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Community Outreach Headline News

Netflix Launching 2nd Animation Foundation Mentorship Session

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 4, 2022 at 9:00am

Program to broaden opportunities for underrepresented talent and bring new voices and stories to the animation space is partnering with Veterans in Media and Entertainment and IllumiNative to identify candidates from the veteran and Native American / Alaskan Native communities.

Community Outreach Headline News

Sesame Workshop Expands Autism Initiative, Releases ‘Backyard Camping’ Video with Exceptional Minds

‘See Amazing in All Children’ effort helps families build new routines, increase flexibility, and cope with the challenges of change during turbulent times; new animated short features Julia, Sesame Street’s 4-year-old Muppet with autism, written, produced and animated by artists on the spectrum.

Community Outreach Headline News

Netflix Launching Animation Foundations Mentorship Program

Kicking off next month, the program will broaden opportunities for underrepresented talent and bring new voices and stories to the animation space; creatives in both the Latinx and neurodiverse communities have been selected by program partners to participate in the inaugural Fall 2021 group.

New Animated Shorts Initiative Headline News

Cartoon Network Launches ‘Cartoon Cartoons’ Animated Shorts Program

Studio’s latest effort to nurture animation talent will give voices to a new and diverse generation of artists with mentorship and support; program’s creative council will include veteran producers Pete Browngardt, Manny Hernandez, Katie Rice, and Aminder Dhaliwal.

Business Headline News

HBO Max Orders Second Season of Ridley Scott’s ‘Raised by Wolves’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 12:02pm

Sci-fi thriller, centered on two androids raising human children as atheists on mysterious planet, ranks as the streamer’s highest performing Max original since the platform’s debut.

TV VFX VFXWorld

Different Day, Different Doomsday in ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Season 2

VFX supervisor Everett Burrell breaks down the Netflix series’ almost 2,000 VFX shots, a mix of nuclear holocausts, digital characters, time jumps, and a goldfish.

Industrial Light & Magic VFXWorld

New Sheriff in Town: ILM’s Rob Bredow Talks ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

From in-camera effects to the latest virtual production techniques, Industrial Light and Magic’s newly appointed head rounds up more than 1,800 VFX shots for the Star Wars stand-alone anthology space western.

Sarofsky Headline News

Sarofsky’s ‘Guardians’ Return Yields Engaging Main Titles and End Crawl for ‘Vol. 2’

The Chicago-based design house rose to the challenge of creating both an animated, custom typeface and a bold main title sequence logo for the return of Peter Quill, Rocket, Baby Groot, Gamora and Drax the Destroyer in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.'