This year’s SIGGRAPH Business Symposium to focus on disruption and innovation within the film and game industries with a series of talks, workshops and panels.
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VIZ Media announces its schedule of events -- including special guest appearances, panel discussions, anime screenings and a special K Day celebrating the new anime show K -- for this year’s Anime Expo.
Nickelodeon Animation promotes Megan Casey and Claudia Spinelli to Vice President, Current Series, with the pair reporting to SVP Rich Magallanes.
ArsenalFX Color helps take on a border-hoping serial killer for FX’s new series The Bridge, debuting July 10.
Grammy-winning composer and musician Heitor Pereira reteams with Grammy-winning producer Pharrell Williams to score Despicable Me 2, in theaters July 3.
VIZ Media takes readers on a colorful journey through the Uglyverse with the launch of the Uglydoll original graphic novel series, Uglydoll: Goin’ Places!
Artists and companies from the VFX, gaming and animation industries to gather on Portugal's Troia Peninsula September 18-21 for the first-ever Trojan Horse Was A Unicorn festival.
Focus Features unveils the teaser trailer for Laika’s new animated film, The Boxtrolls, slated for release on September 26, 2014.
Creative group mfive creates “Tricky Dog,” the world’s first stop-motion commercial animated using real dogs, for Russia’s Beeline.
Fox to preview its Animation Domination High-Def programming bloc, featuring the primetime debuts of Axe Cop and High School USA!, on Sunday, July 21.
Santa Monica boutique VFX studio provides visual effects for a five-minute film launching the Samsung Galaxy S4 via agency Leo Burnett.
Hybride helps take audiences to the heart of the action in White House Down with the production of several of the film’s highly realistic VFX shots.
The Nickelodeon Group promotes Andrea Fasulo to the post of SVP of retail and movie marketing, reporting to retail sales and marketing SVP Dion Vlachos.
Atomic Cartoons and Australia’s Sticky Pictures start production on 26 half-hour episodes of the original animated television comedy series Pirate Express, set for broadcast on Canada’s TELETOON in the fall of 2014 and Nine Network Australia in 2015.
Following a 15-year career at Disney, veteran executive Patricia Hidalgo joins Turner International as its SVP and chief kids content officer for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Method Studios completes 185 shots, comprising four sequences, for Columbia Pictures’ White House Down.
Zoic Studios creates a photo-real talking dolphin, turning a friendly, silent creature into an overeager aquatic friend in Aquarium, a new spot for Dynamics ePlate.
CAKE launches the stop-motion animated Clay Kids in Brazil, featuring the voice of local rapper/songwriter Gabriel O Pensador.
After joining Tiger Aspect in 2001, and working across all the company’s programming, Tom Beattie is appointed the new Head of Animation and Children’s Programming.
Now in its second year, the SIGGRAPH Mobile program presents the latest advances in mobile technologies, graphics, and apps with talks, workshops, panels, and demonstrations with mobile innovators from around the world.
The executive, who was to have stepped down as CEO in March 2015, will retain that title until the end of his current contract as executive chairman expires.