Italy’s popular computer graphics conference View has announced its 2013...
It’s always cause for celebration when one of our favorite animation creators has a new show out. This week, CatDog creator Peter Hannan launched his new toon called Really Freaking Embarrassing on SMOSH’s Shut Up! Cartoons YouTube channel. We caught up with the talented writer/director/animator/musician/jack-of-all-trades to get the details about [...]
Bob Lambert, a former Disney executive who played a key role in the development of computer animation and the transition to digital cinema, died of unnamed causes Friday at the age of 55 at his home in Glendale, Calif. Lambert was a 25-year veteran of Disney, working in multiple areas [...]
NewTek announced today the creation of the LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., based in Burbank, Calif. The new division will focus on delivering visualization and 3D products for a range of industries—from architecture, computer-aided design and product development to advertising, game development and feature films. NewTek also [...]
Don Levy, the well-respected and tireless senior VP of communications at Sony Pictures Digital, is leaving the company on June 4. Levy, who has been with the studio for 17 years, will be pursuing a new family entertainment project. He will also be a visiting scholar at USC and teach entertainment [...]
Immersive design consortium 5D | Institute will hold a world-building design discussion series in Los Angeles March 13-15 with 5D | Flux, presented in association with Autodesk and the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. The event will consist of three 120-minute interactive sessions aimed at encouraging conversations [...]
The Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg Center for Animation at USC was dedicated last week at a ceremony attended by George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Jack Black. The new facility is now open for student use in the School of Cinematic Arts Complex, where it takes up two floors dedicated to [...]