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Legendary NFB Pinscreen Animator Jacques Drouin Di

August 31, 2021, 08:50 AM

For more than 30 years, the filmmaker and editor championed use of the unique, legendary animation tool; for years, he was the only person in the world using it to animate, a skill pioneered by famed Russian animator Alexandre Alexeieff, in turn passed on by Drouin to filmmaker Michèle Lemieux.

Darren Rae named head of color at Cinelab London

August 18, 2021, 09:07 AM

LONDON — Cinelab London (, the full-service film laboratory and digital dailies facility, has hired Darren Rae as head of color. Rae has spent more than 25 years collaborating with directors and cinematographers on numerous blockbusters, independent features and long-form series.

49th Annual Annie Awards Now Open for Submissions

August 10, 2021, 09:11 AM

ASIFA-Hollywood issues call for entries; honoring excellence in the field of animation, awards will be presented in 36 categories at ceremony set for February 26, 2022.

Tommy Smith joins Carbon as VFX Supervisor

August 5, 2021, 09:01 AM

VFX supervisor Tommy Smith has joined creative studio Carbon. He has more than 15 years of experience working at studios such as Psyop, The Mill and Method. He also had a two-year stint with Apple as creative director across technology projects. Smith says he looks forward to his work at Carbon because it allows him to use his skills across both 2D and 3D. Continue reading → August 4, 2021 The post Tommy Smith joins Carbon as VFX Supervisor appeared first on postPerspective.

Entry Deadline Extended for SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Computer Animation Festival

August 3, 2021, 08:49 AM

Submissions now being accepted through August 15, 2021; coming to Tokyo December 14-17, festival showcases innovative shorts, commercials, VFX reels, simulations, visualizations, cinematics and other exciting, CG animated work.

Final Cut promotes Sophie Solomon to editor

August 2, 2021, 10:36 AM

Solomon has been with Final Cut for six years, getting her start in their New York office in 2015 as Vault Manager. Soon after she began working as an Assistant Editor, honing her craft while she worked alongside mentors and friends including Rick Russell, Jeff Buchanan, Dan Sherwen, Patrick Colman, and Ed Chessman.

Phil Tippett Unveils Mad God Stop Motion Film

July 28, 2021, 09:11 AM

Stop-motion animation pioneer Phil Tippett (Star Wars original trilogy, Jurassic Park, RoboCop) is ready to unleash his “nightmare 30 years in the making” on audiences, when his experimental feature Mad God premieres at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland on Thursday, August 5. The Oscar-winning visual effects craftsman debuted the trailer Tuesday.

ACE Eddie Awards Move to Academy Museum

July 28, 2021, 09:11 AM

American Cinema Editors announced that its 72nd annual Eddie Awards for outstanding film editing will be held on Saturday, February 26 at the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles.

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