NY/LA editorial house Arcade Edit launches Timber, their creative and digital post production sister company complete with design, concept, animation, compositing, effects, graphics, pre-visualization and color services. The trio in charge: Timber Partner/Creative Director Jonah Hall, Partner/Managing Director Arcade Edit and Timber Damian Stevens, and Timber Partner/Creative Director Kevin Lau. [Read more]
VFX veteran Blythe Dalton Klippsten joins Ntropic‘s LA studio as EP after gigs at Stardust and MassMarket as well as on the TV series’ Jericho, True Blood, Gossip Girl, CSI: Miami and CSI: New York. [Read more]
The 2014 VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy just put out it’s call for entries for short films made from 2013 to 2014 with 2D/3D animation or VFX. Categories include Best Short, Best Design, Best Character and Best Digital Visual Effects. Grand prize winners take home €2,000 (US$2,700). [Read more]
The Mill enthrones Heather Fullerton as the new Managing Director of its 180-person New York office. A former partner at StrawberryFrog in Amsterdam and founding MD of the agency’s NY office and a former EVP at McCann Erickson, Fullerton replaces Alistair Thompson who moved into a global business development role. Fullerton will also serve as a member of The Mill’s Group Executive Board. [Read more]
Wish you were at Sundance this week? Let YouTube take away some of the pain with this compilation of all 15 short films screening at the 2014 Festival. The film with the most views takes home the Sundance Shorts Audience Award.