Alongside ECD Kaan Atilla and EP Cortney Haile, ArsenalFX founder Mark Leiss launches Santa Monica, CA-based content creation studio specializing in design, branding, animation and visual effects for the commercial and entertainment industries.
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Live workshops teach actors, producers, directors and animators the art of emerging motion capture technology using leading markerless mocap developer’s tools.
Unique, annual five-day festival for digital artists running September 15-19 announces a fresh line-up of 31 renowned speakers, regional meet-ups, and THU TV.
Retro videogame-themed art extravaganza iam8bit celebrates its 10th anniversary with a legendary exhibit coinciding with E3, opening June 18, 2015 at the iam8bit gallery in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles-based independent filmmaker Pablo Fernández Eyre creates an animated tribute to George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road.’
New teaser offers the first official look at the film’s main characters, Officer Judy Hopps, a bunny voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin, and Jason Bateman’s fast-talking fox, Nick Wilde.
Adobe plans to integrate Mixamo’s technology into Photoshop so designers can more easily create, customize, manipulate, rig and animate 3D objects.
Voice actors Tara Strong, Cathy Cavadini and E.G. Daily take to Twitter to express their disappointment over the recasting of the show’s title characters.
ASC president Richard Crudo is re-elected for his sixth term; Owen Roizman, Kees Van Oostrum and Lowell Peterson are re-elected as vice presidents.
Rainmaker Entertainment to serve as animation facility for the fourth installment in the titled series directed by David Feiss, head of story on the original ‘Open Season’ movie.
New season to include two themed seasonal specials; Toy company Just Play and Penguin Young Readers sign on as licensing partners.
The consumer products campaign for Disney’s mega-hit animated movie ‘Frozen’ takes top honors for Overall Best Licensed Program and Best Film, Television, or Entertainment (Animated) Program at the annual International Licensing Awards.
Free update with Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 compatibility adds VR rendering capabilities and multiple V-Ray RT GPU enhancements including improved volume rendering, distributed rendering, and global illumination.
Nelvana, the Topps Company, Nickelodeon and Playmates partner on new girl’s action series, ‘Mysticons,’ set to launch in 2017.
Now available on disc, CJ Entertainment is releasing the new animated family adventure featuring the voices of Melanie Griffith, Jane Lynch, William Baldwin, Stephen Baldwin and Rob Schneider in theaters on June 12.
LACO @ The Movies celebrates Walt Disney Animation Studios in an evening of eye-popping animation with orchestral scores performed live by The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra led by Emmy Award-winning composer Mark Watters.
Annual short film showcase establishes itself as a non-profit to preserve, restore and promote animated short films, and also announces the launch of a Kickstarter campaign with an eye towards theatrical distribution.
VFX house Digital Domain is honored at the 2015 AICP Awards for Best Visual Effects for its work on the Destiny “Become Legend” commercial.
Cartoon Network reveals new character artwork and key castings for reboot of beloved franchise created by Craig McCracken making its world debut in 2016.
Manchester Animation Festival announces call for submissions of Short Films, Graduation Films and Films by Children for inaugural event to be held November 17-19.
Hybrid live-action/CG-animated reimagining of the classic series to be produced by Mainframe Entertainment, the television division of Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment.
Beloved series created by Hasbro Studios commemorates its 100th episode milestone, airing on Discovery Family Channel on Saturday, June 13.
Set to to coincide with the 2016 release of ‘The Angry Birds Movie,” Rovio teams with The LEGO Group to create a new collection of building sets.
Cartoon Network announces all-new television series for global phenomenon ‘Ben 10’ set to roll out worldwide beginning in 2016.