First-of-its-kind specialized diploma program features industry-standard curriculum implementing the process and pipeline used at MPC and other Vancouver-area visual effects studios.
Australian animation and visual effects studio completes 550 shots for the 3D/2D/live-action hybrid feature, including building and animating the SpongeBob entourage for their big-screen CG debut.
‘Birdman’ soars at CAS Awards; ‘Big Hero 6’ takes Animation Award; David Macmillan, CAS honored with CAS Career Achievement Award; Richard Linklater presented with CAS Filmmaker Award.
‘Birdman’ wins American Society of Cinematographers theatrical award; ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and ‘Manhattan’ take top honors in TV categories; Spotlight Award goes to ‘Concrete Night.’
Big Block creates a powerhouse team with Corwin Carroll, Scott Prisand, Tom Pellegrini assuming concurrent roles as executive producers at Big Block Live.
Move underlines role as the leading trade organization for industry professionals across the content production, finishing, distribution through archive lifecycle.
‘Batman’ screenwriter Sam Hamm to develop script about an infestation of deadly hallucinogenic spores based on author Sayuri Ueda’s short story, ‘The Street of Fruiting Bodies.’
Anime action film adventure based on smash hit Japanese superhero franchise debuts on DVD and Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack filled with special bonus features.
Disney’s senior management team now to report jointly to Disney CEO Bob Iger and newly-anointed Chief Operating Officer Thomas O. Staggs.
Multi-platform ‘edutainment’ channel launching in partnership with Bright Educational Media to include both original and licensed content.
Animated Shorts program includes Sundance winner Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ and the new Pixar short ‘Lava.’
HP DreamColor Display used in production of Oscar-nominated films, including DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2.’
DreamWorks' Foliage System and OpenVDB -- most recently used in the Academy Award- nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' -- recognized for its innovation in CGI filmmaking.
Framestore's London and Montreal teams deliver over 500 shots to help realize the Wachowski’s lavish and beautifully designed sci-fi universe, including CG hero characters, CG environments, digital doubles, and a host of CG space ships and planets, along with all manner of explosions, fireballs, shattering glass and liquid nano-technology.
Shanghai-based studio, known for its radical reinvention of Batman, Catwoman and Bane in Cartoon Network’s 2012 DC Nation shorts ‘Batman of Shanghai,’ is one year into production on its first feature-length project.
Disney’s ‘101 Dalmatians,’ ‘Sailor Moon’ and LEGO super heroes all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
Smurfs licensing program will reflect strength of classic brand and massive potential of Sony’s 2016 film.
Animator/illustrator Rachel Ryle brings her quirky stop-motion aesthetic to a new trailer for 20th Century Fox’s ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service.’
Titles available for streaming include the Gerry Anderson collection with hand-picked episodes from ‘Thunderbirds,’ ‘Stingray,’ ‘Captain Scarlet,’ ‘Fireball XL5,’ ‘Joe 90,’ and ‘Supercar.’
Alejandro G. Iñárritu wins the DGA’s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for ‘Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).’
Interstellar’ is given the award for outstanding special effects; ‘The Bigger Picture,’ by Chris Hees, Daisy Jacobs and Jennifer Majka, wins the prize for best British short animation.