Laika has named “Coraline” producer Mary Sandell head of production at the Portland, OR-based stop-motion animation studio.
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FMX 2012 will highlight the advent of Virtual Production with programming tracks on World Building and Previs, Megasessions covering “Reel Steel,” “Tintin” and “Hugo,” VFX showcases on “Battleship” and “The Hunger Games,” and animation highlights covering “Dr. Seuss' The Lorax” and Marvel's “The Avengers.”
Twentieth Century Fox has hired Kira Goldberg and Jason Young to join the studio's senior ranks, filling a gap left by the departure of three senior executives last year.
"Defiance," the revolutionary transmedia event launching in Spring 2013, has commenced production on the series pilot in Toronto, ON. An unprecedented partnership between Syfy and Trion Worlds, "Defiance" is the first-ever convergence of television and Massive Multiplayer Online gaming, featuring an interconnected world and storylines that will co-exist on both platforms.
Bill Dennis talks about important steps in the process of putting together an indigenous feature film production, from story to distribution.
At the annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, Adobe will showcase new software and innovations that improve how broadcasters, filmmakers and video professionals create, deliver and monetize high-quality productions across multiple screens.
Aspera announced that Universal Pictures has deployed the Aspera faspex solution to send, receive and share large media files internationally between production facilities and post-production houses.
CVMP 2012, the 9th annual industry-academic conference series on media production for film, broadcast and games, announced a call for papers on all areas of visual media production.
Earlier this month, 5D presented the first of its digital design summits at USC called FLUX. Bill Desowitz reports the highlights.
In its continued expansion into the advertising space, NYC-based Decon has hired former BBDO and Droga5 veteran, Misha Louy as its new partner and EP.
Grid VFX has licensed TACTIC to manage all of the digital assets and project tasks across four distributed productions with studios in China, Luxembourg and France.
Immersive design consortium 5D | Institute will kick off their world-building design discussion series in Los Angeles on March 13, 2012 with ʻ5D | FLUXʼ presented in association with Autodesk and USC School of Cinematic Arts.
Catherine Morrissey explains how Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) just might be the co-production finance partner you’re looking for.
Season three of "Eastbound & Down" has Kenny Powers back on the mound in Myrtle Beach. Now he’s back as K-Swiss CEO.
Motion graphics production company ROGER recently united with snackaholic, inc. to create the show open and graphics package for "It Gets Better," an MTV special documenting the struggles of today's LGBT teens.
PipelineFX’s Qube! provides rendering solution for 3D Visualizations for NASA’s Conceptual Image Lab.
Live-action production company th2ng has been commissioned by BMW and WCRS to direct and produce an inspirational short film, “Man and Machine,” to celebrate the sporting achievements of the BMW London 2012 Performance Team.
Ogilvy/NY looked to Charged Studios and director Adam Pierce to usher in a new age of package delivery for UPS.
Award-winning director Nigel Simpkiss, from UK production company Independent, has created five beautiful spots with sister company BRW USA for the new campaign for Jeep USA.