Lyndon Ruddy

Around the World with an Animation Career

Sometimes the life of an animator isn’t that different than that of a musician. I’ve spent a lot of my 30-year career moving around North America in what I call The Animation ... Continue Reading →

Key Creatives Talk Iron Maiden’s ‘Speed of Light’

Following its recent release, Iron Maiden’s animated music video for “Speed of Light,” the heavy metal band’s first single in five years, has become a bona fide viral sensation. ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: Shotgun Announces New Features

At SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles, Shotgun Software announced a new set of features and updates that will make it easier for teams to review, share and provide feedback on creative projects. ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: Pixar Presents RenderMan Art & Science Fair

Pixar will present unprecedented insights into the development of RenderMan’s advanced RIS technology at SIGGRAPH 2015 in Los Angeles this month, and to drive home the point the studio ... Continue Reading →

Pixeldust Animates Journey to Pluto

Bethesda, Maryland-based Pixeldust Studios is the shop behind many animated sequences featured in the new NASA documentary film The Year of Pluto from writer, director and producer ... Continue Reading →

Frankie Helps Hinge Craft Impactful PSA

Portland, Oregon-based Hinge Digital has build an impressive roster of clients since opening in 2009, working with major brands like Microsoft, Adidas, Electronic Arts and Dunkin Donuts. ... Continue Reading →

NAB: Autodesk Unveils 2016 Updates

Autodesk is looking to keep pace with the growth and dispersal of media and entertainment work with updates to some of its key 2016 software editions, including Maya, 3ds Max and Flame. ... Continue Reading →

Elite Animation Opens Tampa Academy

Florida’s Elite Animation Academy, which staged its summer youth camp in Orlando last year, is growing its operations by opening a second location in Tampa. The facility will offer ... Continue Reading →

An Open Mix

Argentina’s San ... Continue Reading →

Bait Restructures in New Cardiff Facility

Cardiff-based Bait Studio has restructured and invested in a new facility, bringing its visual effects and motion graphics, animation and interactive divisions together on one site. VFX ... Continue Reading →