Creative studio Mill+, the concept, design and animation arm of VFX company The Mill, contributes its visually stunning cinematics to Activision’s blockbuster Call of Duty: Ghosts, the new installment in the global phenomenon Call of Duty series.
Autodesk releases the first extension for the 3D modeling and animation tool for indie and mobile game developers, Autodesk Maya LT.
Syfy launches new Syfygames.com to curate best online free-to-play games for science fiction, fantasy and supernatural genre fans; redesign will feature exclusive content for ‘Battlestar Galactica Online’ game.
Cartoon Connection Canada will take place October 28 to 31 at Loews Hôtel Le Concorde, with the side event Mini Pixel taking place October 29.
Critically acclaimed 2D/3D hybrid series The Amazing World of Gumball is nominated for two awards, alongside Strange Hill High and holiday specials Room on the Broom and The Snowman and The Snowdog, dedicated to the memory of animator John Coates.
CafeFX co-founder Jeff Barnes partners with Portland-based digital production and animation studio Bent Image Lab to oversee the company’s new Digital Media Group.
The deadline for submissions to the 12th Annual VES Awards honoring the most outstanding visual effects in film, television, animation, commercials, special venue projects and video games is November 22, 2013.
Former Disney veteran Clay Kaytis and Sony animator Fergal Reilly will helm the 3D CG-animated feature, to be released into theaters by Sony Pictures Entertainment on July 1, 2016.
Magic Light Pictures announces the first Room on the Broom interactive app based on the book by Julia Donaldson.
Aardman produces Cupcakes of Doom, a new online game for the Emmy-winning animated series Regular Show.
The character first introduced in a 1991 Sega video game will be CG animated in a new series kicking off on Cartoon Network and French TV fall 2014.
The 2013 edition of Italy’s VIEW Conference and VIEWFest highlights storytelling in all its forms, with presentations from filmmakers, animators, visual effects artists, and game and transmedia developers.
USC research professor will present Advances in Achieving Photoreal Digital Actors at the 2013 VIEW Conference.
Motion capture technology developer Vicon installs a new motion capture system equipped with its industry-leading T-Series cameras at US-based developer Bethesda Game Studios.
The Visual Effects Society issues a call for submissions for the 12th Annual VES Awards honoring the most outstanding visual effects in film, television, animation, commercials, special venue projects and video games.
Academy Award winning Moonbot Studios creates a mobile arcade-style adventure game and animated short film, The Scarecrow, to help promote Chipotle Mexican Grill.
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,
Ballistic Media announces pre-sales for the 240-page d’artiste: Matte Painting 3, the long-awaited sequel to Matte Painting and Matte Painting 2 with master artists David Luong, Damien Macé and Milan Schere.
V & S Entertainment appoints Daredevil Development to create a gaming app for the hit show Everything’s Rosie.
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.
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.