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Shotgun Software Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Don Parker

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 23, 2015 at 4:05pm

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.

Warner Bros. ANIMATIONWorld

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 - Chris DeFaria

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 4:10pm

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.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Coming Soon…to Your Living Room: ‘Book of Life,’ Studio Ghibli Doc

Mexican culture, super heroes and a look inside Japan’s famed Studio Ghibli all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.

Animated Series Development Blogs


When toy companies have hot-selling toys they often decide to turn them into animated series or feature films. Here are some tips on how to do it successfully...

TELETOON Headline News

Teletoon's Athena Georgaklis Upped to Director of Content

Corus Entertainment appoints Athena Georgaklis as its director of content for TELETOON, where she’ll oversee content development, acquisitions and production for the network’s English and French channels.

Short Films Headline News

Athena Studios to Produce Stop-Motion ‘Mermaids on Mars’

Based on a story by children’s book author Nancy Guettier, stop-motion animated short centers around a young boy named Julian who takes a fantastic adventure to Mars.

9 Story Entertainment Headline News

9 Story Announces New Deals for ‘Fugget About It’

9 Story Entertainment announces new deals on its animated primetime comedy ‘Fugget About It’ as the series moves into production on its third season.

Technology Headline News

NVIDIA Untethers Virtual Camera Technology in SIGGRAPH Demo

NVIDIA technology uncouples traditional virtual camera capabilities from the limitations of stage environments, allowing filmmakers to interactively visualize CG assets composited into any live action set.