Special guests at the 18th annual Animac to include British animator Chris Shepherd, Czech stop-motion master Jiří Barta, the makers of The Amazing World of Gumball, musician/animator tandem Péter Vacz and Joseph Wallace, Polish animator Piotr Szczepanowicz, and abstract Japanese animator Maya Yonesho, among others.
Cinedigm announces plans to release an English-language version of Aachi & Ssipak on DVD, Blu-ray, and digital platforms on March 11th with an early digital release of the first chapters on YouTube starting February 11th.
Brand New School announces the appointment of long-time in-house contributor Robert Bisi to creative director/director.
Genius Brands International announces the consumer product licensing partners for Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 which includes Factory Entertainment and Black Lantern.
The Solid State teams with The Smith Family on an animated web series to raise awareness of over 600,000 disadvantaged Australian children.
A trailer is released for a new documentary filmed on location at Rhythm & Hues Studios during the weeks following the company’s devastating bankruptcy.
Industrial Light & Magic prepares to launch a new feature visual effects facility in central London with plans to serve as the base of operations for Star Wars Episode VII in addition to other feature productions.
Prime Focus World serves as solve visual effects provider for director Mark Waters’ Vampire Academy, delivering over 500 VFX shots for the film.
Steve Borst and Gary “Doodles” Di Raffaele create original buddy-comedy series filled with humor, music and booty shakin’ energy.
MPC completes more than 550 shots for Disney’s The Lone Ranger, ranging from full CG canyons, caves and Comanche attacks to CG trains, horses, birds, arrows, fire and scorpions.
The director, who will be receiving the VES' 2014 Visionary Award, discusses the unique process of reverse-engineering his Oscar-contending blockbuster.
Former vice president of visual effects at 20th Century Fox to spearhead Gener8's expansion into growing VFX post production market.
Visual effects artists, innovators, industry leaders and celebrities -- including Pharrell Williams, Johnny Knoxville, and Patton Oswalt -- gather to celebrate outstanding VFX talent.
GKIDS in deal For Cartoon Saloon’s Song of the Sea, the highly anticipated second feature from Oscar-nominated director Tomm Moore (The Secret of Kells).
Multi-disciplinary designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby team with Nexus animation director Celyn to produce an animated film showcasing The Map Table for cutting-edge furniture manufacturers Vitra.
DreamWorks Animation begins a new chapter with the launch of Dreamworks Press; Perseus Books Group tapped for sales and distribution of titles based on beloved dreamworks characters and franchises.
On the heels of its takeover in December, Teletoon now sits under the new Corus Kids vertical, headed by VP of television Colin Bohm.
Hornet director Julia Pott releases a new film for Oreo Canada's Olympic effort brimming with her playful, illustrative aesthetic and whimsical charm.
‘Monuments Men’ star says U.K. not only should return art treasures to Greece but VFX jobs to the U.S.