Nvizible provides 350 visual effects shots for Kick Ass 2, including CG set extensions, CG buildings and panoramic environments.
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Syfy acquires the first two seasons of New Zealand scripted series The Almighty Johnsons from ALL3MEDIA International.
KingsIsle Entertainment taps Clockwork VFX to create the launch ads for online games Pirate101 and Wizard101.
Digital Domain promotes Terry Clotiaux to president of feature films; Rich Flier is promoted to president of advertising and games.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announces the juried winners for the 65th Emmy Awards, including Individual achievement in Animation, Costumes for a Variety Program or Special and Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking
The Visual Effects Society unveils its 12th Annual VES Awards RULES & PROCEDURES, along with notable awards-related dates for the 2013 submission year.
Marking the film's North American premiere, the Toronto International Film Festival adds Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's newest animated feature, The Wind Rises, to its list of screening films.
UK-based animation studio Young and illustrator Peter Donnelly team with ad agency Network Warrington to create a 1950s-influenced animation promoting the new Midas Card.
Spin VFX completes visual effects for season 3 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, providing over 200 shots including Mance Rayder’s Camp, the Direwolves compositing sequences in the Northern Forest, CG crows, the 3D Unsullied Army, the Twins matte painting, and The Wall 3D environment.
LOOK Effects hires financial management consultant David Embley as the company’s new Director of Finance.
Vortexx on the CW announces the new Saturday lineup which includes B-Daman Crossfire, The Spectacular Spider-Man, and The Adventures of Chuck & Friends.
Smith Micro Software releases the latest version of their all-in-one animation solution, Anime Studio Pro 9.5.
Atomic Cartoons announces a deal with Yeti Farm Creative television animation to expand production capabilities into British Columbia.
PGS Entertainment licenses A Squared Entertainment’s Secret KidVenture Club in Thailand, Singapore, Brazil, and Israel.
Disney showcases its live action slate with details of upcoming Disney and Marvel Studios films at D23 Expo.
Visual effects company Eden FX creates 26 minutes of original content currently on display at the newly opened Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Polish film director and cinematographer Patryk Kizny follows up on his 2010 hyper-real short film, The Chapel, with the in-progress Rebirth, created with the help of Thinkbox Software’s Krakatoa.
Toucan Sam and his nephews return in Froot Detector, a new spot for Kellogg’s Froot Loops Treasures, from Nathan Love.
Toon Goggles partners with Italy’s Mondo TV S.p.A. to bring eight new animated programs including Puppy in My Pocket,Pocahontas, and Cinderella to the On-Demand service.