Sixteen-year ILM veteran will oversee all operational matters for Lucasfilm, ILM and Skywalker sound, reporting directly to Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and Walt Disney Studios president Alan Bergman.
Jon Chappell, Founder/CEO of Digital Rebellion will speak at February’s Los Angeles Creative Pro User Group.
ArenaNet taps Axis and Director Stephen Donnelly to create a teaser trailer for the second installment of the multiplayer online role playing game.
New development director to source and develop animated and live-action properties for 9 Story’s growing IP slate.
Swedish team Brikk inspires culinary artistry in a new PSA blending sharp tabletop with cleverly delectable cuisine design for Wolf Ranges.
New spot from biscuit filmworks directorial duo The Freise Brothers employs 3D modeling software and compositing techniques.
An interactive experience “for human beings between 5 and 105 years old,” ‘Way to Go’ is the follow-up to Morisset’s 2014 SXSW winner ‘BLA BLA.’
‘Birdman’ soars at CAS Awards; ‘Big Hero 6’ takes Animation Award; David Macmillan, CAS honored with CAS Career Achievement Award; Richard Linklater presented with CAS Filmmaker Award.
‘Birdman’ wins American Society of Cinematographers theatrical award; ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and ‘Manhattan’ take top honors in TV categories; Spotlight Award goes to ‘Concrete Night.’
Hornet joins forces with Leo Burnett London creative team Liam & Alison for ‘Lucy and The Boy,’ the second spot produced for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children’s ‘Share Aware’ campaign.
Studio strikes deal with iconic television producers Sid and Marty Krofft to develop a reimagined pilot of classic ‘70s live-action children series ‘Sigmund and the Sea Monsters.’
Directed by Adolescent Content’s 15-year-old director Claire Jantzen, animated short will be shown in theaters and air on the Disney Channel.
Big Block creates a powerhouse team with Corwin Carroll, Scott Prisand, Tom Pellegrini assuming concurrent roles as executive producers at Big Block Live.
Global short film and video competition for the film and advertising industries recognizes House Special’s ‘A Tale of Momentum & Inertia,’ ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ directed by Guillaume Blanchet, and NYOD ‘Long Live New York’ by Y&R New York.
‘Batman’ screenwriter Sam Hamm to develop script about an infestation of deadly hallucinogenic spores based on author Sayuri Ueda’s short story, ‘The Street of Fruiting Bodies.’
Michelle Melanson Cuperus is promoted to Executive Producer; Emmy-winning producer Susie Grondin is hired as Supervising Producer.
Disney’s senior management team now to report jointly to Disney CEO Bob Iger and newly-anointed Chief Operating Officer Thomas O. Staggs.
Animated Shorts program includes Sundance winner Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ and the new Pixar short ‘Lava.’
Shanghai-based studio, known for its radical reinvention of Batman, Catwoman and Bane in Cartoon Network’s 2012 DC Nation shorts ‘Batman of Shanghai,’ is one year into production on its first feature-length project.
New lead creative technologist is a prolific developer of transformative apps, games, platforms, and interactive experiences.
Animator/illustrator Rachel Ryle brings her quirky stop-motion aesthetic to a new trailer for 20th Century Fox’s ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service.’