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Malaysia’s Animasia Studio signs a deal with Zodiak Kids to co- produce new animated series, ‘Magiki,’ alongside DeAgostini and Rainbow in Italy and Planeta in Spain.
Dedicated Irish children’s channel commits to $6.3 million annual investment in animation commissions over three year period and launches $11.4 million annual international co-production fund.
London based character design and animation studio receives a commission from Channel 5’s Milkshake to produce its new CG-animated comedy series.
Canadian animation studio employs 650 artists across three divisions, working with companies such as Nickelodeon, DreamWorks Animation, Disney, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network and Adult Swim.
New partnership to develop and produce animated series targeting 18-34 demographic; production begins on ‘The Pandas,’ from internationally renowned comic strip creators Mikael Wulff and Anders Morgenthaler.
Montréal-based animation studio to provide end-to-end production services for seasons 20 and 21 of the award-winning PBS KIDS series.
Located in in British Columbia’s downtown Kelowna, new animation studio provides services for a diverse slate of partners including DreamWorks Animation, Nickelodeon, Disney, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network and Adult Swim.
World-class animation studio boasting 9,000 square-feet to be headed by senior vice president of production Julie Stall.
Cospective’s cloud- and web-based review solution enables global production pipeline across four cities and two continents for Baby Cow Animation’s ‘Wussywat the Clumsy Cat.’
Toronto-based supplier of production equipment, workflow and post-production solutions undertakes a multi-million dollar build-out of the Hollywood Office Campus to house Los Angeles operations of Chainsaw, SIM Digital and Bling Digital.
Let’s face it. Everyone has a script. Even writers. The trick isn’t writing a script. The trick is selling it.
Five broadcasters on board new CGI animated medieval comedy series produced by leading French studio TeamTO.
Brown Bag Films to retain its brand, with founders Cathal Gaffney, Darragh O’Connell and the senior management team continuing to lead the company.
Veteran animation executives Penney Finkelman Cox and Sandra Rabins to lead the Chinese animation company’s expansion into Hollywood with three features currently in production and an ambitious plan to complete a new feature every 18 months.
Check out the offerings from technology developers at SIGGRAPH 2015, including product demonstrations, Exhibitor Tech Talks & Sessions and User Group meetings taking place throughout the show.
Dneg VFX supervisor Alex Wuttke talks lighting, camera arrays and macro photography on Marvel’s latest superhero movie.
Company appoints Sean Mullen as creative director and David Kern as games technical director based at the animation studio in Bangalore, India.
International producer and distributor of television and film content acquires Vancouver-based animation studio Atomic Cartoons.
Tim Clark and Karine Lafranchise are selected as trainee animators and will be joining the feature animation team at Cinesite’s Montréal studios to work on ‘Charming.’
Blackmagic digital film cameras were used to shoot scenes and stunt work in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ and ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ while Fusion Studio was used for compositing and to help create action sequences for ‘Spy’ and ‘Barely Lethal.’
Helping bring all the mayhem and madness of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ to the screen was Iloura’s Sydney studio, led by VFX supervisor Tom Wood. With two major sequences – a toxic sandstorm and evil warlord Immortan Joe’s stronghold, The Citadel – plus hundreds of stunts and vehicle crashes to contend with, Iloura was involved in more than 1,700 VFX shots. Here’s a selection of some of their great work on the film.