Animation artists have until February 15 to submit projects for The Creative Focus conference at the 2012 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, to be held in Annecy, France June 5-8, 2012.
The Cartoon Art Museum hosts artist Jeff Plotkin on Saturday, February 11, 2012 from 1pm to 3pm as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program.
VFX professionals and creative forces Vico Sharabani and Alex Frisch are launching COPA (Co-Op of Artists), a global collective of elite VFX artists working in the commercial and feature film space.
Mattel announced that it has completed the acquisition of HIT Entertainment for $680 million in cash.
The VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy has launched a new contest to celebrate the creative power of technology at the service of society. The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2012.
The deadline for entries to the VIEW Awards, to be held at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy, is September 15, 2012.
After the success of the 5D "Play as Process" panel and masterclass at the 2011 Berlinale Talent Campus, the 5D Institute will again be part of the Talent Campus, curating two new events for the 2012 edition.
This summer, DC Entertainment will publish all-new stories expanding on the acclaimed WATCHMEN universe.
Sony’s deputy president Kazuo Hirai will succeed Howard Stringer as president and CEO of Sony Corp. effective April 1.
BIGSMACK, the full-service creative agency specializing in entertainment marketing and branding, has hired Creative Director Wonhee Lee.
Speakers have been confirmed for FMX 2012: 17th Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia.
MPC teamed up with Director Nick Gordon and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners for Chevy Volt “Morning in Hamtramck.”
While winter continues to freeze our feet, the FMX program is already beginning to blossom. New speakers confirm their attendance, and further exciting presentations and screenings fill desks and desktops at our FMX house.
HIT Entertainment, one of the world's leading independent children's entertainment producers and rights-owners, today announced that the company’s President & CEO, Jeffrey Dunn, and Chief Operating Officer, Sangeeta Desai, will be leaving the company after the closing of HIT’s acquisition by Mattel.
Animation studio Kavaleer Productions announced the appointment of Timothy Björklund as Director of its Dublin-based studios.
Activision's Call of Duty continues its hot streak with the new campaign by 72andSunny for the game's Elite downloadable content subscription service.
PipelineFX’s render management solution, Qube!,is in use at Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and Television.
CRASH+SUES was tapped by mono to provide editing, color correction and graphics for SoundAffects, Parsons The New School for Design’s multi-platform exploration of the relationship between music, design and technology.
Trunk Animation completed work for Smile for London on “Word in Motion,” their new moving image exhibition that aims to uplift and inspire London commuters with poetry and moving images during January 2012.
International visual effects company Pixomondo completed 546 shots on Red Tails, about a third of the film’s 1524 total VFX shots.
Development, design and animation studio FlickerLab has created “Overpowering A Monster,” a :30 animated spot for the Lehigh Valley Health Network.