Preschool animation series co-produced by China Entertainment to support UNESCO’s global education campaign for girls.
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Blackmagic Design’s Fusion Studio helps deliver action-packed main-on-end title sequence for Japanese live-action feature based on the hit manga series by Tsugumi Ohba and Ken Obata.
Ubisoft announces ongoing record sell-through sales for ‘Tom Clancy’s The Division,’ which has grossed more than $330 million worldwide in its first five days.
Commercial known for his 2015 Webby award-winning ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ short prequel, ‘Quarantine,’ has worked with brands including Adidas, Burger King, Coca Cola, Jack Daniels and Microsoft.
Australia’s Essential Media & Entertainment sells hit animated preschool series to Sony Pictures Television for its Tiny Pop TV channel.
Burbank-based visual effects studio helps to recreate colonial America for critically acclaimed Revolutionary War drama.
Official selections include 54 short films in competition -- 34 percent of them made by women -- out of nearly 2,700 submissions, with France, Belgium, Canada and Germany leading the pack.
Films nominated for the Grand Prix for Best Dutch Animation at HAFF 2016 are ‘Andrej’ by Julia Veldman c, ‘De Staat: Witch Doctor’ by Floris Kaayk/Studio Smack, and Professional Award for Dutch Animation winner ‘Zeezucht’ (‘Jonas and the Sea’) by Marlies van der Wel.
English-language voice cast includes Paul Giamatti, Tony Hale, Susan Sarandon and J.K. Simmons; film opens March 25th in NYC, April 1st in LA, and expands nationally on April 8th.
Former Sony Pictures Imageworks CTO and Visual Effects Supervisor helped launch ILMxLAB, and has worked on films such as ‘Men in Black 3,’ ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ and ‘Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs.’
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Former Turner Studios exec has worked with almost every major network, broadcaster and media company including Disney/ABC, NBC Universal, CBS, Fox, Warner Brothers Studio, CNN, ESPN, PBS, Disney Channel and Discovery.
As part of The Academy’s recent diversity initiatives, ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ director joins Academy’s 51-seat Board of Governors for a three-year term; Disney animator Floyd Norman appointed to the Education and Outreach Committee.
Deadline for submissions is Friday, June 17; previous recipients include ‘The Bigger Picture’ director Daisy Jacobs, ‘Edmond’ director of photography Ian Forbes, and ‘Manoman’ director of photography Steven Ferguson.
Based on the highly successful game franchise, new action/comedy animated series to be co-produced by Montreal-based Sardine Productions and Gamerizon Studio.
New animated virtual reality series blends the action of video games with the comedy of animated feature films.
New 30-second commissioned animation created for energy company Marubeni Shin Denryoku is based on ‘Choju Jinbutsu Giga’ (‘Scrolls of Frolicking Animals’), 12th and 13th century drawings that are widely considered to be the earliest examples of manga in Japanese history.
Montreal-based visual effects house goes from wireframe to mayhem with a new VFX breakdown for director Tim Miller’s ‘Deadpool.’
Autodesk launches Stingray Game Engine v1.2 and Maya LT 2016 Extension 3 with feature improvements at GDC 2016.
AAA texturing tool powered by NVIDIA’s Iray renderer streamlines game asset pipeline; photorealistic rendering and curated asset store now available.
New NSFW teaser is timed to coincide with a work-in-progress screening at this year’s SXSW festival in Austin, TX.
New IT staffing agency connects motion picture studios, gaming companies, visual effects houses, post-production facilities and other creative service providers with the industry’s best engineers, IT and pipeline specialists, and programmers.
Running March 18 & 19, Ireland’s Animation Dingle to feature keynote addresses delivered by Tara Sorensen, Head of Kids Programming for Amazon Studios, USA, and David Levine, General Manager of Disney Channels UK & Ireland.
Director, designer and animator has formerly worked with high-profile production companies such as Psyop, Brand New School, The Mill, HUSH and Buck, working with top-tier brands including Nike, Google, Twitter, Coke Zero and Viacom.