International creative group Gravity delivers CG and VFX for the musical debut of burlesque icon Dita Von Teese.
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Red Giant Software’s Trapcode commissions “Exodus,” an animated short film by director/designer Magnus Östergren of Stockholm-based production studio Potemkin.
Bitfilm launches a worldwide film competition in Bangalore, which will be the first ever to use Bitcoins for online voting and prizes.
The Jim Henson company promotes Andrew Thomas to Director, Global Distribution, Sales & Marketing, and names two new appointments: Karen Lee Arbeeny as Executive Director, Distribution Business Affairs and Casie Shapiro as Director, Global Distribution, Sales.
Animation Mentor rolls out a fully distributed studio production pipeline that integrates new VFX coursework and restructured animation program.
Framestore teams with Buzz Aldrin, BBH, Biscuit London, Blink and Caviar Content to create an all new campaign promoting an out-of-this-world competition from Axe.
DHX Media brings its the hit property “Rastamouse” to new platforms with the launch of “Rastamouse Ride Da Riddim" skateboarding app.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Nick Park, the magic behind “Wallace & Gromit” and “Chicken Run,” helps kick off a new UN initiative, “Forests for People: UN International Short Film Contest.”
Gus Van Sant enlists MPC colorist Mark Gethin to define the broad panoramas, barrooms and homesteads of the country landscape in his new film “Promised Land.”
MPC delivers Virgin Atlantic's new campaign, “Flying in the Face of Ordinary,” featuring CG planes, a hologram chair and cast of exceptional Virgin staff.
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” surpasses the $500 million benchmark at the worldwide box office, with the film earning $179.7 million domestically.
Acme Filmworks releases a third set of award-winning animated shorts as part of its “Animation Show of Shows” DVD collection.
DHX Media signs a considerable number of VOD and SVOD deals globally, underscoring its aim of exploiting digital opportunities for its library of programming on emerging platforms.
The iheed Institute announces a new winter animation competition, “The Signs of Meningitis,” for its online animation platform, iheedCrowd.
Publisher Mirye Software and e frontier announce the immediate availability of the free 3D content modeler and animator tool for Windows.
Autodesk kicks off a 90-day project license of Autodesk Maya and Autodesk 3ds Max 3D animation software.
Criticized at home in the U.S. as “one of the most disappointing releases in the company's history,” DreamWorks Animation’s “Rise of the Guardians” rises to the top overseas.