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Technicolor announces a partnership with ABC Television Australia and A Stark Production to develop the graphic novel series, The Deep, as a CGI animated children’s series.
Disney pushes up the release date of Marvel's upcoming project from November 6, 2015, to July 31, 2015.
Italy's Imaginaria International Animation Festival, newly relaunching in 2014, issues a call for submissions for animated films produced after December 31, 2009.
Digital Domain 3.0 expands Vancouver studio with leadership, creative talent; Kelly L’Estrange promoted to Executive Producer and Head of Studio; Swen Gillberg promoted to VFX Supervisor, will relocate to Vancouver.
New web series lineup includes the Reddit-inspired TV and movie mashup series Tvoovies, learnings from a failed actor on Hollywood Acting Studio, and seafaring puppet adventures on Captain Cornelius Cartoon’s Cartoon Lagoon.
Cartoon Network Amazone, the world’s first Cartoon Network waterpark, announces the completion of Humungaslide, a high-speed water coaster based on the Ben 10 alien, Humungousaur.
Cinedigm announces the October 8 release of the 12-DVD Inspector Gadget Megaset and four 3-DVD value sets, followed by the October 29 release of Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas.
Autodesk announces the introduction of pay as you go access to Design and Creation Suites, Autodesk 3ds Max, and more.
Station Films signs Director and Oscar-nominated VFX Supervisor Cedric Nicolas-Troyan for commercial representation.
Nerd Corps Entertainment signs a television deal with BBC Kids and Knowledge Network for their original preschool series, Kate & Mim-Mim.
The cast and characters of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 helped kick off Hunger Action Month at a food packing event at the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank.
Ottawa-based Mercury Filmworks appoints Marianne Culbert Vice President of Production, replacing the recently retired Bryan Popowich.
London-based visual effects company MPC announces the opening of a new studio in Amsterdam, specializing in high-end VFX, motion graphics and color grading for the Dutch market.
New York-based Blind Pig collaborates with creative agency Hugo & Marie to create a truly beautiful video for Coldplay's new release, "Atlas.”
Adobe announces plans to significantly update the video tools in Adobe Creative Cloud with over 150 new features, including new capabilities in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe SpeedGrade CC, Adobe Prelude CC, Adobe Media Encoder CC and Adobe Story CC Plus.
Proof provides visual effects, including previs, postvis, final VFX shots and motion graphics, for the Universal Pictures sci-fi action feature, Riddick.
Vin Diesel's Riddick ushers in the fall season with an $18.7 million debut, while Disney’s Planes, the final animated entry of the summer, continues to perform.
Tom Perlmutter, head of Canada’s National Film Board, is slated to speak at the second annual Future of StoryTelling summit in New York City on Thursday, October 3.
VFX house MPC teams with David&Goliath, @radical.media and editorial house Rock Paper Scissors to create an ambitious overhaul of Kia’s famous hamsters.
The Academy explores the technology of stunts with Real to Reel: The Art of Action, hosted by Stunt Coordinator Garrett Warren, on Friday, September 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
Commercial post and production house Optimus signs former Red Car Chicago EP Jon Desir as its new VFX/design executive producer.
The full lineup of speakers planned for VIEW CONFERENCE 2013 is unveiled, including a keynote presentation from ILM’s John Knoll as well as presentations and talks from ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers, Sony Picture’s Troy Saliba and Parag Havaldar, the Moving Picture Company’s Marco Carboni, Sony Animation’s Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, Pixar’s Sandra Karpman and Lucia Modesto, MacGuff’s Bruno Chauffard, computer graphics scientist Paul Debevec, and many more.