Screening series showcases juried selection of new short and feature-length films by students in the four CalArts School of Film/Video programs.
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.
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.
Tim Johnson’s ‘Home’ marks the best opening for a DWA film since ‘Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted,’ in 2012, and the third-best showing ever for an original DWA title after ‘Kung Fu Panda’ and ‘Monsters vs. Aliens.’
Chuck Peil, co-founder of Reel FX, talks about his studio’s evolution from animation and visual effects service house to mainstream animated feature film studio, the recently released ‘The Book of Life’ and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
‘New York Times’ bestselling series, ‘Fancy Nancy,’ optioned for original animated TV movie and series slated for premiere in 2017 on Disney Junior.
The veteran DreamWorks Animation director discusses the film’s eight-year journey from children’s book to big screen.
The New York indie animator riffs on her struggles with depression, film financing, gender bias and the challenges of making her first feature film.
Directed by Kelly Asbury, Sony Pictures Animation’s forthcoming untitled ‘Smurfs’ feature is produced by Jordan Kerner and co-produced by Mary Ellen Bauder.
London-based visual effects house to begin production on ITV’s 13-part warrior drama ‘Beowulf,’ FOX TV’s ‘The Bastard Executioner,’ BBC’s ‘Doctor Who’ series nine, and feature film ‘Poltergeist’ from 20th Century Fox and MGM.
Spielberg returns to Warner Bros. to direct an adaptation of ‘Reader Player One,’ the bestselling sci-fi novel that takes place in a virtual world.
Titled 'Billion Brick Race,' spinoff joins three 'LEGO' movies already on Warner Bros.' release schedule.
Indie King Bill Plympton’s award-winning hand-drawn feature, ‘Cheatin’, prepares for a national theatrical rollout with screenings in New York and other cities beginning April 3.
Salma Hayek’s animated passion project based on the 100 million-selling masterpiece by Lebanese poet Kahlil Gibran opens August 7 In NYC & LA followed by national expansion.
New Aardman Art exhibit running through August 30 at the Art Ludique-Le Musée in Paris stars 'Wallace and Gromit,' the fowl of 'Chicken Run,' 'Pirates,' and 'Shaun the Sheep.'
QR code-enabled stamp set features four internationally acclaimed animated properties from Ireland: Jam Media’s ‘Roy,’ Brown Bag Films’ ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Secret of Kells’ and Geronimo Productions’ ‘Nelly & Nora.’
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.
Estonia’s ‘House of Unconsciousness’ wins the Grand Prix award in the narrative short category; Japan’s ‘Dark Mixer’ wins in the non-narrative short category.
Overseas, DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Home’ opens in nine markets, earning an outstanding $19.2 million debut.
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.