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Category: Jobs & Recruiting
New hires at the multiple Emmy Award-winning studio include Oscar nominee Erick Oh and Jony Chandra as directors, Brian Tinsman and Michael McCormick as games creative directors, and Hayley Porter as director of marketing.
Former BOT VFX exec will lead studio’s creative, production, and sales teams while setting strategic direction; plans include increasing company profile and recruiting high-level creative and production talent.
Newly named executive VP will oversee studios’ worldwide commercial activities and identify areas of strategic growth.
The organization’s career development series that supports women in UK’s VFX and animation industries expands with two iterations this year; applications for Spring are due April 11 with application dates for Fall 2022 to be announced.
Global VFX studio adds previsualization services to its pre-production offerings following push into virtual production and launch of LED stages; ex-Framestore exec Alex Webster takes the reigns with veteran previs supervisor Matt Perrin heading the team.
The Oscar-winning director joins the studio’s Braintrust, while the producer takes a leadership position in development.
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.’
Conference confirms more talks, presentations, and masterclasses including a look at rendering challenges behind ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines,’ creation of Mixed Reality with Microsoft’s Darren Cosker, and Machine Learning with Foundry’s Mairéad Grogan; the event runs onsite May 3-5, online May 6 and on demand through May 31.
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.
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.
Boutique agency specializing in visual effects and post-production services bolsters its growing talent roster.
Conference confirms presentations that include a behind-the-scenes look at Netflix’s anthology ‘The House,’ the blending of 2D and 3D in Marvel’s ‘What If...?’ and the future of NFTs; the event runs onsite May 3-5, online May 6 and on demand through May 31.
Animation studio behind the Oscar-winning animated short-winning ‘Hair Love’ also names Neely Shamam VP of development, as is adding creative talent to increase production and development capabilities.
The former Walt Disney Studios exec joins the company March 28 in the newly created role; studio also announces Harry Linden came on board as head of Stop Frame Production earlier this month.
CEO Bob Chapek’s fence-sitting stance on the incendiary Florida bill has led employees to organize against it.
Annual computer graphics conference and exhibition comes to Daegu, South Korea, where it had been scheduled to run in 2020 before going virtual during the pandemic.
The festival's 61st edition is being held June 13-18 by the lake in Annecy, France.
One of the company’s first US hires, he has led development of a diverse IP catalogue; in his new role he will consolidate the US and LatAm content teams, bringing more stories to the platform's readers.
One of the world’s most important digital skills contests is now open to aspiring artists in VFX, Animation, Games, VR, Motion Graphics, Concept Art and Design; entries will be accepted in all categories now through June 1.
Under the agreement, ‘The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder’ director will develop animation and live-action content for Disney Television Animation and 20th Television Animation.