Long-time VFX supervisors join studio’s Los Angeles and Vancouver offices, respectively; company bolsters team to deliver upcoming projects including ‘Eternals;’ ‘The Suicide Squad;’ ‘The Batman;’ ‘Lisey’s Story;’ ‘Fengshen Trilogy;’ ‘The Jade Earring;’ and ‘The Nevers.’
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South Australia’s booming movie industry has created a demand for skilled VFX artists; RSP and University partner to train and provide home-grown talent to bolster burgeoning industry.
In collaboration with independent animation studios Oddbot, Powerhouse, Renegade, Six Point Harness and Titmouse, the two organizations are hosting an all-day virtual class headlined by award-winning director Matt Danner’s ‘Storyboarding 101;’ other lectures include ‘Storyboarding for Action’ and ‘Storyboarding for Adult Comedy.’
Addressing a shortage of skilled workers in the animation field, agreement will help promote education and career paths for students that will ultimately expand the talent pool and strengthen the growing industry.
Free online event offers an immersive week-long retreat for artists to reboot, recharge and reset, featuring talks, demos, scholarships, and interactive experiences.
Oscar-winning filmmakers Phil Lord, Chris Miller, and Peter Ramsey have joined the panel of mentors for THU’s new challenge to discover the next generation of creative minds in digital entertainment; submission deadline is October 19.
The Motion Design Department’s trained students qualify for fully featured EDU licenses of Houdini FX for home use and a one-year Core or six-month FX license upon graduation.
‘Animation through the Ages’ will examine career longevity, challenges, and keys to success with industry veterans offering insights from their own career journeys and experiences.
‘Ciervo,’ ‘La Vida de una Piñata,’ and ‘Meow or Never’ take top honors, selected from a pool of 409 graduate and undergraduate films from 121 schools.
StageCraft expansion plans include additional LED volume installations in LA, London and Australia, along with new Jedi Academy program aimed at underrepresented VFX talent.
10-year partnership will build regional gaming hub for industry offering a training and entrepreneurial platform for cultivating talent and launching new careers throughout Middle East and Africa.
Event has announced an ambitious program to promote Mexican and Latin American creative industries; featured activities include a focus on recruitment, women in animation, and business networking meetings.
Series will illustrate how creative studios, teams, and freelancers can leverage the cloud to enable remote setups, scale production pipelines, and empower artists.
The annual stop-motion event, being held October 6-10, will feature workshops, masterclasses, and panel discussions.
Supervising producer at studio is named head of production at kids and family division Atomic Cartoons; Colin Beadle named VP, HR across all divisions.
Iconic comic book company hit with massive layoffs, including editor-in-chief; streaming service effectively dead as majority of staff let go.
The company-wide restructuring that began Friday continues today as hundreds of employees are being let go.
Festival and Mercury Filmworks announce first virtual competition, offering wider reach and accessibility to new creative voices.
GDTI program alumni includes Amie Doherty, recently chosen to score DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature, ‘Spirit Riding Free.’
While animation production seems to be thriving, one of Hollywood’s premier agencies announces a significant staff reduction, another sign of COVID’s continued impact on many areas of the entertainment business.
Scheduled for September 23 – October 4, the event will feature screenings, virtual artist talks, workshops, and meetings with schools and recruiters.
Submissions now being accepted for the event, which will be held October 6-10, offering awards, support, and professional access to finalists.
Remote program mentors recent VFX grads competing for prizes and job opportunities at VFX studio’s Montreal or London office.
WIA launches special online program celebrating thesis and final films from Class of 2020 students who couldn’t screen works, attend career fairs or otherwise celebrate graduation due to COVID-19.