Steve Hickner’s new book is a detailed and expertly written guide to finding a job and building a career in animation.
History education gets a boost with TV series Lost Treasure Hunt, directed by Disney animator Richard Bazley and produced by Ghostbot Studios.
Canadian Eric Clément joins the Cinesite team in Montréal as CG Supervisor, bringing a wealth of experience and a strong reputation in the visual effects industry.
Formerly known as 1.1 VFX, the expanding visual effects and post boutique finds a new home at Bully Pictures.
As recipients of the 2013-14 Humanities Laureate Award, legendary animators The Brothers Quay are scheduled to speak at The DePaul Humanities Center On Wednesday, April 16; the event is free and open to the public.
Moonbot Studios is acquiring film rights to award-winning author Ellen Potter’s Olivia Kidney trilogy of young adult books, to be made into a live-action film with significant animation sequences.
Relativity Media attempts to scoop up YouTube multi-channel network Maker Studios from Disney with a last-minute bid worth up to $1.1 billion.
Xbox Entertainment Studios is producing a new digital feature based on the video game series Halo in conjunction with 343 Industries and celebrated sci-fi director/producer Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions.
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.