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The Telly Awards Announce 2020 Winners
‘Bonfire,’ Baobab Studios’ interactive VR experience voiced by comedian Ali Wong, and ‘A Voice is All You Need” are among animation standouts at this year’s awards.
KEPYR Announces ‘Kindred Spirits 2020’ UNICEF Fundraiser
Running May 20 – June 20, in support of UNICEF’s COVID-19 emergency and relief campaign, organization seeks to raise $50,000 in donations from the international children’s entertainment industry.
FuseFX Gives Us the ‘Upload’ on Amazon’s New Sci-Fi Comedy Series
Production VFX supervisor Marshall Krasser walks through some of the 1,400 visual effects shots his team produced on Greg Daniel’s new Amazon Original series just released May 1.
WildBrain and Alpha Group’s ‘Rev & Roll’ to Stream Across the Globe
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Jason Kilar Named WarnerMedia CEO
Jennifer Garner and Warren Buffett Voice COVID-19 Prevention PSAs for Kids
First three of seven animated spots released, using ‘Llama Llama,’ ‘Secret Millionaires Club,’ and other Genius Brands International properties to help kids learn safe hygiene.
WATCH: Pixomondo’s ‘Carnival Row’ Season 1 VFX Breakdown Reel
Led by VFX supervisor Max Riess, teams from Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Toronto and Los Angeles delivered more than 268 final shots over a 22-month period.
DreamWorks Animation Reorgs TV Division Leadership
WATCH: Pixomondo’s ‘Goliath’ Season 3 VFX Breakdown Reel
Led by overall VFX supervisor Michael Shelton, teams at the studio’s Los Angeles and Toronto facilities handled 546 shots over a 4-month period.
Magic Light Pictures’ ‘Zog’ Launches Today on Amazon Prime
Latest animated short from the studio behind Oscar-nominated ‘The Gruffalo,’ ‘Room on the Broom,’ ‘Revolting Rhymes’ and ‘Chico & Rita’ is now available to stream or download.
‘Clifford The Big Red Dog’ Reboot Launches on Amazon Prime and PBS Kids
Show based on original PBS series brings Clifford to a new generation of young viewers; Paramount hybrid feature coming in 2020.
Albert Mason Joins Alkemy X as Head of Production
‘Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina’ to Stream Exclusively on Amazon Prime
Two seasons of fan-favorite Kickstarter funded series have been ordered; story-driven and world building digital media brand also signs first-look deal with Amazon Studios to develop new projects.
The Groundbreaking Performance Capture Rotoscoping of ‘Undone’
Minnow Mountain director Craig Staggs and producer Steph Swope talk hand-drawn frame by frame animation and their unique contribution to Amazon Prime’s acclaimed new series.
‘BoJack HorseMan’ Ending Netflix Run with Season 6
Acclaimed, award-winning series will split upcoming final season into two separate releases starting this coming October.
‘Peanuts 70th Anniversary Holiday Collection Limited Edition’ Out October 1
From Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, the Blu-ray collection features three holiday specials, six additional specials and brand-new bonus content.
Bill Plympton’s Feature Library Coming to Main Digital Platforms October 15
New HD transfers of ‘Hair High,’ ‘Mutant Aliens,’ and ‘I Married a Strange Person!’ among films Shout! Factory is making available for purchase or rental.
Raphael Bob-Waksberg and Kate Purdy’s ‘Undone’ Debuts on Amazon Prime
Mixing rotoscoped animation with oil painted backgrounds, the new series from Submarine and ‘BoJack HorseMan’ producer Tornante, about the elastic nature of reality, stars Rose Salazar and Bob Odenkirk.
The Future of Animation
SHIPPING + HANDLING Adds Jerry Spivack, Michael Pethel and Matthew Schwab
Three veteran creatives join West Coast office of post-production company specializing in VFX, animation and coloring.
‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Coming to Digital August 13 and Blu-Ray August 27
Watch Titans brawl in the comfort of your own home as Godzilla, King Ghidorah and a host of gigantic beasts collide on multiple platforms: 4K UHD combo pack, Blu-ray combo pack, DVD special edition and digital.
AWS Thinkbox Showcases Complete Cloud-Based Studio Workflow at SIGGRAPH 2019
System integrates virtual workstations, rendering and storage solutions that creative studios can quickly scale up or down with and pay for based only on usage.
Nina Bargiel: My World Refugee Day Story
June 20th is the United Nations’ World Refugee Day; the noted animation writer and story editor shares her thoughts on why ’50 million children need more than my words.’