Visual production company BiG MACHiNE promotes Executive Producer Sean Owolo to company partner alongside Co-Founders/Creative Directors Steve Petersen and Ken Carlson.
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International visual effects house Method Studios and previsualization company HALON Entertainment announce a strategic alliance to jointly provide previs and VFX services to feature film and commercial clients.
A third season of Disney XD's number-one animated series Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man spins onto Marvel Universe on Disney XD.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy commences principal photography in the UK in preparation for August 1, 2014 film release.
Rising Sun Pictures and Flinders University announce the completion of their inaugural intensive ten-week training program in visual effects where students bolster their skills in rotoscoping, camera tracking, match-moving and compositing.
Rainbow is partnering with Lucky Punch and March Entertainment on a second season of the CGI animated series, Mia and me.
Cartoon Network and the Lego Group unveil the new Mixels franchise, which will feature animated content (primarily shorts), a rich digital gaming experience, a collectible building toy concept, plus much more, and is set to launch in 2014.
Christie launches Christie’s HoloStation, a fully self-contained, personal visualization system, at SIGGRAPH.
OptiTrack will feature a half-pipe with markered skateboarders at SIGGRAPH to showcase the wide-angle capabilities of 24 Prime 17W cameras powered by Motive:Body software.
Thinkbox Software announces the latest versions of their software Krakatoa and Stoke, with demonstrations and training sessions scheduled for SIGGRAPH 2013.
Mirada teams with Guillermo del Toro for the prologue sequence for Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim.
Cartoon Network gives an exclusive sneak peek at San Diego Comic-Con of three brand-new original animated series from Cartoon Network Studios: Pete Browngardt’s Uncle Grandpa, Skyler Page’s Clarence, and Rebecca Sugar’s highly-anticipated Steven Universe.
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences computer science faculty members Hanspeter Pfister and Todd Zickler present three technical papers this week at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Bron Animation begins production this fall on the full-length CG animated feature film, Henchmen, based on an original script by Jay D. Waxman directed by Adam Wood.
Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 beats DreamWorks Animation’s new entry Turbo, which scores one of the lowest domestic openings ever for a DreamWorks Animation title.
Two of the most iconic and revered families on television will come together when the Griffins end up in Springfield and meet the Simpsons in a crossover Family Guy episode slated to air in Fall 2014.
Cloud-based rendering services company Render Rocket will showcase a new, open source cloud-rendering application called Render Rocket LaunchPad and a new cloud resource management tool called Render Rocket Throttle at the Intel Studio Lounge at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Faceware Technologies announces Faceware Live, a new product that captures a live actor’s facial performance with any video source, and instantly transfers that performance to a 3D character in real time, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
The Directors Guild of America hosts Digital Day 2013 on Saturday, July 27, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, a one-day event comprised of panels, presentations, hands-on demonstrations and exhibits.
Doof meets Darth in an epic ode to Star Wars from the hit animated series Phineas and Ferb in a special event episode to be presented next year on Disney Channel and Disney XD.
Cartoon Salon releases a set of sixteen limited edition prints from the Academy award-nominated film The Secret of Kells.
zSpace unveils zView, a new webcam capture application for its interactive 3D platform, and will demonstrate it during SIGGRAPH 2013.