San Francisco studio’s cute story about a lovable but un-huggable hedgehog shows the inherent power of storytelling within the Oculus Rift virtual reality system.
Fred Patten talks about the definitive reference book on the history of Chinese animation.
The animated prequel to Shunji Iwai’s 2004 live action film shows us the imperfect origin to a great friendship.
VFX supervisor Greg Steele talks about bringing ants, wasps and a tiny superhero to the big screen in Marvel’s new action adventure.
Global VFX powerhouse MPC’s expansion into China shows that despite considerable challenges, opportunities are there for the taking.
VFX supervisor Trent Claus discusses aging and de-aging the character of Dr. Hank Pym in Marvel’s new superhero feature.
Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland brace for a second season of sci-fi insanity on the Adult Swim hit comedy.
Chris Robinson chats with the English horror animator.
DreamWorks Animation veteran and series director Elaine Bogan details the production process from storyboarding through final delivery on DWA’s hit series that further explores the world of the ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ franchise.
Ongoing reflections on how society has a critical need for igniting and cultivating imagination as the origin of all ideation, inspiration, invention and innovation.
Ninth edition of out-of-the-box fluid and dynamics simulation software for 3D visual effects includes all new features and updates, allowing users to achieve quality results faster than ever before.
‘The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki,’ including all 11 of Miyazaki’s feature-length masterpieces in one spectacular 12-disc collection, is available on Blu-ray via Amazon.com on November 17, 2015.
Second annual SIGGRAPH Birds of a Feather for Freelance Survivors to feature a panel of experts addressing issues relevant to successfully navigating a career as a freelancer.
French 3D artist dono employs open-source 3D creation suite Blender, Photoshop alternative GIMP, 3D renderer Octane and free compositing software Natron to create stunning 3D backgrounds from legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved classic films.
Directed by James Ford Murphy, Pixar’s newest short ‘LAVA’ is currently in theaters playing ahead of Pete Docter’s ‘Inside Out.’
Collaborative short film from 19 different artists and companies debuts at the 2015 motion conference in Santa Fe.
The 2016 festival takes place on May 9-15 in Portland; entries can be made for free through September 1, 2015.
Innovative visual sculpture piece to be shown for first time in the U.S. at SIGGRAPH 2015 alongside presentations from Autodesk, Dynamixyz, Morph3d and Unity.
Action/adventure comic book adaptation, based on the hit graphic novel from Eisner award-winner Paul Pope, is written by David Gordon Green and Josh Parkinson.
‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ concept art reveals the hidden panda village as seen at the end of the 2011 movie.
London-based VFX house uses a mix of LIDAR scan technology, full-CG ship elements and the organizational capacity of ftrack production tracking and management software to deliver visual effects for the BBC’s period drama ‘Poldark.’
Nickelodeon takes preschoolers on a magical genie adventure with animated preschool series ‘Shimmer and Shine,’ created by ‘Dora the Explorer’ production supervisor Farnaz Esnaashari-Charmatz.
‘Welcome to Showside’ animated pilot featuring Henry Rollins and a feature film adaptation of Paul Pope’s ‘One Trick Rip-Off’ in preproduction phase.
Working with agency Karsh Hagan, award-winning design studio animates ‘Brussels + Muscles’ campaign for the University Of Colorado Health and Welfare Plan initiative.
NYC-based previs studio stretches creative boundaries with ‘Bayonet’ music video tapping company’s strengths in motion capture, 3D animation, visual effects, editorial, and more.
New UI part of demos in Booth #801; “Straight Talk on Cloud Rendering” theme of organized Birds of a Feather event.
The Visual Effects Society to present master visual futurist and iconic artist Syd Mead with the professional honorary society’s Visionary Award at the 14th Annual VES Awards on February 2, 2016.
Report delivers detailed breakdowns of the $241.5 billion industry by property type, product category and geography; Extensive analysis reveals rapid growth in e-commerce, significant increase in products predominantly purchased and distributed digitally, and expected surge in Asia-Pacific region.
VIZ Media and Eleven Arts debut ‘Boruto: Naruto The Movie’ in over 80 major U.S. CITIES this October; Action-filled new anime adventure features the rebellious son of the legendary ninja Naruto who seeks to become an even greater ninja.
‘Walkin' My Cat Named Dog’ marks Mixtape Club’s second collaboration with They Might Be Giants, including a suite of visual content for the band’s 2011 tour.
Led by producer Stephanie Alexander and director Calley MacDonald, 15 Laguna College of Art + Design students tackle story development, character design, puppet fabrication, scenery, filming, editing and scoring of a stop-motion animated short in just 10 weeks.