Beijing-based VFX house provided visual effects for Chinese box office hits ‘Monster Hunt’ and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’
‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ wins nine critics’ awards, including best director and best visual effects; Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ wins best animated feature; Netflix series ‘BoJack Horseman’ wins best animation series.
2016 edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival to include the world premiere of Igor Kovalyov’s short film, ‘Before Love.’
Under the lead of VFX supervisor Nicolas Chevallier, Cinesite provides digital matte paintings and set extensions, fluid and particle simulations, character animation, lighting, compositing and more for director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s ‘The Revenant.’
Independent animation distributor garners double Oscar nominations for Best Animated Feature with Alê Abreu’s ‘Boy and the World’ and Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There.’
Nominees for Best Animated Feature are ‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Boy and the World,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie,’ and ‘When Marnie Was There.’
DreamWorks Animation, Sony Classical, Music, Animated Feature, Kung Fu Panda 3, Hans Zimmer, The Vamps, Jay Chou, Patrick Brasca, Patrick Brasca, Lang
American Society of Cinematographers nominates ‘Beasts of No Nation,’ ‘Macbeth’ and ‘Son of Saul’ for Spotlight Award recognizing outstanding cinematography in feature-length projects screened at festivals, internationally, or in limited theatrical release.
Disney veteran to succeed Brad Globe, who will step down in February after more than a decade overseeing WBCP.
Memorial celebration for Bob Balser, the animation director for The Beatles’ 1968 feature, ‘Yellow Submarine,’ to be held Saturday, January 16 at the Marina City Club in Marina del Rey, CA.
Legendary animator Don Bluth and producer Gary Goldman join forces to bring a classically animated ‘Dragon's Lair: The Movie’ to the big screen, raising more than $390,000 to produce a four-minute pitch presentation video.
Nexus directors Smith & Foulkes announce the release of ‘Animals,’ a 60-second commercial for U.S. business messaging interface Slack.
Flame artist has previously worked with Big Block, Brand New School, Digital Domain, Fuel, Logan and MPC.
Selections announced for Narrative, Non-Narrative, Graduate, Student and Commissioned Film competition categories.
Competition judges include Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality luminaries from Microsoft, Oculus, Sony, PTC Unity Technologies, University of Southern California and UploadVR.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ leads feature film nominations; ‘The Peanuts Movie’ is top animated film contender; ‘Game of Thrones’ leads the broadcast field and scores most nominations overall.
Managing director Maria Hanafy to run international animatics shop’s 10th location, joining offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, London, São Paulo, Bangkok, Tel Aviv, Düsseldorf and Shanghai.
Filmmakers join John Krasinski and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs for Oscar Nominations in 24 Categories, including short animation, feature animation and visual effects.
Accomplished directors join live-action division; company adds Roxanneanco as East Coast rep for live action, design and animation.
Annual voting event showcases visual effects for the Academy’s shortlisted films: ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ ‘The Martian,’ ‘The Revenant,’ ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ ‘Tomorrowland’ and ‘The Walk.’
Sci-tech Oscars are awarded to Airwall, Dolby Laboratories, DreamWorks Animation, Image Shaker, ILM, LAIKA Animation Studios, Rhythm & Hues, Sony Pictures Imageworks, The Foundry and Tweak Software.
Award is the seventh win for Pixar Animation Studios from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in the 10 years since the category was created.