Oscar-winning animation director Chris Landreth talks about his hyper-real narrative style, his new comedic short ‘Subconscious Password,’ his ‘Making Faces’ facial animation masterclass, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
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Entertainment studio partners with Gates Foundation and Viacom-founded educational non-profit to award $25,000 scholarship and other prizes to young animators.
Daily Beast piece on co-creator Sam Simon’s passing reminds us how quickly the show’s irreverent humor became a cultural force to be reckoned with.
40 student artists craft film about a raccoon, a candy shop and an impulse that just can’t be denied.
Amos talks about Talenthouse, which showcases over 3.1 million creative artists, his difficult path to launch the site as well as his one-love philosophies on life and art.
Winners to share US$50,000 as #VOFF5 launches with fully-curated showcase of more than 140 animated shorts from 37 countries.
The Drac Pack is back as Genndy Tartakovsky, Robert Smigel and Adam Sandler-led sequel hits theatres this September.
It seems Olaf hasn’t left the building yet as development of sequel to animated hit film is confirmed.
As part of AWN’s Professional Spotlight series -- a series of exclusive video interviews shot during FMX 2014 – Max Solomon, an animation supervisor at Framestore, talks about the animation, previs and onset virtual technology used on the Oscar-winning film ‘Gravity.’
Legendary iconclastic director to talk at upcoming LA screenings of ‘Heavy Traffic,’ ‘American Pop,’ ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Wizards.’
Jan Pinkava, an Oscar-winning director at Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP), discusses new digital storytelling platforms and technologies, today’s animated film business and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
48-hour animation production marathon presented by The Art Garage begins this coming March 20th in Montclair, NJ.
Orly event demonstrating synergy and unified configurations for filming with special effects in real time set for next Wednesday, March 18, 2015.
Gumby celebrates his 60th birthday with 3-day festival at Glendora’s Citrus College this coming September 18-20, 2015.
The 38th International Animated Film Festival Cinanima, 10 through 16 November, 2014 in Espinho, Portugal is one of the oldest and most respected animation festivals in the world. It has the reputation for screening not only the best of current animation, but is also a major showcase for Portuguese animation. The Grand Prix winning film at the festival qualifies for submission to the Academy Awards and the Cartoon D’ Or. Portugal has a rich literary history and a centuries old connection to the sea, and that is often reflected in their animation. When coupled with the country’s long years of isolation from the rest of Europe, I feel it often makes Portuguese animation difficult for other cultures to appreciate. With the exception of a few well-known Portuguese animators such as Regina Pessoa, Abe Feijo, Jose Miguel Ribeiro, and Joanna Toste, comparatively little animation from this country has been seen at other festivals in the past. There are numerous excellent animators such as Zepe (Jose Pedro Cavalheiro) whose films are well-known in his own country but seldom seen in the rest of the world.