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Emerging Technology Headline News

New ‘VES Emerging Technology Award’ Announced

New honor recognizes individual creators of technology behind the visuals, such as product developers, R&D technical directors, and software engineers; inaugural award will be bestowed at the next VES Awards ceremony in February 2023.

The Perfect Xmas Gift! Headline News

Disney+ Drops ‘The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special’ Trailer

The Guardians are determined to make Christmas unforgettable by finding the perfect gift for Quill, which can only be found on Earth; Marvel’s holiday special hits the streamer next month.

Food-on-Food Sex Returns Headline News

‘Sausage Party: Foodtopia’ Series Coming to Prime Video in 2024

Original movie cast members Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Michael Cera, David Krumholtz, and Edward Norton return for new show, a co-production of Annapurna Television, Sony Pictures Television, and Amazon Studios.

New Filmmaking Frontiers at SCAD VFXWorld

SCAD Embraces the ‘Bleeding Edge’ of Technology with New LED Volume Stage

By bringing together live-action performance with digital environments and real-time rendering, the university's students across creative disciplines are collaborating as never before, creating the future with technology that didn’t exist only two years ago.

Boo! Headline News

Exclusive Clip: ‘Bob’s Burgers – Apple Gore-chard! (But Not Gory)’

In the all-new Halloween episode airing October 30 on FOX, Louise suspects there's something sinister afoot during a Halloween field trip to an apple orchard, and Tina and Gene hope to win the school costume parade.

Diversity in Animation Headline News

6th Annual WIA Diversity Awards Honorees Announced

The award recognizes individuals, films, and organizations working to expand diversity; recipients include producer Chris Nee, Epic Games, and Seyed Mohsen Pourmohseni Shakib's film, ‘It's a Gray, Gray World.’

Howlin at the Moon Headline News

Flying Bark in Production on ‘200% Wolf’

The heroic pink poodle is back in the ‘100% Wolf’ sequel, with returning director Alexs Stadermann; writer Fin Edquist; producers Barbara Stephen and Alexia Gates-Foale; and co-producer Francesca Hope.

Engage! Headline News

Web3 Studio Toonstar Launches ‘The Gimmicks’ Season 2 on Avalanche Blockchain

The adult animated series’ second season, ‘House of Chico,’ follows Rocky Romero’s return to his Lucha origins and features popular Latino influencers and talent; show to offer more engagement opportunities with new NFTs and interactive capabilities released throughout the season.

In Passing Headline News

‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ Filmmaker Jules Bass Passes at 87

The animator, producer, director, and composer who worked diligently on some of the most popular stop-motion holiday films of the 1960s and 1970s with his production partner Arthur Rankin Jr. passed away on Tuesday.

It’s Anime-zing! Headline News

Production I.G to Adapt ‘Heavenly Delusion’ Manga

Studio behind ‘Ghost in the Shell’ will produce new anime series based on Masakazu Ishiguro’s action-adventure manga that follows Maru and Kiruko’s post-apocalyptic adventure as they search for ‘heaven.’

A Toy Must Find his Boy ANIMATIONWorld

Scot Stafford Settles the ‘Score’ with ‘Lost Ollie’ Music

The prolific composer and sound designer dug deep into his Appalachian heritage, layering a rich tapestry of fiddle playing with the emotional power of orchestral music, on Shannon Tindle and Peter Ramsey’s beautiful, heartfelt four-part live-action / animated miniseries, now playing on Netflix.

Business Headline News

Creation Entertainment and Magic Frame Animation to Co-Produce ‘BuddyBots’

New inclusive animated kids’ series about a group of robots and their sci-fi adventures turns the characters’ limitations into positive attributes.

Ha! Headline News

Adult Swim Launches ‘Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell: The Cartoon’

Based on the popular live-action series of the same name, the digital shorts welcome viewers back to Hell for more never-ending torture; watch all 8 episodes on the network’s YouTube channel.

Business Headline News

Sony Pictures Entertainment Buys Pixomondo

SPE bolsters its VFX and virtual production capabilities with purchase of the award-winning visual effects studio, which will join Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Innovation Studios to handle the company's growing film and TV production demand.  

They Took the Challenge Headline News

24 HOURS Animation Contest Winners Revealed

Watch the winning films - 300 student teams from 17 countries took part in the annual challenge to produce a 30-second animation in under 24 hours; over $150K in prize packs and cash were awarded to 7 teams.

Born to be a Villain Headline News

TMS Entertainment Drops ‘Lupin Zero’ Official Trailer

The newly announced series dives into the youthful days of the world’s greatest thief, Lupin III; premiering at the Anime NYC convention in November, it streams on HIDIVE in the U.S. this December.

Are More Cuts Coming? Headline News

Judge and Daniels’ ‘Bad Crimes’ Cancelled Mid-Production at Netflix

The Nicole Byer and Lauren Lapkus led series, which follows two FBI agents traveling the country solving gruesome crimes, has become another casualty of the streamer’s animation leadership changeup.

Crushing it On Social ANIMATIONWorld

Javadoodles: ‘Talks Over Drinks’ with Friends in Funny Animated Shorts

The artist and animator’s Tumblr posts of simple drawings on coffee cups expanded into fun, humorous animated shorts of the cups, and cocktail glasses, sometimes using audio submitted by fans, generating millions of video views.  

Here We Go Again Headline News

Halia Abdel-Meguid Boards Duffer Brothers’ ‘Death Note’ Series

‘The Devil in the White City’ writer will executive produce and write the ‘Stranger Things’ creators’ upcoming live-action adaptation of the beloved anime and manga series that follows a teen who discovers a mysterious black notebook giving him supernatural power over life and death.

People Headline News

‘Dune: The Sisterhood’ Series Begins Casting the Bene Geserit

Indira Varma, Shirley Henderson, and Emily Watson will star in the upcoming series, set in the 'Dune' universe, which centers on the lives of the fabled religious sect trained to resist the Voice.

Fighting Food Poverty Headline News

Studio AKA Creates Spot for Climate Healers and World Food Healers Day

Featuring Vega the cow, the studio’s 60-second animated ‘Food Healers’ began with simple drawings, then used Maya and Houdini to create a fun, colorful animated short promoting themes of ‘climate catastrophe’ and ‘food poverty’ without trivializing the issues.

Phase 5 is On The Way! Headline News

Marvel Drops ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania’ Trailer, Images and Poster

Get ready for Kang!!! The MCU Phase 5 kicks off this February with the third installment of the ‘Ant-Man’ franchise; Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly reprise their titular roles.

Community Outreach Headline News

Access: VFX Launches European Chapter

Netflix joins The Foundry to support new chapter helmed by Glassworks’ Chris Kiser; studio coalition aims to promote diversity within the VFX industry.

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