Conrad Vernon

‘Sausage Party’ Director Conrad Vernon Conjures ‘Addams Family’ Flick

Veteran animation artist, writer, director and voice artist Conrad Vernon has signed on to direct MGM’s upcoming animated The Addams Family feature, according to Variety. Vernon, ... Continue Reading →
Robin Joseph

Robin Joseph Launches New Short ‘Fox and the Whale’

As a freelance production designer and concept artist, Robin Joseph’s clients have included major studios such as Pixar, Illumination, DreamWorks, Blue Sky and Sony. But the Indian-born ... Continue Reading →
Andrew House

Sony Interactive CEO Andrew House Steps Down

Following six years as the president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, Andrew House will be stepping down. Replacing him will be John (Tsuyoshi) Kodera, formerly deputy president ... Continue Reading →
Adam Cootes

How I Landed a Career in Animation

Blue Sky Studios’ Head of Story Adam Cootes reflects on the roles that determination, hard work and a touch of random fate played in his trans-Atlantic career journey. Growing ... Continue Reading →
Super Mario Odyssey

Gamescom Award Winners: ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Is Best of Show

Gamescom 2017 wrapped up in Cologne Thursday night with the presentation of this year’s awards. Sweeping the event was the Nintendo Switch title Super Mario Odyssey, which snagged ... Continue Reading →
Assassin's Creed: Origins

2017 Gamescom Awards Nominees Announced

The jury panel of German and international games journalists and YouTubers has set the list of nominees for the 2017 Gamescom Awards. Over 100 entries were submitted this year, and ... Continue Reading →
The Nutjob 2: Nutty by Nature. Image credit: Toonbox Entertainment

Weekend Releases: ‘Nut Job 2,’ ‘In This Corner,’ ‘Mune’

Looking to beat the heat this weekend? Here’s a rundown of the new and special US theatrical releases you can check out. New releases join ongoing runs of Captain Underpants: The ... Continue Reading →
Mark Millar

Netflix Buys ‘Kingsman’ Comic Co. Millarworld

Global streaming service Netflix announced its first acquisition on Monday, having acquired comic-book publisher Millarworld. Launched in 2004 by Scottish comics writer Mark Millar, ... Continue Reading →
Spider-Man: Homecoming

Luma Hatches Vulture for ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

As praise for Sony’s Spider-Man: Homecoming rolls in, the contributing VFX studios are stepping forward to share the secrets to their incredible CG feats. Award-winning creative studio ... Continue Reading →
SIGGRAPH-2017-150

SIGGRAPH: Autodesk’s Next, Virtual Studios, VR & Moving to Mars

See previous re-caps and announcements here. — Autodesk as ever has taken the opportunity of SIGGRAPH to highlight the next generation of its storytelling and collaboration tools. ... Continue Reading →