Based on a recent interview Bill Desowitz did with Wally Pfister (Transcendence), Marc ponders the question whether technology actually fails us.
One of the great names in Japanese animation, Isao Takahata, kicks off Annecy 2014 with a screening of his latest film, The Tale of Princess Kaguya.
DreamWorks Animation taps siblings Wendy and Lizzie Molyneux to write live-action/CG hybrid feature Hot Stuff.
The Producers Guild of America announces the honorees for the second annual Digital VIP Awards; Alfonso Cuarón, Netflix, Rockstar Games, and Vine are among those to be honored June 6 in Los Angeles.
Framestore partners with Richard Ayoade to provide over visual effects on more than 150 shots on his second feature film, an adaption of Dostoyevsky’s The Double.
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International returns for a third year with feature film premieres, international shorts, VIP guest speakers, live script readings, master classes and more.
Organizers for Europe’s leading conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia announce that this year’s program will include a presentation on a number of highly anticipated yet unreleased films, including DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Son of Batman, the 20th DC Universe Animated Original Movie, will have its World Premiere as the featured event at WonderCon on Friday, April 18, followed by a panel discussion with the voice cast and filmmakers.
LOOK Effects produces over 250 VFX shots visual effects for Draft Day, the new Kevin Costner film directed by Ivan Reitman.
Visual effects house Method Studios was lead vendor for the futuristic action adventure, creating a variety of complex environments, set extensions, digital doubles and CG characters used throughout the film.
Canadian Eric Clément joins the Cinesite team in Montréal as CG Supervisor, bringing a wealth of experience and a strong reputation in the visual effects industry.
As recipients of the 2013-14 Humanities Laureate Award, legendary animators The Brothers Quay are scheduled to speak at The DePaul Humanities Center On Wednesday, April 16; the event is free and open to the public.
Moonbot Studios is acquiring film rights to award-winning author Ellen Potter’s Olivia Kidney trilogy of young adult books, to be made into a live-action film with significant animation sequences.
Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier holds onto to the top spot at the North American box office with $41.4 million; Carlos Saldanha's Rio 2 follows in second place with a $39 million debut.
Xbox Entertainment Studios is producing a new digital feature based on the video game series Halo in conjunction with 343 Industries and celebrated sci-fi director/producer Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions.
Carlos Saldanha is again at the helm in the sequel to Blue Sky Studio's 2011 hit, Rio. Check out our set of production stills. All images TM and © 2013 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia to spotlight virtual production in Gravity, Avatar 2 and more with speakers including Chris DeFaria, Tim Webber and Jon Landau.
Former Aardman Features exec Sarah Smith launches a UK animation studio with backing from Elisabeth Murdoch and VFX house Double Negative.
Melbourne-based Iluzija Animation Studio tackles a traditionally 2D animated version of Gaston Leroux's classic tale, “The Phantom of the Opera.”
Phase 4 Films releases a new trailer and poster for Jay & Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie, written by Kevin Smith and directed by Steve Stark.
The School of Visual Arts announces the presenters for the 25th Annual Dusty Awards taking place May 13 which includes a variety of names from the world of film and animation including Randall Emmett, Yvette Kaplan, and Ralph Bakshi.
The PDI/DreamWorks head of character animation helps bring one of animation’s classic duos to the big screen.