This much delayed episode comes to you all the way from China, where I am now, invited here as a Professor & KoGuan Chair of Digital Arts & Design @ Peking University.
The Annecy International Animation Festival announces this year’s lineup of professional conference panels.
oston FIG announces Robin Hunicke, executive producer of the award-winning downloadable game Journey on Sony’s PlayStation Network, as the keynote speaker.
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.
MPC creates “Fracture.io,” an art installation for The One Show’s lavish after party at NYC’s Bowery Hotel.
The property -- three buildings on six acres -- is sold for $25 million to Rockwood Capital and Marshall Property & Development.
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.
The 2013 Asian Animation Summit will take place on the tropical island of Phuket in Thailand December 9-11, 2013.
Winners are announced for the 2013 edition of the New York School of Visual Art’s Dusty Film & Animation Festival and Awards.
Adobe delivers “sneak peeks” of ground-breaking creative innovation at MAX 2013, including spotlights on “Perspective Warp” in Photoshop and “Video Color Grading” in After Effects.
SCORE Concert Productions, the Malmo Symphony Orchestra and Bandai Namco Partners Sweden announce Jason Graves as the guest conductor for Joystick 5.0.
Mediatoon Distribution secures new sales of "The Garfield Show," "Contraptus," and "Asertix" in Ecuador and Brazil.
Belgian film “Oh Willy...” is awarded the Grand Prix prize at this year’s AniFest, the Czech Republic’s largest international festival specializing in animated films.
shade VFX announces its expansion to Bergamot Station in Santa Monica and the appointment of Lisa Maher as Business Development Executive.
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.
The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival issues a call for entries for the fifth edition of the festival, which will take place in October.
The visual effects giant is reportedly looking at opening a facility in the U.K. to take advantage of foreign tax subsidies.