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Category: 2D

Short Films Headline News

Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’ Gets Animation Treatment on Instagram

Animator Sascha Ciezata releases a multimedia graphic novel based on Joseph Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’ with daily episodes on Instagram.

6 Point Harness Headline News

6 Point Harness Makes a Splash With ‘SpongeBob Movie’

Los Angeles-based animation studio 6PH leverages Toon Boom’s Harmony Software for the two-minute music video finale, “Rap Battle,” in ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.’

Bill Plympton Headline News

New Trailer & Poster Released for Bill Plympton’s ‘Cheatin’

Plympton’s latest hand-drawn feature kicks off its New York theatrical run on Friday, April 3, followed by a national roll-out with stops in Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis, Denver, Portland and other cities.

HAFF 2015 Headline News

HAFF Announces 2015 Int’l Selections

Feature selections include Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ and Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep The Movie’; short film selections include Steven Woloshen’s ‘1000 Plateaus’ and Piotr Dumala’s ‘Hipopotamy.’

Home Entertainment Headline News

Coming Soon…to Your Living Room: ‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Watership Down’

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Oscar-winning ‘Big Hero 6’ and a digital restoration of the classic ‘Watership Down’ both land on store shelves with the rest of this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.

Oscars Blogs

Perry’s Previews: 2015 Oscar Animation Shorts Review, Director Interviews & Prediction

By Perry Chen | Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 3:46pm

2014 brings us another year of great variety in animation style and storytelling, though my pick for Oscar winner and my favorite short are not the same this year.

Music Videos Headline News

Sleater-Kinney Gets the ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Treatment

Indie rock outfit Sleater-Kinney teams up with Fox series ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and Bento Box Animation Studios to create the video for ‘A New Wave’ off of their latest LP.

Awards Headline News

Mark Simon, Toon Boom Win Telly Award for ‘The Key’

Created to showcase the power and options of the Toon Boom suite of animation software tools, ‘The Key’ integrates 2D and 3D elements, atmospheric mist, fire, liquid, shadows and more.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Coming Soon…to Your Living Room: Studio Ghibli’s ‘Princess Kaguya’

Studio Ghibli’s Oscar-nominated ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya’ lands on store shelves with this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.

Education & Training Headline News

Vancouver Animation School Launches New Digital Matte Painting Program

First-of-its-kind specialized diploma program features industry-standard curriculum implementing the process and pipeline used at MPC and other Vancouver-area visual effects studios.

CG Headline News

Iloura Brings CG Expertise to ‘The SpongeBob Movie’

Australian animation and visual effects studio completes 550 shots for the 3D/2D/live-action hybrid feature, including building and animating the SpongeBob entourage for their big-screen CG debut.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Tiger & Bunny The Movie: The Rising’ Arrives on Disc Feb. 24

Anime action film adventure based on smash hit Japanese superhero franchise debuts on DVD and Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack filled with special bonus features.