Free sample projects now ready for download along with the brand-new Unreal Engine 5 next-gen real-time 3D content production platform technology released today by Epic Games.
Epic Games' first major announcement at this morning’s State of Unreal presentation is huge; next-gen real-time 3D content creation in both game and non-game workflows gets a shot in the arm with new UE5 features, enhancements, and support.
Produced by Cheeky Little Media, the Australian animated series explores water safety themes for preschoolers and their families; all-new episodes coming Summer 2023.
Paper Owl’s new show sports quirky mixed-media design reminiscent of young boy’s surroundings and daily experiences; show uses humor to build a deeper understanding and empathy among older viewers of the neurodivergent perspective.
Company’s first dedicated VFX studio outside New Zealand kicks off with 75 artists, with more hires planned later this year; currently it has 12 unannounced projects in the pipeline, having recently completed work on ‘The Batman,’ Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight,’ and ‘Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.’
The new browser add-on optimizes color calibration for consistency across monitors, improving remote collaboration among creatives.
The network orders more episodes of the ‘morbidly’ funny animated series about death, family, and unexpectedly coming back to life; currently in production, the new season will hit in 2023.
Companies to co-produce a slate of animated series for the adult market; first project, ‘Blood of Camelot,’ is a dark fantasy that reimagines King Arthur as a vampire despot ruling over a blighted realm.
Updates to Maya, 3ds Max, Bifrost, and Arnold enhance the user experience, optimizing collaboration and data sharing within VFX and animation creative teams.
Directed Takayuki Hirao, the animated feature is an ode to the power of movies and the joys and heartbreak of the creative process; in partnership with Fathom events, the preview screening comes to theaters nationwide April 27-28.
The preschool programming block debuted in Japan March 1 with ‘Thomas and Friends,’ ‘Pingu,’ and ‘Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz;’ the brand hits Southeast Asia and Korea today, with a slate of other popular series.
The animator, writer, producer and development exec discusses careers, opportunities, and choosing the best path forward; he shares his journey from New Zealand to Canada and how he ultimately made the jump to management.
Live-action / animation hybrid ‘Face’s Music Party’ stars Cedric Williams and features kid-friendly music videos, remix sing-alongs of nursery rhymes, and a high energy dance-along finale; the new show hits Nickelodeon’s preschool platforms this summer.
The co-founder of recently acquired VFX studio FOLKS will succeed David Altenau, who’ll become Chairman of the parent organization that also includes FuseFX and Rising Sun Pictures.
Based on the popular graphic novels by Sam Davies, the series follows 2 best friends apprenticing to be magical veterinarians for fantastical creatures; show set to launch in 2023.
The new animated preschool series follows the misadventures of a ‘Bossy Bear’ and his bestie, Turtle; the show is slated to debut in 2023 on Nickelodeon in the U.S. and Nick Jr. channels internationally.
In a just filed lawsuit, the longtime Beijing-based VFX and animation company alleges that two Americans have swindled and pocketed millions from investors while raising money on its behalf.
New toolset brings real-time capabilities to creators of cinema-quality, stylized animated content; developed on top of Unreal Engine, pipeline features custom-developed visualization tools that introduce game engine rendering to features of traditional animation.
Animation remains key as network reveals plans for expanding franchises such as ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ and ‘PAW Patrol;’ new series including ‘Face’s Music Party,’ ‘Bossy Bear,’ and ‘HexVet;’ and a ‘Blue’s Clues & You! Live Tour’ starting this fall in the U.S.
The veteran animation exec and co-founder of Caribara Montreal is tapped to manage studio’s production pipeline, including ‘Pangors of Puddle Peak,’ ‘Octicorn,’ and ‘Bad Jelly the Witch.’
Babita Jassal has been promoted to VP of People and Culture, and Hetal Shah joins as senior talent acquisition specialist; staff additions come as the company seeks new creative talent to work across a range of 2D and 3D projects.
Series spotlights career paths in VFX, CGI, and Animation Technology, kicking off with an episode featuring interviews with women on the company’s R&D team.
Expansive slate includes 50 new and returning series; ‘Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These’ Season 3 and ‘Estab Life: Great Escape’ now available, with new titles dropping throughout April.
César Zelada helming film that follows a young Incan woman who dreams of breaking into the elite, male-only group of Chasqui messengers; release set for 2024.