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Sony Pictures Animation announced two new productions initiatives that will expand its slate of animated projects, both features and episodic series, and reach more adult and global audiences (Cartoon Brew)
To those involved, VFX can feel like an endless escalation of creative demands by production teams. Augmented reality, however, offers exciting new possibilities. (VentureBeat)
To help execute the massive clashes between Westeros’ united armies and the zombified hordes from beyond the wall, the Thrones team turned to Weta, the digital effects powerhouse in New Zealand that has the market cornered on massive, monstrous brawls (SyFy)
Arena Animation has recently launched a new franchise in Mehdipatnam. With this, the new centre becomes the sixth centre in Hyderabad, Telangana. (Animation Xpress)
‘Inclusion Initiative’ study results, presented at 3rd Annual Women in Animation World Summit in Annecy, reveal some positive industry gains, but mostly areas of startling gender inequality and bias. (Animation World Network)
Pixar’s ‘Purl’ wins best in show; Supinfocom’s ‘The Stained Club’ wins jury award and Supinfocom’s ‘Stuffed’ takes best student film award. (Animation World Network)
Alkemy X, a fully-integrated production studio specializing in branded and episodic content, announces Clare O’Brien has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development (SHOOT Online)
Visual effects, animation and stereo conversion company DNEG has strengthened its VFX animation team across North America and the United Kingdom, with a series of strategic appointments (SHOOT Online)
The studio has promoted Tim Crean from VFX Supervisor to Head of 2D, with Julien Aucounturier joining as a Senior Flame/Nuke Artist (Shots)
Heckler is ramping up its team, appointing highly experienced compositor and supervisor Ryan ‘Trip’ Trippensee as 2D/VFX Supervisor. (B&T)
Effects house The Mission has added Gizmo Rivera as VFX supervisor/lead Flame artist (Post Magazine)