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Focusing on production, resource management, training, and operations, she will share leadership responsibilities and title with president Tom Jacomb; she will also join the animation team on June 16 at Annecy 2022 as it presents ‘Pathways to DNEG’ and ‘DNEG Animation: A Proper Hello.’
The former Head of Creative Development at Pixar will join the studio behind the hit animated film ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ in July.
Based on the kids’ books series by Richard Curtis, the animated feature brings the companies together again following the success of Locksmith’s first film, ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong;’ DNEG Animation will host 2 sessions on June 16 at next month’s Annecy Film Festival.
More talks, presentations and screenings are confirmed for the upcoming conference, including looks behind the scenes of the recent Disney and Illumination animated features, as well as Locksmith Animation’s ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong;’ event runs onsite May 3-5, online May 6 and on demand through May 31.
Joanna Quinn and Les Mills’ comedy about a larger-than-life Welsh housewife takes home three awards; Locksmith Animation’s tale of an awkward middle-schooler and his defective robot takes home Best Longform honors.
In first deal since ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ debut, studio nabs Marissa Meyer’s New York Times best-selling book series that reimagines classic fairy tale heroines.
DNEG’s feature animation division drew on years of cutting-edge VFX production experience to build the pipeline needed to help Locksmith Animation bring Barney and Ron the B*Bot to life.
Unwrap your new best friend from 20th Century Studios and Locksmith Animation as the goofy animated robot comes home; now available on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray.
Members will vote to determine five nominees for best animated feature film award; films also qualify for other categories including best picture.
Exec joins leading visual effects and animation studio from Legendary Entertainment; will oversee client relationships and team of VFX and stereo supervisors.
Director Jean-Philippe Vine and co-director Octavio E. Rodriguez talk about the making of Locksmith Animation’s debut feature about a socially awkward middle-schooler’s budding relationship with a faulty personal robot, now in theaters.
Writer/director Sarah Smith and writer Peter Baynham discuss Locksmith Animation’s debut feature film, an animated comedy about the budding friendship between a middle-school boy and his defective robot, hitting theaters October 22.
The 7th edition returns as a hybrid event offering content online and in person November 14-30; new events include a keynote by the BBC’s Patricia Hidalgo and a feature film competition showcasing 4 international filmmakers.
New CG animated comedy about a socially awkward middle-schooler and his faulty robot, starring Zach Galifianakis and Jack Dylan Grazer, opens in theaters this October.
Previous managing director will now oversee the studio’s worldwide expansion efforts; five new senior hires include VFX supervisors Freddy Chaleur and Yancy Lindquist, animation director Jay Boose, head of look development Sonja Burchard, and producer Audrey Ford.
Renowned ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ head of character animation makes his animated feature film directorial debut on CG animated adaptation of Richard Curtis’ children’s book series.
Co-founder leaves to develop own projects; former Illumination COO takes the helm, with co-founder and ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ producer Julie Lockhart named president of production.
Just in time for ‘Best Friends Day,’ check out the trailer for the upcoming CG animated comedy about a socially awkward middle-schooler and his faulty robot; the film, which stars Zach Galifianakis and Jack Dylan Grazer, opens in theaters worldwide on October 22.
Industry veteran Archie Donato heads to London as VFX supervisor on new studio project; Ted Ty brings 25+ years of 2D and 3D animation experience to Montreal as new global head of character animation.
Brian Selznick to pen script for first ever animated version of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 classic American novel.
Alessandro Carloni leaves the production reportedly due to creative differences with studio head John Lasseter.
UK production house, led by Sarah Smith and Julie Lockhart, will co-develop and distribute family animated features in theatres worldwide.