The Visual Effects Society Technology Committee announces the release of its white paper, “Cinematic Color: From Your Monitor to the Big Screen.”
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yU+co reteams with director Ang Lee to create “Life of Pi” stereoscopic typography for main title sequence and key scenes.
Mythicnet is to produce “Hell on Earth,” an epic animated rock opera series inspired by Shakespeare's history plays featuring the artwork of Francisco Enciso, the biting sense of humor of award-winning filmmaker Brett Truett, and some of the greatest rock and roll songs ever written.
Percy3D announces it has acquired world-wide digital party product rights to the Caillou brand in a three-year deal with DHX Media.
GKIDS receives four Annie Award nominations for “The Rabbi’s Cat,” “From Up on Poppy Hill,” and “Zarafa.”
AudioGaming releases its new AudioMotors plug-in, a tool to tune, adapt, change or even freeze the RPM of a pre-recorded engine sound.
SpongeBob celebrates the holiday in the first full-length stop-motion animated special “It’s A SpongeBob Christmas!” premiering December 5.
Aardman and Chillingo announce the launch of the latest episode in the award-winning “Home Sheep Home 2” game suite.
Visual effects company Zoic Studios is called upon to lend its expertise in digital environments and animation to the new “Twilight” film, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2.”
Netflix and Disney announce a new multi-year licensing agreement making Netflix the exclusive U.S. subscription television service for first-run Disney features.
An all-star reading of the classic Charles Dickens holiday tale, “A Christmas Carol,” in support of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, takes place on Sunday, December 9, at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club in Universal City, California.
Top visual effects producer Eileen Moran, who worked on such films as “Avatar” and “The Hobbit” dies in New Zealand.
Walt Disney Studios’ Tim Burton-directed black and white stop-motion feature, “Frankenweenie,” is named the Best Animated Film of 2012 by the New York Film Critics Circle.
Pixar’s latest animated feature is nominated in eight categories at the 40th Annual Annie Awards, including three separate nominations in Character Animation in a Feature Production.
New animated comedy series written by David A. Goodman and Jason Ruiz to debut during the 2013-2014 season.
Genndy Tartakovksy’s “Hotel Transylvania” leads with eight Annie nods including Feature Film, Director; animated short “Goodnight Mr Foot” and Imageworks’ Visual Effects on “The Amazing Spider-Man” also recognized.
Toon Boom Animation announces that The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, will grant the Toon Boom Pipeline the Ub Iwerks Award at the upcoming 40th Annual Annie Awards.