Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's The LEGO Movie is the domestic box office champ for the third weekend in a row. Elsewhere, Frozen races past $980 million globally to become the number two animated title of all time, not accounting for inflation.
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Leading up to the film’s U.S. release, Touchstone Pictures releases a new English-language clip for Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises.
Audrey Diehl is promoted to Vice President of Animation Development for Nickelodeon Group, where she will provide creative guidance on development materials for the network’s new animated shows.
Mill+ teams with Wieden+Kennedy on Coke "Footprints," a 99% CG spot airing during the 2014 Winter Olympic games in Sochi.
Method Studios delivers feature film quality visual effects for “Childlike Imagination,” a fantastical new spot from GE.
Autodesk expands its cloud offering with the launch of Character Generator , an easy-to-use, web-based application that enables virtually anyone to create customized, rigged and ready-to-animate 3D characters.
Jim Babcock is promoted to vice president, consumer marketing for Adult Swim, where he will oversee development of show launch strategies and execution for all original and acquired programming for the network, as well as branded games and apps from Adult Swim Digital.
Framestore teams with Wieden + Kennedy Portland to create “The Power of Hair,” a new digital experience for Old Spice.
Industry veteran and former head of the CalArts Character Animation program dies at the age of 75 from causes related to pulmonary fibrosis.
Dolby teams with Oscar-winning Moonbot Studios to create Silent, an animated story about the partnership of picture and sound in movie entertainment.
Featuring the hilarious adventures of a mischievous feline who will do almost anything to be fed, Simon’s Cat joins animation luminary Fred Seibert’s Channel Frederator Network.
Genius Brands International begins production on a new animated comedy series, Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab, which follows Angie, a 12-year-old prodigy, and her young science club.
HOAX Films creates an experiential website for MEBO International that allows visitors to experience a computer-generated floating city that’s home to a towering library, a giant rotating sphere and other iconic wonders.
Construction begins on Legend3D’s new Los Angeles office which will feature RealD review theater, editorial suites and a technology lab, and is set to open in March of 2014.
Spin VFX takes home two awards from the 12th Annual VES Awards for their work on HBO’s Game of Thrones.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment announces the release of Angry Birds Toons: Season One - Volume Two on to Blu-ray and DVD April 15.
Oscar-winning VFX Supervisor Rob Legato and Brainstorm Digital use mocha visual effects tools on Martin Scorsese's Wolf of Wall Street.
The Autodesk-sponsored Visual Effects Society student award evolves into a platform for budding creatives to showcase their artistry and garner attention from the industry.
Artists rely on LightWave 3D software to deliver stunning visual effects and CG for Kennedy Space Center Special Venue Project which won “Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project” at the 2014 Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces the release of Beware The Batman: Shadows of Gotham, Season 1 Part 1 on DVD and Blu-Ray February 18.