Pixar fans get a first look at the volcanic mountain Uku from the studio’s forthcoming short film, ‘Lava.’
CG animated thesis film from Ringling College of Art and Design follows the tale of red-headed Frida, the legendary luchador El Pirana, and a mysterious taco salesman.
Dwarf Animation studio to establish in-house training program, Dwarf Academy, with former Pixar/PDI/DreamWorks artist Minhyung Lee as Head of Training.
Go inside the world’s most technologically sophisticated and utterly endearing stop-motion film studio.
Painters start with a blank canvas, sculptors with a blank block of stone and writers with a blank page. Like a sculptor, a writer starts by chipping away the blank page.
Integrated studio Reel FX leverages its growing live action division and CG expertise to blur the lines between imagination and reality in the :30 “Reunion,” directed by Dale Carman for Hasbro’s Transformers out of Grey, New York.
Portland-based animation and visual effects studio BENT Image Lab signs Yvette Represents as its new West Coast rep.
Aardman teams with UK ad agency Johnny Fearless to create a new film and campaign commemorating the First World War Centenary.
Directed by Antoine and Tarik Hamdine, the half-hour CGI comedy was commissioned by French broadcaster M6 and coproduced with DQ Entertainment.
The Third Floor supervisor Eric Carney walks us through the previs on Gareth Edwards’ hit reboot of the Japanese classic.
Adapted from the classic French comic series by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, the CG animated feature is directed by Alexandre Astier and Louis Clichy.
Twentieth Century Fox releases three short films documenting events during the 10 years that have passed between the ‘Rise’ and ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ storylines.
India-headquartered creative powerhouse enhances 3D visual experience of ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’
Relativity’s PG summer movie ‘Earth to Echo’ opens today, blending 80s nostalgia with current-day mobile technology in a found-footage adventure made for family audiences.
Previs supervisor Mark Nelson walks us through almost 18 months of previsualization on Rob Stromberg’s hit film.
SIGGRAPH 2014 announces the 41st annual Computer Animation Festival award recipients for Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, Best Animated Short, and Best Visual Effects, among others.
New performance heights reached with GPU compute, real-time rendering, and enhanced character tools.
Zoic Studios teams with Leo Burnett Chicago to create immersive Cannes Lions Gala experiences; real-time animation and visually rich design work kick off/cap off the 2014 festival.
Veteran animator served most recently as Head of Animation on Disney’s Academy Award-winning animated feature ‘Frozen.’
Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’: An IMAX 3D First Look features exclusive footage to be shown in 150 select IMAX theatre locations across North America on July 7.
Final Draft 9 was released earlier this year. I have now used it for the past 5 months and gotten pretty familiar with some of the new features. So I figured it’s time I gave it a review.
Twentieth Century Fox releases a new behind-the-scenes featurette for ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ exploring the performance capture technology used by WETA Digital to transform actors into apes.