Produced by Cheeky Little Media, the Australian animated series explores water safety themes for preschoolers and their families; all-new episodes coming Summer 2023.
Geographical Region: Australia
Known for his 2D aesthetic and humor, the animator joins the studio’s Australian-based creative team; work includes episodes of Netflix’s ‘Headspace’ animated series and his short, ‘Phantom Limb,’ recognized for its portrayal of life and love after amputation.
Industry veteran in motion design, VFX supervision and direction shares advice for mid-level creatives; topics include running your own studio, international collaboration, compositing and VFX, learning 3D, working on title sequences, and reflection on the future.
Melbourne and Shanghai-based creative studio brings on French company known for creating ‘new worlds which span mediums and realities’; initial project collaborations include Salvation Army campaign and ‘Farlight 84’ trailer.
India-based animation house enters the competitive Australian animation industry with studio expansion; newly acquired Victoria-based animation studio includes 30 years of IP and ties to Film Victoria, Film Finance Corporation, and the Australian Children’s Television Foundation.
‘Becoming a Top Supervisor & Creating VFX for Spider-Man, Thor & Black Panther’ episode features the Luma Pictures artist discussing topics including making better show and breakdown reels; working in commercials; pipeline technology; and advantages / disadvantages of being a 3D generalist.
Studio’s business growth enhanced by Australia’s strong COVID-19 response, generous government incentives, and Australia’s PDV offset; creative team to top 225 at Adelaide location.
The animated family adventure and finalist for the Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards opens soon in Australia and New Zealand; Double Dutch International will release it theatrically in Mexico, Germany, Austria, Portugal, Italy, CIS & Baltics, Vietnam, Middle East, UK, and South Africa.
New animation studio, Princess Bento Studio, will produce animated content for distribution in the US, Australia, and Australian co-production treaty countries around the globe.
Production has begun on the fourth ‘Thor’ film, and Mr. Thunder himself has shared a quick snap of the first day.
Stunning array of shorts, selected from across Australia in Epic’s first Unreal Engine Short Film Challenge, were all completed in just six weeks during the pandemic, and showcase Unreal’s virtual production capabilities and how the platform is enabling increasingly sophisticated creativity.
Konami Cross Media inks new streaming/digital agreements with UK-based Sky Kids and Australian-based anime streaming platform, AnimeLab.
The VFX powerhouse delivers a bustling Santa’s village, both North and South Poles, and cute and quirky digital characters including Belsnickel, his Jack-a-lotes, reindeer, a Yule Cat Jola, and 641 elves, in the Netflix holiday adventure.
Former Disney COO Tom Staggs, former Google executive Jeff Huber, and Peter Jackson’s longtime partner Ken Kamins appointed as part of company’s continuing expansion.
Veteran tech exec joins company from Carnegie Mellon University; will oversee technology initiatives for VFX work as well as at new animation division.
South Australia’s booming movie industry has created a demand for skilled VFX artists; RSP and University partner to train and provide home-grown talent to bolster burgeoning industry.
Submissions will be accepted from September 1 – November 15; in addition to a cash prize, the winner will receive professional guidance from studio development and production executives.
Projects from Cinesite, MPC, and Framestore are among animation and VFX studios to receive multiple honors at the annual Australian celebration of visual effects, animation, games, and immersive technology.
‘The God of High School’ director Sunghoo Park leads the production of new series based on Gege Akutami’s manga published by Shueisha in Japan and VIZ Media in the U.S.
New service, based in New Zealand, brings together LED live stage expertise and real-time game engine-based workflows to expand what can be done safely and creatively on set.
Cameron stands by film’s December 2021 release schedule as live-action pickups for his ‘Avatar’ sequels have resumed in New Zealand.
Hybrid CGI animated series to premiere globally this summer on Netflix and this month on Australia’s Nine Network.
Adelaide, South Australia-based VFX production house today marks 25 years creating visual effects for some of Hollywood’s biggest films.
Popular preschool CGI animated series is now available for streaming and downloadable viewing on leading Chinese digital platform.