Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia celebrates its 20th Anniversary with ‘20 Years of ‘Toy Story,’ presentation from VFX luminary Joe Letteri, ‘20 years of Weta Digital,’ and ‘40 years of Industrial Light & Magic.’
New original series based on DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ premieres worldwide on June 26.
Updates include Adobe Character Animator CC, an astonishing new companion application to Adobe After Effects CC to bring two-dimensional characters to life.
Enhanced version of powerful node-based VFX, editorial and finishing suite NUKE STUDIO to be showcased at NAB 2015.
New integration provides Shotgun Review portal built into Cospective’s synchronized review-and-approval tool cineSync.
New version of 3D content creation software delivers new creative tools and enhances workflow and productivity.
Thirteen-episode run of ‘Dragons: Race to the Edge’ will serve as a prequel to the second installment of the beloved ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ franchise.
The Mill+ creates a host of colorful characters, including dancing camels, pirates, pharaohs and parrots, all led by a LEGO dragon which sweeps through the city, mimicking the iconic LEGOLAND rollercoaster ride.
Rwandan-Belgian musician Stromae critiques social media culture in new video directed by Oscar-nominated ‘Triplets of Belleville’ director Sylvain Chomet.
Produced by Blink Industries, Kickstarter-funded follow-up to the 2011 short film, ‘Don’t Hug Me, I’m Scared,’ was created using a combination of puppetry, stop-motion and cutting-edge 3D animation.
Autodesk engineer and designer Evan Atherton creates ‘Star Wars’-inspired short using RED Epic and Scarlet cameras, as well as a DGI drone and Movi free fly gimbal for aerial shots.
Paris-based graphic and motion design company rolls out a new set of whimsical bumpers for France’s TF1.
Produced by Kabam, Fast & Furious: Legacy is an immersive action racing game that lets players become part of the Fast & Furious world.
New Nickelodeon bumpers come in a range of animation techniques, including stop-motion and traditional 2D.
The Jim Henson Company enters first co-production collaboration with two series, ‘Jim Henson’s Enchanted Sisters’ and Cyber Group Studios’ ‘Boubouh!’ set for production.
Sony Pictures Animation is hosting the 2015 World Animation Celebration international short film festival on October 24 & 25.
South Korea’s ‘Johnny Express,’ directed by James Woo, also wins an Audience Award and Jury Award at the 2015 New York International Children’s Film Festival.
Salma Hayek’s animated passion project based on the 100 million-selling masterpiece by Lebanese poet Kahlil Gibran opens August 7 In NYC & LA followed by national expansion.
CG-animated film is a co-production of Germany’s Studio 100 Media and Buzz Studios in association with Australia’s Flying Bark Productions.