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Emmy Raver-Lampman Takes Over Role of Molly on ‘Central Park’
‘Umbrella Academy’ actress joins Loren Bouchard’s Apple TV series one month after he pledged to find a Black or biracial actress to play the character amid a continuing reckoning over representation in the industry.
‘The Simpsons’ to Recast Characters of Color; Mike Henry to Stop Voicing Cleveland Brown on ‘Family Guy’
Moves come on the heels of ‘Big Mouth’ and ‘Central Park’ creators’ decision to recast biracial characters with Black or biracial actors.
‘Big Mouth’ and ‘Central Park’ Will Recast Jenny Slate and Kristen Bell with Black Actors
Creators of both animated comedies apologize for casting white actors in roles for people of color, promising to make changes and be more responsible on such issues moving forward.
Hornet Hires Anne Skopas as Executive Producer
Media and VFX production veteran brings 27+ years of experience to new role helping expand the studio’s design and animation capabilities.
Apple’s Animated ‘Central Park’ Cast Joins ‘Paley Front Row’ BTS YouTube Series
Kristen Bell, Daveed Diggs, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom, Jr., and Josh Gad among series stars taking part in ‘Paley@Home’ program.
Epic Launches Online Service with Powerful Game Developer Tools
E-books, Free Books, 1-2-3 (4) Books
Flavor Adds VFX Director Rob Churchill to Chicago Studio
Veteran hire to partner with creative studio and parent company, Cutter Studios, on still undisclosed production venture.
Maxon Releases Moves by Maxon
New iPhone and iPad Pro app uses Apple AR-Toolkit to facilitate facial and body motion capture for Cinema 4D.
Digital Domain Names Kevin Lau Executive Creative Director of Advertising, Games and New Media.
New hire will oversee all studio’s short-form projects; brings over 18 years of ad-based VFX and commercial production experience to the role.
After 20 Years in Animation, Toonz Media Group is Just Getting Started
From its humble beginnings two decades ago as an early Indian animation pioneer, TMG continues to grow internationally as it embraces ever-expanding global markets.
Edward Irastorza Joins MARZ as Executive Producer
The newest addition to VFX house Monsters Aliens Robots Zombies brings decades of film and TV experience on shows like ‘Hellboy’ and ‘Grimm.’
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.
The Robots Are Coming
Deep Learning and AI will certainly continue making inroads into VFX production, but they are merely tools, there to be our creative servant, not our master.
Fox Buys Bento Box Entertainment
Deal solidifies key animation production resources as the network moves to further strengthen the return of its Sunday evening Animation Domination block this fall.
‘Bob’s Burgers’ EP Nora Smith Signs Overall Deal with Fox TV
New agreement elevates veteran animation producer to co-showrunner alongside series creator Loren Bouchard.
Will Writers of the Original ‘Lion King’ Get Credits and Residuals from Disney’s Remake?
Story artists and contributors on 1994 animated classic, made outside Writers Guild of America jurisdiction, may not be credited or compensated by upcoming live-action summer release.
Chad Howitt Joins We Are Royale as Creative Director
Designer brings to studio a decade of experience in commercials, working on brands including VW, Honda, Marvel and Ubisoft.
Advanced Imaging Society Unveils 2018 Technology Lumiere Award Honorees
DreamWorks Animation, Google VR, NVIDIA, The Mill, and the USC Institute for Creative Technologies among 15 award recipients to be honored at 9th Technology Lumiere Awards.
Method Studios Promotes Andrew Bell
Former senior EP and VP takes new role as managing director, overseeing operations for integrated advertising and immersive experiences at the Los Angeles facility.
Dancing Goddesses: How Nina Paley Animated Stone Sculptures for ‘Seder-Masochism’
We’ve been grooving all summer with the Pointer Sisters and Paley’s animated stone goddesses dancing to the infectious “You Gotta Believe” by Norman Whitfield -- now let’s see how they were made.
The Early Bird Gets the Worm on iBooks
Kevin Geiger’s award-winning children’s e-book, ‘The Early Bird Gets the Worm,’ now available on iBooks from Peewee Frog!
Reallusion Releases iClone Motion LIVE Full-Body Mocap System
Solution integrates multi-device capture of face, body and hands into new real-time motion tracking platform.
New Global Disney Project to Support 21 Young Women Making Inspirational Digital Shorts
Oscar-winning ‘Frozen’ writer-director Jennifer Lee is one of the talented women being featured in #DreamBigPrincess film series, part of UN Foundation Girl Up initiative.