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.
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.
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.
We have enough people that can do hat tricks with computers. What we need are a few visionaries and dreamers.
Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen joins Tom Hiddleston as the antagonists of the sequel to Disney and Marvel’s “Thor.”
Welcome to 2012 with FFAF's very special Valentine's Day Special! Who, what, where, when, why, and how do Joel and Alan love? Then, animator/sculptor/toy-designer Gina Kamentsky joins the talk to discuss found-footage animation, kinetic esthetics, thorns in butts, and her new autobiography, Gloves and Goggles: The Gina Kamentsky Story.
My book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats. Read what Jeffrey Katzenberg, Stan Lee and others have to say about it.
Special Guest: OIAF Animators' Picnic 2011 - Part 2
It's the FFAF Pre-Holiday Holiday Spectacular as Joel and Alan continue to bother more legends of international animation trying to eat, drink, and be wary at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011, Part 2. PLUS, backstage hijinks and hosting recap of the OIAF 2011 Closing Ceremonies.
The new trailer for the long awaited sci-fi action comedy “Men in Black III” hit the web early Monday, giving a deeper look at the back-in-time adventure that sends Will Smith’s Agent J to the swinging 1960s.
Rango opens the door for U.S.-made animated features for adults. Ed explains why acting styles are evolving from the Disney silent film model to the 1950’s Method acting model.