Visual Effects Society announces featured sessions for 2013 VES Summit; former AMPAS presidents forum, NASA/JPL Mars Curiosity Rover expert and VFX experts panel on new models for profitability.
The Academy celebrates the animated genius of Richard Williams with “This Amazing Medium,” an animation master class and retrospective tour with the Oscar-winning animator on Friday, October 4, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
At this year’s IBC, The Autodesk Flame community names Vico Sharabani, Flame Artist, ECD and Right-Brain of The Artery VFX, the very first Flame Award winner.
Legendary voice actress June Foray celebrates her 96th birthday at a special screening of the Chuck Jones feature, The Phantom Tollbooth, at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood on Saturday, September 21.
OIAF announces talks, presentations and workshops with animators including Craig Bartlett, JG Quintel, Adam Elliot, Chris Landreth and highly acclaimed Oscar-nominee Koji Yamamura.
Italy’s VIEW Conference unveils a stellar program for 2013, including panels and workshops with ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers,
New release unites visual effects and editorial finishing with intuitive workflow and enhanced color grading integration.
France and the UK lead the nominations for the Cartoon Tributes for animated TV series at pitching and co-production event Cartoon Forum 2013, taking place September 17-20 in Toulouse, France.
The Television Academy Special Visual Effects Peer Group honors VFX Emmy nominees Jay Worth, Paul Graff and Tobias Mannewitz at an event at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on Monday, September 9.
Disney/Pixar's Monsters University will be the recipient of the Hollywood Animation Award and Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim visual effects supervisor John Knoll will receive the Hollywood Visual Effects Award at the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards.
The Animation Conference, an extension of the world-renowned Ottawa International Animation Festival, undergoes some big changes for this year’s 10th anniversary celebration, including a new vision, a new venue and an additional day.
Engage Digital announces the 250 kid-focused experts who will converge at the Digital Kids Summit at the San Francisco Children’s Creativity Museum September 19.
Facilis Technology will debut the newest version of its production-proven shared storage solution, TerraBlock 6.0, at IBC 2013 from September 13-17.
Italy's Imaginaria International Animation Festival, newly relaunching in 2014, issues a call for submissions for animated films produced after December 31, 2009.
The cast and characters of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 helped kick off Hunger Action Month at a food packing event at the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank.
Adobe announces plans to significantly update the video tools in Adobe Creative Cloud with over 150 new features, including new capabilities in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe SpeedGrade CC, Adobe Prelude CC, Adobe Media Encoder CC and Adobe Story CC Plus.
Tom Perlmutter, head of Canada’s National Film Board, is slated to speak at the second annual Future of StoryTelling summit in New York City on Thursday, October 3.
The Academy explores the technology of stunts with Real to Reel: The Art of Action, hosted by Stunt Coordinator Garrett Warren, on Friday, September 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
The full lineup of speakers planned for VIEW CONFERENCE 2013 is unveiled, including a keynote presentation from ILM’s John Knoll as well as presentations and talks from ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers, Sony Picture’s Troy Saliba and Parag Havaldar, the Moving Picture Company’s Marco Carboni, Sony Animation’s Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, Pixar’s Sandra Karpman and Lucia Modesto, MacGuff’s Bruno Chauffard, computer graphics scientist Paul Debevec, and many more.
Independent French CGI animation house TeamTO attends MIPCOM and Cartoon Forum to present CG-animated series Joe Giant.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music hosts a special presentation, Treasures in the News, from Former Annecy director Former Annecy director Serge Bromberg on Thursday, September 4, 2013.
Australian stop-motion animation writer and director Adam Elliot is scheduled to participate in a screentalk at the Bradford Animation Festival, which runs November 12-16 at The National Media Museum in Bradford, West Yorkshire.
Tom Sito, professor of Cinema Practice at the University of Southern California, is slated to present a talk on the history of computer graphics at the Ottawa International Animation Festival on Sunday, September 22.