The motto of the FIKE International Short Film Festival is “Life is Short”, and the five day festival did seem to literally fly by. FIKE is a showcase for short live action, animation, and documentary films. I seldom have the opportunity to see short live action films and so it is a special treat for me. Watching films coupled with the warm hospitality of festival director Joao Paulo Macedo made it five perfect days for me.
Stars and filmmakers of upcoming Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm movies featured at Saturday’s live-action event.
A 30-year industry veteran, Welch has extensive experience in Visual Effects and Production management, and knows the entertainment business on a ground-up operational and financial basis.
Universal's N.W.A. biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ leads the pack at the North American box office with a $60.2 million debut, helping to push Universal past the $2 billion mark domestically.
Beijing’s BaseFX founder and CEO Chris Bremble discusses the process and challenges of producing animation and visual effects for the most successful feature film in Chinese history.
Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios chief welcomes filmmakers and voice talent to D23 EXPO 2015 stage to reveal new details about ‘The Good Dinosaur,’ ‘Finding Dory,’ ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘Gigantic,’ ‘Coco,’ and more.
New short film, ‘Riley’s First Date?,’ will be included as a bonus feature in the digital HD & Blu-ray releases of Pixar’s ‘Inside Out,’ available digitally October 13 and on Blu-ray November 3, 2015.
Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, Disney’s ‘Moana’ to feature music from Tony-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, Grammy-winning composer Mark Mancina and Opetaia Foa’I, founder and lead singer of the award-winning world music band Te Vaka.
Disney reveals plans for an animated feature based on the ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ story to be directed by Nathan Greno (‘Tangled’) and produced by ‘Get A Horse!’ producer Dorothy McKim.
International pop star Shakira lends her Grammy-winning voice to Gazelle, the biggest pop star in Zootopia, teasing the all-new original song for the film, ‘Try Everything.’
Plympton recently contributed to the new compilation animated feature, ‘Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet,’ based on the world-famous book by the Lebanese poet; his latest short, ‘The Loneliest Stoplight,’ is also now in theaters.
Mytherapy founder and chief colorist Dado Valentic worked closely with cinematographer Peter Hannan to develop the look and color of the new film directed by Monty Python’s Terry Jones and co-starring Kate Beckinsale and the late Robin Williams.
Director Roger Allers reflects on his own challenging journey bringing the famous book of poetry to the big screen.
Veteran animation executives Penney Finkelman Cox and Sandra Rabins to lead the Chinese animation company’s expansion into Hollywood with three features currently in production and an ambitious plan to complete a new feature every 18 months.
Angelina Jolie Pitt joins the filmmaking team of the animated feature film The Breadwinner, based on the internationally acclaimed young adult novel of the same name by Canadian author Deborah Ellis.
Amateur artists can submit Star Wars: The Force Awakens-inspired fan art for a chance to be showcased in a Star Wars professional gallery exhibit.
Pixar Animation Studios plans to release its USD software, which enables dramatically increased efficiency across workflows, as an open-source project by the summer of 2016.
After being rejected by critics and audiences alike, 20th Century Fox's ‘Fantastic Four’ sees one of the lowest openings of all time for a big-budget studio super hero movie.
Directed by Tim Miller with VFX from Blur Studio, 20th Century Fox’s ‘Deadpool’ arrives in theaters on February 12, 2016.
Previs supervisor Jim Baker walks us through The Third Floor’s key previs and postvis efforts on the latest Marvel feature.
Paul Feig's ‘Ghostbusters’ remake is moved up one week to July 15, 2016; Stephen King adaptation ‘The Dark Tower’ is set for January 13, 2017.