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Sony Pictures Imageworks has further plumped up its Vancouver, Canada vfx and digital character animation studio (established in 2010) with the appointment of Jason Dowdeswell as VP, Production Operations, and Oscar winner Steve Nichols as Senior Animation Supervisor. The announcement was made by Imageworks EVP & GM Randy Lake. Dowdeswell [...]
A passing glance at the list of the 10 features which made the vfx Oscar shortlist and will present 10-minute clips at the January 3 Bake-0ff is that many of them are returning champs. From Spider-Man and Batman to Gollum (The Hobbit), Snow White and Iron Man (The Avengers), we’ve [...]
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Eileen Moran, a well-respected vfx producer at Weta Digital who worked on Avatar, King Kong, The Lord of the Rings trilogy and the upcoming The Hobbit movie has passed away in New Zealand, says The Hollywood Reporter. Director Peter Jackson and his partner, producer Fran Walsh, revealed the news in [...]
Digital Domain Media Group’s assets are up for auction today in New York City. Any sales are to be finalized at 1 p.m. on Dec 4th by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brendan L. Shannon in Wilmington, Del., where the bankruptcy proceedings are being held. Among the auction items is the studio’s [...]
On Sunday, the inaugural World Animation Feature Films and VFX Summit was launched in grand style at the Marina del Rey California Yacht Club. During a special opening night cocktail party, sponsored by Disney Studios, Animation Magazine president and event organizer Jean Thoren awarded Joan Vogelesang, president and CEO of [...]
DreamWorks Animation’s eagerly anticipated feature Rise of the Guardians has been generating huge buzz and emerged as one of the major frontrunners of this year’s very competitive award season. You’ll have a unique opportunity to learn about the making of this beautiful animated pic and meet the director Peter Ramsey and [...]
Nicolas Villarreal’s animated short Pasteurized has been slowly building buzz on the festival circuit over the past few months. The resourceful artist and teacher also launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund an Art of Pasteurized book featuring illustrations and images from his project. We caught up with him recently to [...]
Toons’ Top Talent and Producers to Converge and Converse on the Future of international Co-production at the World Animation Feature Films & VFX Summit Set for Oct. 28-31 at the California Yacht Club in beautiful Marina del Rey, Calif., the World Animation Feature Films & VFX Summit will bring together [...]
Digital Domain Media Group won court approval to sell its business to China’s Galloping Horse and India’s Reliance. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brendan Linehan Shannon said he would sign an order approving the sale after lawyers work out the final wording. Units of Beijing Galloping Horse Film Co. and Reliance MediaWorks [...]