Nickelodeon launches its first-ever global animated shorts program to identify and develop new animation creative talent from around the world, receiving over 100 submissions from artists, designers, writers, directors and comedians representing more than 20 countries across six continents at this year’s Annecy International Film Festival.
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Computer graphics and visual effects software developer The Foundry announces that MARI will be coming to the Mac later this year.
Sixteen students from colleges and universities around the world are honored as winners at the 40th Student Academy Awards ceremony, with Ringling’s Dia de los Muertos bringing home the gold medal for animation.
Blacklist’s Dvein creates dynamic network IDs for the Science Channel, inspired by the collision of the natural and imagined worlds.
a52 provides subtle VFX for the all new season of the Netflix exclusive series from David Fincher, House of Cards.
Toon Boom Animation announces the launch of the “What I Like About Harmony” contest, open to Harmony users around the world.
Psyop partners with TBWA Paris and Quad’s Wizzdesign to create ‘Le Manege,’ a whimsical spot for McDonald’s McFlurry.
MassMarket partners with Ogilvy & Mather Chicago to create a spot to help raise awareness for wildlife conservation for APES, a branch of The Conservation Trust
Magic Light announces the promotion of Daryl Shute to Brand Director and the appointment of Muriel Thomas as the Head of International Distribution.
Click 3X launches a new digital and video content company, Raison D’Être, to be led by Christan Summers.
While everyone waits to see MPC's work on Man of Steel, World War Z and The Lone Ranger, the London-based visual effects company releases a breakdown of the effects it handled for the Oscar-winning Life of Pi.
Cake Entertainment becomes the distributor for the new episodes of August Media Holdings’ and Kool Produktion’s Ella Bella Bingo.
BRB announces the writing team for Filly Funtasia, a new animated show based on Dracco’s Filly brand.
Trunk and Peepshow define the functions of ‘Pure,’ the ultimate PC protection software, in a new infomercial for Kaspersky.
Spiral Graphics releases the latest version of their seamless texture, animation, and HDRI environment map editor, Genetica 4.0.