‘LAUNCH: HBCU Fellowship Program’ to offer select students from HBCUs a chance to participate in 8-week program of workshops, courses, and speaker series aimed at opening career path opportunities in the animation industry; applications now open through March 1, 2022.
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Popular program supporting creation of high-quality content for young audiences concludes its 3-year run on February 25; concerns include impact on training as well as industry wide talent shortages and workforce development.
The newly created position serves Paramount Pictures’ mission to achieve greater brand synergy with Nickelodeon Studios.
The studio, which kicked off the new year with a refreshed look and midwestern presence, adds Chicago-based creatives Daniel Pernikoff as associated creative director, Travis Saul as creative technical superviso,r and Scott Rachwalski as art director/CG supervisor.
Previous head of LA studio and global VP of production will lead biz development group and continue focusing on the company’s expansion.
Following a year of rapid growth, the studio gears up for 2022’s continued success by adding award-winning creative director Luciano Tapia, and CG leads Bill Mata and Fola Akinola.
‘Pat the Dog’ and ‘Dogmatix and the Indomitables’ director bolsters Superprod Animation’s growing creative team.
Based in London and Berlin, respectively, new hires will bolster the studio’s growth in direct-to brand offerings, build the studio’s reputation in the UK and Europe, and develop and secure new projects.
The company’s decision means that the newly formed GWA will now seek certification by way of union election.
Role NEP Group’s newly formed business unit will focus on expanding company’s global virtual production solutions while supporting its network of permanent stages for film and tv.
The Cartoon Network veteran began in 1996 as an intern working on ‘Space Ghost Coast to Coast,’ before becoming a production assistant on the launch of Toonami; will now lead creative direction and implement all network promotion, communication, and sponsorships.
Musical being produced for Disney+ is set as the inaugural project at company’s new Vancouver studio opening later this year; Oscar-nominated Osnat Shurer will serve as the show’s producer.
Company believes its move to snag the ‘Chop Chop Ninja’ and ‘My Goldfish is Evil!’ producer will strengthen its foothold in the international animation marketplace.
Bringing extensive entertainment, gaming and publishing experience, the Mutiny Pictures co-founder will oversee business development out of company's San Francisco office.
Featuring an opening keynote by KidNation founder Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges, the February 11-12 event will feature an executive workshop as well as speakers from NBCUniversal, ViacomCBS, Disney, and DreamWorks.
Women in Animation president and former Crunchyroll and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios executive joins animation studio behind Prime Video's hit animated series, ‘Invincible.’
Harold and Jennifer Chizick are out less than a year after their company was acquired by the growing kids’ media company; business will continue under the leadership of Donna MacNeil and Kathleen Campisano.
Boutique studio further bolsters creative team with the addition of Jonathan Lee and Weicheih Yu as CG leads.
2021 conference brought together over 3,000 computer graphics industry attendees from 41 countries, overcoming significant obstacles to attend the live program at the Tokyo International Forum in Japan.
Cloud specialists help Toronto-based VFX studio adopt a scalable hybrid cloud-based infrastructure built on Amazon Web Services to tackle visual effects work on Apple TV+’s hit futuristic series.
The 12-month program offers training across character animation, effects animation and cleanup under the mentorship of iconic masters such as Eric Goldberg, Mark Henn, Randy Haycock, and Rachel Bibb; deadline for applications is January 23, 2022.
Former Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network exec to help studio tackle larger projects, develop original IP, and expand client base.
When we grow up, we lose contact with what we did as kids; but there is a job and market for every natural talent, and you are bound to excel when your job coincides with your true interests.