Having already turned to Amazon Web Services, the studio easily moved to full remote production in the cloud this March; company quickly scaled artistic and computing capacity without disruption to delivery schedule.
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Feature will be based on the author’s 1980 children’s book, which is not connected to the Game of Thrones saga.
Companies agree to five-year deal to co-produce and co-finance animated and hybrid features for family audiences.
Patton Oswalt reportedly taking over lead role of Max from Louis C.K.; Tiffany Haddish, Nick Kroll and Pete Holmes are also new additions.
Constance Wu, Natasha Liu Bordizzo and more join the animated feature based on ‘1001 Nights’ from Sony, Beijing Sparkle Roll Media and Base Animation.
Fox passed on ‘Bob’s Burgers’ creator’s pitch, leading to a bidding war between streaming services for the project.
A team of graduating students from MoPA garner accolades for hyper-realistic animated short with a noir twist.
Show based on the comedian’s stand-up act is one of several animated projects Fox has in the works under new entertainment chief Michael Thorn.
Jon Croker will script the long-in-development feature, based on a book the former Beatle wrote with children’s author Philip Ardagh.
International competition in Croatia seeks entries in five categories for the festival, scheduled for July 22-17 in Croatia.
New edition of compute management software leverages Amazon EC2 Spot Instances to reduce costs and improve flexibility of visual effects rendering.
To create the five-minute animated “Coming to America“ sequence for STARZ’s ‘American Gods’ episode five, animation and design studio Tendril transitioned to a GPU pipeline ahead of the project, leveraging Thinkbox’s Deadline for compute management and tapping Redshift with per-minute licensing via the Thinkbox Marketplace.
Boutique VFX house Drive Studios turns to Thinkbox Software’s Deadline to manage their render farm and workstations.
Maximizing on-site render resources for 2D animation, London-based multidisciplinary storytelling studio customizes its render pipeline to allow artists using CelAction2D to work inside of Deadline.
Irish animation studio delivers 2D animation projects like Netflix series ‘Puffin Rock’ and forthcoming feature ‘The Breadwinner’ using Thinkbox Software’s render management tool.
Straightface Studios employs Thinkbox Software’s Deadline coupled with on-demand licensing for The Foundry’s NUKE to manage the facility’s compute resources.
Additional third-party applications available on demand via Thinkbox include The Foundry’s NUKE and KATANA, Chaos Group V-Ray, NVIDIA Iray and Mental Ray, Redshift, and Peregrine Labs’ Yeti.