AWN Headline News
Alan Horn is named Chairman of The Walt Disney Studios, where he will oversee worldwide operations including production, distribution and marketing for live-action and animated films from Disney, Pixar and Marvel, as well as marketing and distribution for DreamWorks Studios films released under the Touchstone Pictures banner.
The Vancouver Animation School was recognized by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) as the winner of the CIRA Impact Award for elearning in 2012.
Hanspeter Pfister, the SIGGRAPH 2012 Technical Papers Chair from Harvard University, shares his take on submission trends, jury selection and the jury process for SIGGRAPH 2012.
Level 256 Visual Effects announced that it has produced more than 60 VFX shots for “The Dictator,” the latest film from Sacha Baron Cohen.
Officials at New York Comic Con announced that the New York Anime Festival will become an integral part of the massive pop culture convention rather than continue to operate as a separate co-located event.
Faceware’s new end-to-end tool suite helps animators create high-fidelity facial performances 3-10x faster than hand keying.
Boris FX 10 adds new support for Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 / CS5.5 (Mac and Windows), Sony Vegas Pro 11, and Grass Valley EDIUS 6.
Video Games Live unveils the lineup for its eighth annual Los Angeles show with a cavalcade of special guests, first time ever music premieres, industry stars, new interactive technology and incredible prizes.
Odyssey Pictures has put out a sneak peek at some of the artwork for the forthcoming animated feature, “Hank the Cowdog,” based on the beloved children’s literary franchise by John R. Erickson.
After several weeks of building an online following, this week saw the debut of the pilot episode of hilarious new animated sci-fi web series” New Eden.”
Tickets for the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI), celebrating the best of animation arts from around the world, go on sale June 1, 2012.
“Wolf Dog Tales,” an animated short film from director Bernadine Santistevan, will have its world premiere on June 4, 2012, at this year¹s Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Online game developer Red 5 Studios will establish its European headquarters in Cork, Ireland, creating 30 jobs in that region.
Framestore is further strengthening its CG department and integrated offering by hiring Liz Oliver, a CG line producer with extensive experience in multiplatform disciplines.
20th Century Fox released a new trailer for “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” that includes scenes not shown in previous versions.
Janney Montgomery Scott analyst Tony Wible reiterated his "buy" rating on shares of digital production and effects company Digital Domain Media Group, saying that recent news of a planned Abu Dhabi studio and Paramount's decision to push back the release of "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" will benefit the firm.
The new 30-second TV spot for Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises” hits the film's rise theme hard.
Richard Morrison has created the film titles for Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows,” the third collaboration between Burton and Morrison following the pair’s work on the opening sequences for “Batman” and “Sweeney Todd.”
Online animation school Animation Mentor announced that it has partnered with Autodesk to host an all-day animation workshop on Saturday, June 30, 2012.
International visual effects company Pixomondo announced the opening of a new studio in Detroit, Michigan, bringing their global network total to thirteen facilities spanning three continents.