Nominees for the 18th animago AWARD are announced, with five nominees in ten categories selected from 1,014 submissions sent in by digital artists from 67 countries.
Geographical Region: Europe
Autodesk releases a video detailing how the artists at Cinesite created their short film, ‘Beans,’ which led the Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH 2014.
Directed by Maria Lee, the stop motion short film featuring the sonorous voice talents of Brian Blessed was produced over a twelve month period.
Brand-new animated comedy series from ‘Johnny Test’ creator Scott Fellows in production for Teletoon and Cartoon Network U.S.
NUKE STUDIO, NUKEX and NUKE 9 all set for fall release; existing NUKE users will be able to access open betas of all three applications in the coming weeks.
Motion capture technology specialist launches new retargeting and solving tool and latest version of Blade software.
Development collaboration brings popular VFX, broadcast and design renderer to industry-standard apps.
Three new appointments complete the restructure of the Consumer Products business announced earlier this year and bolsters the division’s brand management team.
Cinesite completes visual effects for a major battle sequence in MGM/Paramount Pictures’ latest release, ‘Hercules.’
Mercenaries Engineering brings a new version of professional rendering, look development and lighting solution Guerilla Render to SIGGRPH 2014.
New version of Vicon’s pioneering facial mocap system to feature hardware improvements and updates to CaraLive and CaraPost for faster, more efficient facial tracking.
Visual effects studio Luma Pictures standardizes render management and data processing across studios with the purchase of more than 400 seats of Deadline for its Linux-based pipeline.
Rising VFX studio establishes pipeline around Shotgun for production tracking, review, and asset management.
Legacy of 3D software innovation delivers modeling, animation and rendering enhancements for ‘real-world’ workflow.
Disney announces the start of production for James Bobin’s sequel, ‘Alice In Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass.’
Philippe Gas named General Manager of Shanghai Disney Resort; Tom Wolber, from Walt Disney World Resort, replacing him at Euro Disney.
In a move to attract even greater numbers of international productions, Ireland boosts its cash rebate from 28% to 32% beginning in 2015.
Students rely on Xsens MVN for flexible motion capture on-set for short film recently screened at Comic-Con International.
Animated features represented more than 20 percent of the total U.K. box office receipts, generating $419 million in 2013.
U.K.-based kids company CAKE Entertainment buys back the 51 percent stake previously owned by Spain’s Zinkia.
The actor who voices Thomas the Tank Engine in the beloved children's series quits, saying he isn't paid enough to continue performing the role.
Laika’s third animated feature film, “The Boxtrolls,” to screen out of competition at 71st Venice Film Festival on August 31st.