Shotgun replaces Blur’s proprietary production management software; frees internal development resources to focus on creative tools.
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Director/animator Sylvain Chomet receives a personal request from Simpsons creator Matt Groening to create his own take on the “couch gag” that culminates each week’s opening credits.
Leading CG software developer Autodesk confirms that it is ceasing development of its Softimage CG software.
Laika Studios releases a third teaser trailer for their new stop-motion animated feature, The Boxtrolls, featuring Cee Lo Green’s cover of "(You're So Square) Baby, I Don't Care."
Amazon offering pre-orders for Warner Archive Collection’s March 18 Blu-ray release of Green Lantern: The Complete Animated Series.
Faceware offers complete facial mocap package for indie game studios; upgrades pro versions of software and hardware.
Katy Perry's latest music video for the hip hop-infused #1 hit single "Dark Horse" is a bold, Egyptian-themed cinematic epic created by storytelling studio Mirada.
DreamWorks Animation-owned AwesomenessTV hires former Disney digital marketing exec T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, posts “the ugly true story” behind Sunday’s infamous Oscar selfie on Twitter, featuring Homer and Bart getting stepped on by Hollywood A-listers.
Anime Studio 10 offers improved workflow with new bone constraint, content library and smart bone features; Smith Micro Celebrates 10th Edition of Anime Studio with Wacom Cintiq and Intuos Tablet Giveaway.
The deadline for film entries to the 2014 edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival -- taking place this year September 26-28 -- is June 20, 2014.
Aircraft Productions and Cartoon Saloon announce a major co-production deal to adapt the award-winning novel ‘The Breadwinner,’ written by Deborah Ellis, as an animated feature film.
An estimated 540 people from the visual effects community participate in a rally on Hollywood Blvd. on Oscar Sunday.
Non-Stop and Son of God rule the box office over Oscar weekend. The Liam Neeson action movie takes first place with $28.9 million, while Son of God is an impressive runner-up. Meanwhile, Disney Animation's Frozen becomes the 18th movie ever to earn over $1 billion worldwide, and The LEGO Movie crosses $200 million domestically.
Alfonso Cuarón’s 3D space epic Gravity leads the 86th annual Academy Awards with seven wins, including the prize for best visual effects.
Disney Animation’s Frozen wins the Oscar for best animated feature at the 86th Academy Awards; Mr. Hublot, directed by Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares, wins the award for best animated short.
Invisible Light Network brings predictions of the digital future to life for IBM with three new short films.
Animation Breakdown Roundup!, a one-day 90+-minute animation festival of 25 brand-new animated experimental shorts, will play in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 8 at 9:30 p.m. at The Cinefamily.
Elite group of women film and TV directors join Animation Breakdown and Women in Animation for the “Directors’ Club” event at The Cinefamily on Sunday, March 9th.
Watch Disney, Pixar, and Marvel Movies with Disney Movies Anywhere; new digital movie service and app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch debuts with iTunes.
Nickelodeon pays homage to Alice in Wonderland with a brand-new Dora the Explorer primetime special, “Dora in Wonderland,” premiering Monday, March 10.
Autodesk software plays an integral role in the creation of great movies -- including eight of the nine Best Picture nominees.