Industry veteran led studio’s art team to timely delivery of projects, on schedule and on budget, during COVID-19 lockdowns.
Category: Jobs & Recruiting
Former Skydance, DreamWorks Animation and Nickelodeon executive will report directly to President & CEO Travis Knight.
Tech giant taps animation industry veteran to drive innovation across 3D and immersive tools; ‘Substance & 3D News’ livestream to offer glimpse of upcoming releases on Tuesday, January 28.
Former FX executive, who helped launch network’s ‘Cake’ animation and live-action anthology series, will oversee animated feature and short film slate for J. J. Abrams' production company, including Dr. Seuss’ ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!’
Organization strengthens recommendations based on new government regulations issued in response to the more infectious coronavirus strain recently discovered in the UK.
The 20-year industry veteran comes full circle as she returns to the studio where she began her career armed with an impressive list of film credits.
Director and designer, known for his fun, playful aesthetic, employs a diverse array of creative animation techniques to tell stories; his work include projects for MTV, TED-Ed, and Lyft.
In her new role, the newly promoted company veteran will be responsible for increasing the division’s strategic efforts to lead growth in the industry.
Key additions come as the studio expands original content and strategic offerings; hires add depth to new and innovative work, better merging the creative with technology.
This year’s Conference, headlined by keynotes from Oscar-winning director Glen Keane and VFX supervisor Paul Franklin, kicks off its extensive program of live and pre-recorded sessions, running through December 13.
Free registration is available for talks, conferences, and masterclasses on animation, video games, visual effects, and new media industries; guest speakers range from independent animators such as Jorge Gutiérrez (Book of Life, Maya and the Three) to strategic and creative managers from DreamWorks Animation TV and Sony Pictures Animation.
New hire to drive studio’s expansion in TV animation and VFX with his expertise in production and management.
Former Blue Sky and Disney veteran named Group Head of CG for Feature Animation; Holger Voss upped to Group Head of CG for Visual Effects, Alexander Savenko to Group Head of Production Technology, and Danny Smith to Group Head of Infrastructure Technology.
Former Netflix executive appointed to oversee day-to-day production of studio’s growing slate, which includes Adult Swim's Emmy Award-winning ‘Robot Chicken,’ Hulu’s ‘Crossing Swords,’ and ‘Mega City Smiths’ for AMC.
Newly named global CTO will be responsible for creating a new and innovative technological vision to help guide the visual effects and animation company through a period of unprecedented global growth.
Seasoned legal and entertainment professional will be tasked with overseeing legal operations across all departments and productions.
Founded in 2000 by Tom Box, Oli Hyatt, and Adam Shaw, the animation studio is now 300+ strong; Hyatt was instrumental in helping create Animation UK in 2008, a collective that incentivizes and bolsters the fast-growing UK animation industry.
VFX house’s new addition brings passion and experience with intimate knowledge of the VFX pipeline; his credits include titles such as ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ and more recently, ‘Mary Poppins Returns.’
New company’s mission is to meet the growing demand for experienced VFX and post experts across film and TV with a commitment to discover and nurture emerging talent.
Senior technologist brings vast experience in delivering innovative solutions for theme parks, broadcasting, production, gaming, mobile, and big data analytics in mission-critical environments.
Kramer Hoehn and Jody Jessop join Emmy Award-winning animation studio as head of production, Titmouse Canada, and the studio’s first recruiter, respectively; Jen Ray returns to LA as a director of series production.
Newly named managing director and director of operations, respectively, bolster company’s leadership during period of rapid global growth; new head of infrastructure, Martin Weaver and HR manager, Eva Kilikitas, will support the directors in their new roles.
‘Confidence and Getting your Voice Heard’ and ‘Impact and Building the Brand You’ are aimed at helping women in UK’s VFX and animation industry achieve their goals.
Studio adds top creative and technological talent it begin work on inaugural animated feature; hires include Shawn Krause, Michael Surrey, David Alexander Smith, John Kreidman, Andrea Paul, Phillip Brochu, and J.J. Blumenkranz.