Hornet releases a new trailer for “Caveirão,” a short film directed by Guilherme Marcondes utilizing live-action, 2D animation and 3D VFX.
Digital Domain Co-Founder Scott Ross headlines panel of industry experts at live NYC event slated for June 10. Online viewers and onsite attendees can take part in real-time polling on key issues.
Thirteen students from nine U.S. colleges and universities, along with three students from foreign universities, are selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Student Academy Awards competition.
The UK’s NFTS launches three-month training certificate in Character Animation to be taught at Aardman by industry professionals.
Supervisor Nick Markel takes us inside The Third Floor’s previs work on Joe Kosinski's sci-fi thriller.
2nd Screen Global Con presents “Everything Small Screen,” a family-friendly expo and conference featuring kids’ entertainment, animation, second-screen, tech, and CGI.
SIGGRAPH 2013 releases an early preview of its schedule of production sessions to be featured at this year’s conference and as part of the Computer Animation Festival.
VFX company LOOK Effects helps “The Grand Budapest Hotel” find financial support from Baden-Württemberg’s regional funding agency.
Editorial house Spot Welders launches Shipping + Handling, headed up by VFX supervisor Casey Price and executive producer J. Patrick McElroy.
Blacklist’s Holbrooks, Y&R New Zealand and Flying Fish team up to create the spot, “Parcel,” for Red Cross New Zealand.
Winners are announced for the 2013 edition of the New York School of Visual Art’s Dusty Film & Animation Festival and Awards.
Recording star Beyoncé creates an original song, “Rise Up,” for the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios motion picture, “Epic,” for which she also voices one of the lead characters.
London-based visual effects company uses pioneering VFX techniques to bring Audrey Hepburn back to the screen in a commercial campaign for AMV BBDO and Galaxy chocolate.
Disney Channel promotes Adam Bonnett to the newly created position of executive vice president, Original Programming, Disney Channels Worldwide.
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.