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call for entries Headline News

LIA 2016 Now Open for Submissions

Thirty-first London International Awards honoring excellence in Advertising, Production, Digital, Design, Music & Sound, and Technology to be held in Las Vegas on November 8.

FMX 2015 Headline News

WATCH: Uncharted Territory's Marc Weigert Talks VFX Production Economics at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 2:47pm

Marc Weigert, CEO of Uncharted Territory, talks about economic realities, production strategies and the inherent difficulties in making a good VFX-driven film.

APD 2016 Headline News

Animation Production Day Reports Record Submissions for 2016

Thirteen films, 23 series and three gaming and special projects selected to participate in the 10th anniversary edition of international co-production marketplace running April 28th & 29th alongside the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and FMX 2016.

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: VES Exec Director Eric Roth Talks VFX Industry Economics at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 5:49pm

Eric Roth, executive director of the Visual Effects Society, discusses recent entertainment industry business trends, how they impact artists and studios and how the VES is addressing membership regarding these critical issues.

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher Analyze CG and VR Tech Markets at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 14, 2016 at 5:20am

Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher discuss how computer graphics and VR technologies affect the entertainment industry.

FMX 2015 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Shotgun at Autodesk's Don Parker Talks Production Ops Technology at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 5:11am

Don Parker, senior director for Shotgun at Autodesk, discusses what the acquisition by Autodesk means for Shotgun and how Shotgun is solving operational problems within the production process.

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: ILM's Rob Bredow Talks VR Tech and Special Projects at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 5:47am

Rob Bredow, VFX supervisor and head of new media at Industrial Light & Magic / Lucasfilm, talks about the work his team is doing with virtual reality and what it means for the film industry.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Never a Dull Moment: Paul Kavanagh Talks ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

ILM animation supervisor discusses the wide range of complicated shots that kept his team scrambling for two years on J.J. Abrams’ blockbuster sci-fi action film.

Awards ANIMATIONWorld

Backstage at the 2016 Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 29, 2016 at 1:12pm

AWN editor-in-chief Dan Sarto reports on the backstage antics at the 88th Academy Awards, talking to Oscar winners Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala, ‘Inside Out’s Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera, and ‘Ex Machina’ VFX supervisor Andrew Whitehurst.

Disney VFXWorld

Delving Into the Photoreal World of Disney’s ‘Jungle Book’ Remake

Sneak preview presentation at Disney’s El Capitan Theater with director Jon Favreau and visual effects supervisor Rob Legato unveils stunning live-action/CG hybrid environments and characters.

Cloud-Based Production ANIMATIONWorld

Nimble Seeks to Democratize Animation Production with New Cloud-Based Platform

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 1:17pm

Industry veterans Rex Grignon and Jason Schleifer launch cost-effective global cloud-based production and community ecosystem filled with creative tools, support and distribution.

Blackmagic Design Headline News

Blackmagic Design Contributes to 2016 Oscar Nominated Films

An array of products from Blackmagic Design were used in 2016 Oscar-nominated films including Blackmagic Cinema Cameras on ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ and DaVinci Resolve Studio and Fusion Studio on ‘The Martian.’

Cinesite ANIMATIONWorld

Cinesite Animation Becomes a Feature Production Powerhouse with ‘Klaus’

CG-animated feature directed by ‘Despicable Me’ co-creator Sergio Pablos enters production at London-based VFX house’s animation division lodged in a new 54,000 square-foot studio located in downtown Montréal.

Technicolor Animation Productions Headline News

Technicolor Announces New CG-Animated Series ‘Monchhichi’

Technicolor Animation Productions and France’s TF1 to co-produce new CG-animated children’s series ‘Monchhichi’ in collaboration with Japan’s Sekiguchi.

Cartoons Headline News

Jetpack Distribution Enters Production on ‘The Sisters’

French commissioning broadcasters secured for animated kids series based on the comic book series by Cazenove and William; Samka Productions and Bamboo Productions to serve as co-production partners.

Tricon Kids & Family Headline News

Tricon Announces ‘Me, Myself & My Selfie’ Short-Form Series

CG-animated digital short-form series created by Francois Elie Roulin to be co-produced by Paris-based Savoir-Fer and REAZ

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