Deluxe Entertainment’s Australian VFX studios, Iloura and Method, sink their claws into The Wolverine.
Turner International Asia Pacific announces a joint venture with Major Kantana Broadcasting to bring Boomerang to Thailand.
ATELIER BRÜCKNER partners with Shilo to bring the largest Viking exhibition to life in a unique media installation.
DHX Media secures new deals in Canada for popular properties including Johnny Test, Caillou, and more.
Winners are announced for the 10th annual Animation Block Party, with Dutch animator Kris Genijn taking home the Best in Show prize for his short film, History of Pets.
Nancy Phelps reports on the first Annecy International Animation Festival under the leadership of new creative director Marcel Jean.
The American Film Market announces topics and schedule as well as introducing the Producers Forum, a new program for experienced producers to learn and network.
DreamWorks Animation taps former top Nickelodeon exec Marjorie Cohn to spearhead studio's television efforts; industry vet Mark Taylor and DWA exec Peter Gal round out new TV leadership team.
Pixar and Disney creative head John Lasseter is elected to the post of First Vice President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Creative studio XYZ joins forces with Melbourne production company Suitcase Murphy to create the new ABC1 television series, Australian Encounters, directed by Duncan Imberger and Josh Moore with hand-drawn illustrations by renowned illustrator and satirical cartoonist Chris Grosz.
Executive Producer Dave Filoni discusses the influence of original concept artist Ralph McQuarrie on Star Wars Rebels with Star Wars Celebration Europe Attendees.
VFX industry leaders discuss a proposed plan aimed at addressing subsidies during a panel at the CG conference.
Visual effects production studio Rodeo FX tackles a comprehensive array of creative and technological challenges in the company’s ninth collaboration with ILM to create and produce 200 visual effects shots for Pacific Rim.
The Academy keynote presentation at SIGGRAPH 2013, “The Giants’ First Steps,” featuring the student works and early careers of animation directors Ron Clements, Pete Docter, Eric Goldberg, Kevin Lima, Mike Mitchell, Chris Sanders, Henry Selick, David Silverman and Kirk Wise, is released online.
Thinkbox Software announces new plug-in offerings for Autodesk Maya at SIGGRAPH 2013, including the latest version of the company’s popular volumetric particle renderer, Krakatoa MY, XMesh MY for geometry caching, and Frost MY for point cloud meshing.
Pipeline toolkit unveiled at SIGGRAPH 2013 provides users with out-of-the-box integrations with Photoshop, Maya, Nuke and Houdini, and a flexible customization framework.
Following its world premiere at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, where it received the prestigious Annecy Cristal award for best short film, Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password has its U.S. premiere at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy commences principal photography in the UK in preparation for August 1, 2014 film release.
Rising Sun Pictures and Flinders University announce the completion of their inaugural intensive ten-week training program in visual effects where students bolster their skills in rotoscoping, camera tracking, match-moving and compositing.
Cartoon Network gives an exclusive sneak peek at San Diego Comic-Con of three brand-new original animated series from Cartoon Network Studios: Pete Browngardt’s Uncle Grandpa, Skyler Page’s Clarence, and Rebecca Sugar’s highly-anticipated Steven Universe.
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences computer science faculty members Hanspeter Pfister and Todd Zickler present three technical papers this week at SIGGRAPH 2013.