Directed by MTh’s Grady Hall and featuring visual effects and post-production from Mirada, “Safe and Sound,” the popular music video from indie pop duo Capital Cities, receives nominations for MTV’s 2013 Video Music Awards including Best Art Direction and Best Visual Effects.
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New York and Los Angeles-based creative studio and production company LOGAN teamed with Saatchi NY to create Lenovo “Getaway.”
In anticipation of the cartoon’s North American debut, Disney Animation releases two new images from the Mickey Mouse short, Get A Horse!.
Executive Producer Dave Filoni discusses the influence of original concept artist Ralph McQuarrie on Star Wars Rebels with Star Wars Celebration Europe Attendees.
Moonscoop LLC announces a partnership with Archie Comics to co-produce the new animated series, It’s Archie.
At Star Wars Celebration Europe, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy announces that compose John Williams will return to score Star Wars: Episode VII.
VFX industry leaders discuss a proposed plan aimed at addressing subsidies during a panel at the CG conference.
The Walt Disney Studios to develop best-selling Book “Artemis Fowl” with producer Harvey Weinstein and executive producers Robert DeNiro and Jane Rosenthal.
Eric Coleman, Senior Vice President, Original Series, Disney Television Animation, announces that a second season of the hit Disney Channel series Gravity Falls has been ordered.
Visual effects production studio Rodeo FX tackles a comprehensive array of creative and technological challenges in the company’s ninth collaboration with ILM to create and produce 200 visual effects shots for Pacific Rim.
Stop-motion animator Rachel Johnson launches a Kickstarter campaign for her newest short film, Henrietta Bulkowski.
Twentieth Television shops off-network syndication rights to the long-running animated series in the coming year.
Twentieth Century Fox’s Wolverine tops the box office this weekend, opening to $55 million domestically and $86.1 million internationally for a worldwide total of $141.1 million, the strongest opening ever for an X-Men title.
The Academy keynote presentation at SIGGRAPH 2013, “The Giants’ First Steps,” featuring the student works and early careers of animation directors Ron Clements, Pete Docter, Eric Goldberg, Kevin Lima, Mike Mitchell, Chris Sanders, Henry Selick, David Silverman and Kirk Wise, is released online.
MPC teams with MJZ’s Victor Garcia to create a spot that follows the cross-country travels of a tiny plastic bottle with big dreams for The Ad Council.
Amberwood Entertainment and Big Jump Productions partner with TVOKids to develop a new pre-school series, Shutterbug.
Nickelodeon partners with Activision Publishing to develop video games featuring SpongeBob SquarePants.
2TEN partners again with director Gore Verbinski to provide practical effects for Disney’s Lone Ranger.