Don Greenberg

VIEW Adds ‘Incredibles’ Creatives, VFX Supes, Parks Pro to Speaker Line-Up

Italy’s VIEW Conference for animation, visual effects, games, AR/VR and immersive storytelling — taking place in Turin Oct. 22-26 — has announced an impressive roster ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Kobe’s Academy Snub, WIA Presents Enterprise Ireland, TCA Noms & More

Academy Denies Animation Producer Kobe Bryant Opportunity to Become Member The sports star, who won the Best Animated Short Oscar together with Glen Keane this year for Dear Basketball, ... Continue Reading →
Magic Leap

Framestore Teams with Tech Pioneers at Magic Leap

Award-winning visual effects studio Framestore announced a strategic partnership with Magic Leap – technology innovators building the next spatial computing platform, powering mixed ... Continue Reading →
The Ice Dragon

George R.R. Martin’s ‘Ice Dragon’ Takes Flight with Warner Animation Group

Fans of George R.R. Martin’s genre redefining fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire and HBO’s smash-hit TV adaptation Game of Thrones will be excited to hear that the author’s ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Vets Christian Irles, Joern Grosshans Join Image Engine

Oscar-nominated visual effects studio Image Engine has added visual effects supervisors Christian Irles and Joern Grosshans to its Vancouver headquarters roster. The new appointments ... Continue Reading →
Jeffrey Katzenberg

Katzenberg’s NewTV Video Startup Raises $800 Million

Former DreamWorks Animation leader Jeffrey Katzenberg has secured about  $800 million in financing for his video startup NewTV. Bloomberg reports that the company will use the money ... Continue Reading →
Ali Wong

Ali Wong to Co-Star with Tiffany Haddish in ‘Tuca & Bertie’

Actress-comedian Ali Won (ABC’s American Housewife, Savages) has signed on as a starring voice in upcoming Netflix animated comedy series Tuca & Bertie, created by BoJack Horseman ... Continue Reading →
Mark Miller

VFX Vet Mark Miller Heads Alkemy X LA Expansion

Creative content company Alkemy X is expanding to the West Coast, and has hired Emmy-nominated visual effects veteran Mark Miller to head its Los Angeles-based VFX and post-production ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Scores 5 Daytime Emmys; Netflix Tops Toon Outlets

The 45th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards took place Friday night in Pasadena, honoring programs, performers and creative craftspeople in the television and digital streaming space. ... Continue Reading →
Ugly Americans

‘Ugly Americans’ Creator, Irony Point Producers Ink Comedy Central Pact

Comedy Central has formed an exclusive partnership with production banner Irony Point, which will bring in founder Daniel Powell (co-creator, Inside Amy Schumer), head of production ... Continue Reading →