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Lexhag Creates VFX for BBC Period Drama ‘Poldark’

London-based VFX house uses a mix of LIDAR scan technology, full-CG ship elements and the organizational capacity of ftrack production tracking and management software to deliver visual effects for the BBC’s period drama ‘Poldark.’

Nickelodeon Animation Studios Headline News

Nickelodeon to Debut ‘Shimmer and Shine’ August 24

Nickelodeon takes preschoolers on a magical genie adventure with animated preschool series ‘Shimmer and Shine,’ created by ‘Dora the Explorer’ production supervisor Farnaz Esnaashari-Charmatz.

ShortsHD Headline News

ShortsHD Rolls out Spike & Mike Animation Showcase

Animation icons Spike & Mike set for special showcase on August 19; Academy Award-winning shorts ‘Mr. Hublot’ and ‘The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore’ also slated to air.

Amazon Studios Headline News

‘Wishenpoof’ Launching on Amazon Prime

Animated preschool series created by Angela C. Santomero and produced by Out of the Blue Enterprises launches in the U.S., U.K. and Germany on Friday, August 14.

Dreamworks Animation ANIMATIONWorld

DreamWorks and Netflix Team Up on ‘Dragons: Race to the Edge’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 10:23am

DreamWorks Animation veteran and series director Elaine Bogan details the production process from storyboarding through final delivery on DWA’s hit series that further explores the world of the ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ franchise.

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Nickelodeon Headline News

Nickelodeon Names James Stephenson Senior VP, Animation & Games

Newly created position of Senior Vice President, Animation and Games adds animation production and development to Stephenson’s current responsibilities of digital content creation.

Hopster Headline News

Magic Light Pictures’ ‘The Gruffalo’ Lands on Hopster

Magic Light Pictures’ family favorites ‘The Gruffalo,’ ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’ and ‘Room on the Broom’ now available on Hopster for a special three-month window.

Blackmagic Design Headline News

DigitalFilm Tree Uses DaVinci Resolve to Remotely Grade ABC’s ‘Mistresses’

DigitalFilm Tree employs Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve as a core component of its remote dailies grading and transcoding services.

Flying Bark Productions Headline News

Flying Bark’s ‘Blinky Bill’ Returning to Australian TV

Flying Bark Productions confirms that Seven Network Australia is commissioning broadcaster for a brand-new series, ‘The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill,’ set to air in 2016.

Awards Headline News

Cartoon Network’s ‘Over the Garden Wall’ Receives Emmy Nod

The five nominees for Outstanding Animated Program are FX’s ‘Archer,’ Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and ‘The Simpsons,’ Cartoon Network’s ‘Over The Garden Wall’ and Comedy Central’s ‘South Park.’ VFX nominees include Starz’ ‘Black Sails,’ The CW’s ‘The Flash,’ HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones,’ Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ and the History Channel’s ‘Vikings.’

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Peppa Pig’ Heads Back to School with New DVD + Book Set

Entertainment One helps Peppa Pig get ready to go back to school with the release of a special DVD + Scholastic Mini Book Gift Set, ‘Peppa Pig: School Bus Trip,’ available on August 4. 

Disney Television Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Disney Television Animation’s Paul Rudish Talks New ‘Mickey Mouse’ Cartoon Shorts

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 5:40pm

Emmy award-winning artist and director Paul Rudish discusses the development process for new story ideas for the iconic Disney characters and describes Disney Television Animation’s storyboarding and production process.

Pixomondo Headline News

Pixomondo Taps cineSync to Wrangle CG Dragons for ‘Game of Thrones’

Alongside the increasingly complex evolution of three fully-grown CG fire-breathing dragons, VFX house Pixomondo leverages Cospective’s cineSync review and annotation tool for global production pipeline for HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones.’

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