May 4th conference at Chicago’s DePaul University, for animators / by animators, will feature special guests, speakers, masterclasses and demos.
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Industry mainstays Rob Churchill and Danny DelPurgatorio join as firm grows into the second largest VFX and design studio in Second City.
The One Club for Creativity awards has honored Framestore with 49 trophies across five projects, including 18 gold awards for ‘Field Trip to Mars,’ all for the production company’s innovative work in virtual and augmented reality.
The Midwest Independent Film Festival presents its first ever Animation Showcase at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema on Tuesday, May 2nd.
In its fifth collaboration with Marvel Studios, Chicago-based design company animates a series of intricate mandalas for the 90-second main title sequence for director Scott Derrickson’s ‘Doctor Strange.’
Chicago duo Alexander Stewart and Lilli Carré bring experimental animation showcase featuring two programs of short films combining classic and contemporary work to their new home in Los Angeles.
Chicago animators David Wall and Lauren Travers of CineMiniature Pictures deliver a hyper-imaginative stop-motion animated video Inspired by the style of classic 1960s Claymation.
Chicago outpost of Deluxe-owned Beast, Company 3 and Method Studios expands talent pool; names Lauren Roth head of production.
Award-winning multi-disciplinary production company based in Johannesburg and Cape Town, and with a U.S. affiliate office in Chicago, launches a new website showcasing its strong collection of motion graphics, animation and visual effects artistry.
Accomplished producer to oversee projects for Deluxe co-located sister companies Beast, Company 3 and Method Studios; Chicago-based Kendall Fash is also named Director of Marketing for Beast offices nationwide.
MAXON teams with Greyscalegorilla and X-Particles to bring 3D and 2D artists, animators and designers together at Half Rez 2015 at Lincoln Hall in Chicago, IL on September 9.
VanArts presents a masterclass in Story Development & Animation, taught by artists from Pixar Animation Studios.
Visual effects house Method Studios announces the appointment of Chris Webb as Executive Producer of Method Chicago.
Visual effects and design company The Mill prepares to open a Chicago studio headed by executive producer Jared Yeater.
The award-winning post production houses of Company 3, Beast and Method Studios have, for the first time ever, co-located within one facility in Chicago’s historic Tribune Tower.
Reed Exhibitions has announced the launch of Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), which will take place April 16-18, 2010 at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago.
Join us for the November Backlot as wttw11 opens their doors to Women in Film Chicago! The Backlot series provides our members with access to selected Chicago film, television, commercial, sound and new media production facilities. These businesses provide an overview of how their companies approach and support the creative process in the Midwest. Don't miss this behind-the-scenes look into one of Chicago's premier televisions stations, wttw11, the most-watched public television station (PBS) in the country.
Press Release from EA SPORTS
April 13, 2009 -- The Boston Bruins will win the Stanley Cup for the first time in 37 years, defeating original six rival Chicago Blackhawks in a six game series, according to the official EA SPORTS simulation of the 2009 NHL playoffs on the award-winning NHL 09 videogame.
For the first time, Oscar fans in Chicago will be able to hold an actual Oscar statuette and have their photo taken at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' "Meet the Oscars, Chicago." The exhibition will open Friday, February 13, at The Shops at North Bridge on Michigan Avenue, and run through Sunday, February 22, the night of the 81st Academy Awards presentation. Hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free. Chicago is the only city to host a "Meet the Oscars" exhibition this year.
Women in Film Chicago's Build-a-Skill workshops are intended to add to the skill sets of our members, giving them the unique opportunity to interact with and learn from the best in the business. Focused on practical application, these workshops provide attendees with real-world knowledge from working industry experts. This session is entitled 'The Business of The Production Office' and hosted by Friend of WIFC, Fletcher Chicago. Speakers will include Rich Lederer, Christina Varotsis, Vail Romeyn and Stephanie Kurtz. Where: Fletcher Chicago 1000 N. North Branch St. Chicago, IL 60642
Reed Exhibitions has announced the launch of Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), which will take place April 16-18, 2010 at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago. The new show will be structured in the spirit of New York Comic Con (NYCC), which was launched by Reed Exhibitions in 2006 and saw attendance grow from 33,000 in its first year to 67,000 in 2008, making it the fastest growing comic and pop culture event in the U.S.
WALL-E got a nomination for Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy or Musical) from the American Cinema Editors, who announced their nominations on Monday. And in the Documentary category, rotoscoped animated documentary CHICAGO 10 nabbed a nomination.
Winners will be revealed during ACE's 59th annual black-tie awards ceremony on Sunday, February 15, 2009 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
A partial list of nominees, as announced by the ACE Board of Directors, are as follows: