The Academy keynote presentation at SIGGRAPH 2013, “The Giants’ First Steps,” featuring the student works and early careers of animation directors Ron Clements, Pete Docter, Eric Goldberg, Kevin Lima, Mike Mitchell, Chris Sanders, Henry Selick, David Silverman and Kirk Wise, is released online.
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The Levitow family gifts the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences with animation art and related production material from the career of animator Abe Levitow.
Following its world premiere at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, where it received the prestigious Annecy Cristal award for best short film, Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password has its U.S. premiere at SIGGRAPH 2013.
On September 27th, 28th and 29th the second version of The Florida International Animation Festival (FIAF2) at the CINEMATIQUE of Daytona Beach, Florida.
Big Fish partners with Calabash Animations to enhance the popular mobile game, Fairway Solitaire, with animated video.
Tom Sito’s new book is the definitive take on computer animation history and CG’s rapid rise to creative content technological hegemony.
Get a taste of what some of the industry’s leading technology developers have on tap for SIGGRAPH 2013, including product announcements and demonstrations, Exhibitor Tech Talks and User Group meetings.
HP announces that DreamWorks Animation used HP technology to develop cutting-edge animation for its latest film, Turbo.
Los Angeles-based Sprite Entertainment Studio teams with Japan’s OLM Group to host “The Anime Spirit: From Pokémon and Pac-Man to Live-Action Films” as part of SIGGRAPH 2013’s Production Sessions event.
Women In Animation, the professional organization for women working in the animation industry, kicks off this year’s SIGGRAPH conference and exhibition with its annual Birds of a Feather meet-and-greet mixer.
Newly organized CG artists ratify a contract negotiated between the Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE and Nickelodeon Animation Studios.
Over five years in the making, animated short The Café is a work-in-progress with an ever-changing cast of participants from around the world, led by led by husband-and-wife powerhouse animation team Dana (Boadway) Masson and Terrence Masson.
Nickelodeon Animation promotes Megan Casey and Claudia Spinelli to Vice President, Current Series, with the pair reporting to SVP Rich Magallanes.
Fox to preview its Animation Domination High-Def programming bloc, featuring the primetime debuts of Axe Cop and High School USA!, on Sunday, July 21.
After joining Tiger Aspect in 2001, and working across all the company’s programming, Tom Beattie is appointed the new Head of Animation and Children’s Programming.
Toon Boom Animation announces a reorganization of its product line with Animate 3, ideal for for frame-by-frame animation, and Animate Pro 3, ideal for cut-out rigging animation.
Advance registration for SIGGRAPH 2013 taking place in Anaheim from July 21-25 ends this Friday, June 28.
The Animation Block Party, dedicated to exhibiting all genres of the world's best independent, professional and student animation, celebrates its tenth anniversary with the festival’s largest slate of programming ever.
Jamaica tries to position itself as the next hub of global animation, a growing industry that generated more than $100 billion last year.
Animation studio Bento Box expands its business into developing and producing original animated content; hires comedy veteran Mike Clements to run newly-formed division.
Legendary British animation director, designer and studio owner John Wilson dies on Friday, June 21, at the age of 93.
VFX production supervisor John "DJ" DesJardin discusses the secrets behind Zack Snyder's blockbuster reboot.
Find out what happens after a project gets the green light at ‘They Said Yes! Now What?’ panel at the Women In Animation general meeting on Thursday, June 27.