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Connecting Employers and Talented Neurodivergent Individuals Headline News

Jorge Gutierrez to Keynote 1st ‘Autism in Entertainment Conference’

The award-winning ‘Maya and the Three’ and ‘The Book of Life’ director will speak at the April 5 event that seeks to connect industry employers and talented neurodivergent individuals; conference features panel discussions, breakout sessions and entertainment.

Business Headline News

California VFX Studio Whiskytree Expands to Georgia

New location doubles the company’s size and expands its scope and capabilities; updated pipeline taps AWS cloud computing for secure remote collaboration between both artists and clients.

Is AI Coming for Our Jobs? Headline News

The Animation Guild Shares ‘Generative AI’ Economic Impact Study Results

Conducted by LA-based CVL Economics, the study surveyed 300 C-Suite leaders to better understand the entertainment industry’s growing embrace of GenAI technology and its effect on jobs.

Diversity in Artistic Development Headline News

Nickelodeon Announces 6 New ‘Artist Program’ Participants

New group selected for the 6-month program, now in its 13th year, which offers emerging talent from underrepresented backgrounds a chance to work on productions, participate in workshops, and learn from lead artists working across Storyboard, Visual Development, and CG Generalist tracks.

People Headline News

Corus Restructures Original Content Leadership Team

Original Programming and Corus Studios VP Lisa Godfrey, Nelvana president Pam Westman, and head of Waterside Studios Jeff Norton exit the company as Rachel Nelson and Mellany Welsh are appointed to key leadership roles.

Diversity in Animation Headline News

4th Annual AfroAnimation Summit Returns to Burbank

The conference, running April 10-12, promotes diversity and inclusion throughout the entertainment industry, welcoming a coalition of industry speakers, studio execs, students, creatives and young professionals.

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Sony Pictures Imageworks Expands Creative Leadership

The award-winning VFX and animation company ups two VFX Supervisors, naming Michael Lasker Creative Director, CG Features and Nicola Lavender Director, CG Supervision.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 234: Money Coach Victoria Mateo Shares Finance Tips for Artists

The certified money coach discusses how she merged the worlds of film and finance to launch a practice catering to creative professionals.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 233: Will Anderson on Animating a Fluffy Cat Called Greg in Blender

The BAFTA-winning Scottish animator/filmmaker shares how he became an independent animator and what opportunities exist for other animators who boast a unique style.

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Jellyfish Ups Will Newis to Animation Global Head of Production

Previous animation division executive producer at the global animation and VFX studio will now lead studio’s international teams.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 232: How Hannah Daigle Created ‘Satina’ & How It Got Super Popular

The web series creator discusses everything that goes into producing and monetizing a web series and how she parlayed her YouTube experience into a job in television.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 231: Ed Hooks with Master Tips on ‘Acting for Animators’

The NY actor turned teacher discusses how DreamWorks’ 1996 request shifted his life path and kicked off his 30+ year career training animators. 

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 230: How Jim Capobianco Wrote, Directed & Funded ‘The Inventor’

The storyboard artist/writer/director discusses how he transformed a 2D short film into a stop-motion feature.  

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 229: Mindy Johnson On Women in Animation & ‘Pencils Vs Pixels’

The award-winning author, historian, filmmaker, and educator discusses animation’s history and the upcoming documentary highlighting Disney’s transition from hand-drawn to CG animation.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 228: Ben Treat's Stop-Motion Social Media Journey

The social media presence known online as Frantic Frames shares how he grew his social following from 13,000 in 2019 to 2M today, and how he makes his living entirely from stop-motion social media posts.

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Ingenuity Studios and Ghost VFX Now Streamland Media’s VFX Division

Ingenuity founder David Lebensfeld is appointed president to helm both studios providing visual effects for motion pictures and television. 

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Sony Pictures Imageworks Names Michelle Grady President

The VFX veteran gets the nod as her ongoing leadership has bolstered company’s growth in innovation and ground-breaking visual effects, including its hugely successful, critically acclaimed animated feature ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.’

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 227: How Keika Lee Started Greyscale Animation and Produced ‘Odd Dog’

Studio founder shares how she went from big studio production work to launching her own animation studio, producing her own work, and funding her own films.

Digital Artists Connect Headline News

Fall Edition of THU Career Camp Registration Now Open

Free online event for digital entertainment industry creators and artists everywhere focuses on career growth, recruiting and mentoring – runs November 7-9.

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