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Phil Tippett, Julie Pott and Priit Pärn Being Honored at Frame-By-Frame Animators Conference

May 4th conference at Chicago’s DePaul University, for animators / by animators, will feature special guests, speakers, masterclasses and demos. 

Framestore Headline News

Framestore Takes Top Honors at The One Club for Creativity

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.

Film Titles Headline News

Sarofsky Masters Meticulous 3D Main Titles for Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’

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.’

Experimental Animation Headline News

Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation Lands at REDCAT Nov. 19-20

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.

Music Videos Headline News

CineMiniature Pictures Creates Rankin/Bass-Inspired Video for The Kickback

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.

Commercials Headline News

Masters & Savant Showcases South Africa’s Production Talent

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.

Business Headline News

Deluxe Appoints Chicago Producer Joanna Woods

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.

Motion Graphics Headline News

Motion Graphics Take Center Stage at Half Rez 2015

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.

Animation Events

Story & Animation Masterclass - Chicago, IL

By VanArts | Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 2:34pm
Begins: August 22, 2014

VanArts presents a masterclass in Story Development & Animation, taught by artists from Pixar Animation Studios.

Chicago Headline News

CO3 and Method Studios Team with Beast Chicago

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.

Chicago Events

Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo 2010

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 10:00am
Begins: April 16, 2010

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.

Chicago Events

Women in Film Chicago Backlot Event @ wttw11

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 11:00am

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.

Chicago Headline News

EA Sports NHL 09 Predicts Boston Bruins Will Win The Stanley Cup

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.

Oscars Events

Meet the Oscars, Chicago

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, February 13, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: February 13, 2009

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.

Chicago Events

Women in Film Build-A-Skill Workshop: The Business of The Production Office

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: February 4, 2009

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

Chicago Headline News

NY Comic Con Spreads to Chicago in 2010

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.

Chicago Headline News

WALL-E, Chicago 10 Nab Editing Nominations

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:

Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic):

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