Renown animation, VFX, virtual production, and games conference reveals massive program of free events featuring master filmmakers and top industry professionals, including Sir Roger Deakins and the Badass Women Production Designers; event runs in person and online October 17-22 in Torino, Italy.
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Joce Capper will oversee London studio, working in tandem with her Montreal colleagues; Rebecca Manning joins visual effects team following tenure at FuseFX as digital effects supervisor & head of 2D.
Government-sponsored group identifies educational programs that promote diversity while producing ‘industry ready’ talent; Nottingham Trent University and Bournemouth University have been designated as having strong industry ties while featuring high-quality course content.
Studio’s new ‘creative guardian’ will oversee all original IP development and service project slates; credits include series director on Amazon Prime Original ‘Bug Diaries,’ ‘Wishenpoof,’ and ‘Space Ranger Roger.’
The directorial duo joins the agency’s stop-motion team; a collaboration born out of the COVID shutdown in March 2020, the pair has created several amusing animated shorts featuring loveable characters with handcrafted techniques.
The 7th edition returns as a hybrid event offering content online and in person November 14-30; new events include a keynote by the BBC’s Patricia Hidalgo and a feature film competition showcasing 4 international filmmakers.
Sony Pictures’ blockbuster franchise’s first fully themed ride will open in early 2022 at the Ronchi, Italy park; hugely popular in the region, the movie franchise grossed over $26.7 million at the Italian box office.
The annual student-focused initiative encourages students and educators to participate in a six-week climate change program; it sets out to inspire kids with daily challenges that can collectively make a difference in the health of our planet.
Popular 2D slapstick comedy heads to MIPCOM 2021 with episode 1 of the brand-new season; final delivery of all-new episodes and specials is scheduled for Fall 2022.
Online gallery celebrates female artists from the VFX and animation industries; the Kunstmatrix presentation platform allows visitors to enjoy the exhibit at their leisure, in a 3D environment.
Indie studio will seek production partners for projects based on streamer’s original audio and e-books; popular titles include kids’ book series ‘The Glitch in the Code,’ as well as adult action thrillers ‘Black Dophin,’ and ‘RAM.’
Creative Development Producer Mary Bredin talks about how one of Europe’s leading animation studios uses outside consultants to up their game.
Films are now being accepted for competition in five categories – International Competition, Young Animation, Tricks for Kids, Trickstar Nature Award, and AniMovie; submission deadline is December 1.
The Oscar-Winning cinematographer, best known for ‘The Shawshank Redemption,’ ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ and ‘1917’ has been named the 2021 VIEW Visionary Award recipient; a special interview with Deakins and ‘How to Trail Your Dragon’ writer, director and producer Dean DeBlois is set for October 20.
The 2D animated series follows a little hamster who dreams of becoming a cowboy in the Wild West; currently in production, the show has been presold to Super RTL in Germany, Denmark’s DR, Sweden’s SVT, RTS in Switzerland, Norway’s NRK, Arte Editions, and KMBO and TV5 Monde in France.
One of the industry’s most important TV pitching and co-production conference, this year’s event runs September 20-23, and will celebrate Portuguese animation and its emergence in global markets.
As the main visual effects vendor, the company’s London studio creates a digital Trident nuclear sub and water effects for the BBC’s new conspiracy thriller series.
The award-winning studio announces UK operations will launch this month; former Framestore managing director will be joined in London by CEO Jonny Slow to directly support company’s VP services expansion in Europe.
The ‘Time Flies’ commercial uses watercolor style 2D animation to invoke feelings of nostalgia and encourage viewers to reconnect with nature; the advert’s TV and online release coincides with Remember a Charity Week.
Program provides production placements for candidates who have up to 12 months paid work experience in animation; program aims to increase the pool of qualified talent by providing a range of training opportunities – application deadline is September 27.
The most essential chapters of legendary Oscar-winning animator Richard Williams' seminal 2009 book - a must-have for every animator – have been published as a series of four easy-to-carry, easy-to-study books.
Sponsored by Film London and Arts Council England, the program aims to support black-identifying animators living in the UK; selected artists will receive £2,500 each along with mentoring opportunities, development support, and advice, to create 1–3-minute animations that will premiere on the Film London website in Winter 2021.
The legendary award-winning director discusses her jump from animated shorts into feature films with the poignant tale of a Czech woman who marries an Afghan man with no idea what her life will be in post-Taliban Afghanistan.
Sundance-winning animator joins Soho-based studio's commercial production roster; Zhan’s films have been screened at Annecy, TIFF, Edinburgh, Encounters, and Doc Leipzig.