Intensive 10-week Introduction to Compositing for Feature Films to be taught by RSP senior compositor Paul Kirwan using The Foundry’s NUKE.
GKIDS acquires North American rights to ‘Only Yesterday’ from Studio Ghibli co-founder and Academy Award nominee Isao Takahata; new English-language version featuring Daisy Ridley and Dev Patel to receive 25th anniversary theatrical release winter 2016.
Champion of Portuguese animation was instrumental in helping to bring the country to international cultural prominence following its return to democracy in 1975.
The Sundance Institute presents ‘Shorts Lab LA: Animation,’ featuring speakers Tom Kenny, Kirsten Lepore, Julia Pott, David OReilly and Kent Osborne, at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on Sunday, August 23.
Panel featuring special guests plus a preview screening of two new episodes set for Thursday, October 8th at New York Comic Con.
From ‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ director Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ comes to Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on October 6, 2015.
Now in its fourth edition, the biennial Bristol Festival of Puppetry will kick off with The Quay Brothers Retrospective on Thursday, August 27; Barry Purves Retrospective to be held Saturday, August 29.
Selected from the largest showcase of short animations in the U.S., The Northwest Animation Fest is set to present 14 of this year’s best animated shorts from around the world.
Other featured talks at VIEW 2015 to include Blue Sky’s Scott Carroll on ‘The Peanuts Movie,’ Pixar’s Kim White on ‘Inside Out’ and Sony’s Michael Kurinsky on production design for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2.’
Created over the course of seven months, dialog-free animated short pairs sound design and a distinctive visual look and adventurous color palette to help tell the story.
North American premiere of Cordell Barker’s ‘If I Was God’ joins acclaimed new films by Sarah Van Den Boom and Randall Lloyd Okita.
Stop-motion short, ‘Evolve: A Foody Tale,’ produced by a group of students from local schools in Turin with the support of the VIEW Conference, aims to draw awareness to the importance of food safety.
Seattle-based Haptic Animation Amplifier will include a historical timeline of Pacific Northwest animation and a database of every animated film ever made in the region, as well as touring short film theatrical programs.
Former VP of Production at Sony Pictures Imageworks takes the helm of FuseFX’s Vancouver operation, which is currently producing visual effects for shows for FOX, A&E, Syfy and CBS.
Brown Bag Films to retain its brand, with founders Cathal Gaffney, Darragh O’Connell and the senior management team continuing to lead the company.
Stars and filmmakers of upcoming Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm movies featured at Saturday’s live-action event.
A 30-year industry veteran, Welch has extensive experience in Visual Effects and Production management, and knows the entertainment business on a ground-up operational and financial basis.
Veteran animation executives Penney Finkelman Cox and Sandra Rabins to lead the Chinese animation company’s expansion into Hollywood with three features currently in production and an ambitious plan to complete a new feature every 18 months.
The Colonie welcomes assistant editors Emily Hayes and Stephania Dulowski to its creative team, moves Ben Pokorny to the company’s VFX/finishing department.
ftrack 3.2 comes out next week with new API and customizable Workflows, as well as an app to come later in the year.