The 30-year VFX veteran’s experience and leadership tapped to cultivate creativity and maximize efficiency of Vancouver-based team.
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Studio’s doors opened May 13 with 150+ new hires; studio’s latest Canadian expansion comes amidst tremendous growth in worldwide demand for VFX and animation services.
The New York-based post-production hub behind ‘Stranger Things’ and ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ moves to put down roots north of the border.
Technicolor Creative Studios continues its strategic rebranding and consolidation by integrating its visual effects companies into one of the world’s largest VFX studios.
Boutique studio further bolsters creative team with the addition of Jonathan Lee and Weicheih Yu as CG leads.
LED Volume technology moves from otherworldly to Main Street with real-time CG digital environments that eliminate production cost overages common in on site shoots.
Talent added across company’s design, post-production, and live-action teams, bolstering presence in Los Angeles, Singapore, Vancouver, and Toronto.
VFX house creates campaign and 3-minute anthem film that showcases its ‘sales reel’ from 1981 complete with fictional relics from the past.
Filmograf and The Illuminated Film Company ink co-production deal on project about the fantastic journey of an orphaned Syrian brown bear; Iain Gardner will direct, drawing inspiration from Frédéric Back’s ‘The Man Who Planted Trees.’
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.
Up to 200 new jobs to be created as part of opening fourth North American facility; 300 additional staff are being recruited for new jobs in Vancouver and Montreal offices, including 100 in new feature animation division.
The studio will provide mentorship, guidance, and $5,000 CAD for up to three applicants with compelling storytelling and visionary series concepts; submissions open July 19.
VFX house and Canadian TV/Film equipment company have already begun building new virtual production stages in Vancouver and Toronto, with more set for 2022; combined capital commitment exceeds $30 million.
Since new studio launched in 2016, facility has done makeup FX for a number of popular TV series including ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Umbrella Academy,’ ‘The Boys’ and ‘Coroner;’ next up is SYFY series ‘Day of the Dead’ slated for release in Fall 2021.
With their new Toronto virtual production stage up and running, the studio has released a quick and entertaining guide to illustrate some virtual production basics.
Seasoned legal and entertainment professional will be tasked with overseeing legal operations across all departments and productions.
Visual effects house’s Toronto and Bangalore studio’s tackle the Necromancer and its scream as they produce 476 shots on the hit HBO Max sci-fi thriller.
The award-winning VFX company has teamed with tech partners Unreal Engine, LED manufacturer ROE Visual, and Nvidia on new facility, scheduled to be completed late 2020.
Entries are being accepted in six categories for TAAFI 2021, scheduled for February 19-21, 2021; submission deadline is November 15, 2020.
Studio seeks to expand global preschool presence with hire of award-winning producer who oversaw hundreds of hours of animated TV projects.
2020 Programming strategy and COVID-19 moves the 2020 TAAFI Animation Industry Conference online from November 6-8.
Oscar-nominated director of ‘Blind Vaysha’ returns with harrowing tale animated using encaustic-painting technique; see the clip and breakdown of his exacting technique.
Playmates Toys to develop a range of preschool toys based on the new series coming to Disney Junior.