I’m in the UK having recently returned from attending the Cannes Film Festival, followed shortly thereafter by the Annecy International Animation Festival. These two events, both in France, separated by just a few days, are the premiere festivals in the international calendar for live action and animation respectively.
Yahoo! Movies will be in full force at Comic Con this year as it brings to life MOVIELAND, a visually rich, interactive game on Yahoo! created in partnership with several major film studios.
Viacom is partnering with Russian production house Bazelevs on an original, locally produced short form animation.
Aptech’s education brand, Arena Animation, has created “Dudolls,” the first television commercial produced in India that has undergone a 3D stereoscopic conversion, making it ready to be viewed on any 3D-supported device including 3D monitors and 3D cinema theater.
Fantastic Fest will host the world premiere of Disney's "Frankenweenie" on September 20 as the opening night film for the festival in Austin, Texas.
Though there was just too much for anyone to see or do, if you can only attend one festival next year I highly recommend that you come to the TrickFilm Animation Festival.
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International announces an animation-focused pitch event, Pitch-a-Palooza, and two supporting events, Pitch Lab and The Monkeyworks.
The growth of the Trans-Pacific animation production pipeline has created business opportunities for animation communities both in Asia and abroad.
This reflection is devoted to the spirit of imagination, innovation, ideation and invention: how these precious values are reflected through the architectural realizations of the country called the “New World”. In my humble perception, something has gotten lost in translation. Are we slipping, losing it?
As the week winds down and I find myself craving a simple green salad, I figured I'd share more images from my time at the festival. Formal write-ups will have to wait until early next week I'm afraid, when I've recovered from the jet lag, the lack of sleep and the searing memory of a student film in competition depicting a man being sodomized by an umbrella.
Minneapolis post studio Volt Adds MPC Remote Color Viewing, exclusive Minneapolis representation of editor Jonathan Del Gatto & new VFX/design talent.
Since I’m finding time so scarce this week, I have not yet finished any of my formal write-ups. So for now, I'm posting some initial images from the first couple days of the festival.
A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO, I POSTED A BLOG ON PRODUCING FILMS BASED ON INDIGENOUS STORIES AND CHARACTERS. I PROMISED TO FOLLOW IT UP, SO HERE IT IS
William McDonald has been appointed the new Chair of the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media (FTVDM) at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (TFT), effective July 1, 2012.
Hanspeter Pfister, the SIGGRAPH 2012 Technical Papers Chair from Harvard University, shares his take on submission trends, jury selection and the jury process for SIGGRAPH 2012.
Video Games Live unveils the lineup for its eighth annual Los Angeles show with a cavalcade of special guests, first time ever music premieres, industry stars, new interactive technology and incredible prizes.
Framestore is further strengthening its CG department and integrated offering by hiring Liz Oliver, a CG line producer with extensive experience in multiplatform disciplines.
Janney Montgomery Scott analyst Tony Wible reiterated his "buy" rating on shares of digital production and effects company Digital Domain Media Group, saying that recent news of a planned Abu Dhabi studio and Paramount's decision to push back the release of "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" will benefit the firm.
International visual effects company Pixomondo announced the opening of a new studio in Detroit, Michigan, bringing their global network total to thirteen facilities spanning three continents.
Disney XD announced that Southern California viewers will have the opportunity to see a prelude episode of the new animated series “TRON: Uprising” in a state-of-the-art, high definition theatre on wheels.