Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia to spotlight virtual production in Gravity, Avatar 2 and more with speakers including Chris DeFaria, Tim Webber and Jon Landau.
Former Aardman Features exec Sarah Smith launches a UK animation studio with backing from Elisabeth Murdoch and VFX house Double Negative.
Co-founders of Maker Studios file a lawsuit seeking to block an April 15 shareholder vote approving the multichannel network’s recently announced $500 million-plus sale to Disney.
Phase 4 Films releases a new trailer and poster for Jay & Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie, written by Kevin Smith and directed by Steve Stark.
HP unveils two new DreamColor displays, the HP Z27x and Z24x, which feature the second generation DreamColor Engine and can provide up to 1.07 billion on-screen colors.
Genius Brands International appoints Matthew Kornberg Controller, a position that will have him maximizing the financial assets of the company and overseeing the operations of the company’s financial unit.
The School of Visual Arts announces the presenters for the 25th Annual Dusty Awards taking place May 13 which includes a variety of names from the world of film and animation including Randall Emmett, Yvette Kaplan, and Ralph Bakshi.
The PDI/DreamWorks head of character animation helps bring one of animation’s classic duos to the big screen.
Chaos Group will present a series of presentations at FMX 2014 to highlight improvements to V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max and Maya and show how V-Ray supports VFX students and independent filmmakers.
Newly-signed Passion Pictures directors againstallodds release “Gladly Tuesday,” a new commercial created by Boston advertising agency Hill Holliday for Bank of America made in the style of the 1930s-era Popeye cartoon.
Double Negative announces the formation of new Feature Animation Division led by ex-DreamWorks Associate Producer Tom Jacomb.
Rainmaker Entertainment appoints Fonda Snyder to the newly created position of Vice President Creative Development and Sale effective May 1.
Troika signs Creative Director Seton Kim to lead creative for the Entertainment & Sports client roster.
The design studio Bl:nd teams up with SpotCo to produce a hand-drawn film for Sting’s new Broadway show The Last Ship.
Syfy announces a new mythological drama series, Olympus, written by Nick Willing and produced by Reunion Pictures and Olympus TV (London) Limited in association with Great Point Media.
Hornet director Yves Geleyn directs a powerful animated PSA, Monster in the Closet, for non-profit States United to Prevent Gun Violence.
Hiccup Media welcomes international fashion director John Poliquin, and announces a redesigned website that highlights the company’s approach, their clients and their work.
Steven Universe, the new series from writer and storyboard artist Rebecca Sugar, premieres on Teletoon Canada's flagship Can't Miss Thursdays programming block Thursday, April 24.
Naked partners with Roof studio to develop an innovative project involving 45 eight-second bumpers, each depicting vibrant and extremely precise detailed 3D animation of a different themed mechanical world for, TF1.
Atomic Cartoons revs up creative investment with an initiative to develop more original properties and diversify offerings, and with the appointment of new creative director, Luke Carroll.