AWN Headline News
NewTek’s LightWave helps CG artists create over 1,100 VFX shots, including 3D creatures, exotic flora and virtual environments, for the first season of Syfy series Defiance.
Tom Sito, professor of Cinema Practice at the University of Southern California, is slated to present a talk on the history of computer graphics at the Ottawa International Animation Festival on Sunday, September 22.
Imagineer Systems to demonstrate the newest version of mocha Pro at IBC 2013 with VFX artists Mathias Möhl, Ben Brownlee and Jonas Hummelstrand; mocha Meetup event planned for Saturday, September 14 at 4:30-6:30 p.m.
2013 HPA Awards announce craft category nominees and special award winners; Judges Award for Creativity & Innovation and Engineering Excellence winners revealed.
New UI design, progressive production rendering, cross-application shader format, and rendering speed improvements highlight the artist-inspired upgrade.
Former Süperfad creative director David Viau joins forces with industry vets Rob Sanborn and Jon Segress to form new Seattle-based design-driven production company Black Lodge.
Stardust partners with Proof Advertising to create a short film for Baylor University from archival footage treated with layers of graphic textures, paralax effects, shot elements (like fire and lens flairs) and hand-drawn illustrations.
Technicolor and co-development partner Mercury Filmworks to unveil their latest 2D animated preschool series, Chamelia, at the upcoming Cartoon Forum and MIP Jr./MIPCOM.
The Jim Henson Company’s third party media distribution and licensing banner acquires media distribution rights to new series Elias: Rescue Team Adventures, and global consumer products rights to the Elias property from Norway’s Animando.
Oscar-winning Paperman director John Kahrs leaves Disney Animation in an amicable split in order to develop his own projects.
Bi-coastal animation and VFX company MassMarket announces the appointment of JJ Wilmoth as Executive Producer for MassMarket LA.
Disney and Pixar's Monsters University zooms to the head of the class, crossing the $700 million mark at the worldwide box office and becoming the fourth top-grossing film of the year.
Leading children’s and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi announces a second season of its much loved and hugely popular pre-school series, Poppy Cat.
For the fourth time in eight movies, Pixar replaces a director midstream, this time taking Bob Peterson off The Good Dinosaur.
Industry-defining 3D creative toolset for motion graphics, animation, visual effects and visualization workflows highlighted at IBC2013.
Bunnycutlet Gallery issues a call for entries for Too Art for TV 7, New York’s seventh annual exhibition for artists in the animation industry.
Motion studio Thornberg & Forester partners with production company Valiant Pictures on a 30-second-long ID for the Vilcek Foundation that explodes with color.
Koju Hoshino, president of Hayao Miyazaki’s production company Studio Ghibli, announces from the Venice Film Festival that the director’s competition title, The Wind Rises, will be his last film.
To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Montreal Stop Motion Festival, Henry Selick will present a special 20th anniversary screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas.