Former Hub exec joins fellow GBI Board of Directors industry vet Anthony Thomopoulos, former Governor of California Gray Davis, Hollywood Reporter publisher and senior VP Lynne Segall, ROAR co-founder Bernard Cahill, and former JP Morgan Entertainment Group managing director Clark Hallren.
The New York indie animator riffs on her struggles with depression, film financing, gender bias and the challenges of making her first feature film.
New Nickelodeon bumpers come in a range of animation techniques, including stop-motion and traditional 2D.
Directed by Kelly Asbury, Sony Pictures Animation’s forthcoming untitled ‘Smurfs’ feature is produced by Jordan Kerner and co-produced by Mary Ellen Bauder.
Director Daniel Minahan and animator Alex Kupershmidt to be honored with Dusty Outstanding Alumni Awards at the School of Visual Arts’ 26th Annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival.
Spielberg returns to Warner Bros. to direct an adaptation of ‘Reader Player One,’ the bestselling sci-fi novel that takes place in a virtual world.
Titled 'Billion Brick Race,' spinoff joins three 'LEGO' movies already on Warner Bros.' release schedule.
Indie King Bill Plympton’s award-winning hand-drawn feature, ‘Cheatin’, prepares for a national theatrical rollout with screenings in New York and other cities beginning April 3.
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.