Legendary animator and director Jimmy Murakami, whose work includes the classic When the Wind Blows and The Snowman cartoons, has died at the age of 80.
The legendary director talks about his final and most controversial animated film, ‘The Wind Rises.’
Cinesite completes visual effects for RoboCop, adjusting the main character’s silhouette and adding internal mechanics to shoulders, neck, elbows and knees.
Rovio Entertainment selectes Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver as its primary animation house for the production of the Angry Birds movie.
Framestore’s London and Montreal offices combine to deliver a full range of photo-real visual effects for Jose Padilha’s RoboCop reboot, encompassing more than 600 robot and bullet-filled shots.
VFX supervisor Nordin Rahhali discusses the challenges of rebuilding the hero of José Padilha’s new film.
yU+Co created 118 VFX shots in order to visualize the inner workings of a man/robot hybrid in the latest installment of the popular science fiction action franchise RoboCop.
Disneyland Paris Resort reveals a new photo and short video teaser for its upcoming attraction based on the beloved Pixar film, Ratatouille.
With the general submissions deadline for SIGGRAPH 2014 only five days away, conference organizers issue a final call for entries.
Special guests at the 18th annual Animac to include British animator Chris Shepherd, Czech stop-motion master Jiří Barta, the makers of The Amazing World of Gumball, musician/animator tandem Péter Vacz and Joseph Wallace, Polish animator Piotr Szczepanowicz, and abstract Japanese animator Maya Yonesho, among others.
Cinedigm announces plans to release an English-language version of Aachi & Ssipak on DVD, Blu-ray, and digital platforms on March 11th with an early digital release of the first chapters on YouTube starting February 11th.
A trailer is released for a new documentary filmed on location at Rhythm & Hues Studios during the weeks following the company’s devastating bankruptcy.
Industrial Light & Magic prepares to launch a new feature visual effects facility in central London with plans to serve as the base of operations for Star Wars Episode VII in addition to other feature productions.
Prime Focus World serves as solve visual effects provider for director Mark Waters’ Vampire Academy, delivering over 500 VFX shots for the film.
The year’s best work in children’s television is singled out and celebrated by the global kids entertainment industry at Kidscreen Summit in New York.
MPC completes more than 550 shots for Disney’s The Lone Ranger, ranging from full CG canyons, caves and Comanche attacks to CG trains, horses, birds, arrows, fire and scorpions.
The director, who will be receiving the VES' 2014 Visionary Award, discusses the unique process of reverse-engineering his Oscar-contending blockbuster.
Former vice president of visual effects at 20th Century Fox to spearhead Gener8's expansion into growing VFX post production market.
GKIDS in deal For Cartoon Saloon’s Song of the Sea, the highly anticipated second feature from Oscar-nominated director Tomm Moore (The Secret of Kells).
Ubisoft and Sony Pictures Entertainment to develop a full-length feature film based on the Rabbids, the irreverent, wacky characters from the popular TV series and video games.
Frozen (edited by Jeff Draheim) wins Best Edited Animated Feature Film at the 64th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on Friday, February 7, 2014; Captain Phillips and American Hustle win Best Edited Feature Film and Best Edited Feature Film.
DreamWorks Animation begins a new chapter with the launch of Dreamworks Press; Perseus Books Group tapped for sales and distribution of titles based on beloved dreamworks characters and franchises.