Geographical Region: North America

Headline News ‘When the Wind Blows’ Director Jimmy Murakami Dead at 80

Legendary animator and director Jimmy Murakami, whose work includes the classic When the Wind Blows and The Snowman cartoons, has died at the age of 80.

Headline News Yu+Co Envisions the Struggle of Emotion and Mechanization for ‘Robocop’

yU+Co created 118 VFX shots in order to visualize the inner workings of a man/robot hybrid in the latest installment of the popular science fiction action franchise RoboCop.

Headline News SIGGRAPH 2014 Issues Final Call for Submissions

With the general submissions deadline for SIGGRAPH 2014 only five days away, conference organizers issue a final call for entries. 

Headline News ‘Dick Figures’ Team Re-Works Korean ‘Aachi & Ssipak’ Feature

Cinedigm announces plans to release an English-language version of Aachi & Ssipak on DVD, Blu-ray, and digital platforms on March 11th with an early digital release of the first chapters on YouTube starting February 11th.

Headline News Genius Brands Appoints Consumer Products Partners for ‘Stan Lee’s Mighty 7‘

Genius Brands International announces the consumer product licensing partners for Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 which includes Factory Entertainment and Black Lantern.

Headline News ILM to Launch London Effects Facility

Industrial Light & Magic prepares to launch a new feature visual effects facility in central London with plans to serve as the base of operations for Star Wars Episode VII in addition to other feature productions.

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