The writer, director, and VFX/animation production manager talks about how he became an accomplished actor before giving up everything to pursue a film career in Vancouver.
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VFX house and Canadian TV/Film equipment company have already begun building new virtual production stages in Vancouver and Toronto, with more set for 2022; combined capital commitment exceeds $30 million.
The event, running September 10-19, is accepting short film projects using puppet animation, object animation and/or pixilation; deadline for submissions is July 2.
Festival and Mercury Filmworks announce the second ever virtual competition, offering wider reach and accessibility to new creative voices; entry deadline is June 15.
In support of World Whale Day, Vancouver studio mixes stylized, illustrative, line-based 2D and 3D animation to depict how bowhead whales are being threatened by man-made underwater noise.
With their new Toronto virtual production stage up and running, the studio has released a quick and entertaining guide to illustrate some virtual production basics.
The popular preschool animated comedy-adventure series is a spinoff of the animated movie ‘Snowtime;’ the show encourages kids to use their imaginations to create their own games of make-believe in the outdoor world.
Seasoned legal and entertainment professional will be tasked with overseeing legal operations across all departments and productions.
Addressing a shortage of skilled workers in the animation field, agreement will help promote education and career paths for students that will ultimately expand the talent pool and strengthen the growing industry.
New 2D animation series, about a clown and carnival family that decides to settle down in the suburbs after years of being on the road, is created by Canadian writer Ian Boothby.
The award-winning VFX company has teamed with tech partners Unreal Engine, LED manufacturer ROE Visual, and Nvidia on new facility, scheduled to be completed late 2020.
Top honors go to multi-national list of films including ‘The Silly Duck Wizard’ by Terry Ibele; ‘Une de Perdue’ by Marie Clerc; ‘Uzi’ by Dina Velikovskaya; and ‘Un Coeur d'Or’ by Simon Filliot.
Based on the works of author Nahoko Uehashi, the show will be distributed on home video and select digital outlets.
Entries are being accepted in six categories for TAAFI 2021, scheduled for February 19-21, 2021; submission deadline is November 15, 2020.
‘Home Sweet Home’ 12th edition will connect the international stop-motion animation community virtually.
Festival and Mercury Filmworks announce first virtual competition, offering wider reach and accessibility to new creative voices.
Studio seeks to expand global preschool presence with hire of award-winning producer who oversaw hundreds of hours of animated TV projects.
Industry veteran and entrepreneur will be direct point of contact for VFX studio’s growing U.S. client base.
Submissions are now being accepted for the event’s 12th edition taking place September 14 - 20; deadline for entries is June 30, 2020.
Former Corus executive will curate content and provide editorial direction across company’s family of channels.
In an effort to help families during the COVID-19 crisis, streaming platform offers free access to its extensive roster, now including Toonz shows like ‘Darwin and Newts.’
SCAD’s Munkhtsetseg “Muunuu” Nandigjav named Conference Chair; event set for August 7-11, 2022 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Sony Pictures Animation, Netflix’s Melissa Cobb and director Brenda Lopez’s ‘Abeo’ will be honored at upcoming Spark Animation 2019, which runs October 24-27 in Vancouver.
New heads of 2D and 3D animation bring their extensive experience to lead kids and family division production teams.