Animation Vertigo Partners with Faceware Technologies

US-based Animation Vertigo — an outsource management company providing high quality motion capture animation to entertainment industry clients — has partnered with Faceware ... Continue Reading →

Deluxe’s Method Expands Leadership with Key Hires

Deluxe Entertainment’s global visual effects brand Method Studios announced a raft of key new hires that will expand its artistic leadership and animation cred. Joining Method’s ... Continue Reading →

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Home Where Walt Disney Started His First Animation Studio Is Set for Demolition The Los Feliz bungalow where some of animation history’s most enduring characters were conceived may ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: Emerging Tech

+ SIGGRAPH continues to reveal programming highlights for the July 24-28 event in Anaheim, CA. On Wednesday, check out the Emerging Technologies “Best of Show” presentation, ... Continue Reading →

‘Borrowed Time’ Takes Best in Show at SIGGRAPH CG Fest

SIGGRAPH 2016 has announced the winners — and highlights — of the 43rd annual Computer Animation Festival. Running with the tagline “Render the Possibilities,” SIGGRAPH ... Continue Reading →

VFX Supe Eric Gambini, Two More Join FuseFX

FuseFX Vancouver announces the arrival of fresh talent to its ranks, with VFX Supervisor Eric Gambini coming on board along with VFX Producer Graeme Marshall and CG Supervisor Adam ... Continue Reading →

People on the Move: Hires, Promotions & Departures

+ Glasgow-based Axis CG studio — which provides animation for video game, film and TV projects like its VES Award-nominated Halo 5: Guardians cinematic — has appointed Jon ... Continue Reading →
Ken Roupenian

Ken Roupenian Named Digital Studio VP at Digital Domain

Academy Award winning studio Digital Domain has hired on 30-year industry veteran Ken Roupenian as its Vice President, Digital Studio. He will be responsible for the company’s creative ... Continue Reading →

VFX Supervisor Dan Akers Joins Blur Studio

Academy Award and Emmy-nominated animation, VFX and design house Blur Studio has hired on Dan Akers as Visual Effects Supervisor. With nearly 15 years of experience in VFX, Akers has ... Continue Reading →

Mova Tech Legal Battle Heats Up

An innovative means of capturing minute facial performance information, used in the blockbuster superhero flicks Deadpool and Avengers: Ages of Ultron, is the subject of an international ... Continue Reading →