Marking the launch of director Kelly Asbury’s official production blog, The Blue Print, Sony Pictures Animation unveils concept art from the as-yet untitled fully CG animated Smurfs feature.
Poster art and images are released from The Secret World of Arriety director Yonebayashi Hiromasa’s forthcoming feature, When Marnie Was There.
DreamWorks Animation releases the first five minutes of its highly-anticipated How to Train Your Dragon 2, in theaters June 13.
Directed and produced by Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre in co-production with the NFB, animated documentary short Jutra is selected as part of the lineup of the 46th Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival.
Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is set to screen at the Cannes Film Festival in the Directors’ Fortnight section.
Marking the company’s sixth collaboration with Marvel, Luma Pictures contributes to over 375 shots in the recent release of Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, including the Winter Soldier's bionic arm, CG Cars, CG explosions, and a variety of environment matte paintings.
The winners of the 2014 TIFF Kids International Film Festival are announced, with My Mom is an Airplane picking up the TIFF Kids Adult Jury Award for Best Animated Short Film.
In another major victory for Marvel Studios and Disney, Captain America: The Winter Soldier remains at number one for its third consecutive weekend at the North American box office; Fox and Blue Sky's animated family film Rio 2 comes in second place, beating out newcomers Heaven is for Real and Transcendence.
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.