The Rain

FMX Adds ‘Jim Button,’ ‘The Rain’ and More to 2018 Lineup

The 2018 FMX conference continues to build its well-rounded programming slate, with visual effects presentations on German fantasy flick Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver and Netflix ... Continue Reading →
Cartoon Movie

Record Participation for the 20th Cartoon Movie

Cartoon Movie, the European pitching event for animation films, took place in Bordeaux last week with more than 900 participants (+20% in two years) from 41 different countries, with ... Continue Reading →
FMX 2018

Blue Sky Icon Chris Wedge to Keynote at FMX 2018

Germany’s top animation and vfx confab FMX has announced the initial lineup for its upcoming event, which takes place April 24-27 in Stuttgart. Blue Sky Studios’ Oscar-winning animation ... Continue Reading →
Bebylon Battle Royale

Unreal Dev Grants Back Pakistan Feature ‘Allahyar,’ ‘Claybook’ Game & More

Epic Games has revealed the recipients of the latest Unreal Dev Grants round, which total more than $200,000 in no-strings-attached funds for talented creators of animation, games, ... 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 →
Martin Carrier

Games Vet Martin Carrier Named CEO of Frima

Canadian digital entertainment studio Frima has brought on videogame industry veteran Martin Carrier as its new President & Chief Executive Officer. The announcement was made by ... 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 →
In a Heartbeat

2017 animago AWARDS Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2017 animago AWARDS have been announced, with nearly a thousand submissions from 58 countries narrowed down to 33 contenders in 11 categories. The awards will be ... Continue Reading →
Chris Ferriter

Chris Ferriter Upped to CEO at Halon Ent.

Top entertainment visualization company Halon Entertainment has promoted award-winning producer and designer Chris Ferriter to CEO. The new chief exec will work alongside Head of Studio ... Continue Reading →
François Lambert

François Lambert Rejoins Hybride as Director of Production, VFX Supe

Hybride Technologies, a division of Ubisoft, has appointed visual effects veteran François Lambert as Director of Production for the Montreal studio, and VFX Supervisor. Lambert brings ... Continue Reading →