Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →

Reel FX Gives First Look at ‘Wish Police’

Reel FX, the L.A. and Dallas-based studio behind The Book of Life, is offering up details of its latest feature project, Wish Police, including the first concept painting for the film. ... Continue Reading →

‘Open Season: Scared Silly’ Set for March

Just in time for Open Season’s 10th anniversary, Sony Pictures Animation will release a new CG feature for the franchise on disc and digital platforms. Open Season: Scared Silly will ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Presents ‘Making of Kung Fu Panda 3’

The organizers of VIEW Conference 2015, set for Turin, Italy Oct. 19-23 (, have announced that the 16th edition will feature a presentation on The Making of Kung Fu ... Continue Reading →

LAIKA Opts for Foundry’s FLIX on ‘Kubo’

Award-winning stop-motion studio LAIKA (The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman, Coraline) has picked London developer The Foundry’s web-based FLIX software solution to aid its pre-production ... Continue Reading →
Michelle Raimo Kouyate

Raimo Kouyate Leaving as Sony Animation Exec

Sony Pictures Animation production president Michelle Raimo Kouyate is stepping down from her post to take on a first-look producing deal for both live-action and animated projects ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Conference Sets Animation, VFX Programs

The VIEW Conference has announced the program for its 2014 edition, set for Oct. 14-18 in Turin, Italy. This year’s event will feature the return of two-time Annie nominee, Kris ... Continue Reading →

Taste Awards Submissions Close August 28

The organizers of the 6th Annual Taste Awards – celebrating the year’s best in Food, Fashion and Lifestyle programs on TV, in film, online and on radio – will soon ... Continue Reading →

Sony Imageworks Moving to Vancouver

Sony has revealed plans to move the headquarters for its Sony Pictures Imageworks visual-effects division from Culver City to Vancouver, Canada. The company plans to move into a new ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Confirms Sony Animation Deal

Following some Wall Street speculation, streaming giant Netflix has confirmed that it has struck a deal for Sony Animation films, taking over films like Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs ... Continue Reading →