Sean Tompkins

VFX Producers Tompkins, Bemis & DeLong Join FuseFX

FuseFX has added to its Los Angeles production staff roster with the hiring of three veteran visual effects producer. They include two-time Emmy nominee Sean Tompkins, who was previously ... 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 →

Jennifer Yuh Nelson Joins Academy Govs

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has appointed Kung Fu Panda 2 and 3 director Jennifer Yuh Nelson to its Board of Governors as part of its initiative to increase diversity ... Continue Reading →

Oscar Week Events to Fete Nominees

In the week leading up to the 88th Oscars, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is presenting a series of public programs to celebrate the hard work of this year’s nominees ... Continue Reading →

Jamie Foxx Voicing Lead in ‘Groove Tails’

Oscar winning actor and Grammy winning performer Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained, Ray) has signed on to voice the lead role of “Biggz” in a new CG-animated family film titled ... Continue Reading →

‘Monkey King: Hero Is Back’ Sets Chinese Animation Record

An epic animated adventure based on local mythology — directed by a first-time helmer — has just become the most financially successful Chinese animated film in history, ... Continue Reading →

Cinesite, Comic Animations Enter Feature Toon Market

Cinesite and 3QU Media have announced a major deal which will bring Cinesite into the family feature animation realm, with the first project — Charming — on deck. 3QU Media ... Continue Reading →

Pixel Animation Offers Major Studio Master Classes

The Pixel Animation event taking place in Quebec City’s TRYP Hotel Pur April 4-5 will offer two days of master classes and networking events with 14 key artists from major studios ... Continue Reading →

‘Turbo’ TV Series Largely Produced in S. Korea

DreamWorks chief Jeffrey Katzenberg told reporters in Seoul that a large part of its upcoming Netflix Turbo series is being produced in South Korea. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ... Continue Reading →

‘Despicable Me 2' Breaks B.O. Records Overseas

Although the Universal/Illumination animated feature hasn’t opened in the U.S. yet, the film has already made over $41.5 million from only seven international territories. The pic, ... Continue Reading →