $1 Million Boost for Future Film Artists

Vancouver-based online education provider CG Spectrum collaborates with Iloura VFX to invest up to $1 million in scholarships and paid internships.

Festivals Headline News

Disney, Sony Imageworks and CN Set for MIA Animation Conference & Festival

Animation director Frank Gladstone to deliver keynote address for MIA Animation Conference running Oct. 16-17 at Miami Dade College.

Awards Headline News

Academy Unveils 2015 Student Medalists

Alyce Tzue of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco wins gold medal for ‘Soar’; CalArts student Seth Boyden takes the silver for ‘An Object at Rest,’ and SVA students Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero take the bronze for ‘Taking the Plunge.’

PipelineFX Headline News

Escape Studios Taps Qube! to Help VFX Students Reach for the Stars

PipelineFX’s industry-standard render farm manager lets Europe’s leading VFX academy launch young artists into jobs on movies like ‘Interstellar’ and ‘Gravity.’