SVT, the Swedish equivalent of the UK’s BBC, recently completed visual effects and on-screen graphics for the network’s forthcoming sci-fi drama series, "Äkta människor" ("Real Humans").
ASSIMILATE announced that it has launched a worldwide professional training and certification program for SCRATCH Lab via selected ASSIMILATE Authorized Training Partners.
The Gnomon Workshop releases “Environment Sculpting,” an in-depth look by environment artist David Lesperance at the workflow behind hit titles such as “Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe,” “Tony Hawk: Ride” and the highly anticipated “Halo 4.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed Western provocateurs including ISIS agent Sterling Archer for heated opposition protests in Moscow.
Director/DP Patrick Donnelly has launched Cinema Five Films, a new full service production/post house hybrid specializing in advertising, integrated marketing campaigns, network branding, as well as long form TV, online and feature film projects.
The Pixel Farm announced PFDepth, a new, fully integrated toolset for spatial scene reconstruction, depth creation and 2D to 3D conversion.
Nice Shoes colorist and partner Chris Ryan recently donated his color-grading expertise to YARNANA, a short film by co-creators Gina Vecchione and Michelle Price, featuring the otherworldly crochet work of artist Olek.
Noise Industries introduces Nattress Film Transitions to FxFactory, available now for Final Cut Pro, Motion and After Effects.
Visual effects software developer The Foundry announced that Reliance MediaWorks has purchased a site licence of KATANA.
Nickelodeon and film and entertainment theme park Movie Park Germany announced the renewal of their strategic partnership around NICKLAND, the popular NICK-themed 50,000 square-foot interactive adventure area at Movie Park Germany in Bottrop-Kirchhellen.
Guru Studio will debut its first original adventure series, “Justin Time,” on 24-hour preschool channel Sprout in the U.S., beginning April 22, 2012.
Karen K. Miller has been promoted to Executive Director, Worldwide Programming Strategy, Acquisitions and Co-Productions, Disney Channels Worldwide.
Sam Margolius has teamed up with MassMarket as their Director of New Business, working out of the LA office of the bi-coastal VFX company.
Autodesk to reveal big news about Smoke editing software, unveil its new entertainment creation suites and celebrate the 20th anniversary of Flame at NAB 2012.
The Hollywood Post Alliance, the trade association for the post production community, has announced the lineup for the Post Pit at the 2012 NAB Show.
In a new 30-second clip released yesterday, Sony Pictures Animation assembled footage from the forthcoming “Pirates! Band of Misfits” edited to resemble the fierce competition of “The Hunger Games.”
To mark the one-year anniversary of the Japan relief efforts, Artists Help Japan is offering an exciting opportunity to buy rare memorabilia and original artwork from the animation industry's top talent.
Led by visual effects supervisor Jonathan Fawkner, Framestore created some 300 shots for the Warner Bros. feature “Wrath of the Titans."
MPC announced the imminent arrival of Senior VFX Supervisor Paul O'Shea to its LA office as Creative Director.