The VFX supervisor on Barry Jenkins and Prime Video’s period drama, about a young woman’s desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South, shares how she helped plan and deliver over 1,000 visual effects shots, ranging from 18 minutes of a town on fire to an actual full underground railroad hub.
New hire brings extensive design and VFX experience to the role, having spent 14+ years working as both creative and design directors.
Studio veteran and former VFX supervisor will continue to oversee software development and systems engineering teams, as well as SPI's technical infrastructure, as he moves forward on major initiatives to modernize the VFX and animated feature film pipeline.
Launching with special performances including The Desert Dwellers, Desert Hearts Mikey Lion, Porky, Lee Reynolds, Marbs, RYBO, and Carlo, the new, scalable VR technology brings 2D content into virtual reality with no limit to the number of music lovers who can share the experience.
Led by VFX supervisor Luke DiTomasso, the studio delivers over 200 shots for director Mike Cahill’s sci-fi thriller about two overlapping worlds, one real, one not, one ugly, one beautiful, and the conspiracy to keep people from finding out the truth.
Short film submissions are due by June 30, features by July 31, for the famed Japanese ‘Airport Festival’ coming November 5-8, 2021.
‘A Tale Dark & Grimm,’ ‘Dogs in Space,’ and ‘Super Giant Robot Brothers’ will soon join the streamer’s growing lineup of children’s and family programming.
After canceling last year because of COVID-19, Trojan Horse was a Unicorn will be back as an onsite event this year, running September 20-25 in Tróia.
The free 2-day event introduces young people to career opportunities within the creative industries; program runs July 13-14 and registration is now open.
Last year ITFS was one of the first festivals to go totally online. With a year to perfect the system the 2021 edition worked seemingly flawlessly to the home viewer.
Company reveals first set of updates to its flagship editing system, centered on new import / export features and streamlined header bar.
New original ‘Godzilla’ anime series from bones and Orange combines hand-drawn and CG animation to tell the story of a grad student and an engineer brought together by a mysterious song to lead the fight against an unimaginable force.
AIF is back this Fall as a hybrid on-site / virtual festival after 2020 was canceled due to the pandemic; produced by GKIDS in partnership with the Annecy Festival, event embraces the highest aspirations of animation as a cinematic art form.
The free online event features a panel of industry leaders including ‘Steven Universe’ creator Rebecca Sugar and ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’ director Jennifer Yuh Nelson; topics range from interviewing and hiring insights to social media presence and working remotely.
Newest podcast in series features the award-winning L.A.-based, Turkish illustrator, animation director, and production designer, known for her distinctive storytelling style and diverse daily sketches.
Currently in pre-production, new kids’ CG animated series created by Kate Wogan and Debbie MacDonald follows a young girl who with the help of eco-heroes, safeguards the environment for future generations.
Written by former AWN editor-in-chief Jennifer Wolfe, the detailed profiles share valuable and important insight into the Women in Animation initiative that continues to support and inspire the careers of numerous mentees.
Studio delivers 300 shots, including bullet hits, explosion enhancements, and driving comp interiors, on Warner Horizon’s episodic crime drama from the writers of ‘Gotham.’
New enhanced simulation platform with robotics specific extensions provides essential features for building virtual robotic worlds and experiments.
Emmy Award-winning entertainment company delivers nearly 1,000 visual effects shots, including CG tigers, elephants, and Bobbie the hybrid human-groundhog, on Netflix’s post-apocalyptic adventure series.
Festival announces 12 films receiving special recognition, partner awards, or additional honors bestowed outside the Official competition.
Films by Jonas Poher Rasmussen and Samuel Patthey & Silvain Monney among 20 winners at the 45th festival edition, held both on-site and virtually, finally able to celebrate its 60th anniversary postponed from 2020 when the event was forced online due to the pandemic.
Animaccord inks deals with leading French TV platforms for new content; preschool spinoff ‘Nursery Rhymes’ hits the airways in early June, with ‘Masha and The Bear’ Season 5 coming soon.
2D animated series, based on the children’s novel ‘La rivière à l’envers’ by Jean Claude Mourlevat, follows the quest of a young girl and the boy whose world she turns ‘Upside Down;’ production to begin late 2021 with delivery in 2023.