Coming off the success of Sleepy Hollow, FOX signs Synaptic VFX as the key VFX vendor for their new series Hieroglyph.
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At NAB 2014 eyeon announced the release of their new playback and production solution for 4K HFR up to 120 FPS Stereoscopic, eyeon Generation 4K.
Autodesk debuts the Flame 2015, the newest version of their comprehensive toolset for high-end visual effects and creative finishing, featuring new creative tools and support for 4K which helps deliver greater artistic control.
Disney and Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier makes history at the global box office, debuting to a record-breaking $96.2 million in North America for an early worldwide total of $303.3 million.
The complete keynote presentation from Pixar at NVIDIA’s 2014 GPU Technology Conference, featuring Pixar Engineering Lead Dirk Van Gelder and Technical Director Danny Nahmias, is available for viewing online.
Bruce Timm returns to direct Batman for the first time in a decade on Wednesday, April 9 in the new DC Nation short, Batman Strange Days.
FableVision accelerates expansion of new content development for multiple platforms; Tone Thyne tapped to newly created position of Vice President of Creative, where he will oversee production of original IP.
HIT Entertainment announces that a brand new CG-animated series of Bob the Builder has entered pre-production, with animation services provided by Rainmaker Entertainment’s Mainframe.
Galaxy 61 celebrates its 10th anniversary with a re-branding and a new website showcasing the company’s capabilities that are tailored to animation and VFX-driven projects with big ideas and small budgets.
IDW Entertainment partners with Entertainment One Television co-develop, co-fund and co-produce television series based on IDW’s original properties.
Online art school The Art Department offers four-week picture making seminars taught by acclaimed illustrator Marshall Vandruff.
yummico partners with Fingerprint to release a new interactive e-book, ScreenTime, for iOS and Android.
MPC LA partners with Deutsch LA and RESET Director Johnny Green to launch a new campaign for HTC that unveils the new HTC One M8 smartphone with the help of Gary Oldman.
Devil and Demon announce a line of supercomputers launching at NAB 2014 that feature great computing muscle in small footprints.
Voice cast for Disney Television Animation's The 7D, a comedic take on the Seven Dwarfs, includes Jess Harnell, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Bill Farmer, Maurice LaMarche, Kevin Michael Richardson, Dee Bradley Baker, Scott Menville, Stephen Stanton, Billy West and Paul Rugg.
Universal Pictures debutes the first official trailer for Luc Besson's upcoming feature Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson and Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman.
Frankie simplifies the remote video review-and-approval workflow at Drive Thru, allowing the company to streamline the creation and approval process of commercials in the era of remote postproduction workflows.
Rampant Design Tools announces a strategic partnership with That Studios, a partnership that will provide targeted, high quality, and practical visual effects for studios and indie filmmakers.
VIZ Media re-launches Neon Alley as the new online destination for free streaming anime content in the U.S.
HBO taps BigStar to create a teaser campaign featuring three spots, ‘Dungeon,’ ‘Desert,’ and ‘Forest,’ for the upcoming season of Game of Thrones premiering April 6.
Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam, the classically animated follow-up to filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns’ 2007 viral hit, launches online.
DreamWorks Animation-owned AwesomenessTV makes a deal to acquire YouTube channel network Big Frame for $15 million.
Adobe announces plans to significantly update all the video apps in Adobe Creative Cloud and will showcase these innovations at the NAB 2014 show in Las Vegas next week.