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Cospective Headline News

Frankie Powers The Master Chief’s Inaugural Adventure in ‘Halo: The Fall of Reach’

The Sequence Group taps Cospective’s cloud-based review and approval toolset to create a 3D-animated cinematic for AAA game franchise.

virtual reality Headline News

O2 Filmes Grades Virtual Reality Music Video with DaVinci Resolve Studio

Brazilian production and post house uses DaVinci Resolve 12 Studio to color grade Ivete Sangalo’s new virtual reality music video, ‘O Farol.’

Films Headline News

Sony Names Randy Lake President, Studio Operations and Imageworks

Former Sony Pictures Imageworks EVP will continue to report jointly to Sony Pictures Television chairman Steve Mosko and Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group chairman Tom Rothman.

Awards Headline News

PGA Announces 2016 Producers Guild Award Winners

Jonas Rivera receives the award for outstanding producer of animated theatrical motion pictures for Pixar Animation Studio’s ‘Inside Out’; ‘Game of Thrones’ wins the Norman Felton Award for outstanding producer of episodic television, drama.

Disney Headline News

Disney Unveils New Music Video for Shakira's ‘Try Everything’ from ‘Zootopia’

International superstar Shakira lends her Grammy-winning voice to Gazelle, the biggest pop star in ‘Zootopia,’ in a brand-new music video.

NYICFF Headline News

New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival Announces Complete 2016 Slate

2016 NYICFF program highlights include opening night film ‘Boy and the Beast,’ centerpiece screening of ‘The Little Prince,’ and closing day film ‘The Idol.’

Anime ANIMATIONWorld

Who Are We Kidding: Subliminal Child-Porn Images in Japanese Manga and Anime

By Kumi Kaoru | Monday, January 25, 2016 at 11:17am

Anime historian Kumi Kaoru’s unpopular position brings much-needed attention to the wink-wink-nudge-nudge world of subliminal child-porn imagery in Japanese manga and anime.

KROK 2015 Blogs

To Live (And Almost Die) In Russia . . . But All’s Well That Ends Well

Over the years animators have asked me “aren’t you afraid to go to Russia?” and “what would happen if you got seriously ill there?”  The answer to the first question has always been no, attending KROK is very safe and I have never been afraid in Russia. Now I can answer the second question with firsthand knowledge.  The KROK staff will make sure that you get excellent medical treatment if you should get seriously ill.

Vicon Headline News

Vicon and Artanim Announce Strategic VR Partnership

Artanim delivers new technology allowing users to experience, physically interact, and collaborate in a virtual 3D environment using Vicon motion capture technology.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’ Heads Home February 23

Extensive bonus features include the Academy Award-Nominated theatrical short, ‘Sanjay’s Super Team,’ making-of featurettes, deleted scenes and more.

Holland Animation Film Festival Headline News

HAFF Announces World Premieres of ‘Ticking Away’ and ‘Löss’

Dutch shorts ‘Ticking Away,’ by Michael Sewnarain, and ‘Löss,’ by Yi Zhao, join Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love’ in the Holland Animation Film Festival 2016 international shorts competition.

virtual reality Headline News

‘Giant’ Delivers Cinematic VR Experience at Sundance

Five-minute VR film experience created by developers Jack Caron, Todd Bryant, Omer Shapira and Uros Otasevic and shot in 6K is rendered using the Unreal Engine 4 game engine accelerated by NVIDIA Quadro M6000 GPUs.

Aardman Headline News

Aaardman Creates Stephen Hawking Short, ‘Inside His Head’

A visual kaleidoscope celebrating Hawking’s journey, short film is brought to life with stylized imagery and scientific diagrams to accompany the renowned scientist’s lecture about the theory of black holes, ‘Hawking Radiation and Thermodynamics.’

BlinkInk Headline News

‘Don’t Hug Me’ Directors Becky & Joe Help Save Lives with ‘Nursery Rhymes Inc.’

Directorial duo designs, crafts and puppeteers new PSA campaign for St. John Ambulance to help make baby CPR as easy as remembering a nursery rhyme.

Shout! Factory Headline News

Shout! Factory Premiering ‘Snowtime!’ Feature at Sundance

CarpeDiem feature is directed by Jean-François Pouliot and co-director François Brisson and produced by Marie-Claude Beauchamp; Ross Lynch, Sandra Oh, Angela Galuppo, Lucinda Davis, Sonja Ball, Don Shepherd, Jenna Wheeler, Heidi Lynne Weeks, Elisabeth MacRae and Holly Gauthier lead all-star voice cast.

Television Headline News

Spider-Man and The Avengers Return to Disney XD with New Seasons

‘Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man Vs. The Sinister 6’ Season Four premieres Sunday, February 21; ‘Marvel's Avengers: Ultron Revolution’ Season Three premieres Sunday, March 13.

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