New video showcases visual effects created for the final installment of Peter Jackson’s ‘Hobbit’ trilogy, including key battle sequences and the destruction of Laketown.
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Australian animation and visual effects studio completes 550 shots for the 3D/2D/live-action hybrid feature, including building and animating the SpongeBob entourage for their big-screen CG debut.
Animal Logic Entertainment partners with Japan’s Tezuka Productions to develop a live-action sci-fi superhero feature based on the iconic 'Astro Boy' comic book franchise.
VFX veteran brings more than 25 years production experience to the role spanning feature film animation, visual effects and games.
India-based animation company extends its presence in New Zealand and Australia with dedicated local operation headed by Mark Nicholls.
Studio’s work on the film’s Quicksilver “Kitchen” scene also garners BAFTA, VES and AACTA nominations.
Director James Cameron plans to have scripts for the three highly-anticipated sequels completed this month.
Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller discuss how the artists at Animal Logic created the wild, mixed-media hybrid world of the fourth-highest grossing film of 2014.
Student team from California State University, San Jose wins nationwide competition to create 30-second animated short in just 24 hours.
Eight shorts selected from the U.K., Spain, Italy, Canada and Australia to be considered for long-form series production on Nickelodeon.
Strange Beast directing duo Kijek/Adamski unveil their latest project, an intricate-yet-elegant stop-motion promotional film for Western Australia’s Curtin University.
Massive 7.0 features more efficient character animation with Massive for Maya, big improvements in rendering, animation and user interface, Arnold support, 4x rendering speed up, V-Ray displacements and hair, a more flexible IK, and more.
Three new appointments complete the restructure of the Consumer Products business announced earlier this year and bolsters the division’s brand management team.
London-based production and animation company signs multi-talented, award-winning directorial team Mirari to its roster of international filmmakers.
Mattel subsidiary HIT Entertainment announces a feature-length film for popular preschool series ‘Thomas & Friends’ called ‘Tale of The Brave.'
3D animated comedy about a frog with an identity crisis wins award for Best Family Film at its world premiere at the Niagara Integrated Film Festival 2014.
9 Story Entertainment licenses an additional 26 episodes of the animated comedy series ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to Disney XD in the U.S.
Transmedia entertainment company Atlantyca Entertainment licenses the first two seasons of its popular animated series ‘Geronimo Stilton’ to Network 10 and Universal Pictures in Australia and New Zealand.
9 Story Entertainment secures multiple international sales of the award-winning children’s animated series ‘Arthur.’
PGS Entertainment closes licensing deals on three continents for ‘LadyBug,’ a co-production from French animation companies Zagtoon and Method Animation with Japan’s Toei Animation.
Animal Logic announces a multi-film partnership focused on the development of music-based animated and hybrid animation/live action films with Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment.