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World Animation Summit: Disney-Pixar Storytelling on a Budget

Animation veteran Chuck Williams, president of Marza Animation Planet USA and former Disney Animation producer, is no stranger to the art of storytelling. Having worked in the animation ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Understanding Hybrid Studios

For smaller up and coming studios, the hybrid model — studios with a foot in the commercial, gaming and feature film pools who create their own content as well as produce content ... Continue Reading →
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Disney-Pixar Classics in Countdown to Christmas on ABC

ABC Family’s annual “Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas” programming event will be extra animated this year as it celebrate beloved characters from the Disney-Pixar universe. The ... Continue Reading →
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Brenda Gilbert Named President of Bron Animation

Following the recent reorganization of Brone Media Corp., Brenda Gilbert has been appointed President of Bron Animation, expanding on her responsibilities on the Bron Media board. Gilbert ... Continue Reading →
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CG Short ‘Shift’ Tops 2015 VIEW Awards

The first place VIEW Award for 2015 was awarded to Shift, a CG film directed by Maria Cecilia Pugliesi and Yijun Liu, of the School of Visual Arts, New York. The awards event was held ... Continue Reading →
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SVA Student Film Wins Big at VIEW

Turin, Italy’s VIEW Fest — the film festival running alongside the VIEW Conference — has wrapped up, and awarded CG animated student short Shift its first place prize. Shift ... Continue Reading →
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DisneyLife Announced for UK

Disney UK will soon be launching a new digital membership service, DisneyLife. The app, available for iOS and Android tablets and mobiles, will offer access to a massive collection ... Continue Reading →
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Spark Animation 2015 Kicks Off Oct. 21

Spark CG Society will present the 2015 edition of the Spark Animation Festival, Conference and Job Fair in Vancouver, BC from October 21-25 (sparkfx.ca). This year, festival screenings ... Continue Reading →
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RenderMan for Houdini Ships with v15

Side Effects Software and Pixar have announced RenderMan for Houdini (RfH), a production-quality plug-in that will serve as a workflow integration bridge between RenderMan and Houdini. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, Pixar, Marvel Slates Expanded, Reshuffled

Disney has announced changes and additions to its feature film release schedule, confirming two new Pixar features for 2020 and a sequel to Marvel’s Ant-Man. Most exciting for Pixar ... Continue Reading →