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PipelineFX Headline News

Burst Licensing Helps PipelineFX Hit Education License Milestone

Two-thousand rendering servers and workstations now managed by Qube! render farm management software; burst licensing new hallmark of finals routine.

Blue Sky Studios Headline News

New ‘Peanuts Movie’ Featurette Delves Into the Legacy of Charles Schultz

“My dad always said, ‘If you read the comic strip you know who I am,’ and you can see that all the characters in the comic strip are really elements of him.”

Light Chaser Animation Headline News

WATCH: Light Chaser Releases First Trailer for ‘Little Door Gods’

Final version of the Chinese-made CG-animated feature took 80 million CPU render hours, compared to 60 or 70 million render hours for recent Hollywood-made animated films.

call for entries Headline News

ITFS Opens Call for Entries for 2016 Competition

The 23rd edition of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film runs April 26 - May 1, 2016; deadline for entries is December 1, 2015.

41 Entertainment Headline News

41E Appoints BRB as Iberian Agent for ‘Kong - King of the Apes’

Commissioned by Netflix, original CGI animation series from 41 Entertainment is targeted at kids and introduced through a feature-length film that will be followed by 12 half-hour episodes starting in 2016.

Licensing Headline News

GBI Acquires ‘Gumby,’ ‘ABC Monsters’ for Kid Genius Channel

Genius Brands International acquires two series from NCircle Entertainment, ‘Gumby,’ the timeless, innovative, stop-motion claymation series created by Art Clokey, and ‘ABC Monsters.’

Xsens Headline News

Xsens Mocap Helps Deliver Hard-Hitting Spot for Amnesty International

Brazil’s ParaRaio Filmes and Hero Live Studio tap Xsens motion capture to help shed light on the black youth homicides that are plaguing Brazil.

Bardel Entertainment Headline News

Bardel Entertainment Launches New B.C. Animation Studio

Located in in British Columbia’s downtown Kelowna, new animation studio provides services for a diverse slate of partners including DreamWorks Animation, Nickelodeon, Disney, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network and Adult Swim.

VIEW 2015 Headline News

ILM Continues 40th Anniversary Celebration at VIEW 2015

VFX powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic to present two special sessions, ‘40 Years of Creating the Impossible’ and ‘The Park Is Open: Journey to Jurassic World,’ during the 2015 VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy.

Rosto Headline News

Three Rosto Films to Compete at Sapporo Shorts Fest

Three films from the Dutch artist and filmmaker -- ‘No Place Like Home,’ ‘Lonely Bones’ and ‘Splintertime’ -- will be screened during the Japanese festival taking place October 7-12, 2015.

Pixar Animation Studios Headline News

CAMERIMAGE 2015 to Spotlight Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’

Key crew members of Pixar's 'Inside Out' will be in attendance, including camera and staging DP Patrick Lin, lighting DP Kim White, and camera and staging lead Adam Habib.

GKIDS Headline News

WATCH: GKIDS Releases New Trailer for ‘Extraordinary Tales’

Five of Edgar Allan Poe’s best-known stories are brought to vivid life in a visually stunning, heart-pounding animated anthology featuring narration by Sir Christopher Lee, Bela Lugosi, Julian Sands, Roger Corman and Guillermo del Toro.

Licensing Headline News

NBC Kids Sprout Acquires ‘Sydney Sailboat’

Produced by Essential Media and Entertainment in association with Shambles Communications, Ideate Media, Telegael Teoranta and Lemon Sky, CG-animated preschool series was commissioned by ABC KIDS.