VFX Producer Sophie Orde joins Framestore’s film department, where she has been hired to run the production for Universal’s ‘Dracula Untold.’
Critically acclaimed 2D/3D hybrid series The Amazing World of Gumball is nominated for two awards, alongside Strange Hill High and holiday specials Room on the Broom and The Snowman and The Snowdog, dedicated to the memory of animator John Coates.
CVMP Conference to explore cutting-edge advances in post production technology; speakers include Tim Webber, VFX Supervisor on ‘Gravity.’
iam8bit studios announces Part Of A Complete Breakfast, the first-ever solo exhibition of former Disney and Pixar artist Ben Butcher, opening November 7.
Disney releases concept art for the 'Avatar' installation underway at the Animal Kingdom theme park located at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.
Chris Meledandri to give keynote address at 2013 VES Summit; Andrew Merkin, Head of Special Projects and Transmedia at Mirada Studios, and Max Michael, Head of Business Development, Asia at UTA, among highlighted Speakers.
CafeFX co-founder Jeff Barnes partners with Portland-based digital production and animation studio Bent Image Lab to oversee the company’s new Digital Media Group.
Troika partners with TSN to rebrand the daily hockey news show, That’s Hockey, which will be launched simultaneously with the 2013-2014 NHL season.
Aniplex of America announces the theatrical debut of Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Move: Rebellion on December 3.
Stan Lee’s first ever Indian superhero, Chakra: The Invincible, to premiere November 30 on Cartoon Network in India.
A call for entries is made for the 15th International Animation Festival in Japan − HIROSHIMA 2014, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the festival office in 1984.
A new animated short film set in the “Unseen University” of Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld produced by the Ireland’s Animation Hub -- the Irish School of Animation at Ballyfermot College of Further Education, Trinity College Dublin and Giant Animation Studios -- launches at a special world premiere screening at the Science Gallery in Trinity College.
Athena Studios and the Bay Area chapter of the Visual Effects Society restore Black Angel, legendary Star Wars-era short film believed missing for over 30 years.
The Visual Effects Society names Academy Award winner John Dykstra recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award.
The UK’s Northumbria University produces a new animation to challenge stereotypes relating to welfare reforms to be screened at the House of Commons.
The preeminent post production organization honors technology developer Avid with the Charles S. Swartz Award for a heritage of outstanding contributions.
CreaCon Group appoints Imira Entertainment to represent the animated series City of Friends in Latin America, Spain, Italy and Portugal.
The Holland Animation Film Festival, the largest animation film festival of the Netherlands highlighting films from art-house and commercial to cartoons and 3D, issues a call for entries for the 2014 edition of the festival, to be held March 19-23.
Winners are announced for Poland’s fourth annual Se-ma-for Stop Motion Film Festival, led by Slovenian-German puppet animation Boles and Norwegian student film, But milk is important by Anna Mantzaris and Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen.
Sky Arts, in association with IdeasTap, is giving away five £30,000 bursaries and mentoring support to talented artists aged 18-30 from the UK and Ireland.
In preparation for the U.S. release of its second CG-animation feature, South Africa-based Triggerfish Animation Studios unveils the first official film trailer for Khumba.
Leading up to VIEW 2013, VIEWFest kicks off with the Italian premiere of Sony’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 and directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn.