Based on the characters created by Ross Bagdasarian, ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip’ is directed by Walt Becker and theaters everywhere on December 23, 2015.
Program of Spanish animated cinema, ‘From Doodles to Pixels: More than one hundred years of Spanish animation,’ will premiere at the 55th edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson and Mandy Patinkin to lend their voices to Sony Pictures Animation’s CG feature based on the work of Peyo Culliford; ‘Get Smurfy’ arrives in theaters on March 31, 2017.
Stuttgart, Germany-headquartered CG house expands U.K. team led by Mark Gallie with the appointments of EP Caroline Holton, CD Arren Perfetti and production head Dave Weygang.
Bjørn Blaabjerg Sørensen, graduate of The Animation Workshop in Denmark, explains how his team brought a unique claymation aesthetic to their CG animation.
As one of the main visual effects vendors on the film, Method Studios delivers 247 complex VFX shots for ‘San Andreas,’ including the entire downtown Los Angeles sequence, in which an earthquake decimates the city.
Roster of voice talent for Pixar’s upcoming movie ‘The Good Dinosaur’ includes Raymond Ochoa, Jeffrey Wright, Steve Zahn, AJ Buckley, Anna Paquin, Sam Elliott, Frances McDormand, Marcus Scribner and Jack Bright.
Fred Patten reviews Ramin Zahed’s new coffee-table book detailing the art of DreamWorks Animation’s surprise hit film.
Fred Patten looks at Barbara Robertson’s coffee-table book showcasing the art of DreamWorks Animation’s latest penguin adventure film
Live workshops teach actors, producers, directors and animators the art of emerging motion capture technology using leading markerless mocap developer’s tools.
Industrial Light & Magic VFX supervisor Eddie Pasquarello takes AWN on a whirlwind tour of the studio’s work on director Brad Bird's live action Disney feature.
New teaser offers the first official look at the film’s main characters, Officer Judy Hopps, a bunny voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin, and Jason Bateman’s fast-talking fox, Nick Wilde.
Supervisor Gerardo Ramirez discusses key facets of The Third Floor’s previs, postvis and techvis efforts on Marvel’s latest superhero blockbuster.
Adobe plans to integrate Mixamo’s technology into Photoshop so designers can more easily create, customize, manipulate, rig and animate 3D objects.
Helping bring all the mayhem and madness of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ to the screen was Iloura’s Sydney studio, led by VFX supervisor Tom Wood. With two major sequences – a toxic sandstorm and evil warlord Immortan Joe’s stronghold, The Citadel – plus hundreds of stunts and vehicle crashes to contend with, Iloura was involved in more than 1,700 VFX shots. Here’s a selection of some of their great work on the film.
Rainmaker Entertainment to serve as animation facility for the fourth installment in the titled series directed by David Feiss, head of story on the original ‘Open Season’ movie.
Iloura’s VFX supervisor tackles the effects for George Miller’s iconic post-apocalyptic adrenaline-filled feature, including a toxic sandstorm and evil warlord Immortan Joe’s stronghold, The Citadel.
New season to include two themed seasonal specials; Toy company Just Play and Penguin Young Readers sign on as licensing partners.
Free update with Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 compatibility adds VR rendering capabilities and multiple V-Ray RT GPU enhancements including improved volume rendering, distributed rendering, and global illumination.
Now available on disc, CJ Entertainment is releasing the new animated family adventure featuring the voices of Melanie Griffith, Jane Lynch, William Baldwin, Stephen Baldwin and Rob Schneider in theaters on June 12.
LACO @ The Movies celebrates Walt Disney Animation Studios in an evening of eye-popping animation with orchestral scores performed live by The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra led by Emmy Award-winning composer Mark Watters.
Lola VFX supervisor Trent Claus talks about capturing Paul Bettany’s performance as Vision in Marvel’s latest blockbuster movie.
VFX house Digital Domain is honored at the 2015 AICP Awards for Best Visual Effects for its work on the Destiny “Become Legend” commercial.
Hybrid live-action/CG-animated reimagining of the classic series to be produced by Mainframe Entertainment, the television division of Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment.