WIA Vancouver Summit

First Ever WIA Vancouver Summit Announced

Women in Animation will have its first-ever regional summit, spearheaded by the new Vancouver, BC chapter, in partnership with Spark CG Society, and supported by Emily Carr University ... Continue Reading →
Rick Mischel

Rainbow Appoints Entertainment Vet Rick Mischel as CEO of Bardel

International animation and multimedia content production company Rainbow has named Rick Mischel as the new CEO of its subsidiary Bardel Entertainment. Mischel is a highly regarded ... Continue Reading →
Rob Bredow

SIGGRAPH Keynote Rob Bredow: “Everything We Do Is Creative”

SIGGRAPH 2018 Keynote Rob Bredow (SVP, Executive Creative Director, and Head of Industrial Light & Magic) will take the stage at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver this August to share how ... Continue Reading →
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Rob Bredow to Lead ILM; Gretchen Libby Upped to VP Marketing & Production

Industrial Light & Magic (a Lucasfilm company) has appointed respected industry veteran Rob Bredow to Senior Vice President, Executive Creative Director & Head of ILM. The acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Launches Canadian Chapter

During the presentation of the inaugural Women in Animation Diversity Awards at Spark Animation 2017, WIA co-President Marge Dean made another big announcement for the org: The formation ... Continue Reading →
Spider-Man: Homecoming

Clip: Animating Spidey with Imageworks

For the latest take on Marvel Comics’ ever-popular webslinger, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Sony Pictures Imageworks completed over 300 VFX shots — including creating a realistic ... 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 →
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Inaugural WIA Diversity Awards Set for Spark Animation 2017

Spark Compute Graphics Society and Women in Animation have teamed up to present the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards during this year’s Spark Animation conference & festival, taking ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH ’17 Details 11 Production Sessions

The SIGGRAPH 2017 conference & exhibition will take over the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 30 to August 3, offering papers and presentations, engaging speakers (like keynoter ... Continue Reading →
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Legend 3D Bolsters Exec Team with Multiple Hires

Leading 3D conversion, VFX and VR studio Legend 3D has brought onboard several new hires to its executive leadership team as the company strengthens its resources and looks to expand ... Continue Reading →