Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Limited has entered into a deal to sell its Emmy Award-winning Montreal-based animation software business for around $147.5 million CAD in cash.
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The writer, director and artist boasts directorial, story artist and visual consultant credits on shows including the award-winning Netflix animated series, ‘Love Death + Robots,’ ‘Hotel Artemis,’ and the Oscar-winning short ‘Hair Love.’
The tech giant will present 20 research papers advancing generative AI and neural graphics — including collaborations with over a dozen universities in the U.S., Europe and Israel – at the computer graphics conference coming to LA this August.
Polish-based production company drops live-action look at the making of Relic Entertainment’s hugely popular strategy game set during World War II.
The Warner Bros. Animation supervising animation director talks about getting his first job as a storyboard revisionist, how he worked his way up to become a director, and how he lands coveted freelance roles while working full-time.
Netflix’s ‘Kid Cosmic’ designers Chris Tsirgiotis and Craig McCracken honored along with five other artists for their work in a single episode or special; reveal comes ahead of the first annual Children’s & Family Emmy Awards ceremonies scheduled for this weekend.
Program ups the bounty for prospective recipients with new industry supporters, including Animation Focus, Animation Mentor, ArtStation, Autodesk, Foundry, and LAIKA, contributing workshops, tutoring sessions, software packages, hardware, and cash prizes for the 2023 cycle.
Initiative pairs students and young professionals with Netflix Animation mentors to build equity and access for underrepresented early creatives; latest edition partners with LA-based Black N' Animated.
Relic Entertainment taps the creative studio team once again, this time for a cinematic trailer showcasing the latest addition to its popular real-time strategy game, released by Sega; check out the trailer – the game drops in November.
The studio’s technical director describes his journey from Canada to Japan and what it's like working there; he talks about pitching his project, working with the studio to get the project funded and produced, and marketing it for sale as a series.
New course, which complements the existing 3D animation program, will feed the growing demand for studio-ready talent; applications are being accepted for 2023 and beyond.
Taylor K. Shaw, CEO and founder of the visionary studio dedicated to providing opportunities for women of color, and Arts & Animation Director Buki Bodunrin talk about their contributions to the Black History Month series ‘Your Attention Please,’ now streaming on Hulu.
The aspiring animation artist shares how he picked up the skills necessary for a career in animation, the obstacles faced by independent artists, and his strategy for starting his own studio.
The 2D character animation veteran discusses the unionization of the New York-based animation studio, the history of animation studio unions, and resources for others interested in the unionization of their animation workplace.
The executive producer shares how he built his career producing projects for TV and short films including ‘Water Bear’ and ‘Desert Island,’ and the more recent FXX ‘Cake’ shorts such as ‘Swan Boy’ and ‘The Beings.’
Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s film takes top honors alongside Best Short ‘Navozande, The Musician’ and Best Student Film ‘BusLine35A;’ Industry Excellence Awards also announced.
New mentorship and training program seeks to discover artists in underrepresented communities whose style and voice push boundaries in storytelling and animation; up to 7 artists will be selected to participate; applications due by October 24.
Set to open next January, facility will focus on long-form shows and projects for Disney+, starting with the ‘Moana’ musical series; Burbank studio plans to increase staff and remain exclusive home of feature film projects and shorter form series such as recently announced ‘Zootopia+.’
One of several recent initiatives to help develop the African animation industry, the program is open to African citizens; shortlisted applicants will have three months of paid skills development – submission deadline is July 23.
Companies plan to broaden scope of French non-profit school’s curriculum with a course on storyboarding; a technical data management course is also planned for 2022.
Director Enrico Casarosa used his cartoony sketches and storyboards to lead a ‘less is more’ move away from 3DCG realism in the studios’ upcoming tale about a life-changing summer for two teenage sea monsters living on the Italian Riviera.
Fresh off Soul’s double Oscar-winning performance, the studio, along with Tina Fey and a gang of five heck-raisers, returns to the enchanting and mystical world of the Great Before, in a brand new short directed by Kevin Nolting.