The SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 Student Volunteers Program seeks reliable, independent and enthusiastic students who are keen to be among the industry leaders and professionals of the next generation.
The 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest announces festival winners, with the claymation Arts & Crafts Spectacular #2 receiving the prize for best animated short, and Harald by Moritz Schneider taking first prize for best student animation.
Warner Bros. Television Group descends upon Comic-Con International: San Diego 2013 with teleporters, super heroes, vampires, androids, and more.
Animation studio Bento Box expands its business into developing and producing original animated content; hires comedy veteran Mike Clements to run newly-formed division.
Legendary British animation director, designer and studio owner John Wilson dies on Friday, June 21, at the age of 93.
Japan’s Polygon Pictures announces the establishment of J Cube Inc. (J³), a new computer graphics R&D service and consulting agency established to take the group to the next level of technological innovation.
Butterflies, the stop-motion animated short directed by Isabel Peppard and produced by Warwick Burton, wins the Sydney Film Festival’s Yoram Gross Animation Award, completing its qualifying run for an Oscar nomination in the category of Best Short Animation.
Design and animation studio Buster, a division of agency Stun Creative, is named Creative Agency of the Year at last night’s 2013 Promax/BDA Awards, with the Stun/Buster team taking home a combined six Promax/BDA Gold Award statues.
Sixth annual game art design competition awards scholarship and provides opportunity for student designer to work on successful SOE titles.
Prime Focus World announces the receipt of a $53 million equity investment to be deployed in two phases: $38 million committed in the first phase and $15 million in a second transactional phase.
SIGGRAPH announces Real-Time Live!, a fast-paced, 90-minute show of cutting-edge, aesthetically stimulating real-time work at the 2013 Computer Animation Festival.
The Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Professional Chapter announces its website launch and debut screening of the SIGGRAPH 2012 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater Program.
Leading 3D/visual effects/technology/production services company is set to open a new office in Beijing.
Slated for release in December 2015, DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 3 will see one-third of its production done in China.
The Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the selection of five students to participate in its 2013 summer internship program, with placements at the Tech Council, Dolby Laboratories, Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios.
Find out what happens after a project gets the green light at ‘They Said Yes! Now What?’ panel at the Women In Animation general meeting on Thursday, June 27.
Entertainment One’s Peppa Pig goes global with a live stage show, heading to Australia, the USA and Canada.
SIGGRAPH 2013 releases the final lineup of 15 Production Sessions to be featured at this year’s conference.
Prizewinning films are announced at the 2013 edition of the International Animation Film Festival in Annecy, with Brazil’s Uma história de amor e fúria (Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury) taking home the Cristal Award for Best Feature, and Chris Landreth's Subconscious Password taking home the Cristal for Best Short.
This year the Trickfilm Festival has taken its place at the top of world class animation festivals and once again I can honestly say that if I could only attend one festival a year it would be the Trickfilm Festival.
Andrew Z. Davis is named President of Production Administration for Columbia Pictures, where he will supervise all aspects of physical production including post production and visual effects for all Columbia Pictures films as well as live-action portions of films from Sony Pictures Animation.