Forty-five short film projects in nine categories are selected from a pool of more than 1,000 submissions to the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE running October 15 & 16, 2015.
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Nominees in the Animated Series category include Frederator’s ‘Bee and Puppycat,’ PBS digital studios series ‘Blank on Blank,’ webcomic ‘Cyanide & Happiness,’ Rooster Teeth’s ‘RWBY’ and YouTube animator ‘sWooZie.’
New short-form web series, ‘Grandma’s Cats Are Trying to Kill Her!’ marks commercial production company Psyop’s first foray into original programming.
Veteran animation executives Penney Finkelman Cox and Sandra Rabins to lead the Chinese animation company’s expansion into Hollywood with three features currently in production and an ambitious plan to complete a new feature every 18 months.
The Colonie welcomes assistant editors Emily Hayes and Stephania Dulowski to its creative team, moves Ben Pokorny to the company’s VFX/finishing department.
EA Germany, Omstudios, Milk VFX, Framestore and MPC recognized for toolset development and pipeline advancement.
Disney's 'Lion King' spinoff, 'The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar,' starring Rob Lowe, Gabrielle Union and James Earl Jones, will premiere in November on the Disney Channel.
MPC NY teams with Arnold Worldwide and RESET’s Johnny Hardstaff to create a new spot for New Balance’s “Always in Beta” global brand campaign.
With MARI 3, 3D paint artists can iterate faster, manage complexity better and produce higher quality results.
Trollbäck + Company adds Chace Hartman as Creative Director and Art Director Tom Edwards to their team.
Shotgun 6.3 includes a new set of features and updates that will make it easier for teams to review, share and provide feedback on creative projects.
Angelina Jolie Pitt joins the filmmaking team of the animated feature film The Breadwinner, based on the internationally acclaimed young adult novel of the same name by Canadian author Deborah Ellis.
FuseFX artists are nominated for Outstanding Visual Effects for the Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode “The Dirty Half Dozen” and for Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role for the American Horror Story episode “Edward Mordrake, Part 2.”
ftrack 3.2 comes out next week with new API and customizable Workflows, as well as an app to come later in the year.
Luxion announces new plugin support and advanced import options for Autodesk Maya 2016 and Maxon Cinema 4D at SIGGRAPH 2015.
NVIDIA unveils DesignWorks VR, a GPU-accelerated toolset enabling both headset and application developers to push the limits of photorealism and interactivity at SIGGRAPH 2015.
Autodesk announces new extension releases for Maya 2016 and 3ds Max 2016, and unveils a new 3D marketplace on Creative Market.
Amateur artists can submit Star Wars: The Force Awakens-inspired fan art for a chance to be showcased in a Star Wars professional gallery exhibit.
The award was bestowed upon Bin by the eldest member of WIA,105-year-old Ruthie Thompson, connecting past and present female talent.
The material creation software adds Iray Photorealistic Rendering and Look Development Tool to its feature set.