Actor, teacher, and “Acting for Animators” author Ed Hooks discusses his transition from teaching actors to teaching animators and some of the common misconceptions about character performance as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
The ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Indiana Jones’ star crash lands vintage plane on Venice, California golf course.
Andy Serkis, actor, director and producer, discusses his pioneering performance capture work in roles like Gollum, Caesar, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Often earnest, sometimes campy, ‘Star Trek’ employed the distant future and primitive special effects -- at least by today’s standards -- to take on social issues of the 1960s.
Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man’ adds John Slattery, Judy Greer, T.I. and Neil Hamburger; principal photography begins in San Francisco for July 17, 2015 release.
Ten-year-old Neel Sethi set to play the part of Mowgli in Disney’s live-action/animation hybrid film ‘The Jungle Book.’
Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o joins the recently announced cast of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ along with Gwendoline Christie, currently starring in the hit television series ‘Game of Thrones’ as Brienne of Tarth.
CSU Animation and Visual Effects is proud to present the 11th Anniversary of the Australian International Animation Festival. This internationally renowned event features over 100 prestigious films adeptly selected from more than 2,500 submissions from all around the world. The range of styles, genres and techniques is testament to the vibrancy and relevance of creative animation and the premiere screening of this highly acclaimed collection is happening from the humble host city of Wagga Wagga in regional Australia.
The cast of Star Wars Episode VII is announced with actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow set to join the original stars of the saga.
The BFX competition is now open. Good luck!
Do you dream of a career working on blockbuster films such as Skyfall, The Pirates! or Gravity?
Many people have a general idea of what a voice sounds like, but there is a tremendous amount of skill and integrity involved with voice-matching an actor.
Underneath all the visual design, digital effects and filmmaking technology lies the artistry of the animated performance.
Three Stooges leader Moe Howard’s autobiography re-released under the title “I Stooged to Conquer” with a new foreword by Moe’s daughter, Joan Howard Maurer, and newly restored photographs.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announces the 2013-2014 Board of Governors, with ten first-time governors and eight re-elected incumbents.
So what is a writer’s #1 creative tool? Experience? Education? Vocabulary? Scriptwriting software? Jack Daniels? It’s none of these. The #1 creative tool of every writer is...
Ed discusses his problems with Wreck-It Ralph as well as the issues of "empathy," "sympathy" and animators as actors with pencils.
Last month, the whole team at Resnick Interactive did some Motion Capture (MOCAP) testing for a video game we’ll be working with in the near future.
Much has been written about the subject of BE-DO-HAVE in the self-help arena. But applying it to screenwriting can be very helpful as well.
Emmy-winning writer Jeffrey Scott’s acclaimed book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats
Paramount unveils a first look at Russell Crowe as Noah in director Darren Aronofsky's biblical project “Noah.”
Actress Ginny Tyler, who did voice work for many Disney cartoons, the animated sequences in the studio's “Mary Poppins” and for “Davey and Goliath” and “The Gumby Show” among other TV series, died July 13 in Seattle.
Steven Spielberg has his eye on “Thor” star Chris Hemsworth for the upcoming sci-fi blockbuster, “Robopocalypse."
The producer of Seth MacFarlane’s new hit film talks about blending motion-capture, CG and improvisational comedy.