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Imaginary Forces delivers the latest in luxury for Oral-B in Black, a sleek, all-CG spot directed by Ronnie Koff.
Visual effects artists plan a rally outside the DreamWorks Animation campus in Glendale, where President Obama plans to visit on Tuesday.
A planned collaboration between director Ridley Scott and the Machinima online gaming network fizzles due to scheduling issues.
Pixar Animation Studios lays off an undisclosed number of people at its Emeryville, Calif., headquarters due to the delay of its forthcoming film The Good Dinosaur.
President Obama is set to visit the Glendale campus of DreamWorks Animation SKG next week during a trip to Los Angeles.
Story Entertainment announces its slate for Asia Television Forum, which features both animated and live-action programming including Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood and Camp Lakebottom.
The ASC announced that Dean Cundey will be recognized at the 28th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding Achievement Award with a Lifetime Achievement Award on February 1.
BBC Wales Interactive and CBBC tap Aardman Animations to create Eye of Bashtarr, a fun and fast-paced scrolling puzzle platform for the show Wizards Vs Aliens.
Veteran television writer-producer Sam Simon to receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ (AWC) 16th Annual Animation Writing Award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the craft of animation writing.
Pixar Animation Studios is set to receive the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society’s Sir Charles Wheatstone Award for creative excellence at the society's 5th annual Creative Arts Awards.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences receives separate $10 million gifts from Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
Diane Disney Miller, the daughter of Walt Disney, dies at her home in Napa, Calif. at the age of 79.
Global VFX house Digital District now manages Render Farm with PipelineFX’s Qube! 500 new licenses to be used immediately across global organization on new 3D feature.
Creative studio Imaginary Forces adds Christopher Harrington as Director of User Experience and Technology, reporting to Executive Producer and General Manager Gabriel Marquez.
Pixar Animation Studios announces the release of RenderMan Studio 18, with a major emphasis on lighting workflows including path-traced re-rendering.
Former HIT Entertainment executive Natasha Fishman is appointed VP of global brand management and marketing for Peanuts Worldwide and Iconix Entertainment.
The four-member voice cast, excluding creator Seth MacFarlane, is able to secure between $175,000 and $225,000 each per episode for at least two more seasons of the hit animated series.
In preparation for its Oscar-qualifying run, Disney releases a new trailer for Hayao Miyazaki’s final animated feature, The Wind Rises.
Lance Weiler, the mastermind of last year’s experiential educational project, Laika’s Adventure, is slated to kick off iKids 2014 with a keynote on building digital experiences for modern audiences, “Designing for the 21st Century.”