In this two-part interview from FMX 2015, Digital Domain founder and former CEO Scott Ross discusses the major issues affecting today’s visual effects industry, including flawed economic models, lack of a trade association, studio wage collusion, and government subsidies.
Adult Swim announces panels and signings for popular network shows ‘Robot Chicken,’ ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force Forever,’ ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’ and ‘Rick and Morty.’
With an extensive list of credits including ‘Jupiter Ascending,’ ‘The Best of Me,’ ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ ‘Riddick,’ ‘White House Down’ and ‘Underworld Awakening,’ Marc A. Rousseau joins Cinesite’s Montréal Studio as VFX Executive Producer.
New animation studio on Vancouver Island will serve Bron’s production needs on ‘Henchmen,’ the company’s first full-length animated feature film.
Annecy International Animation Film Festival and International Animation Film Market wraps in France with a slew of deals and new partnerships.
More than 80 projects are set to be presented to potential co-producers, buyers and investors at the 26th annual Cartoon Forum, taking place in Toulouse, France September 15-18.
Pixar Animation Studios to share new footage from upcoming films, celebrate the 20th Anniversary of ‘Toy Story,’ and more at its first-ever D23 EXPO booth.
Stop motion short film inspired by the works of Stephen and Timothy Quay and Jan Švankmajer employs puppets and sets made from found objects.
Deadline for submissions to the second year of the Toronto Animated Image Society’s four-month Research and Production Animation Residency program is July 31, 2015.
Tim Clark and Karine Lafranchise are selected as trainee animators and will be joining the feature animation team at Cinesite’s Montréal studios to work on ‘Charming.’
Recognizing excellence in 3D animation, visual effects, visualization and game design, the animago AWARD will be presented on Thursday, October 15 at the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE.
VisFX powerhouse Scott Pritchard, 2D Sequence Supervisor from Industrial Light and Magic, to present a Masterclass revealing unseen content previews at The Children’s Media Conference 2015.
New original series from Daniel Chong -- the latest to come out of Cartoon Network’s short form animation program -- to receive exclusive screening at Annecy; Network returns to festival to seek next generation of talent.
Women In Animation co-presidents Marge Dean and Kristy Scanlan present findings and host a panel discussion with advisory board members Bonnie Arnold, Margie Cohn, Lenora Hume and Adina Pitt on the state of women in animation.
Further fortifying its footprint within France and abroad, French animation studio Mikros plans to hire 400 animators for its Paris, Belgium and Montreal studios.
CCTV acquires broadcast rights for ‘Peppa Pig’ in China; master toy range to launch in Chinese market beginning in July.
English and French-language versions of ‘Zarafa’ will play at New York’s IFC Center on July 3rd, to be followed by expansion into theaters across North America.
Annecy Animation Festival to showcase Vancouver’s 30-year legacy of quality, creativity and innovation in animation production with Atomic Cartoons, DHX Media, Bardel Entertainment, Comic Animations and Sony Pictures Animation.
Program of Spanish animated cinema, ‘From Doodles to Pixels: More than one hundred years of Spanish animation,’ will premiere at the 55th edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Walt Disney Animation Studios celebrates its upcoming projects and its legacy through show-stopping presentations, engaging panels and immersive experiences at D23 EXPO 2015.
Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ wins the Grand Prix award for best short film; ‘The Boy and the World’ by Alê Abreu wins Grand Prix award for best feature film.
Stuttgart, Germany-headquartered CG house expands U.K. team led by Mark Gallie with the appointments of EP Caroline Holton, CD Arren Perfetti and production head Dave Weygang.
Multiple Emmy Award-winning preschool hit co-produced by The Fred Rogers Company and 9 Story Media Group appoints Germany’s Super RTL to represent merchandising across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.