Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them VR

Framestore Evolves the VR World of ‘Fantastic Beasts’

Framestore and Warner Bros. Pictures have expanded the storyworld of Newt Scamander (as played by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne) and his creatures for the latest virtual reality ... Continue Reading →
Kristy Pron

Disney Imagineer Kristy Pron Is SIGGRAPH 2020 Conference Chair

ACM SIGGRAPH has announced the selection of Kristy Pron, a media arts and pipeline developer at Walt Disney Imagineering, as the SIGGRAPH 2020 Conference Chair. This edition will mark ... Continue Reading →
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‘Family Guy’ Alum Wellesley Wild Tapped as ‘Animaniacs’ Showrunner

Three-time Emmy Award nominated Family Guy producer Wellesley Wild has been selected as showrunner and executive producer of Hulu’s reboot of Animaniacs. The Amblin / Warner Bros. ... Continue Reading →
Mia and Me

Studio 100 Bolsters Planeta Junior Partnership, Swap ‘Mia’ & ‘Gormiti’ Rights

Studio 100 Media, its 2017 acquisition m4e, and Planeta Junior have inked an extensive distribution and co-production agreement which expands the existing relationship between all three ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Wynd Named VFX Supervisor for ArsenalCreative

ArsenalCreative of Santa Monica, CA, has grown its visual effects team with the addition of award-winning VFX Supervisor Mike Wynd. He joins the content creation studio after spending ... Continue Reading →
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90th Academy Awards: Nominee Reactions

Updates in progress. One of the biggest nail-biters of awards season is over, and we finally know which attention-grabbing animated films, VFX showpieces and musical moments have made ... Continue Reading →
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Nominations Announced for 90th Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 90th Annual Academy Awards this morning. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on March ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Bats for Second Season of ‘Vampirina’

Disney Junior has ordered a second season of not-so-scary preschool series Vampirina, which hit a ratings high with its October 1 simulcast premiere on Disney Channel and Disney Junior ... Continue Reading →
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Splash, Assemblage Gear Up for ‘Norm of the North’ Sequel

Mumbai-based CG animation studio Assemblage Entertainment has kicked off production on the sequel to 2016 theatrical feature Norm of the North, together with Splash Entertainment, Lionsgate ... Continue Reading →
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Six Animated Features Vie in 2018 MPSE Golden Reel Awards

The Motion Picture Sound Editors announced the nominations today for the 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards, an international competition recognizing the best sound artistry of the past year ... Continue Reading →