CVMP 2012, the 9th annual industry-academic conference series on media production for film, broadcast and games, announced a call for papers on all areas of visual media production.
French visual effects studio Digital District recently collaborated with director Bruno Aveillan to create “L'Odyssée de Cartier,” a short film commissioned by Cartier to illustrate the rich 165-year history of the renowned jewelry house.
VIZ Media announces that Ken Sasaki will succeed Hidemi Fukuhara as President and CEO of the company as of April 1st, 2012.
AniMazSpot announces a “Studio Reel” to introduce some of the AniMazSpot entries to the major animation studios in the Los Angeles area.
Following the French Schools of Animation Cinema Network’s (RECA) official launch in January, the group has elected board members and released a list of participating schools.
Visual production company BiG MACHiNE created the main titles for the FOX comedy series "Breaking In," starring Christian Slater.
Gnomon School of Visual Effects announced the availability of 10 new student demo reels showcasing the incredible talents of recent graduates.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is announcing its most crowd-pleasing lineup ever for the 2012 edition of North America’s premier animation festival.
As part of the Animation Production Day 2012 the conference “Financing & Brands” will take place at Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart on May 9th 2012.
MPC teamed up with Anonymous Content Director Frederic Planchon and Merkley + Partners GCDs David Fox and Scott Zacaroli, providing VFX for two new Mercedes-Benz spots promoting the E-Class and SL-Class vehicles.
Pixeldust Studios has produced eight minutes of original animation sequences which will be featured within a one-hour special episode of the NOVA series, “Cracking Your Genetic Code."
The Phyllis Craig Scholarship Award Committee of Women in Animation International is still taking applications for the 2012 Scholarship Award.
Gnomon School of Visual Effects will hold a special evening with Blur Studio as they share their work on the main titles for “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” on Thursday, April 5, 2012.
Amazing Spectacles, the Animation Production Company that operates within the Prime Focus Group has announced the signing of animation directors Gary Cureton and Andrew Painter.
Television animator Jim Duffy, who worked at Hanna Barbera and spent most of the last two decades supervising Nickelodeon's animated slate at Klasky Csupo, died Friday, March 23, after a long battle with cancer.
George Lucas, creator of the greatest space saga of all time, has declared that the Star Wars franchise is finished…FOREVER.
The Jim Henson Company is in development on a new animated children’s series, IMAGINOCEAN, based on the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway musical, “John Tartaglia’sImaginOcean.”
Netflix has acquired three DHX Media-produced preschool series: “Franny’s Feet,” “Bo On The Go!” and “Mighty Jungle” for its expanding kids’ entertainment offering.
A 2-foot bronze statue of Dr. Seuss’ Lorax character was stolen from the backyard of Audrey Geisel’s La Jolla hillside mansion.
The Danish Animation Society (ANIS), host of the Danish Animation Awards every year in conjunction with Odense International Film Festival (OFF), announced that its main award will be called “The Borge Ring Award.”
New York-based design and branding studio Trollbäck + Company announced its expansion into Europe with the opening of Trollbäck + Company Zurich, led by Creative Director Christina Rüegg.
The Gnomon School of Visual Effects reveals the reels for two of its 2011 top graduates, Joao Rosa and Daniele Volpe.