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.
Three examples of the director’s stop-motion animation and directorial prowess are included in the prestigious “Motion Factory” show, running now through August 10 at La Gaîté Lyrique in Paris, France.
Marking the launch of director Kelly Asbury’s official production blog, The Blue Print, Sony Pictures Animation unveils concept art from the as-yet untitled fully CG animated Smurfs feature.
Nexus directors Conor Finnegan and Johnny Kelly have been selected to showcase their work as part of the exhibition Motion Factory, les ficelles du monde animé.
The design studio Bl:nd teams up with SpotCo to produce a hand-drawn film for Sting’s new Broadway show The Last Ship.
Auction house Bonhams announces the forthcoming sale of rare animation artifacts, including include concept artwork, three-dimensional maquettes, animation drawings and cels from Disney.
ILM rebuilt the helicarrier for the latest Marvel blockbuster and it's the company's biggest model in history. Here's a sample of some of the stunning concept art, vfx progressions and final shots. All images © 2014 Marvel.
Online art school The Art Department offers four-week picture making seminars taught by acclaimed illustrator Marshall Vandruff.
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?
Nickelodeon Studios teams up with the CSU Fullerton Art Department to mount an exhibition of artwork and video celebrating the hit animated series, Sanjay and Craig.
New hardcover release presents the captivating artwork and evolution of famed director Hayao Miyazaki’s acclaimed film that celebrates the wonder of flight.
iam8bit teams up with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios for the third Robot Chicken Art Show which will highlight the Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villians in Paradise and feature work by artists at both Robot Chicken and DC Entertainment.
Fred Patten discusses Charles Solomon’s insightful new book as to what makes a good animated theatrical feature.
Two recent works of art by Oscar-winning filmmaker and animator Chris Landreth are up for auction through Toronto-based Consignor Canadian Fine Art.
The 2014 edition of the MoCCA Arts Festival kicks off April 5 in New York and will feature a world-class list of comics artists, illustrators, and graphic artists.
This fall, Studio Ghibli Library imprint celebrates Hayao Miyazaki and his work on the acclaimed Princess Mononoke.
Ahead of its third iteration, the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International announces the launch of the Animation Arts Maarket, a new space for artists and attendees to talk and buy art.
The Jim Henson Company announces the creation of a new internal publishing division, Jim Henson Publishing, which will launch with the Enchanted Sisters book series in partnership with Bloomsbury Children’s Books.
Making Fun, a series of new works by Nebraska-born, New York-based artist and Nickelodeon toy designer and art director Derek Rippe, is on display February 7 through March 1, 2014.
Currently in production at Oscar-winning studio BreakThru Films, Loving Vincent is the first feature-length animated film made solely through hand-painted canvases.
Animator Rino Stefano Tagliafierro tackles the emotions evoked by classic art in his new animated short film.
The Jim Henson Company options Randi Zuckerberg’s debut picture book Dot to be developed into a new animated series.
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