Daily News Bytes: RTX Animation Fest, Leonard Cohen Cartooned, New Qube! & More

RTX Animation Festival Premieres Powerhouse’s ‘Castlevania’ Rooster Teeth’s Gray G. Haddock talks the “new golden age of animation” with the event’s local, The Austin ... Continue Reading →

Method Studios on Rearing ‘Okja’

Okja, a new Netflix original feature about a young girl named Mija who risks everything to keep a strange creature safe from corporate interests, has been causing a stir with viewers ... Continue Reading →

Method Studios Crafts 3D Impressionism in ‘Monsters’ Motion Poem

Deluxe’s Method Studios has delivered a new short animated piece that is as technologically innovative as it is visually enchanting, putting a painterly spin on 3D CG. The project, ... Continue Reading →
Brian Burke

CG Super Brian Burke Joins JAMM

Visual effects creative studio JAMM has added CG Supervisor Brian Burke to its Santa Monica studio roster. “I worked with Brian for many years before opening JAMM. The combination ... Continue Reading →

Art Director Jon Lorenz, Digital FX Supe Jeff Willette Join Timber

Santa Monica shop Timber has taken on Art Director Jon Lorenz and Digital Effects Supervisor Jeff Willette, as announced by company Creative Directors and Co-Founder Jonah Hall and ... Continue Reading →
Kerry Shea

Kerry Shea Named Head of Deluxe’s Vancouver Studio

Deluxe Entertainment Services has tapped veteran production executive Kerry Shea to head its 500-person Vancouver studio, overseeing day-to-day operations for the company’s global ... Continue Reading →

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 →

People on the Move: Hires, Promotions & Departures

+ Glasgow-based Axis CG studio — which provides animation for video game, film and TV projects like its VES Award-nominated Halo 5: Guardians cinematic — has appointed Jon ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Sets Making-Of Sessions for Films, Games and Beyond

SIGGRAPH 2016 will run its world-leading conference and exhibition at the Anaheim Convention Center in SoCal this July 24-28. Under the banner of “Render the Possibilities,” the ... Continue Reading →

ACMI Presents ‘Nightingale and the Rose’ Exhibition

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne will be celebrating the extraordinary animated collaboration of two-time Archibald Prize winner Del Kathryn Barton and ... Continue Reading →