Buster signs Joseph Kiely as the company’s new Executive Creative Director for motion graphics, and Neville Burtis as Executive Creative Director of the agency’s print, outdoor and digital division.
SCORE Concert Productions, the Malmo Symphony Orchestra and Bandai Namco Partners Sweden announce Jason Graves as the guest conductor for Joystick 5.0.
Designer of famed title sequences for Alfred Hitchcock and Martin Scorsese gets elaborate animated tribute.
Animation and visual effects company Worker Studio secures the option to produce an animated property based on the comedy album, “Phil Hartman’s Flat TV.”
Jason Bateman is in talks to voice a starring role in a new Walt Disney Animation feature project that will be directed by “Tangled” director Byron Howard.
Sony Pictures Entertainment closes its deal with Shane Black to co-write and direct “Doc Savage,” which Black is eyeing as his next film.
Dark Planet Comics announces the digital release of its very first title, Silver, a 12-issue miniseries that marks the comic book debut from animation veteran Stephan Franck.
Ntropic utilizes Autdoesk’s Flame and Maya to create extraordinary visual effects for the newest stereoscopic 3D video installation, “Creation,” from artist Marco Brambilla.
shade VFX announces its expansion to Bergamot Station in Santa Monica and the appointment of Lisa Maher as Business Development Executive.
A stellar Motion Picture Academy VFX Convergence program shines a welcome spotlight on the world of previsualization.
Animated in the style of a retro video game, “RPG OKC” tells the story of two minor video game characters who go on a perilous first date after meeting each other on an internet dating website.
The Academy hosts the final event in its three-week VFX Convergence craft series, “From Matte Paintings to Full Environments and Set Extensions,” moderated by visual effects branch governor Craig Barron and visual effects branch member Theresa Rygiel.
Bill Desowitz reports back from Pixar about how global illumination is powering the upcoming Monsters University and The Blue Umbrella.