Just in time for the Memorial weekend, fanboy favorite Bryan Singer announced...
The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival has announced its interactive sessions spotlighting some of the most innovative talent and projects in animation and visual effects. “Once again, the content in the Computer Animation Festival offers something of interest to just about everyone – from industry newbies to veterans,” said Joshua Grow, [...]
Although behavioral scientists believe that it only takes a few seconds for someone to determine whether they like a concept, an image or even a person, we hope it takes animation executives a little longer to figure out whether a pitch is going to work or not. Nevertheless, they all [...]
Rainmaker Entertainment’s just-completed animated short film Luna has been chosen to screen at the Electronic Theater at the upcoming SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival set for Aug. 7-11 in Vancouver. One of only 77 films selected to run in the Electronic Theater, Luna is set to screen in programs scheduled for [...]
SIGGRAPH has announced the Computer Animation Festival’s Best in Show, Jury Award, and Best Student Project recipients for SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver, set for Aug. 7-11. A total of 77 films will be shown during the festival. Nominees were chosen by an expert panel of jury members from 891 submissions [...]
Rhythm & Hues is heading north, announcing plans to open a studio in Vancouver by Jan. 9, according to Variety. The new studio will start small but is expected to grow quickly, R&H president Lee Berger told the trade. The studio could expand to as many as 150 people. Tax [...]
Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons is proceeding with development on Pirate Express, an animated comedy series for children ages 7-11. With a green light from Teletoon Canada, the 52 x 11 min. series is a co-production with France’s Ellipseanime. The company describes the show as follows: Pirate Express is about an adventurous [...]
Zoic Studios has expanded its Vancouver facility to a larger loft space in The Landing building in Gastown. Located at 375 Water Street, the studio is located in the historic district and has space to accommodate 60 percent more artists. “The neighborhood is alive with shops, bars, and restaurants, and [...]