The Academy hosts the final event in its three-week VFX Convergence craft series, “From Matte Paintings to Full Environments and Set Extensions,” moderated by visual effects branch governor Craig Barron and visual effects branch member Theresa Rygiel.
The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival issues a call for entries for the fifth edition of the festival, which will take place in October.
The visual effects giant is reportedly looking at opening a facility in the U.K. to take advantage of foreign tax subsidies.
The One Club announces the addition of Parisfx to the Creative Week 2013 program in order to showcase the most creative and innovative French companies in digital arts and VFX.
MGA Entertainment and Corus Entertainment join forces to launch a new animated series based on the award-winning, best selling Lalaloopsy line.
As the final night of its VFX Convergence craft series, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presents a panel discussion on how matte paintings and set extensions allow films to be enriched by creating entire worlds never built or seen before.
Disney announces a Special Preview Screening at Airventure Oshkosh 2013 on August 2, one week before the movie opens in theaters nationwide.
The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film announces the award recipients at the 2013 edition of the festival, with the International Competition Grand Prix going to Belguim/France/Netherlands co-production “Oh, Willy.”
Europe's most influential conference on digital entertainment concludes with more than 3,200 professionals, students and journalists in attendance.
Over 200 representatives of the German and international animation industry attend the "Financing & Brands" conference on Thursday afternoon in Stuttgart's Haus der Wirtschaft.
Mirada Studios gives bestselling author Cornelia Funke’s dark, lush worlds a new dimension with an interactive app.
Zoic Studios VFX Supervisor Ralph Maiers and VFX Producer Lauren Weidel lead a team of artists into the dizzying world of Delhi’s slums during the end of British Colonial rule for Indian-born, Toronto-based director Deepa Mehta’s motion picture “Midnight’s Children.”
Technical papers are previewed for the SIGGRAPH 2013 Technical Papers program, the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques.
The COLLIDER Conference announces the master class instructors and schedule, which consists of eight career-boosting classes led by animation and visual effects masters from top studios including Weta Digital, Psyop, Blue Sky Studios, and more.
ITV and ZeptoLab appoint new agents for “Cut the Rope” in France, Central and Eastern Europe, the Nordic region and Israel.
Animated features entered into competition at this year’s Annecy International Festival of Animation are announced.
The Academy honors makeup effects in feature films with a special panel presentation, “Blending Makeup with Digital Arts in Film.”
DreamWorks Animation head Jeffrey Katzenberg announces the launch of a new Chinese co-production at last week’s Beijing Film Festival.
Soho-based VFX company Double Negative launches a television arm, with Showtime's "The Vatican," directed by Ridley Scott, as the new division's first project.
Disney unearths a never-before-seen short starring the one and only Mickey Mouse in Get A Horse! featuring Walt Disney himself as the voice of Mickey Mouse.
Canada's wonderful Cinematheque Quebecoise turns 50 this year. They celebrate with an animation by Diane Obomsawin.