Autodesk debuts the Flame 2015, the newest version of their comprehensive toolset for high-end visual effects and creative finishing, featuring new creative tools and support for 4K which helps deliver greater artistic control.
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Disney and Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier makes history at the global box office, debuting to a record-breaking $96.2 million in North America for an early worldwide total of $303.3 million.
The complete keynote presentation from Pixar at NVIDIA’s 2014 GPU Technology Conference, featuring Pixar Engineering Lead Dirk Van Gelder and Technical Director Danny Nahmias, is available for viewing online.
The first teaser trailer arrives for Aardman's big screen adaptation of the hugely popular animated series, Shaun the Sheep.
Bruce Timm returns to direct Batman for the first time in a decade on Wednesday, April 9 in the new DC Nation short, Batman Strange Days.
FableVision accelerates expansion of new content development for multiple platforms; Tone Thyne tapped to newly created position of Vice President of Creative, where he will oversee production of original IP.
UK-based Union VFX re-creates Renaissance-era Florence for the second season of STARZ Original series Da Vinci’s Demons.
HIT Entertainment announces that a brand new CG-animated series of Bob the Builder has entered pre-production, with animation services provided by Rainmaker Entertainment’s Mainframe.
Galaxy 61 celebrates its 10th anniversary with a re-branding and a new website showcasing the company’s capabilities that are tailored to animation and VFX-driven projects with big ideas and small budgets.
Cartoon Network and WeLoveFine invite fans to submit designs based on the hit show Steven Universe for the first-ever Steven Universe design contest, with special guest judges series creator Rebecca Sugar, supervising director Ian Jones-Quartey, and background artist Steven Sugar.
IDW Entertainment partners with Entertainment One Television co-develop, co-fund and co-produce television series based on IDW’s original properties.
Online art school The Art Department offers four-week picture making seminars taught by acclaimed illustrator Marshall Vandruff.
yummico partners with Fingerprint to release a new interactive e-book, ScreenTime, for iOS and Android.
MPC LA partners with Deutsch LA and RESET Director Johnny Green to launch a new campaign for HTC that unveils the new HTC One M8 smartphone with the help of Gary Oldman.
Devil and Demon announce a line of supercomputers launching at NAB 2014 that feature great computing muscle in small footprints.
Voice cast for Disney Television Animation's The 7D, a comedic take on the Seven Dwarfs, includes Jess Harnell, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Bill Farmer, Maurice LaMarche, Kevin Michael Richardson, Dee Bradley Baker, Scott Menville, Stephen Stanton, Billy West and Paul Rugg.
Universal Pictures debutes the first official trailer for Luc Besson's upcoming feature Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson and Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman.
Rai Fiction receives nominations for six titles across six categories for the 2014 Pulcinella Awards at Italy’s Cartoons by the Bay.
Rainbow partners with Budge Studios to create Winx Club: Rocks the World, a brand new app based on the hit show Winx Club, now available for android and iOS.
CBeebies pre-buys 1973 Films’ new animation series Hettie Makebelieve with Union Media appointed to handle the shows international distribution.
Frankie simplifies the remote video review-and-approval workflow at Drive Thru, allowing the company to streamline the creation and approval process of commercials in the era of remote postproduction workflows.
Rampant Design Tools announces a strategic partnership with That Studios, a partnership that will provide targeted, high quality, and practical visual effects for studios and indie filmmakers.