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Cannes Festival Headline News

Five Animated Features in the Spotlight at Fourth Edition of Annecy Goes to Cannes

The Marché du Film and the Annecy International Animation Film Festival have teamed up to present Animation Day in Cannes, a full day dedicated to animation.

SIGGRAPH Headline News

Marvel Studios’ Victoria Alonso to Deliver Keynote Address at SIGGRAPH 2019

Registration now open for conference in Los Angeles running July 28 - August 1.

MPC VFXWorld

How MPC Animated the High-Flying Elephant for Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’

From defying gravity to expressing emotion in a believable way, reality was key for animation supervisor Catherine Mullan and the team of artists at MPC.

Epic Games Headline News

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine Wins Technical Emmy

Powerful real-time 3D animation engine featured in more than 50 broadcast partner presentations at NAB 2019.

nvidia Headline News

NVIDIA RTX Powering Game-Changing Workflows at NAB 2019

From real-time virtual production and mixed-reality broadcasts to delivering cinematic-quality visuals and faster than real-time 8K transcoding, NVIDIA GPUs are powering demos for more than 85 partners at the world’s biggest broadcast trade show.

Duncan Studio Headline News

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Animation Studio Duncan Launches ‘Duncan Originals’

Inaugural development slate includes the fantasy/sci-fi adventure ‘Nature’s End’ and ‘R.E.D.,’ a science fiction anthology series inspired by the pulp novels of the 1950s.

FMX 2019 Headline News

FMX 2019 to Spotlight Animation History with John Canemaker

International conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media running April 30 through May 3 sets additional speakers on VFX for television & global animation production.

Quirino Awards Headline News

20 Countries to Gather for Second Annual Quirino Awards Co-Production Forum

Running April 5 & 6 in the island of Tenerife, second edition of the Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards Co-Production Forum will gather animation industry professionals from 20 territories.

Technology ANIMATIONWorld

How MoonRay Became the Hidden Superpower Behind ‘How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’

DreamWorks Animation’s director of research and development, Robert Knaack, head of lighting Pablo Valle, and visual effects supervisor Dave Walvoord detail how the studio’s proprietary rendering tool helped power the breathtaking visuals in the culmination of the ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ franchise.

Animation Production Days Headline News

Building Brands, Real-Time Production in the Spotlight at ADP 2019

Case studies detailing the use of game engines in animation production as well as new ideas and strategies for the exploitation of animation projects to be presented at the 13th edition of Germany’s leading animation business platform.

Zoic Studios Headline News

Zoic Labs Announces Biz Dev Partnership with Alchemy

Sister company to Emmy-winning entertainment company Zoic Studios teams with boutique consulting firm for strategic business development.

FMX 2019 Headline News

John Gaeta & Kim Libreri to Present Groundbreaking VFX on ‘The Matrix’ at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 25, 2019 at 4:42pm

Leaders on the team behind famed effects like ‘Bullet Time’ will share insights on their seminal cinematic innovations; ‘Aquaman,’ ‘Lego Movie 2’ and ‘Alita’ sessions also added.

The Mill Headline News

The Mill Launches Mill Mascot Virtual Production System

Mill Mascot combines real-time game engine technology with motion sensors so characters can be puppeteered through hand and facial gestures to enable live, broadcast-quality CG character performances.

Epic Games Headline News

Epic Games Launches MegaGrants, New Unreal Engine Technology & Online Services at GDC 2019

Announcements include $100,000,000 Epic MegaGrants, features in Unreal Engine 4.22 and beyond, SDK availability for free Epic Online Services, Epic Games store news and more.

Allegorithmic Headline News

GDC 2019: Project Substance Alchemist Enters Open Beta

3D tool from Allegorithmic enables the rapid creation of PBR Material Libraries for game, film, architecture and industrial design.

CARTOON MOVIE Headline News

Winners Announced for 2019 Cartoon Movie Tributes

‘Buñuel In The Labyrinth of the Turtles’ director Salvador Simó, Amsterdam production studio Submarine, and German distributor Sola Media honored at 21st edition of European pitching and co-production event for animated features.

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