Buzz Potamkin, one of animation’s most beloved producers, passed away from pancreatic cancer on Sunday, April 22nd.
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Disney XD delves inside the computer world of The Grid and the people who live there with "TRON: Uprising," a visually striking new animated television series that follows the heroic journey of a new character, a young program named Beck, who becomes the unlikely leader of a revolution.
3Dconnexion announced that Luxology modo 601 now includes certified 3Dconnexion 3D mouse support, enabling users to immerse themselves in the powerful animation, modeling, painting, and rendering features of this popular software while enjoying a completely natural way to position and navigate 3D content.
Complementing the latest trailer for the July 3 release of The Amazing Spider-Man feature film reboot, Sony Pictures Entertainment has launched “The Amazing Spider-Man AR,” a free augmented reality, 3D app experience based on the movie.
Venice, California-based Wemo Media announced details of the technology and business infrastructure powering the creation of their ocean-inspired app called “theBlu.”
TELETOON Canada announced that the Canadian launch date for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim has been set for July 4, 2012.
“Exoids,” directed by Aristomenis 'Meni' Tsirbas, is the latest film from Gnomon Studios and MeniThings productions.
Gravity was tapped by Microsoft Advertising and Y&R New York to create and produce the CG-animated “Samurai,” an original, two-minute web video promoting Microsoft.
DUCK brought the full force of 10 of its best to bear on a monster 12-spot campaign for the United States Olympic Committee via Y&R.
Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Click 3X does just that in a high-energy spot for the Maryland Lottery's MONOPOLY scratch-off ticket, bringing the board game's iconic dog to startling CGI life.
Thirty-five students from 20 U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition, including nine animated shorts.
Under a 20-year deal, the theater formerly known as the Kodak has been renamed the Dolby Theatre, and will remain the home for the Academy Awards through at least 2033.
FotoKem's nextLAB collaborated with Canon on the design of the first end-to-end, 4K production-to-post file system for the Cinema EOS C500 demo film, “Man & Beast.”
Evil Eye Pictures has contributed nearly 200 visual effects shots for Marvel’s highly anticipated “The Avengers” directed by Joss Whedon.
Post facility Rogue State completed over 100 VFX shots for the upcoming TV movie Dragon Wasps, which is slated to air this summer on the Syfy cable television network.
Amazon.com announced that Amazon Studios is expanding its development efforts into comedy and children’s series.
Super 78 Studios is producing an animated feature for release in both the U.S. and China in late 2013.
Hiroyuki Okiura’s second directorial effort, "A LETTER TO MOMO," won the Best Feature Film Prize at the 11th AniFest (FFF 2012), held in Teplice, Czech Republic from April 26 to May 1, 2012.
FMX 2012 will highlight the advent of Virtual Production with programming tracks on World Building and Previs, Megasessions covering “Reel Steel,” “Tintin” and “Hugo,” VFX showcases on “Battleship” and “The Hunger Games,” and animation highlights covering “Dr. Seuss' The Lorax” and Marvel's “The Avengers.”
Bulldog Licensing has announced details of an agreement for classic animation property "Roobarb and Custard" that will see the development of a brand new plush line featuring the cartoon icons.
After snagging a pair of key advertising talents in EP Misha Louy and CD Wyatt Neumann, Decon is keeping the momentum going with the addition of publishing, music and TV veteran Sacha Jenkins.