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 →

Epic Awards $75k in Unreal Dev Grants

Epic Games has announced a new round of Unreal Dev Grants recipients, with awards totally $75,000. This batch comprises teams spread across Europe — two of which are demonstrating ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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Roger Enrico Dies: Former DreamWorks Animation Chairman Was 71 Corporate titan best known for making Pepsi a pop-culture icon was “a leader in every sense of the word, owning a rare ... Continue Reading →

FMX ’16 Sets Attendance Record

The 2016 FMX conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia wrapped up in Stuttgart on Friday, with the 21st edition welcoming 3,500 attendees — an all-time high for attendance ... Continue Reading →

GDC 2016: Creating Films and Content for VR

In addition to pure single- or multiplayer games in virtual reality, several studios are also producing movies and “experiences” for this new medium. One of the most promising ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Spotlight on ‘Peanuts’

This fall, Blue Sky Studios, the creators of the Ice Age films, Epic and Robots, will bring Charles Schulz’s beloved Peanuts strip to 3D animated life with The Peanuts Movie. Tom ... Continue Reading →

Building a New Foundation

Tim Johnson A tale of an unlikely inter-species friendship, Home steers ... Continue Reading →

The New World of Animation: Different Realities

The 2015 Wearables TechCon in Santa Clara featured much more than just well known fitness sensors. It also had headsets, tracking sensors and artificial intelligence technology apps ... Continue Reading →

At the Game Developers Conference 2015

The Game Developers Conference this year proved to be bigger and badder than ever. What started as an intimate gathering of U.S. game developers is now a mega-event, with more than ... Continue Reading →