Universal’s ‘Furious 7’ takes first place at the domestic box office with $18.3 million; a week ahead of its U.S. Marvel tentpole ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ debuts in 44 international markets, earning $201.2 million.
Directed by Carlos Andre Stevens, CG animated short features the voice of Academy Award nominee John Hurt and Eloise Webb, who played Lily James’ young counterpart in Disney’s live-action ‘Cinderella’ remake.
3D Training Institute live webinar featuring MPC global recruiter Christina Zervos and MPC animator Julien Deragon held on Wednesday, April 29 will focus on how to start a career in 3D animation.
Following seven years leading business development at Imaginary Forces, creative, production and design industry vet founded representation firm iartists in 2012.
Hulu to become exclusive subscription video on-demand home to popular programming from Adult Swim and Cartoon Network.
U.K.-based visual effects house works with agency J. Walter Thompson to deliver a shape-shifting, oil and metal based creature for Shell’s latest spot.
Render farm manager's ability to define custom job types lets visual effects studio manage complex multi-application workflows for blockbuster movie projects such as ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ ‘Race’ and ‘The Colony.’
The second Bangkok International Digital Content Festival will take place in Bangkok, Thailand from April 27 through May 3.
Scheduled events include “CG Creature Showcase – Monty’s Christmas and a Black Swan,” “Pipeline for Feature Film VFX,” “Commanding the Exodus,” and “MPC Motion Design -- From Small Beginnings to Big Ideas.”
Special presentation of the film -- featuring more than six minutes of footage to be introduced by director Brad Bird -- will screen exclusively in IMAX theatres beginning May 1.
‘Epic Bracket’ interactive campaign for Ruffles includes fantasy players such as vampires, dinosaurs, sloths and manatees.
Richard Kidd is named Creative Director/Senior VFX Supervisor; Scott McCullough named Live Action Director & DP.
‘iAnimate at Cinesite’ apprenticeship program provides the opportunity of online training and a two year contract as a trainee animator with Cinesite.
Disney’s live-action remake of ‘The Jungle Book,’ due out April 15, 2016, will also be presented in Dolby Vision, with more titles to be announced.
Universal’s ‘Furious 7’ wins its third consecutive weekend at the North American box office this with $29.1 million; jumps the $1 billion mark globally with $1.153 billion in worldwide ticket sales.
‘Monster’ director previously hired to helm Marvel’s ‘Thor: The Dark World,’ but exited the project over “creative differences.”
Directing collective’s latest project -- an animated short that tells the fascinating story of Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh -- was made in collaboration with BH Los Angeles for Google Play and The California Sunday Magazine.
Peter Hedges (‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape’) is writing a script for the feature loosely based on the ‘Pinocchio’ story originally brought to the screen in 1940.
Renderer for Maya creates hardware rendered panoramic images using OpenGL or DirectX formats, allowing users to create immersive previz renderings of Maya scenes in fulldome, latlong, and cubic panorama formats.
Director Andrew Thomas Huang, Wolf & Crow and xRez Studio use Autodesk Maya, Flame, Mudbox, ReCap and Memento to create a new CG landscape and VFX for short film.