Every year the Visual Effects Society’s Awards committee refines the rules and procedures to hone the experience for the VFX community.
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Joining 35 other categories recognizing excellence in animation, ASIFA-Hollywood adds a new category for best independent animated feature.
Created by SPIRIT Animation CCO Fernando Macedo and produced by SPIRIT Animation, ‘KARL’ airs throughout Latin America as well as select markets in Africa and Europe.
New trailer for the forthcoming ‘Star Wars’ feature, ‘The Force Awakens,’ is the very first video content to be showcased using Instagram’s new landscape orientation.
First-ever Mac-compatible release of visual effects and motion graphics software to be followed by a public beta for Fusion 8 Studio, which adds stereoscopic 3D tools and is designed for multi-user workgroups.
Stop-motion animated series ‘Dimitri,’ produced by French studio Vivement Lundi!, and ‘We Can't Live Without Cosmos’ by Konstantin Bronzit receive Golden Dolphin awards at the 8th Cyber Sousa international animation festival organized by ASIFA-China in the City of Xiamen.
Channel 4 to air a special animated adaptation produced by the makers of ‘The Snowman and The Snowdog’ of the timeless classic children’s book ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt,’ by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury.
BAFTA Award-winning boutique visual effects studio relies on Thinkbox Software's Deadline for scalable high-volume compute management across projects and locations.
Aside from the teams working on ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ in the U.S. and Canada, job cuts will affect the entire organization.
Based on the DC Comics character first created in 1981, six-episode web series ‘Vixen’ is written and executive produced by ‘Arrow’ producer Marc Guggenheim.
Eric Coleman is named SVP, Original Programming and General Manager; Jonathan Schneider is promoted to VP, Strategy; Mondo’s Aaron Simpson joins the company as VP, Development; Shane Prigmore is named VP, Creative Affairs; and Bonnie Lemon joins the company as VP, Production.
Already a hit in Poland, Australia’s favorite Koala, ‘Blinky Bill,’ heads to international territories in CG animated feature from Flying Bark Productions, Assemblage and Telegael Teoranta.
TV pitch crash course from SellYourTVConceptNow.com founders Jeanne and Mark Simon takes place in Orlando, FL September 19-21.
Winners of the 42nd Student Academy Awards competition in the animation category are ‘An Object at Rest’ by Seth Boyden ‘Soar’ by Alyce Tzue, and ‘Taking the Plunge’ by Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero.
All-new original movie from LEGO and DC Comics, ‘Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom,’ was produced at Warner Bros. Animation.
Nickelodeon's fan-favorite animated series ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Complete Series’ is available on DVD October 6.
Cinelicious, SpectreVision and The Cinefamily in Los Angeles team to present a 4K restoration of the Japanese anime feature ‘Belladonna of Sadness,’ directed by Eiichi Yamamoto (‘Astro Boy’) and produced by Osamu Tezuka’s Mushi Productions.
The final film in Peter Jackson's epic ‘Hobbit’ trilogy arrives on Blu-ray and DVD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on November 17; extended edition features a 20-minute longer cut and more than nine hours of new special features.
Intensive 10-week Introduction to Compositing for Feature Films to be taught by RSP senior compositor Paul Kirwan using The Foundry’s NUKE.
Montreal-based 2D animation producer Toondraw Productions launches its first animated television series, ‘YaYa & Zouk,’ set to air on Radio-Canada and Yoopa starting in September.
Award-winning character animation and special effects house appoints longtime producer Scott Coulter as vice president & executive producer of visual effects.