Italy’s popular computer graphics conference View has announced its 2013...
The National Film Board of Canada has named Roddy McManus as the new executive producer of its Oscar-winning English-language animation studio. McManus succeeds veteran animation producer David Verrall as head of the Montreal-based animation studio starting Aug. 8. McManus has been producing animation for the Canadian and international markets, in [...]
Montreal-based Modus FX has announced work on Sarila, which the studio says is the first stereoscopic 3D animated feature film created in Canada. Directed by Nancy Florence Savard, Sarila is a compelling coming-of-age story set among the Inuit people of the Arctic. The voice cast includes Christopher Plummer (The Sound [...]
India-based Toonz Animation will team up with Montreal-based Mediabiz to open a production facility in Canada. The venture, dubbed Toonz Entertainment Global Canada, will go to work on two TV series, Speed Racer and HTDT. Both series are budgeted at around $6.2 million. The trade goes on to say the [...]
Video game giant THQ has opened a new studio in Montreal and announced that top developer Patrice Desilets will join the company next summer to run it. “The best way we can deliver fresh, high-quality gaming experiences is by working with the best talent,” said Danny Bilson, THQ executive VP, [...]