Unity Technologies reveals the latest version of the award-winning Unity multiplatform engine and development tools, Unity 5, which includes new features such as Enlighten real-time lighting system and physically-based shaders, at the Game Developers Conference.
Thirty-four animation projects from 10 countries -- including 14 series and 14 feature films -- are selected to participate in this year's Animation Production Day.
Approaching the show like a “newbie” brought this old-timer a sense of renewed optimism and youthful excitement.
OptiTrack announces the addition of two new motion capture cameras to the Prime Series which will be officially debuted at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Ahead of MIP-TV, Kaleidoscope Film Distribution acquires worldwide rights to The Illuminated Film Company’s On Angel Wings, a 30-minute animated special based on the book by Michael Morpurgo.
TIFF Kids International Film Festival announces short films for small cinephiles with 14 programs including a collection of newly restored shorts celebrating The Pink Panther 50th Anniversary.
Amateur animators are invited to submit stop-motion videos to be featured on the website of and possibly shown at Gumby Fest 2014.
Leftchannel announces their Motion 2013 show open has been selected as a Finalist at SXSW’s Film Design Awards.
Faceware offers complete facial mocap package for indie game studios; upgrades pro versions of software and hardware.
Finalists are announced for this year’s Cartoon Movie Tributes, including Director, Distributor and Producer of the Year.
Program highlights are announced for FMX 2014, including a series of talks dedicated to ‘Disruptive Education,” feature presentations on Oscar winner Frozen and international film project The Physician, as well as renowned personalities such as Star Wars Concept Designer Christian Gossett and Oscar-winning Animator Chris Landreth.
An estimated 540 people from the visual effects community participate in a rally on Hollywood Blvd. on Oscar Sunday.
Alfonso Cuarón’s 3D space epic Gravity leads the 86th annual Academy Awards with seven wins, including the prize for best visual effects.
Disney Animation’s Frozen wins the Oscar for best animated feature at the 86th Academy Awards; Mr. Hublot, directed by Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares, wins the award for best animated short.
From April 22-27, 2014, animated film fans and industry members from around the world gather to watch over 1,000 of the best and latest animated films representing the full range of the medium.
Animation Breakdown Roundup!, a one-day 90+-minute animation festival of 25 brand-new animated experimental shorts, will play in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 8 at 9:30 p.m. at The Cinefamily.
Elite group of women film and TV directors join Animation Breakdown and Women in Animation for the “Directors’ Club” event at The Cinefamily on Sunday, March 9th.
Spin VFX takes home two awards from the 12th Annual VES Awards for their work on HBO’s Game of Thrones.
Wizart announces sales for Snow Queen 2: The Snow King at the European Film Market (EFM) in Berlin, which will be released in theaters across the U.K., South Korea, and the Middle East.
The Autodesk-sponsored Visual Effects Society student award evolves into a platform for budding creatives to showcase their artistry and garner attention from the industry.
Artists rely on LightWave 3D software to deliver stunning visual effects and CG for Kennedy Space Center Special Venue Project which won “Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project” at the 2014 Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards.
Following its rise to becoming one of the most successful Disney films of all time and taking in nearly a billion dollars at the global box office, Frozen wins the BAFTA for Best Animated Film.
Rock Paper Scissors and a52 deliver New World, a star-studded Super Bowl spot for Time Warner Cable.