Conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia announces ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘VFX in Commercials’ and ‘Animation Wild 'n Strange’ program events, as well as Tech Talks covering the latest innovations in filmmaking.
‘Descent’ by Johan Rijpma, ‘Ultrakort Leader’ by Patrick Raats, and a contagious music video for ‘Nobody Beats the Drum: Let it Go’ by Max Italiaander and Levi Jacobs are all nominated for the Grand Prix prize in Dutch Animation at the 18th edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival.
Are we not all but puppets conceived for someone’s reasons, then delivered onto a stage, on which to learn, evolve, conform or rebel, impact on or be impacted, trampled on and shaped by the others?
Oscar-nominated animated feature from Cartoon Saloon and ‘The Secret of Kells’ director Tomm Moore is now available on Blu-ray and DVD.
Winner of the grand prize for best animated feature at the Ottawa International Animation Film Festival, Luc Chamberland’s animated documentary will screen as part of the Next program.
Humorous tale strikes a balance between realistic but still-cartoonish CG animation featuring detailed set design and ambient lighting, and a saturated, springtime palette.
Show open traces the evolution of video gaming from the iconic ‘Pong’ through modern-day titles using graphic abstractions and artful compositions.
Part of Viacom’s restructuring efforts, company layoffs include three senior animation executives and two senior-level preschool execs.
Oscar-winning feature surpasses ‘Tangled’ to become the third biggest Walt Disney Animation Studios release ever globally, behind only ‘Frozen’ and ‘The Lion King.’
Season three to feature guest voice talents including Golden Globe winner Jeffrey Tambor, Hulk Hogan, Hannibal Buress, Christian Slater, Danny Trejo, Cat Power, Paul Scheer, Andy Richter, and more.
Award-winning animation studio behind ‘The Boxtrolls’ cites tight integration, more streamlined workflow and easier collaboration.
Ireland’s Brown Bag Films wins three awards at the Dingle Film Festival’s inaugural Irish Animation Awards.
Renowned BAFTA and César-winning filmmaker has previously been honored at Animafest Zagreb for best animated film for ‘The Three Inventors’ (Les Trois Inventeurs), in 1980, and ‘Azur & Asmar’ (Azur et Asmar), in 2007.
Some nightmares breathe…Randall Kaplan’s indie film delving into our deepest fears and darkest desires seeks backing for completion of animatic.
Oscar-winning animation director Chris Landreth talks about his hyper-real narrative style, his new comedic short ‘Subconscious Password,’ his ‘Making Faces’ facial animation masterclass, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Entertainment studio partners with Gates Foundation and Viacom-founded educational non-profit to award $25,000 scholarship and other prizes to young animators.
Daily Beast piece on co-creator Sam Simon’s passing reminds us how quickly the show’s irreverent humor became a cultural force to be reckoned with.