‘Birdman’ soars at CAS Awards; ‘Big Hero 6’ takes Animation Award; David Macmillan, CAS honored with CAS Career Achievement Award; Richard Linklater presented with CAS Filmmaker Award.
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‘Birdman’ wins American Society of Cinematographers theatrical award; ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and ‘Manhattan’ take top honors in TV categories; Spotlight Award goes to ‘Concrete Night.’
New Deadline feature simplifies the creation of cloud-based render farms; Beta access comes with $500 credit for Google Cloud Platform render resources.
Dutch filmmaking trio Job, Joris & Marieke employ Maxon’s industry-leading 3D software to animate their Academy Award-nominated short film, ‘A Single Life.’
Next-gen texture compositing tool adds node processing and transfer baker, procedural art improvements usher in new hub for PBR pipelines.
Hornet joins forces with Leo Burnett London creative team Liam & Alison for ‘Lucy and The Boy,’ the second spot produced for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children’s ‘Share Aware’ campaign.
Studio strikes deal with iconic television producers Sid and Marty Krofft to develop a reimagined pilot of classic ‘70s live-action children series ‘Sigmund and the Sea Monsters.’
Directed by Adolescent Content’s 15-year-old director Claire Jantzen, animated short will be shown in theaters and air on the Disney Channel.
Big Block creates a powerhouse team with Corwin Carroll, Scott Prisand, Tom Pellegrini assuming concurrent roles as executive producers at Big Block Live.
Global short film and video competition for the film and advertising industries recognizes House Special’s ‘A Tale of Momentum & Inertia,’ ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ directed by Guillaume Blanchet, and NYOD ‘Long Live New York’ by Y&R New York.
Move underlines role as the leading trade organization for industry professionals across the content production, finishing, distribution through archive lifecycle.
‘Batman’ screenwriter Sam Hamm to develop script about an infestation of deadly hallucinogenic spores based on author Sayuri Ueda’s short story, ‘The Street of Fruiting Bodies.’
Michelle Melanson Cuperus is promoted to Executive Producer; Emmy-winning producer Susie Grondin is hired as Supervising Producer.
Anime action film adventure based on smash hit Japanese superhero franchise debuts on DVD and Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack filled with special bonus features.
Disney’s senior management team now to report jointly to Disney CEO Bob Iger and newly-anointed Chief Operating Officer Thomas O. Staggs.
Multi-platform ‘edutainment’ channel launching in partnership with Bright Educational Media to include both original and licensed content.
Animated Shorts program includes Sundance winner Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ and the new Pixar short ‘Lava.’
3D conversion company partners with Metaverse on ‘The Recruit: R U In,’ a new interactive project currently featured on Samsung’s Milk VR store.
Culver City-based visual effects shop partners with independent game studio to enhance the visual experience for the launch of the company’s debut title.