The upcoming conference program, in partnership with the Academy Software Foundation, highlights cross-industry efforts to develop shared technology for VFX, animation and sound; additional confirmed speakers include Pixar’s technical director Markus Kranzler and Inda Barnardo, director of ‘Cat and Moth.’
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Visual Effect Society names veteran VFX supervisor, second unit director and DP as this year’s recipient of the VES Creative Excellence Award; innovative filmmaker won Oscars for ‘Titanic,’ ‘Hugo,’ and ‘The Jungle Book.’
20-year industry veteran will be tasked with leading creative talent recruitment as the company continues a period of unprecedented growth; will also promote the studio’s community initiatives including mentorship and training programs for artists.
The online event celebrates industry’s innovators, artists and professionals; Ray Scalice, Ken Ralston, Irwin Allen, and Mary Blair among the Founders Award, Lifetime Members, Honorary Members, VES Fellows, and Hall of Fame honorees.
Studio adds top creative and technological talent it begin work on inaugural animated feature; hires include Shawn Krause, Michael Surrey, David Alexander Smith, John Kreidman, Andrea Paul, Phillip Brochu, and J.J. Blumenkranz.
With vibrant colors, gelatinous creatures and an unreal Lunarian moonscape, Sony Pictures Imageworks helps visualize a young girl’s emotional journey to a whole new world, in Pearl Studios’ new animated musical, now showing on Netflix.
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.
The CalArts alum and well-respected animation veteran spent almost 40 years as a writer, story artist, and designer on some of the industry's most successful shows.
Summit will focus on the pandemic, the recently reinvigorated global call for social justice, and their tremendous effects on the animation industry.
Tech giant’s Media & Entertainment software powers the studios behind Academy Award, BAFTA, Annie, VES and Golden Globe-nominated films.
Sony Pictures Animation has just teased the un-named sequel to their 2018 Oscar-winning animated hit with a single image and 10 second clip!
Take a peek as the feathered tykes are launched into outer space, and channel their inner Cowpoke; the sequel to Rovio’s 2016 animated hit, ‘The Angry Birds,’ is available now on Digital, and November 12 on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD.
For first-time VFX supervisor Stirling Duguid, animating water, lava, pig snot and millions of feathers was only part of the fun producing the sequel to Rovio’s 2016 animated hit, ‘The Angry Birds.’
Condensed version of WIA’s annual Summit to feature keynote by Dr. Stacy L. Smith, who will present landmark USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative study.
VFX powerhouse DNEG has shared 106 images with AWN, showing in extensive detail some of the concept art and VFX imagery their team, led by VFX supervisor Alessandro Ongaro, produced for Sony Pictures Imageworks on the latest 'MiB' franchise hit, 'Men in Black: International.'
VFX supervisor Jerome Chen discusses staying true to the ‘MiB’ franchise look, and meeting audience expectations, while producing 2,000 visual effects shots in only six-months.
New heads of 2D and 3D animation bring their extensive experience to lead kids and family division production teams.
High-profile creative hires Emile Ghorayeb, Keith Roberts and Spencer Cook join Gilman to bolster studio’s global expansion plans.
Two Genndy Tartakovsky films, including ‘Fixed,’ the studio’s first R-Rated film, plus a new ‘Boondocks’ TV series and anthology based on Anthony Bourdain graphic novel, among new projects just announced.
Founding donors contribute more than $500,000 to support organization’s programs and international outreach initiatives.
‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ director and PUBG CEO are the first announced presenters at upcoming October 21-25 digital media conference in Turin, Italy.
Using customized Nuke tools, Sony Pictures Imageworks created the film’s signature graphic look almost entirely in comp.
It took the combined efforts of directors Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman to channel Phil Lord’s ground-breaking animated comic book vision into a film that captures audiences’ hearts and imaginations.
Cassidy Curtis, technical art lead at Google Spotlight Stories and one of the creative minds behind Oscar-shortlisted animated short film ‘Age of Sail,’ explains why the stylized look of Sony’s awards juggernaut, ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,’ should be a rallying cry for the animation industry.