VanArts presents a masterclass in Story Development, Character Design & Animation, taught by artists from Pixar Animation Studios.
Fred Patten reviews the fantastic new collection of concept and production art from every DreamWorks animated film.
Directing duo Kijek/Adamski unveil their unique stop motion wide-projection film ‘Trace,’ which is now screening at the Motion Factory animation exhibition at Paris digital arts centre La Gaîté lyrique.
The ToonSeum celebrates 70 years of Little Golden Books with a special read along party and an exhibit giving a rare glimpse at the original artwork behind these childhood classics.
In their largest feature film project to date, LA headquartered Proof Inc. spent 14 months prevising the second Captain America film and another eight months handling postvis. They were involved in every major action and visual effects-driven scene including the major third-act finale. Here's a selection of some of the previs images from the film. All images courtesy of Marvel Entertainment.
Disney Television Animation hosts an art gallery exhibit at the studio headquarters in Glendale, CA, spotlighting its talented pool of artists, executives and staff.
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.