Toon City’s CEO says the productivity plunge is fairly typical for studios in the country, and cites lagging technical infrastructure as a root cause.
The anime studio is rising from the ashes.
The studio behind “Promare” and “Little Witch Academia” had abused a labor law, paying staff a fixed wage irrespective of hours worked.
Africa’s largest animation studio is looking to Europe to expand.
The vfx studio behind “The Lord of the Rings” and “Avatar” is launching a new banner: Weta Animated.
The Bordeaux studio will work on a new season of “The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe” for Cartoon Network.
The initiative aims to “inspire local creativity while raising the bar for independent animation worldwide.”
Toronto’s Guru Studio is crewing up an additional 80 people for “Mecha Builders” — without any face-to-face contact.
Roy, an experienced animation producer at the National Film Board of Canada, will now spearhead a broader creative strategy for the organization.
Mikrofilm is still encouraging staff to work at home, but those who wish to return to work can do so, with plenty of new safety measures in place.
When Sam Kishi wanted to incorporate animated segments into his live-action feature, he didn’t have to look far. That’s because he also runs the Mexican animation studio Platypus.
The company sees a big opportunity in the current crisis.
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 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.
Iran has been badly hit by the coronavirus, and one studio owner worries about how it’ll affect the country’s burgeoning animation industry.
John Lasseter is running an entire animation studio again.
In a new series of articles, Cartoon Brew speaks to a range of industry figures about how the crisis has affected them.