Italy’s VIEW Offers Four Days of Top-Notch CG Panels and Workshops

If you happen to be traveling around Europe next month and want to take in an informative and fun confab about the global state of CG animation and visual effects, you should check ... Continue Reading →

Mike and Tim Rauch on Animating StoryCorps

The real-life story of a 27-year romance is the inspiration for Danny and Annie, an animated short made by brothers Tim and Mike Rauch as part of the StoryCorps project for NPR, PBS ... Continue Reading →

Disney to Use Foundry’s Mari Technology

Software developer The Foundry has made a new deal with Disney studios to advance 3D texture painting techniques. Disney will incorporate elements of its internally developed Paint ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Fluid FX Debuts on App Store

Autodesk Fluid FX Debuts on App Store The new Autodesk Fluid FX App is now available on the App Store. Users can now play with a nice variety of digital effects such as smoke, fire ... Continue Reading →

Pelswick Creator John Callahan Dies at 59

Acclaimed cartoonist and creator of Nelvana/Nickelodeon’s animated series Pelswick John Callahan died last past Saturday (July 24). Callahan was confined to a wheelchair after ... Continue Reading →

Framestore’s Spruce Promoted to Head of Animation

U.K. vfx house Framestore has upped Kevin Spruce to head of animation, vfx. Spruce, who has been with the company since 2000 has overseen many of the company’s high-profile projects ... Continue Reading →

Batman: Under the Red Hood Lands on Disc

If all the Comic-Con coverage has left you hungry for some prime superheroic fare, then you’ll just have to get your hands on the new Warner Bros. DVD/Blu-ray release Batman: ... Continue Reading →

MarVista to Distribute Power Rangers Globally

Saban Brands, a subsidiary of Saban Capital Group, Inc., has tapped L.A.-based MarVista Entertainment to represent the international television rights for the company’s long-running ... Continue Reading →

Anime-Style Marvel Toons to Premiere on G4

Iron Man, X-Men, Wolverine and Blade will get new anime treatments through Japan’s Madhouse studio and premiere on cable station G4 in 2011. Variety reports that the four new ... Continue Reading →

Futurama Marathon Set for Labor Day Weekend on Comedy Central

If you missed any of the new, sixth season episodes of Futurama on Comedy Central this summer, don’t panic. The cabler will air a marathon of all the previously aired episodes, ... Continue Reading →