- Magic Frame Animation and Creation Entertainment Media’s ‘Rebellious’ Gets Global Premiereby Debbie Diamond Sarto on October 3, 2023 at 8:34 pm
The modern animated fairytale features a headstrong princess who, when kidnapped by an evil sorcerer, takes matters into her own hands and plots a daring escape; film debuts next month at AFM.
- MPC Shares ‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’ VFX Breakdown Reelby Debbie Diamond Sarto on October 3, 2023 at 7:24 pm
See how the leading visual effects studio delivered 896 shots on Paramount Pictures’ newest entry in the ‘Transformers’ universe, including creating multiple large-scale full CG and digital set extensions, including one that transported the present-day New York skyline back to 1994.
- Walt Disney Pictures VFX Workers Unanimously Vote to Unionizeby Debbie Diamond Sarto on October 3, 2023 at 6:35 pm
Artists join their Marvel Studios VFX brethren, becoming only the 2nd sole group of VFX workers to unionize with IATSE since the pioneering of visual effects nearly 50 years ago.
- Jellyfish Originals Adapting ‘Toto the Ninja Cat’by Debbie Diamond Sarto on October 3, 2023 at 5:37 pm
Studio to produce animated comedy series, based on author Dermot O’Leary’s book series, about Toto, a partially sighted cat with razor-sharp senses, a nose for danger and a crime-busting spirit of adventure.
- Charades Sells Key Territories for Annecy Winner ‘Chicken for Linda!’by Laurén Alexa on October 3, 2023 at 4:45 pm
The coveted Cristal Award and Gan Foundation winning animated feature that follows a well-meaning mother’s pursuit to feed her daughter a delicious meal has been sold in Japan, Benelux, China, Spain, India, Italy, U.S., Canada, and Taiwan.
- Foundry Enables Fast Student License Accessby Debbie Diamond Sarto on October 3, 2023 at 3:39 pm
Proxi.id integration now provides fast verification and licensing of Foundry’s Education Collective package, including Nuke, Katana, Mari and Modo – free to those enrolled at one of Foundry’s Education Partners.
- Arcturus Names Steve Sullivan CPOby Debbie Diamond Sarto on October 2, 2023 at 10:18 pm
The Microsoft and Lucasfilm veteran will oversee company offerings, including its HoloSuite tools and new Mixed Reality Capture System.
- CTN Launches the Andreas Deja Scholarshipby Debbie Diamond Sarto on October 2, 2023 at 9:30 pm
The initiative, honoring the legendary Walt Disney Animation Studios animator, supports emerging talent through financial support, mentorship, and networking opportunities; open to non-professional animation students 16 years and up worldwide, the deadline to enter is October 20.
- VIEW Conference 2023 – Be There!by Debbie Diamond Sarto on October 2, 2023 at 9:00 pm
Italy’s premier international event promises an exceptional in-person program of talks, presentations, in-depth workshops, and masterclasses designed to inspire, inform, and educate; join industry professionals, thought leaders, students, and enthusiasts in a celebration of the latest in animation, VFX, and games – event runs October 15-20.
- Visual Effects Society Announces 2023 VES Fellowsby Debbie Diamond Sarto on October 2, 2023 at 8:04 pm
Jeff Barnes, Toni Pace Carstensen, Bob Coleman, Chuck Finance, Shannon Gans, Tim McGovern, and Ray McMillan to be recognized at a celebration of the honorees later this month.