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The Blue Heeler Rings in the New Year Headline News

Disney+ Drops 10 New ‘Bluey’ Episodes

Watch the Season 3 preview of the hugely popular, award-winning animated preschool series that follows the loveable blue heeler dog who lives with her mum, dad, and little sister, Bingo; new episodes now streaming.

Celebrating the Best in Computer Graphics Headline News

It’s a Wrap: SIGGRAPH Asia 2023

The annual conference concludes its latest edition, which ran December 12-15 in Sydney; 5,690 attendees from more than 40 countries gathered, including technical and creatives in research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education, and emerging technologies.

The Blue Heeler Rings in the New Year Headline News

New ‘Bluey’ Episodes Coming to Disney+ Next Month

The award-winning preschool series returns with more adventures the follow the loveable, inexhaustible blue heeler pooch who lives with her mum, dad, and little sister, Bingo; also coming in 2024, the first-ever series special, ‘The Sign,’ release date to be announced.

The Blue Heeler Gets a Special Headline News

BBC Studios Kids & Family Share ‘Bluey: The Sign’ Teaser

Special 28-minute episode, premiering globally in 2024, explores the world, characters, and breadth of the inexhaustible blue heeler dog

Celebrating the Best in Computer Graphics Headline News

16th ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Brings the CG World Together

A gathering place for technical and creatives in research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education, and emerging technologies, the annual conference and exhibition on computer graphics and interactive techniques comes to Sidney, Australia, December 12-15.

Kids' Animation Headline News

More ‘Bluey’ Coming to Disney Jr. and Disney Channel

The Emmy Award-winning animated kids' series returns in November with 10 all-new Season 3 episodes featuring the unpredictable and hilarious adventures of the young Blue Heeler pup; celebrity cameos include Lin-Manuel Miranda and Rose Byrne.

​Community Outreach Headline News

Foundry Celebrates ‘ACCESS: VFX’ Success and Support

The creative software developer renews commitment to the global mentorship program, having already supported 2,293 mentees contributing to a diverse expanding talent pool across the industry.

Unreal Fest ANZ 2023 Events

Unreal Fest ANZ 2023

Begins: June 21, 2023

Epic Games brings the event way down South to help Unreal Engine users from Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia broaden their skills and build community.

It’s Unreal! Headline News

Unreal Fest ANZ Goes Down Under

Epic Games brings the event way down South to help Unreal Engine users from Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia broaden their skills and build community.

Business Headline News

DNEG Announces New Sydney Studio

Slated to open in early 2023 with award-winning VFX Supervisor and Australian national Andrew Jackson at the helm, the studio will lead the visual effects production on George Miller’s highly anticipated ‘Mad Max’ prequel ‘Furiosa’ - coming in 2024.

Getting Raucous in Wollongong Headline News

Adult Swim Sets ‘YOLO: Silver Destiny’ Debut

Australia’s rowdy party girls are back looking for fun times, new experiences, positive vibes, and hot guys in the bizarre town of Wollongong; created by ‘Smiling Friends’ Michael Cusack, ‘YOLO’ Season 2 is coming in January 2023.

Festivals Headline News

Dome Fest West 2022 Set This Month in Costa Mesa

The 2nd annual 360-degree film festival and conference, running October 6-9, features full-dome, fully immersive 360-degree media shows, presentations, industry panels, interactive workshops, and keynotes by industry leaders.

VFX for features Headline News

Rising Sun Pictures Delivers the Gods on Marvel’s ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

The studio produced over 300 VFX for Taika Waititi and Marvel Studio’s latest MCU action-adventure, including the film’s impressive opening and closing sequences.

Business Headline News

Method Studios Now Formally Working Under Framestore Banner

The final integration phase of the November 2020 purchase is underway, with the Melbourne-based team set to finish its tech pipeline migration as of January 2023; Method’s Canadian film and episodic teams have already made the move - overall company production capacity has increased by 40%.

Kids' Animation Headline News

‘Bluey’ Season 3 Coming Soon to Disney+

The Emmy Award-winning animated kids' series returns with more unpredictable and hilarious adventures of the young Blue Heeler pup, her sister Bingo, and Mum and Dad; episodes will follow on Disney Channel and Disney Junior later this year.

Business Headline News

‘The Amazing Maurice’ Book Adaptation Heads Abroad

Animated film starring David Tennant, Hugh Laurie, and Emilia Clarke, based on Sir Terry Pratchett's ‘The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents,’ nabs numerous international sales as part of its planned 2022 release.

People Headline News

Nexus Studios Adds Alex Grigg to its Commercial Roster

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.

Navigating 6th Grade in Style Headline News

Paramount+ Announces ‘Big Nate’ Voice Cast

The all-new animated series, based on the kids’ books and comics by Lincoln Peirce, will hit the streamer in 2022; voice actors include Rob Delaney, Dove Cameron, and Bryce Charles.

Festivals Headline News

Dome Fest West Coming to Costa Mesa October 8-10

Inaugural 360-degree film festival and conference will feature 32 immersive films screened in a ‘fulldome’ venue; event features new technology presentations, industry panels, and interactive workshops.

TV Animation Headline News

‘Octonauts: Above & Beyond’ Coming to Netflix

Silvergate’s global hit eco-series spins-off an all-new CG animated show extending the team’s adventures beyond the sea and onto land; Season 1 hits the streamer on September 7 with Season 2 coming in 2022. 

Business Headline News

FuseFX Acquires Rising Sun Pictures

Leading VFX company continues its expansion efforts with purchase of Australia-based high-end visual effects studio; combined companies will have close to 800 artists in eight locations around the globe.

Business Headline News

Rising Sun Pictures Expands as Australian Production Bounces Back

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.

Crikey! Headline News

Bento Box and Princess Pictures Launch New Studio Down Under

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.

animated short films Headline News

16 Finalists From Unreal Engine Short Film Challenge Revealed

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 12:04pm

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.

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