Blacklist’s WIZZ teams up with The Brooklyn Brothers to create a new series of spots that follow the animated adventures of Ben and HotSpot for Optimum.
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Ottawa-based Mercury Filmworks appoints Marianne Culbert Vice President of Production, replacing the recently retired Bryan Popowich.
The British Film Institute’s Certification Unit issues tax certificates to two CBeebies’ series, stop-motion comedy series Calamity Island from UK-based Famous Flying Films and Mackinnon & Saunders, and Karrot Animation’s 2D-animated preschool series Sarah and Duck.
HP announces that DreamWorks Animation used HP technology to develop cutting-edge animation for its latest film, Turbo.
Andrew Z. Davis is named President of Production Administration for Columbia Pictures, where he will supervise all aspects of physical production including post production and visual effects for all Columbia Pictures films as well as live-action portions of films from Sony Pictures Animation.
DigitalFilm Tree taps Facilis TerraBlock to facilitate the workflow on the ABC series Mistresses and Perception.
KG Entertainment targets youth market with transmedia projects; first production to be live-action adaptation of sci-fi novel series Monster Republic.
Glasgow-based Muvizu and London-based Zubox merge to form Digimania, headed up by newly appointed CEO Julie Adair.
Academy Award-nominated director Darren Aronofsky launches commercial production house Chromista with partners Ted Robbins and Sandy Haddad.
Psyop partners with David and Goliath to create the imaginative campaign, “More Luck For Your Buck” for the California Lottery’s Fortune 55 Scratchers game.
Supervisor Nick Markel takes us inside The Third Floor’s previs work on Joe Kosinski's sci-fi thriller.
Bavaria Film purchases a company-wide site license for ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab, its advanced production dailies and VFX tool.
VFX company LOOK Effects helps “The Grand Budapest Hotel” find financial support from Baden-Württemberg’s regional funding agency.
3D CG-animated theatrical feature film based on the iconic PlayStation video game franchise enters production for worldwide 2015 release.
The venue for the first annual Production Pipeline Expo, which takes place May 3-4, 2013, is changed to Raleigh Studios in Hollywood.
VFX company LOOK Effects President Mark Driscoll weighs in on the “Panel Discussion on the Future of the VFX Industry” and visual effects supervisor Dan Schrecker presents the company’s visual effects work in “The Making of Warm Bodies” at the 2013 FMX conference in Suttgart, Germany.
RGH Entertainment eyes more magic from “The Wizard of Oz” creator with new animated feature film inspired by L. Frank Baum’s “Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.”
Designed to serve as a full blown visual effects and animation event -- complete with expert panels, presentations, educational sessions, and speakers -- the Production Pipeline Expo is a two-day event to be held May 3 and 4 at the Barker Hanger in the Santa Monica Airport.
Proof Inc. founder and creative director Ron Frankel is scheduled to speak on the role of Previs in filmmaking at three upcoming industry events, including the “Virtual Production” track at FMX, the inaugural edition of the Production Pipeline Expo, and the Academy’s “Pre and Post Visualization – Today’s Storyboarding” Craft Series panel.