This year’s animated feature nominees were predictable. The short ones certainly weren’t.
Animation had its big breakout at the Oscars, with nominations in seven different categories.
The vfx giant’s move follows an abandoned plan for an IPO.
Key contenders that made the short shortlist include “Affairs of the Art,” “Robin Robin,” “Souvenir Souvenir,” and “Windshield Wiper.”
Scanline’s credits include “Stranger Things 3,” “Cowboy Bebop,” and “Game of Thrones.”
Unity’s acquisition of Weta Digital could be a game-changing moment in the vfx industry.
A landmark study has shone light on systemic issues facing women in the vfx industry.
High-caliber projects, low living costs: that’s the pitch Montreal is making to West Coast workers.
“It is the right thing for the staff, the right thing for the industry to do,” said DNEG exec Chris Burn.
The new Toronto base will work on vfx for film and episodic projects, feature animation, and technology.
U.K. staff will now receive 1.5x pay on all weekday hours beyond 40 hours, as well as all weekend work.
For the Greenpeace campaign video “Wasteminster,” the studio had to drop the equivalent of 67.7 million items of cg trash onto the U.K. prime minister’s residence.
As it doubles down on animation and vfx, the conglomerate is hoping to double its animated feature output.
Award season ends with big wins for Disney and Netflix.
Pixar’s “Soul” won two awards: best animated feature and best original score.
With high rebates and low rates of Covid, Australia is an attractive place for vfx production at the moment.
Disney’s “The Mandalorian” was the other big winner, scoring three wins.
The 93rd Academy Awards will be presented on April 25.
The Academy Awards will be presented on April 25.
It’s a good year for Disney+ exclusives.