The three-and-a-half minute reel from San Diego Comic-Con 2015 is a montage of behind-the-scenes footage emphasizing the practical sets and visual effects created for the film.
George Lucas, Danny Elfman, Susan Lucci, Andreas Deja and other remarkable contributors to be celebrated in a special awards ceremony hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Friday, August 14.
Highlights at OIAF 2015 include ‘World of Tomorrow’ by Don Hertzfeldt, ‘Ernie Biscuit’ by Adam Elliot, ‘Sonámbulo’ from Theodore Ushev, ‘Waves ’98’ by Ely Dagher, ‘The Simpsons’ Couch Gag and Stromae’s ‘Carmen’ by Sylvain Chomet, and ‘A Single Life’ by the Dutch trio Job, Joris & Marieke.
Nelvana and Sony Pictures Animation partner to bring ‘Hotel Transylvania’ to the small screen; New series will be developed and produced by Nelvana Studio in Toronto and is slated to launch on air in early 2017.
Annual SIGGRAPH conference offers potential candidates an opportunity to meet with Animal Logic’s recruitment team to work on ‘The LEGO Movie Sequel,’ scheduled to start production at Animal Logic Vancouver in January 2016.
Major Technicolor exhibition at MoMA, ‘Glorious Technicolor: From George Eastman House and Beyond,’ rolls into its final weeks with a full schedule of 35mm screenings of Disney and other animation classics.
Ten-minute computer animated short, centered on the story of a caterpillar named Boro, is being developed for screening at the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the work of Aardman Animations with three programs featuring the studio’s Oscar-winning and nominated ‘Wallace and Gromit’ shorts.
Taking first place at the North American box office with a $115.2 million debut, Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Despicable Me’ spinoff scores the second-biggest opening weekend of all time for an animated title.
John Knoll is re-elected to Visual Effects branch of the Academy’s Board of Governors; Bill Kroyer is re-elected to the Short Films and Feature Animation branch.
CBBC’s ‘Blue Peter’ presents Morph co-creator Peter Lord with the show’s highest accolade, the gold Blue Peter badge, in an animation special that aired on Thursday, July 9.
From filmmakers Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey, ‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life’ examines the prolific animator and story artist’s life from growing up in Santa Barbara, CA to his years working as an animator at Disney, Hanna-Barbera, Pixar and beyond.
The Little Red-Haired Girl from Blue Sky’s ‘The Peanuts Movie’ makes her big CG debut with the help of voice actor Francesca Capaldi.
Under the supervision of model maker Mark Anderson, 32TEN Studios creates 19-foot “miniature” models of the massive gates that welcomed visitors to the prehistoric theme park Jurassic World.
Iloura VFX supervisor Glenn Melenhorst discusses the return of Ted, the politically incorrect talking teddy bear that stars in Seth MacFarlane’s adult comedy sequel.
Japanese animated feature ‘Miss Hokusai,’ winner of the Jury Award at Annecy 2015 from director Keiichi Hara and Production I.G., and Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ set to open Fantasia 2015.
Illumination Mac Guff director Kyle Balda discusses the challenges of bringing Illumination’s CG-animated feature, ‘Minions,’ to the screen.
The co-director of Illumination Entertainment’s highly anticipated animated spin-off details the challenge of giving the loveable yellow sidekicks of ‘Despicable Me’ and ‘Despicable Me 2’ their own film.
Director Brad Bird’s classic animated family film ‘The Iron Giant: Signature Edition’ comes back to theaters from Warner Bros. and Fathom Events remastered with new scenes.
The new animated feature written and directed by ‘The Lion King’s Roger Allers, which includes work from nine of the biggest names in animation, wows the opening night audience at the 2015 Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
See costumes from the upcoming ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ film, two life-sized LEGO Mystery Machines, and an interactive social media sweepstakes photo op with ‘The LEGO Movie’s Wyldstyle.
Submission deadline for Scientific and Technical Awards is Friday, July 10; Animated Short Film submissions must be made by Thursday, October 1; Animated Feature submissions are due Friday, October 30.
Next adventure in the Anthology series of ‘Star Wars’ films to focus on how young Han Solo became the smuggler, thief, and scoundrel whom Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi first encountered in the cantina at Mos Eisley.
Based on the characters created by Ross Bagdasarian, ‘Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Road Chip’ is directed by Walt Becker and arrives in theaters everywhere on December 23, 2015.