ASIFA-Hollywood Now Accepting Recommendations for Juried Awards


BURBANK -- ASIFA-Hollywood is now accepting recommendations for this year’s Juried Award nominations honoring career achievement and exceptional contributions to animation. Applications may be submitted now through Tuesday, November 16, 2021, via email at info@asifa-hollywood.org or mailed to the ASIFA-Hollywood offices at 2416 W. Victory Blvd., #245, Burbank, CA 91506. The Juried Award recipients

Imaginary Forces Names Anthony Gibbs Creative Director


Imaginary Forces (IF) has named Anthony Gibbs creative director. With extensive design and VFX experience, Gibbs has created traditional, interactive, and experiential projects for such brands as Apple, AT&T, Epic Games, and Google. “Anthony is smart, talented, and kind,” commented IF co-founder/executive creative director Peter Frankfurt. “As a director, designer, and leader, he has

NVIDIA Isaac Sim on Omniverse Now in Open Beta


NVIDIA has just announced their new Isaac simulation engine is now in open Beta. The Isaac Sim creates photorealistic environments, streamlining synthetic data generation and domain randomization to build ground-truth datasets to train robots in applications from logistics and warehouses to factories of the future. Omniverse, the underlying foundation for NVIDIA’s simulators such as this new