30th Anniversary edition of the annual European marketplace to feature keynote sessions from Illumination Entertainment’s Chris Melendandri and director Genndy Tartakovsky.
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Bjørn Blaabjerg Sørensen, graduate of The Animation Workshop in Denmark, explains how his team brought a unique claymation aesthetic to their CG animation.
London-based production collective th1ng signs Stockholm directorial collective Happycamper for U.S. representation; globally respected motion designers and directors to bring rogue creative style Stateside.
‘Frozen’ fans join Academy Award-winning songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for the largest ‘Frozen’ sing-along ever at special D23 EXPO 2015 event.
As one of the main visual effects vendors on the film, Method Studios delivers 247 complex VFX shots for ‘San Andreas,’ including the entire downtown Los Angeles sequence, in which an earthquake decimates the city.
Roster of voice talent for Pixar’s upcoming movie ‘The Good Dinosaur’ includes Raymond Ochoa, Jeffrey Wright, Steve Zahn, AJ Buckley, Anna Paquin, Sam Elliott, Frances McDormand, Marcus Scribner and Jack Bright.
Alongside ECD Kaan Atilla and EP Cortney Haile, ArsenalFX founder Mark Leiss launches Santa Monica, CA-based content creation studio specializing in design, branding, animation and visual effects for the commercial and entertainment industries.
Live workshops teach actors, producers, directors and animators the art of emerging motion capture technology using leading markerless mocap developer’s tools.
Unique, annual five-day festival for digital artists running September 15-19 announces a fresh line-up of 31 renowned speakers, regional meet-ups, and THU TV.
Retro videogame-themed art extravaganza iam8bit celebrates its 10th anniversary with a legendary exhibit coinciding with E3, opening June 18, 2015 at the iam8bit gallery in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles-based independent filmmaker Pablo Fernández Eyre creates an animated tribute to George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road.’
New teaser offers the first official look at the film’s main characters, Officer Judy Hopps, a bunny voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin, and Jason Bateman’s fast-talking fox, Nick Wilde.
Adobe plans to integrate Mixamo’s technology into Photoshop so designers can more easily create, customize, manipulate, rig and animate 3D objects.
Voice actors Tara Strong, Cathy Cavadini and E.G. Daily take to Twitter to express their disappointment over the recasting of the show’s title characters.
ASC president Richard Crudo is re-elected for his sixth term; Owen Roizman, Kees Van Oostrum and Lowell Peterson are re-elected as vice presidents.
Rainmaker Entertainment to serve as animation facility for the fourth installment in the titled series directed by David Feiss, head of story on the original ‘Open Season’ movie.
New season to include two themed seasonal specials; Toy company Just Play and Penguin Young Readers sign on as licensing partners.
The consumer products campaign for Disney’s mega-hit animated movie ‘Frozen’ takes top honors for Overall Best Licensed Program and Best Film, Television, or Entertainment (Animated) Program at the annual International Licensing Awards.
Free update with Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 compatibility adds VR rendering capabilities and multiple V-Ray RT GPU enhancements including improved volume rendering, distributed rendering, and global illumination.
Nelvana, the Topps Company, Nickelodeon and Playmates partner on new girl’s action series, ‘Mysticons,’ set to launch in 2017.
Now available on disc, CJ Entertainment is releasing the new animated family adventure featuring the voices of Melanie Griffith, Jane Lynch, William Baldwin, Stephen Baldwin and Rob Schneider in theaters on June 12.
LACO @ The Movies celebrates Walt Disney Animation Studios in an evening of eye-popping animation with orchestral scores performed live by The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra led by Emmy Award-winning composer Mark Watters.
Annual short film showcase establishes itself as a non-profit to preserve, restore and promote animated short films, and also announces the launch of a Kickstarter campaign with an eye towards theatrical distribution.
VFX house Digital Domain is honored at the 2015 AICP Awards for Best Visual Effects for its work on the Destiny “Become Legend” commercial.