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.
The One Club announces the addition of Parisfx to the Creative Week 2013 program in order to showcase the most creative and innovative French companies in digital arts and VFX.
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to develop animated “Bigfoot” series at FX; "American Dad" writer Matt McKenna is on board to develop the project, which is based on the faux autobiography books by Graham Roumieu.
The animated project centers on a handsome yet moronic undercover detective who does everything in his power to avoid solving crimes.
Veteran animated feature film executive Tito Ortiz returns to Chris Meledandri’s Illumination Entertainment as the company’s new VP of development.
As the final night of its VFX Convergence craft series, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presents a panel discussion on how matte paintings and set extensions allow films to be enriched by creating entire worlds never built or seen before.
Production Pipeline Expo will showcase a DreamWorks Animation session on the Art of “The Croods” and “Turbo” and a Pixomondo session about the FX work included within Universal Pictures’ hit film “Oblivion.”
The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film announces the award recipients at the 2013 edition of the festival, with the International Competition Grand Prix going to Belguim/France/Netherlands co-production “Oh, Willy.”
Europe's most influential conference on digital entertainment concludes with more than 3,200 professionals, students and journalists in attendance.
Over 200 representatives of the German and international animation industry attend the "Financing & Brands" conference on Thursday afternoon in Stuttgart's Haus der Wirtschaft.
Aardman, with Stephen Fry and Alistair McGowan, creates “The Lonely Dodo,” a short film for the international conservation charity Durell.
LOOK Effects hires visual effects industry veteran Wendy Lanning as executive visual effects producer.
Guillermo del Toro temas with HBO on the development of a new series, “Monster,” based on the manga comic by Naoki Urasawa.
Mirada Studios gives bestselling author Cornelia Funke’s dark, lush worlds a new dimension with an interactive app.