The Academy takes a look at the breakthrough stereoscopic and visual effects work that went into crafting the Oscar-winning film “Life of Pi,” featuring an onstage discussion with members of the film’s creative teams.
VFX company LOOK Effects President Mark Driscoll weighs in on the “Panel Discussion on the Future of the VFX Industry” and visual effects supervisor Dan Schrecker presents the company’s visual effects work in “The Making of Warm Bodies” at the 2013 FMX conference in Suttgart, Germany.
Program highlights are announced for the 20th edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, which runs next week from April 23 through April 28.
Jean-Francois Laguionie’s “The Painting” (“Le Tableau”) opens May 10 in New York followed by expansion to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta and other cities beginning May 24.
FMX 2013 to include talks on “Iron Man 3,” “Oblivion,” “Despicable Me 2” and “Assassin's Creed 3” in addition to the “Virtual Production” and “Virtual Humans Forum” track highlights.
Geneva Film’s stop-motion animated short “Foxed!” will premiere in 3D at Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film on April 25.
Chaos Group announces that they will demonstrate V-Ray, spotlight ILM’s production pipeline, and host a day of presentations and tutorials for 3D artists in training at FMX 2013.
Film Club Productions partners with Em Cooper to animate sequences of the documentary, “Kiss the Water,” set to premiere at the 2013 edition of the Tribeca Film Festival.
The deadline for submission to the Ottawa International Animation Festival is May 17, with preview DVDs due by May 31.
Designed to serve as a full blown visual effects and animation event -- complete with expert panels, presentations, educational sessions, and speakers -- the Production Pipeline Expo is a two-day event to be held May 3 and 4 at the Barker Hanger in the Santa Monica Airport.
Syfy’s groundbreaking transmedia event “Defiance” becomes the channel’s most-watched scripted series premiere since 2006 with 1.3 million adults aged 18-49, matched by more than six million hours of gameplay since the game’s April 2 launch.
Fifteen of Canada’s most celebrated independent animators come together to create a collaborative animated film, “Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam,” which will have its Canadian premiere at the 20th Annual Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
Each year I look forward to Anima Brussels because it is my first festival of the year and an opportunity to see a large number of new Belgian animated films. Over the ten days of ANIMA there are also many noted guests and old friends.
Ticket sales open for the Los Angeles Children's Film Festival, which runs from Friday, April 26, through Sunday, May 5, 2013.
The Producers Guild of America honors nine Innovators, Visionaries and Producers (V.I.P.) who have made significant contributions to the advancement of digital entertainment and storytelling in the past year.
Nominees for the Animated Com Award -- in the fields of advertising, spatial communication and technology -- at the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) are announced.
The Boston Festival of Indie Games opens registration for the 2nd annual festival, which will take place on Saturday, September 14, 2013.
The Motion Picture Academy hosted a special 25th Anniversary screening and discussion of Who Frame Roger Rabbit.
Proof Inc. founder and creative director Ron Frankel is scheduled to speak on the role of Previs in filmmaking at three upcoming industry events, including the “Virtual Production” track at FMX, the inaugural edition of the Production Pipeline Expo, and the Academy’s “Pre and Post Visualization – Today’s Storyboarding” Craft Series panel.
Italian animator Bruno Bozzetto will be officially awarded the prestigious ASIFA Prize 2012 at this year’s Annecy Festival for outstanding achievements in the art of animation.
New focus for event explores the ideas, inspirations and technologies that push the boundaries of creative thinking.
The Foundry announces the release of the latest versions of HIERO and HIEROPLAYER, the company's family of shot management, conform and review tools, at the 2013 NAB Show.