Comic book adaptation opens to $36.2 million at the North American box office, and is track to pass $100 million domestically.
Geographical Region: North America
New development director to source and develop animated and live-action properties for 9 Story’s growing IP slate.
Swedish team Brikk inspires culinary artistry in a new PSA blending sharp tabletop with cleverly delectable cuisine design for Wolf Ranges.
New spot from biscuit filmworks directorial duo The Freise Brothers employs 3D modeling software and compositing techniques.
An interactive experience “for human beings between 5 and 105 years old,” ‘Way to Go’ is the follow-up to Morisset’s 2014 SXSW winner ‘BLA BLA.’
First-of-its-kind specialized diploma program features industry-standard curriculum implementing the process and pipeline used at MPC and other Vancouver-area visual effects studios.
Laser Pegs spinoff iStory Animation teams with global entertainment production and distribution company DQ Entertainment to develop and produce CGI animated series ‘Peg Heads.’
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.
‘Birdman’ soars at CAS Awards; ‘Big Hero 6’ takes Animation Award; David Macmillan, CAS honored with CAS Career Achievement Award; Richard Linklater presented with CAS Filmmaker Award.
‘Birdman’ wins American Society of Cinematographers theatrical award; ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and ‘Manhattan’ take top honors in TV categories; Spotlight Award goes to ‘Concrete Night.’
New Deadline feature simplifies the creation of cloud-based render farms; Beta access comes with $500 credit for Google Cloud Platform render resources.
Next-gen texture compositing tool adds node processing and transfer baker, procedural art improvements usher in new hub for PBR pipelines.
Studio strikes deal with iconic television producers Sid and Marty Krofft to develop a reimagined pilot of classic ‘70s live-action children series ‘Sigmund and the Sea Monsters.’
Directed by Adolescent Content’s 15-year-old director Claire Jantzen, animated short will be shown in theaters and air on the Disney Channel.
Global short film and video competition for the film and advertising industries recognizes House Special’s ‘A Tale of Momentum & Inertia,’ ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ directed by Guillaume Blanchet, and NYOD ‘Long Live New York’ by Y&R New York.
Move underlines role as the leading trade organization for industry professionals across the content production, finishing, distribution through archive lifecycle.
‘Batman’ screenwriter Sam Hamm to develop script about an infestation of deadly hallucinogenic spores based on author Sayuri Ueda’s short story, ‘The Street of Fruiting Bodies.’
Michelle Melanson Cuperus is promoted to Executive Producer; Emmy-winning producer Susie Grondin is hired as Supervising Producer.
Anime action film adventure based on smash hit Japanese superhero franchise debuts on DVD and Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack filled with special bonus features.
Disney’s senior management team now to report jointly to Disney CEO Bob Iger and newly-anointed Chief Operating Officer Thomas O. Staggs.
Multi-platform ‘edutainment’ channel launching in partnership with Bright Educational Media to include both original and licensed content.
Animated Shorts program includes Sundance winner Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ and the new Pixar short ‘Lava.’