Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, Disney’s ‘Moana’ to feature music from Tony-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, Grammy-winning composer Mark Mancina and Opetaia Foa’I, founder and lead singer of the award-winning world music band Te Vaka.
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Disney reveals plans for an animated feature based on the ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ story to be directed by Nathan Greno (‘Tangled’) and produced by ‘Get A Horse!’ producer Dorothy McKim.
International pop star Shakira lends her Grammy-winning voice to Gazelle, the biggest pop star in Zootopia, teasing the all-new original song for the film, ‘Try Everything.’
Plympton recently contributed to the new compilation animated feature, ‘Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet,’ based on the world-famous book by the Lebanese poet; his latest short, ‘The Loneliest Stoplight,’ is also now in theaters.
Mytherapy founder and chief colorist Dado Valentic worked closely with cinematographer Peter Hannan to develop the look and color of the new film directed by Monty Python’s Terry Jones and co-starring Kate Beckinsale and the late Robin Williams.
Thirteen students representing 11 different U.S. film schools are selected as nominees for the 2015 ASC Gordon Willis Student Heritage Awards, with the winners will be revealed on September 26.
Vision Summit will feature talks and panels on Virtual and Augmented Reality hardware and software development such as Oculus, Qualcomm Connected Experiences Inc., Sony Computer Entertainment and Valve.
Nominees in the Animated Series category include Frederator’s ‘Bee and Puppycat,’ PBS digital studios series ‘Blank on Blank,’ webcomic ‘Cyanide & Happiness,’ Rooster Teeth’s ‘RWBY’ and YouTube animator ‘sWooZie.’
New short-form web series, ‘Grandma’s Cats Are Trying to Kill Her!’ marks commercial production company Psyop’s first foray into original programming.
Veteran animation executives Penney Finkelman Cox and Sandra Rabins to lead the Chinese animation company’s expansion into Hollywood with three features currently in production and an ambitious plan to complete a new feature every 18 months.
The Colonie welcomes assistant editors Emily Hayes and Stephania Dulowski to its creative team, moves Ben Pokorny to the company’s VFX/finishing department.
EA Germany, Omstudios, Milk VFX, Framestore and MPC recognized for toolset development and pipeline advancement.
MPC NY teams with Arnold Worldwide and RESET’s Johnny Hardstaff to create a new spot for New Balance’s “Always in Beta” global brand campaign.
With MARI 3, 3D paint artists can iterate faster, manage complexity better and produce higher quality results.
Shotgun 6.3 includes a new set of features and updates that will make it easier for teams to review, share and provide feedback on creative projects.
Angelina Jolie Pitt joins the filmmaking team of the animated feature film The Breadwinner, based on the internationally acclaimed young adult novel of the same name by Canadian author Deborah Ellis.
FuseFX artists are nominated for Outstanding Visual Effects for the Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode “The Dirty Half Dozen” and for Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role for the American Horror Story episode “Edward Mordrake, Part 2.”
Luxion announces new plugin support and advanced import options for Autodesk Maya 2016 and Maxon Cinema 4D at SIGGRAPH 2015.
NVIDIA unveils DesignWorks VR, a GPU-accelerated toolset enabling both headset and application developers to push the limits of photorealism and interactivity at SIGGRAPH 2015.
Autodesk announces new extension releases for Maya 2016 and 3ds Max 2016, and unveils a new 3D marketplace on Creative Market.
Amateur artists can submit Star Wars: The Force Awakens-inspired fan art for a chance to be showcased in a Star Wars professional gallery exhibit.
The award was bestowed upon Bin by the eldest member of WIA,105-year-old Ruthie Thompson, connecting past and present female talent.