Senior CG Generalist David Carlson, formerly of Digital Domain, joins the ArsenalFX post production team; Cortney Haile is promoted to head of operations; Casey Conroy is named VFX director.
Content incubator Wildseed Studios announces a new investment from the commercial arm of Welsh broadcaster S4C.
To celebrate what would have been Norman McLaren’s 100th birthday in 2014, the National Film Board of Canada and the Quartier des Spectacles Partnership are inviting artists from around the world to respond to a call for projects entitled McLaren Wall-to-Wall.
Culver City-based visual effects house Zoic Studios adds Casey Hupke as Art Director for Zoic’s commercial and games division.
Creative strategic design agency eyeball announces the addition of David Edelstein as Managing Director, Broadcast, and Danny Rosenbloom as Managing Director, Commercials.
Guru Studio announces the appointment of Justin Time Producer Amy Robson to the position of Vice President of Production; executive move comes on the heels of Justin Time’s sixth Annie Award nomination.
Margaret Dean, the director of production for Mattel’s Playground Productions and co-president of Women in Animation, a non-profit dedicated to connecting, supporting, and empowering women in the field of animation, discusses her experience within the animation industry in a Q&A.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors guild announces that it will be honoring James Cameron with its MPSE Filmmaker Award at the 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony to be held on February 16, 2014.
A new trailer is released for Millenium Films’ The Legend of Hercules, starring Kellan Lutz as the mythical Greek hero.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces nominations for the 41st Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation.
Nexus Productions takes Gold for Best Animation for Honda "Hands," at the British Arrows Craft Awards 2013 while MPC wins Gold for Best CGI for Three Mobile “The Pony.” MPC colorist Jean-Clement Soret is presented with the British Arrows Craft Fellowship award.
Sydney, Australia-based production house Sticky Pictures is awarded Best Children’s Production at the 2013 Screen Producers Australia awards for season three of the animated comedy The Dukes of Broxstonia.
Stig Gruman, VP of Worldwide M&E Sales at Audodesk Media and Entertainment, dies unexpectedly on November 23, 2013, at the age of 51.
Ink announces a new animated TV series in development based on Subway Surfers, the smash-hit app that is one of the hottest new brands in the gaming sector.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 wraps up with an emphasis on virtual and augmented reality; highlights include interactive technologies and education through animation, as well as the latest technologies.
The anonymous blogger behind the 'VFX Soldier' blog reveals his identity in order to lead a protest outside DreamWorks Animation in conjunction with President Obama’s visit.
On the second day of a statewide tour, President Obama visits DreamWorks Animation in Glendale to deliver a speech to employees and participate in a roundtable discussion with studio executives.
LA-based Mike Young Productions Inc. sues a holding company it claims blocked its attempt to take over the US arm of insolvent French firm Moonscoop SA.
Marking a major push into film, content and promo work, WildChild signs Melissa Miller as Executive Producer to lead the company in an ambitious expansion.