Autodesk releases Maya LT 2014 Extension 2, which advances the workflows of indie game developers with support for Maya Embedded Language (MEL) scripting, new OBJ export options and improvements to HumanIK and IK Handle technology.
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Visual Effects Post Production studio ArsenalFX produces visual effects for two new national Lexus spots, “Shift” and “Say Nothing.”
Boutique visual effects studio Mammal Studios completes look development and final delivery of 95 shots for Detroit rapper Eminem’s latest video single, Rap God, from his platinum MMLP2 album.
Guru Studio announces the appointment of Justin Time Producer Amy Robson to the position of Vice President of Production; executive move comes on the heels of Justin Time’s sixth Annie Award nomination.
Disney XD and TELETOON acquire the joint production from Technicolor and Mercury Filmworks’ Atomic Puppets.
ShadowMachine creates a four-spot package for SoCal Honda Dealers holiday campaign “Happy Honda Days."
MPC purchases a global site license of Fabric Engine, tapping Fabric Splice to build next-generation tools that fully leverage modern hardware.
Swarm, a new Lexus short film, takes flight with KMel robotics quadrotors powered by OptiTrack motion capture technology.
VFX house Milk is commissioned by the BBC to create the visual effects for the forthcoming eighth season of Doctor Who, to be broadcast in 2014; the company was previously behind the visual effects created for the BBC’s Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special episode: Day of the Doctor.
Margaret Dean, the director of production for Mattel’s Playground Productions and co-president of Women in Animation, a non-profit dedicated to connecting, supporting, and empowering women in the field of animation, discusses her experience within the animation industry in a Q&A.
Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises is awarded the prize for Best Animated Film by the New York Film Critics Circle.
Disney Interactive brings families around the world together with original online series, it’s a small world: the animated series.
Kicking off today for the fifteenth year in a row, Autodesk's annual 3December event pays tribute to the art of computer graphics and the talent behind them.
Passion Pictures NYC partners with MPC to create an all-new CG campaign for Coca-Cola influenced by the work of Norman Rockwell, Haddon Subdblom, and advertising campaigns from the 1930s & 1950s.
Cartoon Network commissions its first Asian Pacific-made series, Exchange Student Zero, for global distribution.
Dlife partners with loyalkaspar to bring Disney Time, a new branded block of children's programming, to life.
Animation distributor GKIDS’ A Letter to Momo and Ernest & Celestine are nominated in seven categories for the 2014 Annie Awards, including the nomination for Best Animated Feature.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors guild announces that it will be honoring James Cameron with its MPSE Filmmaker Award at the 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony to be held on February 16, 2014.
Hollywood enjoys its most prosperous Thanksgiving on record as holdover The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Disney’s new animated tentpole Frozen each earn more than any previous holiday title.
A new trailer is released for Millenium Films’ The Legend of Hercules, starring Kellan Lutz as the mythical Greek hero.