Exec joins leading visual effects and animation studio from Legendary Entertainment; will oversee client relationships and team of VFX and stereo supervisors.
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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.
Shannon Tindle and Peter Ramsey’s live-action / animation hybrid limited series also adds Tim Blake Nelson, Gina Rodriguez, and Kesler Talbot; production underway, with CG characters created by ILM, on the story of a lost toy on an epic adventure.
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.
Conference also sets Animation Production Day for April 26-27, releases third trailer in a series and confirms new participants.
William Joyce, whose film ‘The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore’ won the Oscar for Best Animated Short in 2012, will direct the film, which is recently-formed Cirrina Studios’ first animated feature and first collaboration with French production comphany Dwarf Animation Studio.
Award-winning director and VFX supervisor to make his feature film debut with ‘The Mischievians,’ based on the book by William Joyce.
Academy Award-winning animation studio founded by Brandon Oldenburg, William Joyce and Lampton Enochs undergoes layoffs among its 70 staffers amid rumors of a possible sale.
Colorful animated short combining 2D and 3D techniques relies on Google Cloud Platform and its Compute Engine solution to help the concept truly take flight.
PipelineFX's flexible render farm manager helps the Academy Award-winning Moonbot Studio's latest short overcome local rendering restrictions by taking to the cloud.
First introduced as a Webby Award-winning app in 2012, whimsical world of ‘The Numberlys’ expanded for Amazon Video pilot.
Amazon Studios launching six new animated pilots, including an adaptation of the ‘If You Give a Mouse a Cookie’ book series, Moonbot’s ‘The Numberlys,’ and ‘Eddie of the Realms Eternal,’ from writing duo Bill Motz and Bob Roth.
Directed by Brandon Oldenburg and executive produced by William Joyce and Trish Farnsworth-Smith, new CG-animated short is inspired by the life of Antonio Pasin, inventor of the Radio Flyer wagon.
Ten animated short films -- out of an original 58 that had qualified in the category -- will advance in the voting process for the 87th Academy Awards.
AWN's The Miscweant attends The Academy’s “Icons of Animation,” dedicated to the work of character designer and New Yorker cover artist Peter de Sève; artist and animator William Joyce; Argentinian illustrator, author and animator Carlos Nine; and the King of Indie Animation, Bill Plympton.
In conjunction with the Society of Illustrator’s "Icons of Animation" exhibit, Bill Plympton, Peter de Seve and William Joyce participate in a panel discussion, “The Art of Illustration,” on June 4, 2014.
Moonbot Studios is acquiring film rights to award-winning author Ellen Potter’s Olivia Kidney trilogy of young adult books, to be made into a live-action film with significant animation sequences.