Aside from the teams working on ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ in the U.S. and Canada, job cuts will affect the entire organization.
Geographical Region: Europe
Already a hit in Poland, Australia’s favorite Koala, ‘Blinky Bill,’ heads to international territories in CG animated feature from Flying Bark Productions, Assemblage and Telegael Teoranta.
Champion of Portuguese animation was instrumental in helping to bring the country to international cultural prominence following its return to democracy in 1975.
Now in its fourth edition, the biennial Bristol Festival of Puppetry will kick off with The Quay Brothers Retrospective on Thursday, August 27; Barry Purves Retrospective to be held Saturday, August 29.
Other featured talks at VIEW 2015 to include Blue Sky’s Scott Carroll on ‘The Peanuts Movie,’ Pixar’s Kim White on ‘Inside Out’ and Sony’s Michael Kurinsky on production design for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2.’
Created over the course of seven months, dialog-free animated short pairs sound design and a distinctive visual look and adventurous color palette to help tell the story.
Stop-motion short, ‘Evolve: A Foody Tale,’ produced by a group of students from local schools in Turin with the support of the VIEW Conference, aims to draw awareness to the importance of food safety.
Brown Bag Films to retain its brand, with founders Cathal Gaffney, Darragh O’Connell and the senior management team continuing to lead the company.
Fully-integrated ray-traced rendering now available for The Foundry's industry-standard compositing tool.
Forty-five short film projects in nine categories are selected from a pool of more than 1,000 submissions to the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE running October 15 & 16, 2015.
ftrack 3.2 comes out next week with new API and customizable Workflows, as well as an app to come later in the year.
IKinema announces INTiMATE, an innovative technology concept at SIGGRAPH 2015 that makes ‘animation for the masses’ a reality.
Mattel subsidiary HIT Entertainment’s all-new looking ‘Bob the Builder’ series set to launch on Channel 5’s Milkshake beginning September 1, 2015.
Isotropix teams with Fabric Software on a full schedule of presentations and events for SIGGRAPH 2015 to showcase the latest developments and new features in the company’s next-gen look development, lighting and rendering tool.
Trailer premiering at Xbox gamescom 2015 briefing introduces new strategy game set in the Halo universe.
Built on the Bitsquid engine, Stingray is a new platform for making 3D games with support for a host of industry-standard game development workflows and connectivity to Autodesk 3D animation tools.
Trunk Animation directorial duo teams with Hipgnosis to create an animated video for David Gilmour’s ‘Rattle That Lock’ based on Gustave Doré’s mid-19th century illustrations for John Milton’s epic poem, ‘Paradise Lost.’
Production is underway on Lupus Films’ animated film from Cloth Cat Animation based on Raymond Briggs’ classic graphic novel, ‘Ethel & Ernest.’
German animation and VFX studio embarks on its first CG animated feature, 'Manou the Swift,' with a pipeline that includes Autodesk 3ds Max, The Foundry’s NUKE, Pixologic ZBrush, and Chaos Group’s V-Ray.
French 3D artist dono employs open-source 3D creation suite Blender, Photoshop alternative GIMP, 3D renderer Octane and free compositing software Natron to create stunning 3D backgrounds from legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved classic films.
London-based VFX house uses a mix of LIDAR scan technology, full-CG ship elements and the organizational capacity of ftrack production tracking and management software to deliver visual effects for the BBC’s period drama ‘Poldark.’