As part of Women In Animation’s series of panels on professional development, six top writers, character designers and voice actors discuss their methods for creating characters.
Dick Smith, the Oscar-winning maestro of makeup who helped create the effects for ‘The Exorcist,’ dies at the age of 92.
Philippe Gas named General Manager of Shanghai Disney Resort; Tom Wolber, from Walt Disney World Resort, replacing him at Euro Disney.
The studio options the 22-volume book series from the estate of American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey, who died in 2011.
Noteworthy character designer and talented 3D artist first gain attention for their university film, ‘A La Française.’
Federator’s online channel debuts a new series from ‘Adventure Time’ storyboard artist and writer Jesse Moynihan and his brother, musician and ‘Adventure Time’ composer Justin Moynihan.
‘Tangram Jam,’ developed and produced as part of the Cogswell Game Design & Development program, will be presented at the 2014 SIGGRAPH Conference’s “Appy Hour” showcase in Vancouver.
Allan Holly awarded Best in Show for ‘Coda’; Daniel Savage’s ‘Helium Harvey’ wins prize in the Animation for Kids category.
Former Entertainment One exec will oversee all aspects of production and programming in the kids & family business, leveraging the company's extensive development and production capabilities while further expanding the division’s strategic partnerships.
The King of Indie Animation set to debut his latest short film, ‘Footprints,’ during the festival’s Opening Night celebration along with footage from his latest feature, ‘Cheatin’.
London-based production company and animation studio announces the appointment of Judy Hill as Executive Producer in charge of New Business.
Leading visual effects post production studio specializing in high-end commercial finishing appoints Kira Karlstrom as Business Development Executive.
Minneapolis-based creative studio expands its visual effects department with the new hire of VFX artist Patricio Fernandez.
Paul Candland is named to the newly created position of president, The Walt Disney Company, Asia, with oversight of Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Greater China; Stanley Cheung, managing director of TWDC Greater China, is promoted to chairman of TWDC Greater China.
ILM, Method Studios, and Digital Domain among featured presenters; Real-Time Live event to showcase rendering advancements for independent filmmaking.
Award-winning integrated creative company announces the addition of Nellie Chung as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development.
Academy Award winner Christopher Walken takes on the role of King Louie, the ruler of a troop of monkeys and apes, while Giancarlo Esposito is to voice Akela, the leader of the wolf pack.
Industry veteran Mark Zoradi joins DreamWorks Animation as Chief Operating Officer; Lew Coleman assumes role of Vice-Chairman; Ann Daly elevated to President.
U.K.-based kids company CAKE Entertainment buys back the 51 percent stake previously owned by Spain’s Zinkia.
The actor who voices Thomas the Tank Engine in the beloved children's series quits, saying he isn't paid enough to continue performing the role.
UPDATE: Textor makes a statement regarding the Florida lawsuit, which he claims is politically motivated. The state of Florida files a lawsuit against former executives of Digital Domain Media Group Inc., saying the visual effects company was essentially a Ponzi scheme that defrauded the state out of more than $80 million in job-creation grants.