SIGGRAPH 2012 announces the Computer Animation Festival's Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, and Well Told Fable Prize recipients.
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Activision Publishing and High Moon Studios tapped Digital Domain and Mothership Director Neil Huxley to create the new teaser trailer for the highly anticipated TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON video game.
Prime Focus World turns to infrastructure platforms Shotgun and Revolver to seamlessly connect 3,000 VFX artists and technicians worldwide for feature film projects including “Men in Black 3.”
DQ Entertainment announces production on a $45 million stereoscopic 3D animated feature film based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale “The Jungle Book.”
Elastic director Andy Hall takes top honors in the Advertising/Promotional Film category at the Annecy International Film Festival for his work on the Red Cross holiday gift donation campaign.
Boutique visual effects company UnitZeroVFX embarks on its first feature film project, supernatural thriller “The Quiet Ones.”
Boinx Software’s iPad app just updated with a new theater featuring the best of user videos, integration with iCloud, better image quality through Exposure and White Balance customization, and more.
Nickelodeon releases a trailer for the network’s first full-length stop-motion animated special, “It’s A SpongeBob Christmas!”
Veteran voice actor June Foray was recognized with an Emmy award in the category of Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for her role as Mrs. Cauldron in Cartoon Network’s "The Garfield Show."
Now in its 14th year, the Rushes Soho Shorts Festival announced the Official Festival Program for 2012.
Bulldog Licensing, the UK representative for the Garfield brand, announced that the legendary cartoon cat will soon be making his debut on leading print on-demand greetings site Moonpig.
On its second weekend out, DreamWorks Animation’s “Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted” held on the top spot at the box office, beating out 1980s jukebox musical “Rock of Ages” and Adam Sandler's R-rated “That's My Boy.”
Buster joins the Ubisoft party with their trailer for the upcoming “Just Dance 4,” the latest in the “Just Dance” game franchise.
VOICE 2012, the world’s only international voice acting convention, honors producers Joe Ruby and Ken Spears.
The AniMazSpot 2012 Festival, running September 10 - 16, will hold events at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale and the modern Woodbury University Theater in Burbank.
Entertainment One Family partners with Disney Junior to bring children’s series “Peppa Pig” to Spain and Italy.
Disney’s short film “Paperman” will make its theatrical debut in front of “Wreck-It Ralph,” which hits theaters nationwide on November 2, 2012.
Pixar Animation Studios announced that RenderMan for Autodesk Maya is to be combined with RenderMan Studio as a single premium software solution.
Branding and design studio Trollbäck + Company won several PromaxBDA Awards for its Nickelodeon image campaign and Fox Soccer promo.
The Animation Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers announced that they have reached a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement.
The Visual Effects Society will conduct Career Fairs in Los Angeles, New York and London on Saturday, June 16, 2012.