Confidential Creative and NC Labs have partnered on a first of its kind interactive animation project; NFT holding community members will be able to shape the project’s creative universe.
DNEG CEO Namit Malhotra weighs in on what he calls a ‘landmark agreement’ that will fuel the progression and application of new production tools, technology, and workflows in areas such as movies, TV, games, metaverses, VR, and theme park rides.
Warner Animation Group and Dr. Seuss Enterprises announce new animated musical feature based on the famed author’s final book; other properties slated for new co-productions include ‘The Cat in The Hat’ and ‘Thing One and Thing Two.’
StageCraft expansion includes LED volume installation in Vancouver; company is currently recruiting talent ahead of the facility’s launch next year.
Updates include workflow and performance enhancements; new release is now available on the Maxon App.
The VFX studio strengthens its leadership team with the former DNEG, Framestore and MPC animation head and supervisor.
Based on Salih Memecan’s daily comic strip that has run in Turkish newspapers since 1991, the popular show is now available on Türk Telekom Tivibu and Vodafone TV.
The new channel follows the recently announced expansion of its platform entertainment business, with Zee Entertainment’s Mukund Cairae tapped to head new SBU Toonz Media Networks.
‘Max & the Midknights’ follows the adventures of a 10-year-old girl in her pursuits to become a knight; and ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors,’ features the hilarious shenanigans and ridiculous adventures of roommates Rock, Paper, and Scissors.
Streamer debuts dozens of first looks, new trailers, and exclusive clips from projects across The Walt Disney Company’s studios as it marks its first two years of operations; new animated series coming include ‘Frozen’ spin-off ‘Olaf Presents,’ ‘The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild,’ ‘The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder,’ and Pixar’s ‘Win or Lose.’
Sponsored by Netflix, the program will award two emerging independent Latinx animation filmmakers with money, mentorship, and support for production on an animated short film; submissions now being accepted through December 10.
‘The Photograph’ writer/director to helm upcoming musical series about the life and adventures of the first Black Disney princess, coming to Disney+ in 2023.
PNY is partnering with NVIDIA to bring their revolutionary real-time 3D collaboration and simulation platform to reinvent workflows for dispersed creative teams across the animation and VFX space. Join the free ‘Revolutionizing 3D Workflows with NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise,’ webinar set for November 17.
The episodic MCU continues to expand, as learn of the studios’ expansive slate of series renewals and new series coming in 2022/2023 series, including ‘Moon Knight,’ ‘Ms. Marvel,’ and ‘She-Hulk’ as well as the first ever ‘X-Men’ under the Disney banner.
Newly announced Z by HP, Teradici, and NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise subscriptions bring real-time connection to remote workers collaborating across multiple systems and applications.
Former Mondo Media CEO John Evershed named chief strategy officer, while Taylor Church joins as vice president of production; announcement comes on the heels of a year of rapid growth and recent $5.25 million investment from BITKRAFT and Sony.
Program provides an opportunity to develop and hone creative and leadership skills via a series of panels, workshops, and masterclasses; selected applicants to be paired with high-level animation industry mentors.
Leading animation studio taps computer manufacturer to deploy ThinkStations throughout departments; multi-year agreement follows last year’s roll-out of Lenovo computing infrastructure already transforming production operations.
Deal calls for purchase of leading VFX studio’s proprietary software systems, pipeline, and engineering talent; Oscar-winning VFX team will become WetaFX, remaining under Peter Jackson’s majority ownership and helmed by CEO Prem Akkaraju.
Streamer plans to produce even more episodic and feature content, tapping Japanese talent and studios to expand its content library; announcements made at first ever Netflix Festival Japan 2021 include new anime titles ‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure STONE OCEAN,’ ‘The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh,’ and ‘Kakegurui Twin.’
New technology generates interactive AI avatars with ray-traced 3D graphics by connecting speech AI, computer vision, natural language understanding, recommendation engines and simulation technologies.
Powerful system produces physically simulated data for training neural networks; first implementations shown are NVIDIA DRIVE Sim and NVIDIA Isaac Sim apps.
Leading high-performance workstation, rendering and server system provider’s platforms, along with NVIDIA’s real-time simulation and collaboration platform for 3D production, now available to unite creative teams working remotely across the animation and VFX space.
In his virtual GTC keynote, company founder and CEO Jensen Huang introduced a host of new technologies, including his Toy Jensen miniature avatar, to demonstrate transformative uses of the tech giant’s latest offerings in accelerated computing and the Omniverse Enterprise virtual world simulation and collaboration platform.