Auction house Bonhams announces the forthcoming sale of rare animation artifacts, including include concept artwork, three-dimensional maquettes, animation drawings and cels from Disney.
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After a year on the festival circuit, WÖNKY Films and The Spinkick Bros release their short film, Writer’s Block, online.
NVIDIA showcases ‘4K Your Way’ at NAB 2014, highlighting that their GPU technology powers over 150 solutions for broadcasters, VFX artists and post-production pros and supports demanding real-time 4K workflows.
Autodesk unveils Smoke 2015, the latest version of their professional video editing software, at NAB 2014; Smoke 2015 features 3D tracking, re-architected timeline FX workflow and a faster performance.
Coming off the success of Sleepy Hollow, FOX signs Synaptic VFX as the key VFX vendor for their new series Hieroglyph.
At NAB 2014 eyeon announced the release of their new playback and production solution for 4K HFR up to 120 FPS Stereoscopic, eyeon Generation 4K.
ftrack announces their latest tool, ftrack 2.6, has been adopted by The Mill for global asset management and use on all its commercials going forward.
Studio 100 Media acquires extensive distribution rights to vision X’s 2-D animated series Knietzsche.
Rainbow’s Winx Club will return for a seventh season on Nickelodeon’s global network of channels in 2015.
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.
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.