Media & Entertainment Track at GTC 2015 to highlight breakthroughs in GPU technology across broadcast, video, and filmmaking
Approximately half of PDI’s 450 workers will lose their jobs; the others will be offered positions at the DWA campus in Glendale.
Studio moving feature production from three films per year down to two; reduction in output will result in a loss of approximately 500 jobs across divisions and locations.
New York and Brooklyn-based production company opens shop in London’s Shoreditch area, representing directors Yves Geleyn, Dan & Jason, Peter Sluszka, Julia Pott, Gabe Askew, Eran Hilleli and Parallel.
Exclusive featurette takes a closer look at how the film’s hero Manolo found his voice with commentary from director Jorge R.Gutierrez and producer Guillermo del Toro.
‘Interstellar’ actor is the first to board the untitled animated project to be directed by Garth Jennings.
‘Homeland’ star to voice Papa Smurf in all-animated feature from Sony Pictures Animation directed by Kelly Asbury.
Stefan Sonnenfeld named CEO of the new business unit; Encore’s Bill Romeo appointed Chief Marketing Officer; Joshua Touber appointed COO.
Award-winning independent visual effects producer and freelance VFX consultant Mike Chambers is elected Board Chair.
New short film by Dutch filmmaker and artist Rosto to premiere at the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.
Hand-drawn short film from Orana Films, the team behind the 2011 viral sensation ‘(Notes on) Biology,’ debuts on PBS prior to its release online.
Pixel Veil Productions unveils trailer for new short, ‘The Alchemist’s Letter,’ from the director of 2008 Student Academy Award finalist ‘Toumai.’
Teesside University’s annual Animex Festival to include a full day dedicated to Britain’s independent games studios and developers.
The Room founder Ben Murray assumes new role as VP of Creative Services at Technicolor-PostWorks NY.
Its leaders citing a lack of financial support, a campaign to end international VFX subsidies to U.S. studios has ended.
Participants selected for free, two-day storyboarding workshop led by animator Matt Danner will be provided with a free one-month license for Toon Boom’s Storyboard Pro software.
Alternately known as ‘Metegol’ and ‘Futbol,’ CG animated family feature became the third-highest grossing film of the year when it was released in its home country of Argentina in 2013.
Kuwait-born, U.S.-educated psychologist Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa is awarded the 2014 Islamic Economy Award for ‘THE 99,’ named by ‘Forbes’ magazine as one of the Top 20 Trends Sweeping the Globe.
‘LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League’ kicks off with a family-friendly World Premiere event at The Paley Center for Media in New York on January 24.
Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller take to the Internet following the announcement of nominations for the 87th Academy Awards.
‘Me and My Moulton’ director Torill Kove releases a new clip inspired by her Oscar-nominated animated short.
Oscar nominees for Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short at the 87th Academy Awards write and call in with their reactions.