Dr. Alvy Ray Smith, Glen Keane and Tom McGrath highlight the 15th annual conference, Italy’s largest computer graphics conference, October 14-17.
From the Academy Award-nominated filmmakers of ‘The Secret of Kells,’ ‘The Song of the Sea’ opens theatrically December 19 in New York and Toronto.
Oscar-winning animator Bill Plympton’s foray into domestic love, lust and jealousy extends its Los Angeles theatrical run through August 28.
Strange Beast directing duo Kijek/Adamski unveil their latest project, an intricate-yet-elegant stop-motion promotional film for Western Australia’s Curtin University.
Danish non-profit to gather 12 artists for two weeks to design, animate, create and produce a short film expressing the heart of Habitat’s intention and community service.
The deadline for submissions to the Japan Image Council’s “Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo 2015” program is September 10, 2014.
The National Film Board of Canada teams with the Toronto International Film Festival to celebrate the 100th birthday of animation legend Norman McLaren with an outdoor program featuring seven short films set to live performances of original scores.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival celebrates the world’s most beloved, successful and pioneering animation studio with a series of screenings, talks and exhibitions with legendary Disney animators.
Shotgun Software holds the first-ever Pipeline Awards to honor excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering and usage at the Shotgun User Group meeting held during SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver.
Seventeen NFB films are selected to this year’s festival, including documentaries on Norman McLaren and Canadian cartoonist Seth.
Austin-based production company Rooster Teeth sells its anime-styled CG-animated web-series ‘RWBY’ to Warner Bros. Home Entertainment for distribution in Japan.
On the heels of this week’s news that VFX house LOOK Effects has closed its doors, moving staff and projects to MassMarket, a group of former employees issues an open letter in order to explain their side of events.
The conference in Vancouver continues with talks from ILM on ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and LAIKA Studios on ‘The Boxtrolls’, along with tips and tricks from Sony Picture Imageworks, Double Negative and Framestore on the latest ray-tracing render techniques.
Legislation to expand and extend production incentives to about $400 million a year from the current $100 million annually clears Senate Appropriations Committee.
VFX studio LOOK Effects closes its doors, with staff and projects from its Los Angeles, New York and Vancouver locations moving en masse to commercial VFX boutique MassMarket.
Global VFX company presents an advanced discussion of its work on ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ at SIGGRAPH 2014.
Sixteen staffers are affected by layoffs at the Glendale, CA-based division of Walt Disney Animation Studios.
The second day of the convention kicks off with "Advances in Real Time Games," and in-depth talks on ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’
Oscar-winning animator Bill Plympton to attend the Los Angeles premiere of his new feature, Cheatin', on Friday, August 15, at the Downtown Independent Cinema.
The National Film Board of Canada presents a diverse lineup of stellar titles at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, including Oscar winner Torill Kove’s latest short film, ‘Me and My Moulton.’
Visual effects industry veteran joins Framestore’s film studio in Montreal, where he will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of the facility.
New York-based production and animation company signs veteran commercial director Erik Buth to its already formidable roster of international filmmakers.