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Online animation and visual effects school Animation Mentor is now accepting applications for the inaugural Summer 2013 term of its new VFX Fundamentals program. Students are encouraged to visit the Registration Portal early to ensure their choice of industry professional instructor and class time. The VFX Fundamentals is a series [...]
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 [...]
Emeryville, Calif.-based Animation Mentor has announced the launch of its new fully distributed production pipeline and the addition of a vfx curriculum and restructured animation program. These new offerings will allow students to collaborate professionally and apply studio workflows within a state-of-the-art pipeline across various disciplines. Animation Mentor students will train [...]
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 [...]
Katherine Heigl, Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Stephen Lang and Jeff Dunham are among the voice talent lined up for the new animated feature The Nut Job, directed by Peter Lepeniotis. Co-produced by Toronto’s ToonBox Entertainment and Korean house Redrover Co., the film is based on Lepeniotis’ 2005 comedy short Surly [...]
VFX and CG animation veteran Rob Coleman has been tapped as the new head of animation at Sydney and Los Angeles studio Animal Logic. The two-time Oscar nominee (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace) and (Star Wars: Attack of the Clones) has also been nominated for BAFTAs for his work on [...]
There are probably hundreds of good reasons why you should check out this year’s SIGGRAPH Expo in Vancouver (Aug. 7-11), but we want to make sure you don’t miss out on some of the big highlights. So, here’s a little list that you can tear out of the mag and [...]
Industrial Light & Magic helps intergalactic creatures invade the Wild West in Universal’s Cowboys & Aliens. The latest ripple in the tidal wave of comic-book-based films hitting theaters this year may be light on spandex, but it’s big on originality (and opportunities for mind blowing effects work). Based on the [...]