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Ben Hibon Joins Luma as Head Creative Director

Award-winning artist and animation director Ben Hibon has been hired on as Head Creative Director of visual effects house Luma Pictures as the studio prepares to dive into original ... Continue Reading →
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Director Andy Baker Signs on with Friends Electric

Just a fortnight after officially opening its doors in London and LA, Friends Electric announces that experimental animation director Andy Baker has joined its artists’ roster ... Continue Reading →
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VRDC Concludes Sold-Out Inaugural Event

The first standalone Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC) has wrapped up a sold-out show in San Francisco. The two-day event welcomed more than 750 virtual reality and augmented ... Continue Reading →
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Moho 12 Animation Software Now Supports Surface Dial

At the Silicon Valley launch event for Microsoft’s Surface Studio, Smith Micro Software showcased updates to its award-winning 2D animation tool Moho 12 (formerly Anime Studio). Topping ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ Wins Best of Gamescom Award

The winners of the 2016 Gamescom Awards were announced and honored at a ceremony at the annual Cologne, Germany conference on Friday, August 19. The coveted Best of Gamescom Award went ... Continue Reading →
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First Ever DIGILITY AR/VR Conference Announced

The first DIGILITY international conference and expo for augmented and virtual reality will take place in Cologne, Germany September 22-23, tackling topics relating to AR/VR, wearable ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference 2016 Details Revealed

Italy’s largest computer graphics and digital media conference, VIEW, will take place in Turin October 24-28 this year. The 2016 edition promises the largest and most diverse ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Blink Ink, Disney/ABC, FuseFX, marblemedia, Post Factory, ZDF

• Academy Award nominated animator PES has signed on to Blinkink following recent spots for Honda and Android. Known for his ability to reimagine everyday objects in wholly new ... Continue Reading →
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VR Vets Form New Indie Co SPACES

A new independent company founded by entertainment industry virtual reality veterans has launched with the goal of using the limitless potential of virtual and mixed reality to transform ... Continue Reading →
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Director Ben Hibon Joins Psyop Film & TV

Award-winning director Ben Hibon has signed on with Psyop Film and Television, and will be joining the studio’s Vancouver office team as the company continues to expand its present ... Continue Reading →