Noted animation, VFX, digital media and previs executive Christopher Bellaci named head of business development & sales for dedicated Virtual Reality division.
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Supervising animators Andreas Deja, Mark Henn and Glen Keane, key story artist Brenda Chapman, Oscar-nominated producer Don Hahn and director Gary Trousdale to participate in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ event on Monday, May 9.
Not To Scale’s directing duo Pierre + Bertrand design the ultimate mascot for Saatchi & Saatchi’s ‘EE’ campaign.
Historical primer on sexual harassment policies in America sets the stage for ‘Confirmation,’ HBO’s dramatization of the explosive Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings.
‘Ben 10,’ ‘Adventure Time’ and ‘The Powerpuff Girls’ to be brought to life through thrilling rides and entertainment; park’s official opening confirmed for August 15, 2016.
With millions of viewers per episode, show creators integrate markerless motion capture tool into increasingly challenging workflow.
Multi-property broadcast licensing agreements signed with Indonesia’s Spacetoon, Singapore’s Mediacorp and Hong Kong’s TVB.
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400’ at Chicagoland Speedway set for Sunday, September 18 with top racer Danica Patrick signed on to drive a special car for the event.
Jeffrey Katzenberg-led studio and Universal-owned Illumination Entertainment to remain separate brands if a $3 billion deal with parent company Comcast goes through.
Upcoming live-action features include ‘The Jungle Book 2,’ ‘Cruella,’ a ‘Mary Poppins’ sequel, and ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,’ to be directed by Lasse Hallstrom.
Boston and Santa Monica-based boutique VFX house delivers a plethora of CG effects for the action-packed chase sequence for ‘Hardcore Henry,’ the action-thriller from Russian director Ilya Naishuller.
Ann Marie Fleming’s ‘Window Horses,’ Penny Lane’s ‘NUTS!’ and Sang-ho Yeon’s ‘Seoul Station’ among nine films selected to screen in competition at this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
New crowdfunding campaign for 2D-animated adult feature from Brooklyn-based Augenblick Studios and starring the voices of starring Sam Rockwell, Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Coogan, Nina Arianda, Dave Attell and Tyler The Creator launches on Indiegogo.
Australian production outfits sign a U.K. publishing deal with Hodder Children’s Books for their new CGI children’s comedy series ‘Bottersnikes & Gumbles.’
Multi-platform kids network launched as an incubator project in 2012 provides video content for kids aged 2-10 years old, generating roughly four billion minutes of watch time monthly.
Abstract: London-based boutique VFX studio completes more than 350 shots employing a range of ‘invisible effects’ for StudioCanal’s new action thriller directed by James Watkins.
London-based independent VFX studio is awarded third consecutive British Academy Television Craft Award for BBC drama ‘Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell.’
International preschool TV production and licensing company to leverage new majority investor to expand intellectual property, library rights and digital capabilities, as well as its presence in China.
Hollywood-based post facility supplies editorial team through 24 months and four locations on Jon Favreau’s magical production.
2D animated feature produced by South Korean studio behind ‘The Legend of Korra’ is set to be released in China on July 8.
Second edition of New York City showcase event to feature new experimental and narrative animation along with expert panels on the state of the industry.
First two animated features to be produced under the new deal are ‘Wanhoo,’ a quirky comedy fantasy set in ancient China, and ‘Outlaws,’ a fast-paced comedy adventure that takes place in the Wild West.
Second annual showcase event for animated features and shorts presented at the Cannes Film Festival to include a special 10-minute preview screening of ‘Bilal,’ the first CG-animated feature to come out of Dubai.
Disney homage created by veteran animator known for his work on classic animated features such as ‘Aladdin,’ ‘Pocahontas’ and ‘Hercules’ pays tribute to ‘Snow White,’ ‘Fantasia,’ ‘Cinderella’ and Mickey Mouse.