Tagged With: Animations

Headline News Pixeldust Studios Launches Non-Entertainment Division

Pixeldust Studios, a multi-award winning digital animation and broadcast design studio, has launched a Non-Entertainment Division, which will provide company services to government, corporate, museum, educational and charitable groups and organizations.

Headline News NAMA Explained in a Nutshell by Igloo Animations

Dublin based animation company, Igloo Animations, launched their latest product GimmeTheShortVersion.com. The award winning animators have created a website to explain seemingly complex issues relating to the Government, Finance and the Environment.

Headline News Bunkspeed Delivers GPU Accelerated Animations with SHOT Pro

Bunkspeed,a leading global provider of 3D rendering and animation software for the design and creative industry, announced today the release of Bunkspeed SHOT Pro.

Headline News Craft Animations Provides Sample CDS Tools to Users of the Subscription Advantage Pack for Autodesk Maya 2011

Craft Animations™ announces the integration of select Craft Director Studio (CDS) tools within the Subscription Advantage Pack for Autodesk® Maya®

Headline News Your Storyboards Could Win $5k In Aniboom-History Competition

With the first stage of their People Speak Competition ending August 31st, Aniboom and The History Channel are still looking for the five best concepts for turning 30 seconds of special audio content into inspirational animations.

Headline News Craft Animations at SIGGRAPH 2009

Press Release from Craft Animations

Come visit Craft Animations at the SIGGRAPH 2009 Exhibition in New Orleans. See why companies like Pixar, Lockheed Martin and Digital Domain use Craft Director Studio to unravel their most complex animations.

Join us for live demos, workshops, exciting announcements, special deals and a fun show!

SPECIAL DEALSBuy one bundle, get one free!

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Headline News Craft Animations Adds USC to Academic Partner Program

Craft Animations, leading developer of professional real-time 3D animation technology, has announced its new Academic Partner Program, which offers leading colleges, universities and 3D animation schools subsidized access to Craft Director Tools. The company has additionally announced the University Of Southern California (USC) School of Cinematic Arts as the latest adopter of this new program, which helps to further establish the growing network of students who are skilled in new era animation technologies.

Headline News Election-Inspired Animations Created With GoAnimate.com

GoAnimate.com has formed a content-based partnership with THE DAILY SHOW Co-Creator Lizz Winstead. Using GoAnimate.com software, Winstead will write and produce election-inspired animations for upcoming episodes of Shoot The Messenger, a NYC based comedy troupe starring members from THE DAILY SHOW, Air America Radio, National Lampoon, Upright Citizens Brigade, Second City, and THE HUFFINGTON POST.

Headline News MyToons.com Partners With Vuze

MyToons animated content will now be available to Vuze's 30 million member worldwide audience. Joining global television networks and production studios, MyToons debuts its first channel -- MyToons Cartoon Classics -- set to entertain Vuze members with an array of vintage animations. Featuring classics like POPEYE and BETTY BOOP, viewers can appreciate these time honored animations created before the computer age.

Headline News Blue-Zoo To Do New Animations for The Basil Brush Show

Award-winning animation studio Blue-Zoo Prods. has been commissioned by RDF Media-owned The Foundation and Entertainment Rights, to create 65 animated shorts for the sixth series of THE BASIL BRUSH SHOW for CBBC.

The animations will place the famous fox in adventurous situations, such as surfing, tango dancing and flying through space, while sharing a joke with the audience.

Headline News Deuce Bigalow Director to Helm Shrek 4

DEUCE BIGALOW: MALE GIGOLO director Mike Mitchell is in talks to helm DreamWorks Animation's SHREK 4, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The script, which deals with the reason why Shrek left the land of ogres to live by himself in the swamp, was originally written by Tim Sullivan and was rewritten by Josh Klausner.

DreamWorks Animation's Jeffrey Katzenberg, Bill Damaschke, Kristine Belson and Chris Kuser are shepherding.

Headline News Cars Drives Off with Producer's Guild Win

Darla K. Anderson won the race for Producer of the Year Award Animated Film awarded by The Producer's Guild of America for her work on Walt Disney Pictures/Pixar Animation's CARS. The awards were handed out Jan. 20, 2007, during the 18th Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

CARS beat out FLUSHED AWAY, HAPPY FEET, ICE AGE: THE MELTDOWN and MONSTER HOUSE.

Headline News PGA Announces Animated Feature Noms

The Producer's Guild of America has issued nominations for Producer of the Year Award Animated Film. In the running is Darla K. Anderson for Walt Disney Pictures/Pixar Animation's CARS. For DreamWorks Animation's FLUSHED AWAY, the nominees are Cecil Kramer and Peter Lord. Doug Mitchell, George Miller and Bill Miller are up for Warner Bros.' HAPPY FEET. A nom for 20th Century Fox Animation's ICE AGE: THE MELTDOWN goes to Lori Forte. Steve Starkey and Jack Rapke share noms for Sony's MONSTER HOUSE.

Headline News MTV Int'l’s First Made-for-Mobile Animations Debut Globally

MTV Networks International (MTVNI) debuted its first animated series of made-for-mobile shorts, WULFFMORGENTHALER. A co-production between MTVNI and the "Danish Duo" Mikael Wulff and Anders Morgenthaler, the series of 20 short animations is inspired by the famous WULFFMORGENTHALER comic strips of the same name. The witty, compelling animations are the perfect "snack-size" for mobile users wanting more.

WULFFMORGENTHALER underscores MTVNIs commitment to creating and providing users with breakthrough, original mobile content.

Headline News Aardman’s Big Jeff To Be Shown On MTV2

MTV2 has joined up with Aardman Animations to broadcast a series of shorts featuring the character Big Jeff.

MTV2 is MTV Networks U.K. & Irelands channel dedicated to guitar-based music. The 10 BIG JEFF films range from 90 to 180 seconds in duration and will be scattered amongst the MTV2 schedule from mid June. The animations were created, written and directed by Aardmans Tom Parkinson and exec produced by Miles Bullough, Pete Lord and Dave Sproxton.

Headline News Court Used Animations May Create Jury Bias

A study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign presents the argument that computer animation uses in court cases to re-create incidents may present a biased view depending on which side created the simulation, reports ScienceDaily.com.

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