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 →

‘Watership Down’ Mini-Series Get All-Star Cast

Richard Adams’ beloved novel Watership Down continues to inspire new feats of entertainment, with BBC One and Netflix announcing the classic tale will be reinterpreted into a four-part ... Continue Reading →

Cinesite, Image Engine Announce Merger

Cinesite and Image Engine have announced a merger of their two companies, which now employ a combined staff of over 525 artists worldwide, with capacity for 675 at their studios in ... Continue Reading →
Avengers: Age of Ultron

Serious Assembly Required

ILM and Trixter spearhead the complex mo-cap, animation and effects wizardry that required 19 facilities to make Marvel’s Avengers: ... Continue Reading →

Academy Invites 26 to Join Animation; 23 VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →

China’s DMG Buys Stake in Valiant Comics

China/US film production group DMG has taken an equity stake in indie comics publisher Valiant Entertainment, with plans to turn some of the company’s more popular characters ... Continue Reading →

New Shows, New Deals: Nick, Pixar and More!

Some weeks, there’s so much going on in animation that the only way we can ensure our readers can keep up is with a desk-clearing post. • Nick will debut Oct. 13 at noon ... Continue Reading →

‘Gravity,’ ‘Frozen’ Take Top Honors at Saturns

Gravity and Frozen took top honors at the 40th Annual Saturn Awards, presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. Frozen took the best animated feature honor, ... Continue Reading →

Chaos Group Spotlights Student Films, Indies at FMX

Chaos Group, the makers of the popular V-Ray rendering solution, will be attending this year’s FMX event in Stuttgart (April 22-25) to highlight how the software helps vfx students ... Continue Reading →

Animal Logic Expands With Three New Divisions

Australia-based digital production company Animal Logic has consolidated and reorganized itself into a new three-division structure. The new company will consist of separate animation ... Continue Reading →