Luma Pictures employed an OptiTrack motion capture system for character development, animation and visual effects for the Über Lycan in Sony’s “Underworld: Awakening.”
Japan's Sony Corp Sony Corp. will cut about 10,000 jobs worldwide over the next year as it tries to return to profitability.
Montreal-based Rodeo FX created digital landscapes and environments for Tarsem Singh's Snow White feature “Mirror Mirror.”
Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) and The Creative Talent Network (CTN) have partnered to offer one complimentary registration in the Animation Master Class taught by one of the world's most talented and revered legendary animators, Eric Goldberg.
Cathy Saidiner, the former president of McCann Erickson L.A., has been named to the new position of president of digital agency Blitz.
Recent satellite images of a North Korean military complex show what appear to be rows of Tardises lined up next to a flatbed truck filled with Daleks, alongside other evidence of extensive and accelerated preparations for what Defense Dept. officials are calling a Doctor Who Convention.
A public response to the recent revelation that Digital Domain CEO John Textor intends to fuel Tradition Studios, the company’s new feature animation studio in Port St. Lucie, Florida, with student labor.
DreamWorks Animation announced that the company's first quarter results will be released on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, after the market close.
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.