A selection of presentations from the first-ever WIA online summit, held in conjunction with this year’s Annecy 2020 Online edition, is now available for free viewing.
Category: Diversity and Inclusion
Annual computer graphics conference and exhibition, originally scheduled November 17-20 in Daegu, South Korea, moves online due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Short Film and Feature Animation branch looks to add 81 new members; 48 proposed for the Visual Effects branch.
TMG teams with Elijah Rock Productions and Ericka Nicole Malone Entertainment on animated 2D feature and TV series about a super intelligent and athletic scientist who travels the world finding special kids.
Moves come on the heels of ‘Big Mouth’ and ‘Central Park’ creators’ decision to recast biracial characters with Black or biracial actors.
Watch sneak teaser and virtual conversation with filmmakers Pete Docter, Kemp Powers, Dana Murray, anthropologist Dr. Johnnetta Cole and renowned jazz pianist Jon Batiste, produced as part of the Essence Festival of Culture panel, ‘Finding Soul.’
Creators of both animated comedies apologize for casting white actors in roles for people of color, promising to make changes and be more responsible on such issues moving forward.
Lupus Film’s ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ was honored as best TV Special at the YouTube livestream of the official Annecy Awards.
Emmy Award-winning actress Tracee Ellis Ross to star in new series from MTV Studios, with Grace Edwards serving as creator and head writer.
For Pride Month, Nickelodeon tweeted a picture featuring SpongeBob SquarePants, leading to speculation about the hit animated sea-dweller’s long-rumored sexuality.
Running June 19-22, auction adds original artwork from numerous noteworthy artists; all proceeds to benefit Equal Justice Initiative.
South African-based animation studio expects to create 60 new jobs over three years in its new Galway location.
Companies enter exclusive first-look partnership focused on animation studio’s licensed and original IP.
Day-long video conference, ‘Confinement Votre,’ will focus on what women in the industry across Europe have learned and created during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Melissa Taylor, Siobhan Bentley and Tamara Boutcher will oversee feature animation and VFX services in London and Montreal studios.
Original works from Dice Tsutsumi, Robert Kondo, Kal Athannssov and other prominent industry creatives open for bids through June 14; all proceeds being donated to EJI.
Summit will focus on the pandemic, the recently reinvigorated global call for social justice, and their tremendous effects on the animation industry.
‘Selma’ director and Head of ILM, along with newcomers Debra Zane, Stephen Rivkin, Linda Flowers, and Lynette Howell Taylor, are part of newly elected 2020-2021 board.
With a 2020 Daytime Emmy nomination in tow, as well as two GLAAD Media Award nominations, the hit Nickelodeon show celebrates diverse characters, realistic storylines, and a centennial milestone as it heads into Season 5.
Powerhouse indie studios join forces to support and inspire Bay Area animation professionals while raising the bar for independent animation worldwide.
June 10 Q&A with industry veterans is designed to help recent graduates get work in animation during COVID-19 pandemic.
Bruno Coulais, Chris Buck, Ron Clements, John Musker, Nick Park and Eric Darnell join a host of industry leaders headlining online festival’s selection of WIP, PREVIEW and Making Of presentations, running June 15-30.
Career development workshop series aimed at supporting women in UK’s VFX and animation industries continues June 5.