Former Marathon and Zodiak Media executive Philippe Alessandri launches WatchNext Media, aimed at creating appealing characters, engaging brands and aspirational stories.
Animated watercolors bring story of two brothers, voiced by political comic Hari Kondabolu, to life in a tale of separated brothers, chance meetings and identity.
Vancouver-based VanCG meetup group taps Shotgun production management and review software for its latest open-movie live-action/CG project, ‘Galactic Battles.’
New York-based production and animation company adds veteran director and animator Elliot Lim to the roster of multi-disciplined filmmakers.
Industry veteran to serve as Executive Producer at New York office of award-winning bi-coastal visual effects studio.
South Korea’s ‘Johnny Express,’ directed by James Woo, also wins an Audience Award and Jury Award at the 2015 New York International Children’s Film Festival.
Salma Hayek’s animated passion project based on the 100 million-selling masterpiece by Lebanese poet Kahlil Gibran opens August 7 In NYC & LA followed by national expansion.
Don Parker, senior director on Autodesk’s Shotgun team, talks about the software’s use on 300: Rise of an Empire as well as how integrating production technologies impacts a studio’s ability to manage movie production as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Estonia’s ‘House of Unconsciousness’ wins the Grand Prix award in the narrative short category; Japan’s ‘Dark Mixer’ wins in the non-narrative short category.
David Morin, a driving force at Autodesk in virtual production standards and technology, talks about the growing significance and future role of virtual production technologies in moviemaking as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Special guests to include Disney directors Don Hall and Chris Williams, producer Roy Conli, visual effects supervisor Kyle Odermatt, head of animation Zach Parrish, and director of cinematography lighting Adolph Lusinsky.
As lead VFX studio, MPC was responsible for a variety of 3D and 2D effects, including creating Jack’s beanstalk, creatures such as Cinderella’s birds, mice, snakes and a cow, magic effects, fantasy environments, and transformation shots.
International premiere of new short film by Dutch filmmaker and artist, Rosto, kicks off the 2015 edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival in Utrecht.
Lighting Technical Director at Industrial Light & Magic to present special guest lecture on Wednesday, March 25.
Award-winning Los Angeles-based director has helped create campaigns for clients such as Guinness, MTV, Honda and Google.
London visual effects house partners with ITV Studios for the CG-animated reimagining of the beloved ‘Thunderbirds’ series set to premiere this spring.
New Montreal team to focus on development of MAXON products and SDK Support for strategic partnerships and third-party developers.
Oscar-nominated animated short follows a husband and wife who have grown apart: he lives on the floor, she lives on the ceiling, and their marriage hangs in the balance.
Conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia announces ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘VFX in Commercials’ and ‘Animation Wild 'n Strange’ program events, as well as Tech Talks covering the latest innovations in filmmaking.