2018 Student Academy Awards

Academy Invites 928 New Members for 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced the film industry individuals who have been invited by one or more branches to join in 2018. The list comes to 928 new ... Continue Reading →
Stardog and Turbocat

Pre-Sales Take Off for ‘Stardog and Turbocat’

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has secured pre-sales in several territories for the family animated feature Stardog and Turbocat, now in production at Sheffield, UK studio Red Star. ... Continue Reading →
Sherlock Gnomes

‘Sherlock Gnomes’: Not So Elementary, Dear Watson!

***This story originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 279)*** Sherlock Holmes is an infinitely complex, challenging and charismatic character. He’s ... Continue Reading →
Georges Méliès Award

VES Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Honorees

Marking its milestone 20th anniversary, the Visual Effects Society has announced the inaugural VES Hall of Fame, and the industry luminaries set for the first round of inductions. The ... Continue Reading →
John Kilshaw

Zoic Ups John Kilshaw to Creative Director

VFX company Zoic Studios has promoted John Kilshaw to the post of Creative Director, to steer the vision of studio projects out of the East Coast office in New York including TV, feature ... Continue Reading →
Mireille Soria

Mireille Soria Named President of Paramount Animation

Roughly eight months after stepping away from DreamWorks Animation, industry vet Mireille Soria is taking on a new role in the feature toon business as President of Paramount Animation. ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Winning Speakers Set for THU ’16

This year’s edition of the unique digital arts event Trojan Horse was a Unicorn has revealed its speakers list for the 2016 event, to be held once again on the shores of Tróia, ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Architects

Industrial Light and Magic has created pure movie wizardry for four decades — and we look back at some of the best animated moments from its vast archive of achievements. It’s been ... Continue Reading →
Jurassic World

A Breed Above

ILM revisits and remixes its iconic digital creatures for the return visit to the land of dinosaurs in Jurassic World. Though barely ... Continue Reading →
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Hitting a High Note

Lucasfilm digs into the details in forging its own take on the musical animated fairy-tale with Strange Magic. If Strange ... Continue Reading →