While college animation programs in the U.S. have historically skewed male, female enrollment at top schools has surged nationwide, especially in the last five years.
Category: Jobs & Recruiting
Entering retirement, humility and grace continue to define the FMX Conference founder and creator of the world-renowned Animationinstitut in Baden-Wuerttemberg.
Free annual animation recruitment event presented by the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International is targeted at connecting top studios with animation, visual effects and gaming job seekers from across Ontario.
Combing through the uncertainty in what you want from your career is a process you should not be afraid of.
Visual effects festival, conference and job fair to include presentations on the invisible effects of ‘Birdman,’ ILM’s work on ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ the making of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,’ the miniature effects of ‘Interstellar,” and more.
Approximately half of PDI’s 450 workers will lose their jobs; the others will be offered positions at the DWA campus in Glendale.
Studio moving feature production from three films per year down to two; reduction in output will result in a loss of approximately 500 jobs across divisions and locations.
Anywhere from 150 to 400 DWA employees will be getting pink-slipped, with animators, storyboard artists and other production personnel the most likely to be affected.
Walt Disney Animation Studios will be traveling to Los Angeles, San Francisco and Vancouver on Saturday, January 17 to connect with talent for upcoming projects.
Devastating computer hack contains data for authoritative industry-wide survey on compensation information.
Three class-action lawsuits over anti-poaching and wage-fixing deals by Disney, DreamWorks Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks and other animation studios have been consolidated into a single complaint under the jurisdiction of antitrust federal judge Lucy Koh.
Words can have a powerful effect on colleagues, coworkers, loved ones and even those you don’t know. With your words, you can change someone’s world.
A Nov. 4 story on MPC in Hollywood trade ‘Variety’ is met with negative commentary from the VFX community, including descriptions of deplorable working conditions and a toxic corporate environment.
Marvel’s executive producer and executive VP of visual effects & postproduction says roughly half of all women who decide to have children don’t return to the business.
A new class-action suit is filed in Washington courts contending that studios such as The Walt Disney Co. and DreamWorks Animation conspired to suppress wages via “non-poaching” agreements.
On the heels of this week’s news that VFX house LOOK Effects has closed its doors, moving staff and projects to MassMarket, a group of former employees issues an open letter in order to explain their side of events.
Sixteen staffers are affected by layoffs at the Glendale, CA-based division of Walt Disney Animation Studios.
Emails and court documents from the Silicon Valley “Techtopus” wage-fixing cartel class action lawsuit show that Sony Pictures Animation resisted efforts made by other studios to keep wages down.
Court documents from the Silicon Valley “Techtopus” wage-fixing cartel class action lawsuit show the involvement of Hollywood studios, including Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks Animation.
Led by industry insiders Debra Blanchard Knight and Pam Hogarth, new company will present seminars and workshops for production professionals seeking to navigate the changing production marketplace.
Visual Effects Society showcases vast opportunities for Vancouver’s talent pool through annual event.