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.
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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.
At a press conference formally confirming director Hayao Miyazaki's retirement, Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki reveals that the studio is at work on a new feature planned for release next summer.
Amazon’s LOVEFiLM announces a content deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution that brings an extensive new library of animated content to the UK-based LOVEFiLM Instant streaming service.
Independent French CGI animation house TeamTO attends MIPCOM and Cartoon Forum to present CG-animated series Joe Giant.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music hosts a special presentation, Treasures in the News, from Former Annecy director Former Annecy director Serge Bromberg on Thursday, September 4, 2013.
Australian stop-motion animation writer and director Adam Elliot is scheduled to participate in a screentalk at the Bradford Animation Festival, which runs November 12-16 at The National Media Museum in Bradford, West Yorkshire.
The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow debuts on DVD September 10 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
9 Story Enterprises acquires second season of 3D animated preschool preschool series, Monkey See Monkey Do.
Trigger Happy teams with Frederator Studios to bring characters from the hugely popular web series, Bravest Warriors, to Toon Hero, an app for iPad users of all ages to create their own animated stories using world famous characters.
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.