Carl Rosendahl, PDI Co-founder and Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center, discusses the founding of pioneering CG studio PDI, the industry’s ongoing economic volatility, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
A new crop of animated and VFX-heavy films should free us from the icy grasp of this winter’s brutal cold streak.
Chris DeFaria, President, Animation, Digital Production and Visual Effects at Warner Bros., discusses the success of ‘Gravity,’ assessing a film’s marketability, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Los Angeles-based animation studio 6PH leverages Toon Boom’s Harmony Software for the two-minute music video finale, “Rap Battle,” in ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.’
Joe Strike is more than impressed with director Steve Loter and DisneyToon Studio’s newest Disney Fairies animated feature.
Jon Landau, James Cameron’s longtime producing partner at Lightstorm Entertainment, discusses the ‘Avatar’ sequels, new technologies, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Unmatched toolset for VFX/Games/Animation tracking and review brings world-class production pipelines to studios of all sizes.
Animated feature to be produced by ‘The LEGO Movie’s Chris McKay and Roy Lee, with input from series creator Pendleton Ward.
Warner Bros.’ R-rated romantic heist movie ‘Focus’ wins the North American box office race with a $19.1 million debut; Microbudget horror film ‘The Lazarus Effect’ rounds up the top five with $10.6 million.
Often earnest, sometimes campy, ‘Star Trek’ employed the distant future and primitive special effects -- at least by today’s standards -- to take on social issues of the 1960s.
First look of the first full-length movie in the Dofus universe, ‘Dofus - Book I: Julith,’ will be unveiled at European pitching event in Lyon, France on March 6.
Plympton’s latest hand-drawn feature kicks off its New York theatrical run on Friday, April 3, followed by a national roll-out with stops in Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis, Denver, Portland and other cities.
Feature-length movie, ‘Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure,’ features Oscar winner as the voice of new engine Ryan.
Shouting, swearing and outright bitchiness signal another year of festival submission review and selection for The Pimp.
Joining Sony in 2004, Osher was named in 2008 as president of the digital production division of Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Feature selections include Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ and Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep The Movie’; short film selections include Steven Woloshen’s ‘1000 Plateaus’ and Piotr Dumala’s ‘Hipopotamy.’
To begin with, what more could any Disney fan ask for – this groundbreaking film has never looked sharper.
Ottawa International Animation Festival seeks submissions for International Showcase in eight separate categories.
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller sign on to write the script for the sequel, as well as produce alongside Dan Lin and Roy Lee.
Sony names Tom Rothman chairman of the Motion Picture Group; extends contract of SPE chair Michael Lynton.
A selection of images featuring all the animation and visual effects Oscar winners and nominees, starting from the pre-Oscar Academy lunch and panel discussions and culminating with backstage celebrations during ABC's telecast of The 87th Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on Sunday, February 22, 2015! AWN congratulates the Oscar-winning teams behind 'Big Hero 6,' 'Feast' and 'Interstellar' as well as all the talented artists who worked on each of the nominated films.