Animated short film collaboration between Moonbot Studios, Dolby Laboratories and Creative Artists Agency receives five Daytime Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program.
Autodesk engineer and designer Evan Atherton creates ‘Star Wars’-inspired short using RED Epic and Scarlet cameras, as well as a DGI drone and Movi free fly gimbal for aerial shots.
UK VFX house creates fully CG animated robots, environments and explosions, as well as flying vehicles, a Spitfire plane, a castle fight sequence and dramatic climax involving a giant CG robot spaceship.
The legendary animator talks in-depth about bringing hand-drawn animation to the virtual world of Motorola’s advanced mobile phone.
Despite many great VFX-driven films ahead, Steve bemoans the state of the VFX “business” responsible for their visual magic.
Produced by Kabam, Fast & Furious: Legacy is an immersive action racing game that lets players become part of the Fast & Furious world.
The veteran DreamWorks Animation director discusses the film’s eight-year journey from children’s book to big screen.
New Nickelodeon bumpers come in a range of animation techniques, including stop-motion and traditional 2D.
The Jim Henson Company enters first co-production collaboration with two series, ‘Jim Henson’s Enchanted Sisters’ and Cyber Group Studios’ ‘Boubouh!’ set for production.
Directed by Kelly Asbury, Sony Pictures Animation’s forthcoming untitled ‘Smurfs’ feature is produced by Jordan Kerner and co-produced by Mary Ellen Bauder.
Titled 'Billion Brick Race,' spinoff joins three 'LEGO' movies already on Warner Bros.' release schedule.
Sony Pictures Animation is hosting the 2015 World Animation Celebration international short film festival on October 24 & 25.
Vancouver-based VanCG meetup group taps Shotgun production management and review software for its latest open-movie live-action/CG project, ‘Galactic Battles.’
South Korea’s ‘Johnny Express,’ directed by James Woo, also wins an Audience Award and Jury Award at the 2015 New York International Children’s Film Festival.
FX Lead Tomas Slancik builds a robust custom feather system that allows artists to specify feather shape and easily populate designated areas.
CG-animated film is a co-production of Germany’s Studio 100 Media and Buzz Studios in association with Australia’s Flying Bark Productions.
Don Parker, senior director on Autodesk’s Shotgun team, talks about the software’s use on 300: Rise of an Empire as well as how integrating production technologies impacts a studio’s ability to manage movie production as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Shotgun review and asset management software enables efficient production management for Hong Kong-based VFX and animation studio.
Featuring Pixar’s new RIS technology, RenderMan is now completely free for use in research, education, evaluation, plug-in development, and personal projects that do not generate commercial profits.
David Morin, a driving force at Autodesk in virtual production standards and technology, talks about the growing significance and future role of virtual production technologies in moviemaking as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Updates include the new Quadro M6000 GPU with 12 GB of memory and Maxwell GPU architecture, new features and performance in Iray 2015, and an upgraded Quadro Visual Computing Appliance.
Special guests to include Disney directors Don Hall and Chris Williams, producer Roy Conli, visual effects supervisor Kyle Odermatt, head of animation Zach Parrish, and director of cinematography lighting Adolph Lusinsky.
As lead VFX studio, MPC was responsible for a variety of 3D and 2D effects, including creating Jack’s beanstalk, creatures such as Cinderella’s birds, mice, snakes and a cow, magic effects, fantasy environments, and transformation shots.
New CG-animated series co-produced by Nerd Corps Entertainment and A Stark Production lands in Belgium, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Germany.