Fifty percent of production spending in Ireland is now animation.
The company’s animation studio has produced a segment of Netflix’s “Love, Death & Robots,” Disney’s “101 Dalmatian Street,” and music videos for Gorillaz
In a guest piece, industry executive Aaron Simpson explains how the animation industry had been preparing for this disaster for decades without even knowing it.
The veteran executive served as the programming block’s creative director at its launch in 2001.
Warner Bros. gave up on a previous partnership with the toy company after their movies yielded diminishing returns.
The company’s treatment of its staff is “grotesque” says a grassroots vfx workers rights organization.
Layoffs have taken place in both Florida and New Zealand.
The company says this must be done in order to retain jobs amid the crisis. Union representatives are worried about the long-term implications.
So says “The New York Times,” which interviewed the recently departed CEO.
The partnership’s first project will be a short film about the coronavirus.
The producers of “Bob’s Burgers” will partner with Princess Pictures to develop animated shows from Australian creators.
The website, which hosts a variety of animated content, claims 130 million monthly average users.
At least 20 vfx artists have lost their jobs.
The executive will join Warner Bros. as president of global kids, young adults, and classics just after the launch of HBO Max.
John Lasseter is running an entire animation studio again.
A new white paper shows how adult animation is booming — and less reliant on comedy.
Morrison led Fox Animation for a decade, overseeing films like “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” “The Book of Life,” and the “Ice Age” franchise.
The veteran producer will lead the trade body through a period of extraordinary growth for Ireland’s animation industry.
The news has spread anxiety through the nation’s creative industries.
The company went bankrupt after the commercial failure of its last film, Lorenzo Mattotti’s “The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily.”