The conference’s 1st hybrid edition hosted some 210,000 visitors online and 300+ attending in-person with a total of 297 speakers delivering 160 talks, panels, workshops, masterclasses, and keynote speeches; over 140 sessions are now available to stream on-demand.
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Exec joins leading visual effects and animation studio from Legendary Entertainment; will oversee client relationships and team of VFX and stereo supervisors.
From creator Craig Gerber, the animated comedy adventure about a team of young kids - children of first responders - and their talking vehicle sidekicks, who learn what it truly means to be a hero, will debut on the network and Disney+ in 2022.
Former PBS Kids and Cartoon Network development executive will lead company’s development of scripted and character-driven stories featuring the language learning company’s original cast of characters.
Leading visual effects studio delivered 89 digital environments, 87 gameplay shots, and 347 VFX shots on Shawn Levy’s comedy adventure starring Ryan Reynolds as a bank teller who discovers he’s a background player in an open-world video game.
Company’s new technology gives the power of UE to anyone – without training; release comes as Bryan Breckenridge, Head of Impact for Snyk, is elected to the company’s Board of Directors.
New Technicolor Creative Studios’ gaming division head will focus on global growth of the company’s gaming offerings.
Company mixes it up with president Tom Kendall changing hats as new head of business development; new hires include Paul Richards as EVP of Technology, and Crys Forsyth-Smith as EVP of Global Production.
Set in one of the industry’s major VFX hubs, new location to play key role in recruitment while providing closer proximity to existing and potential clients; Peter Muyzers to head operations.
The holiday, observed November 1-2, is an important tradition-filled event for families to share memories; graphics for this installment were created by Mexico City-based illustrator Valeria Alvarez.
The in-person and virtual conference is off and running - highlights include SideFX’s software reveal, talks by Epic Games, educational workshops and coming Friday, a virtual making-of panel about Walt Disney Animation Studio’s latest animated feature – and registration is free.
Hitting theaters today, Rodrigo Perez-Castro’s new hand-drawn animated feature, starring and executive produced by Sofia Vergara, beautifully portrays the region’s vibrant but steadily disappearing rainforests alongside a message of hope for a more environmentally sustainable future.
Tune in for five days of free sessions with the studio’s directors and creative experts; Q&As follow all talks.
For the second year in a row, we can’t attend the famed Turin conference in-person, but we’ll be glued to our screens, wearing dark turtlenecks and dreaming of agnolotti and chocolate pudding thicker than Bay Area fog, for a week of diverse, compelling, and inspiring presentations on the latest and greatest from the world of computer generated visuals.
Oculus Story Studio and Google Spotlight Stories alum brings experience in emerging production platforms; will support studio’s focus on growth in real-time animation and immersive storytelling.
The former director, technology studio at Walt Disney Imagineering is a proven leader in the implementation of cutting-edge technology; he'll be tasked with driving the company’s global strategy and R&D across real-time, machine learning and cloud-based technology.
Known for her bold but nuanced work, the Portland-based illustrator employs a narrative-first conceptual storytelling style; her ‘Between the Lines’ animated short, currently in progress, deals with the scarring experience of schoolgirl bullying – check out the trailer.
Renown animation, VFX, virtual production, and games conference reveals massive program of free events featuring master filmmakers and top industry professionals, including Sir Roger Deakins and the Badass Women Production Designers; event runs in person and online October 17-22 in Torino, Italy.
Group representing visual effects professionals signs six new artists to their already extensive roster; the new signings coincide with the company’s 1-year anniversary.
Led by Ryan McCoy, the studio’s team provided previs, techvis, and postvis on Shawn Levy’s sci-fi comedy starring Ryan Reynolds as a bank teller who discovers he’s a character in an open-world video game.
Venerable VFX, animation, and virtual production studio bolsters its feature animation team with return of two long-time company veterans.
Mixed reality software company taps broadcast and media industry veterans Ben Davenport, David Cheng and Travis Sims as VP for global marketing, VP sales & marketing EMEA, and strategic account manager for North America, respectively.
Studio’s new ‘creative guardian’ will oversee all original IP development and service project slates; credits include series director on Amazon Prime Original ‘Bug Diaries,’ ‘Wishenpoof,’ and ‘Space Ranger Roger.’
The directorial duo joins the agency’s stop-motion team; a collaboration born out of the COVID shutdown in March 2020, the pair has created several amusing animated shorts featuring loveable characters with handcrafted techniques.