As the fifth and final season of Netflix’s expletive-laden animated comedy series ‘F Is for Family’ finally premieres, co-creator and showrunner Michael Price reflects on what it all means to him and the Murphys.
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The real-time content development platform finalizes its US$1.625 billion purchase of the legendary VFX studio’s digital tools, pipeline and engineering talent; VFX teams now operating as standalone WetaFX under CEO Prem Akkaraju and majority owner Sir Peter Jackson.
Talent added across company’s design, post-production, and live-action teams, bolstering presence in Los Angeles, Singapore, Vancouver, and Toronto.
Emmy Award-nominated tech and VFX startup raises CAD$6.5 million to grow core services, accelerate R&D of AI for visual effects technology, and bolster work force.
Selected pitch projects receive unique opportunities including meeting with and access to key players in the animation sector; submission deadline set for February 8, 2022; Annecy Festival runs June 13-18, with Mifa running June 14-17.
Industry veteran joins studio after 18-years at ILM; will be tasked with developing and implementing new cutting-edge workflows and technologies.
Josh Jones licenses animated film and TV rights to famed cartoonist’s award-winning comic, now in its 40th year of publication; property follows the exploits of an invincible barbarian warrior who negotiates his days with an I.Q. three points lower than a boulder.
VFX company and volumetric studio team up to accelerate adoption of cutting-edge real-time technology; new effort will facilitate collaboration and R&D to expand virtual productions and volumetric technologies for visualizations and traditional visual effects.
Former MGA Entertainment VP and executive producer Sadaf Cohen Muncy will helm new independent animation production company and creative incubator; company will guide IP development while enabling artists to maintain financial and creative control.
Former Blue Sky Studios’ VP and Head of Development steered numerous projects from pitch to greenlight, including ‘Ice Age: Dawn of The Dinosaurs,’ ‘Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who,’ ‘Rio, Spies in Disguise’, and ‘Nimona.’
Long-time Disney exec promoted to oversee team steering new Disney Channel animated content for kids and families; previous projects include ‘The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse’ cartoon shorts, ‘Amphibia,’ ‘Kiff,’ and the upcoming ‘Primos.’
New season of studio’s popular flagship animated series now airing in 2 time slots on Tiny Pop with broadcaster extending series rights on multiple Animacord properties; ‘Masha and the Bear: Nursery Rhymes’ now available to watch on demand on the POP Player app.
Emmy-winning actor/director/comedian Dave Coulier takes the reigns on the all-new preschool animated series about a group of young foodies traveling the world in search of the yummiest food to be found.
Streaming giant takes a giant leap in production horsepower with the purchase of one of the industry’s leading visual effects studios.
In expansion of global leadership, studio adds former Zinkia exec to lead the company’s distribution strategy; focus to include company IPs ‘Ghostforce’ and ‘Miraculous - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir.’
With its progressive hiring practices and corporate culture, the growing studio offers women artists and executives new opportunities that include business and creative decision-making.
Leading over-the-top app development and advertising platform teams with children’s TV brand, founded by former Disney TV head Dean Valentine and Vidstart founder Rotem Gindi, to help support fun and safe video content for kids.
The new animated comedy-adventure follows Hailey, a teen with a mission and the determination to get it done; created and executive produced by Devin Bunje and Nick Stanton, the show is slated to debut in 2023.
Acquisition furthers company’s mission to empower animators and studios to work more easily and efficiently in a cloud-based ecosystem; Tangent Labs founder Jeff Bell and team come onboard to further drive the future of production in the cloud.
The long-time studio collaborator brings extensive experience in broadcast production and post-production advertising; will focus on strategic partnerships and expanding the company’s reach across local and new global territories.
StageCraft expansion includes LED volume installation in Vancouver; company is currently recruiting talent ahead of the facility’s launch next year.
The VFX studio strengthens its leadership team with the former DNEG, Framestore and MPC animation head and supervisor.
Based on Salih Memecan’s daily comic strip that has run in Turkish newspapers since 1991, the popular show is now available on Türk Telekom Tivibu and Vodafone TV.
For the former ‘SNL’ writer and only woman among six executive producers on the new Netflix adult animated comedy, crass and rowdy humor must be much more than just a male voice coming out of a female character.