A brand-new, next-generation production company, Knox Avenue, opens in downtown Los Angeles at Maker City LA with a fully developed Directorial roster, made up of up-and-coming talents hand-selected by Founder/Executive Producer Brooke Dooley.
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Aadarsh Pvt. will debut the first episode of their new animated preschool show Purple Turtle at MIPTV 2014.
RE:Vision Effects announces Twixtor 6, a new version of Twixtor that allows users to create engaging slow motion shots without the cost of renting a high speed camera, and which features with GPU support for The Foundry Nuke and Assimilate Scratch.
Chiller begins a search for the next horror film maven with the launch of ‘Killer Shorts’, a contest that asks collegiate level aspiring directors to submit an original 2-3 minute short horror film.
Gaumont Animation announces Giochi Preziosi has signed a Master Toy license to develop figurines, accessories & play sets based on Calimero, which just made a CG comeback on France’s TFOU and debuts on Italy’s RAI March 25.
Trent Locke joins the executive management and strategy team of Portfolio Entertainment as Chief Operating Officer and VP of Finance.
Ben Sherwood named to succeed Anne Sweeney as Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC Television Group in February 2015.
Winners at the 17th edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival include Love Games by Yumi Joung, Le Labyrinthe (The Labyrinth) by Mathieu Labaye, and The Fake by Sangho Yeon.
U.K. creative network IdeasTap teams with the British Academy of Film and Television to give 12 film graduates the chance to benefit from a tiered program of support designed to help them get a foot in the door.
Festival artistic director Marcel Jean and the team from the Films & Program Planning department reveal the short film selections for the 2014 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, with 176 films competing for the Cristal award.
Blockbuster titles, including Star Wars: Episode VII, Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron, will come to life in the IMAX experience.
Presented by the SVA Animation Department and ASIFA-East, Richard Williams documentary Persistence of Vision returns to New York City for a very special FREE screening on Thursday, April 3rd.
Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment announce a raft of international distribution deals for their two new stereoscopic CG-animated feature films Ratchet & Clank and Sly Cooper.
Rodeo FX bolsters presence in the U.S. with the addition of Camille Geier as Executive Producer, who will work predominately in New York City and on the East Coast.
Chaos Group announces the beta release of V-Ray 3.0 for Maya, which features faster ray tracing, progressive rendering, and open source support.
Boris FX announces Boris Continuum Complete 9, a package of visual effects for NLE and compositing platforms, which features over 30 new filters and transitions in key areas such as Image Restoration, Film, Stylize, and more.