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Industry leading market’s new, flexible format encourages attendee participation from anywhere; extensive program line-up includes pitches, on-line targeted meetings, and career recruitment; Annecy 2021 runs June 14-19.
With a goal of ‘50/50 by 2025,’ Women in Animation reveals new human resource tool to support equity in animation industry hiring; searchable database features verified candidates for jobs in the international production community.
Program sponsored by Film London and Arts Council England aims to support four black-identifying animators living in the UK by providing project development help, mentorship, and financing; applications deadline is June 22.
Veteran animation director and author David B. Levy discusses his newly updated book that’s a must-have for anyone hoping to plan, launch, or refocus their animation career.
New five-week program covers an interactive introduction to the real-time 3D platform; features a range of artistic and technical tasks with each participant getting direct feedback from an assigned tutor.
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.
Winning project is a platform that allows sharing of custom digital brushes inspired by real-life objects; finalists include a fantasy role-playing game ‘Kawia's Adventure’ and ‘Icebreakers,’ a VR comic that invites individuals to step into the panels of a pirate adventure.
The streaming giant earmarks the first $5 million of their recently announced Creative Equity Fund for programs that support and promote women in the global entertainment industry; watch the Women’s Day Netflix video, narrated by Janet Mock, honoring groundbreaking women in entertainment history.
The two-week program will help film and television professionals move into real-time visualization and virtual production; free for freelancers and furloughed workers, the program runs March 15-26.
Created to honor the studio’s late employee, an alumnus of Algonquin College, the $5,000 annual gift will reward a Film and Media Production program graduate with passion for excellence in editing matched by leadership, mentoring, kindness, and desire to learn and grow in the editorial field.
In partnership with Disney UK & Ireland, AWUK aims to connect industry veterans with the next generation of female talent seeking guidance and support in their professional endeavors.
12-week virtual program taught by Aardman professionals will provide world-class education for aspiring animation professionals.
‘Creating Emmy Winning Titles for ‘True Detective,’ ‘Westworld’ & ‘The Crown’ episode features the Emmy Award-winning 3D motion designer discussing topics including transitioning from graphic design to motion design; working remotely; pipeline and equipment; and reflecting on the future.
‘Confidence and Getting your Voice Heard’ and ‘Impact and Building the Brand You’ are aimed at helping women in UK’s VFX and animation industry achieve their goals.
Long-time VFX supervisors join studio’s Los Angeles and Vancouver offices, respectively; company bolsters team to deliver upcoming projects including ‘Eternals;’ ‘The Suicide Squad;’ ‘The Batman;’ ‘Lisey’s Story;’ ‘Fengshen Trilogy;’ ‘The Jade Earring;’ and ‘The Nevers.’
South Australia’s booming movie industry has created a demand for skilled VFX artists; RSP and University partner to train and provide home-grown talent to bolster burgeoning industry.
In collaboration with independent animation studios Oddbot, Powerhouse, Renegade, Six Point Harness and Titmouse, the two organizations are hosting an all-day virtual class headlined by award-winning director Matt Danner’s ‘Storyboarding 101;’ other lectures include ‘Storyboarding for Action’ and ‘Storyboarding for Adult Comedy.’
Oscar-winning filmmakers Phil Lord, Chris Miller, and Peter Ramsey have joined the panel of mentors for THU’s new challenge to discover the next generation of creative minds in digital entertainment; submission deadline is October 19.
The Motion Design Department’s trained students qualify for fully featured EDU licenses of Houdini FX for home use and a one-year Core or six-month FX license upon graduation.
‘Animation through the Ages’ will examine career longevity, challenges, and keys to success with industry veterans offering insights from their own career journeys and experiences.
StageCraft expansion plans include additional LED volume installations in LA, London and Australia, along with new Jedi Academy program aimed at underrepresented VFX talent.
Watch this year’s retrospectives featuring a celebration of Estonian animator, Elbert Tuganov; unique perspectives from Norwegian animation studio, Mikrofilm; and the work of Métis filmmaker, Terril Calder.
The annual stop-motion event, being held October 6-10, will feature workshops, masterclasses, and panel discussions.