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.
Production designer Mike Kurinsky gives an exclusive look at how all the details came together for the ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ teaser trailer.
The three most important elements of a screenplay are theme, character and plot. If you get these three elements working smoothly with one another then you will get a good story.
Following seven years leading business development at Imaginary Forces, creative, production and design industry vet founded representation firm iartists in 2012.
The veteran Pixar producer discusses the dynamic working alongside director Pete Docter on the studio’s long awaited feature.
CSU Animation and Visual Effects present the 12th Anniversary of the Australian International Animation Festival, running Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17.
First proprietary preschool series for BBC Kids, “Nico Can Dance!” features traditional 2D animation and a live action host.
Indie filmmaker Alex Ross Perry set to write the script for the live-action adaption of ‘Winnie the Pooh,’ while Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek are hired to write the script for the adaptation of ‘Mulan.’
Don Parker, senior director on Autodesk’s Shotgun team, talks about the software’s use on 300: Rise of an Empire as well as how integrating production technologies impacts a studio’s ability to manage movie production as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Chris DeFaria, President, Animation, Digital Production and Visual Effects at Warner Bros., discusses the success of ‘Gravity,’ assessing a film’s marketability, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Led by newly-elected president Mark Ulano, new board represents a cross-section of experienced production and post-production sound professionals.
Unmatched toolset for VFX/Games/Animation tracking and review brings world-class production pipelines to studios of all sizes.
Sales and marketing specialist Thayer Jester joins award-winning production company specializing in virtual production and visual effects.