When toy companies have hot-selling toys they often decide to turn them into animated series or feature films. Here are some tips on how to do it successfully...
For those of you readers who miss seeing the forest’s creatures, its bouquet of textures and colors, I am truly and deeply sorry.
Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts showcases the new Xsens MVN motion capture system live on the show floor at CTN 2014.
A five day Animation, Comics, and Technology Exhibition held in conjunction with the 7th Xiamen International Cyber Sousa Animation Festival, August 15 - 19.
The ASIFA Animator's Award for 2013 goes to Joanna Quinn, who was awarded the prize November 22 at the 2014 Bradford Animation Festival!
There is one week left for the deadline of the AniDox residency program in Viborg, Denmark, supporting the making of a short animated documentary in 2015.
We use our collective “animaginations” to create life out of the very ether around us, wherever we go, through the moving and timeless art of animation.
Pause, stand still, hold your breath, open your eyes and unleash your imagination to the uninhibited realm of the Redwoods.
Last year we donned 3D glasses for an IMAX showing of Gravity. Off the chart reviews. A 17 MINUTE opening shot. Unparalleled vfx. Showered with Oscars. But how is it one year later?
If you’re reading this, you probably survived the latest zombie attack and undoubtedly followed the CDC protocols for dealing with the zombie apocalypse.
AWN correspondent Heather Kenyon takes a working vacation in Los Angeles for the third annual World Animation and VFX Summit, including the Opening Night Gala and two days of panels and discussions.
There is nothing funnier than watching a portly version of ‘Skeletor’ navigate his way through a bustling Times Square.
That disturbing feeling you get when something familiar suddenly appears strange or “off?” Psychologists call this the “uncanny.”
Abstract animation has its own festival category but how well do we really understand its roots in the world of abstract art?
The Boxtrolls is a charming and quirky film that is a bit less dark and suspenseful than LAIKA’s previous animations, but with the same incredible visual effects.
If you ask a VFX artist what the ultimate goal was with their work, they might respond they would like it to be invisible.
It wouldn’t be a stretch to compare the current Canadian indie animation scene to that of Canadian men’s hockey.
Uncle Sam may be looking for a few good men, but The Humanitas Prize is looking for a few good writers. And you could be one of them!
Counting down to the 2014 VIEW Conference kick off October 14, 2014, we look back at Glenn's 2013 interview.
Character animation is really not the illusion of life, but the illusion of “intelligent or motivated life” and takes advantage of four universal truths about how the mind works.