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Music & Sound Headline News

Sony Delivers Monstrous Sound for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’

Sony Pictures Post Production Services supervising sound editor Geoffrey G. Rubay and his team work alongside re-recording mixers Tom Johnson and Michael Semanick, composer Mark Mothersbaugh and music editor Andy Dorfman.

Nickelodeon Headline News

‘The SpongeBob Musical’ Set to Premiere in Chicago

One-of-a-kind musical event to feature original songs by Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Dirty Projectors, The Flaming Lips, John Legend, Cyndi Lauper, Panic! At the Disco, They Might Be Giants and more, with an additional song by David Bowie.

The Animation Pimp Blogs

Somebody on Something: Pat Smith’s ‘Blank on Blank’

Director Pat Smith talks about animating lost and rare interviews with stars like Hunter S. Thompson and Lou Reed for his new web mini-series.

Walt Disney Animation Studios Headline News

Disney’s ‘Moana’ Rocks D23 EXPO 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.

Walt Disney Animation Studios Headline News

Disney Announces ‘Gigantic’ Animated Feature

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.

Walt Disney Animation Studios Headline News

Shakira Shaking Up Disney’s ‘Zootopia’

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.’

Trunk Animation Headline News

Trunk Animation’s Alasdair + Jock Helps David Gilmour ‘Rattle That Lock’

Trunk Animation directorial duo teams with Hipgnosis to create an animated video for David Gilmour’s ‘Rattle That Lock’ based on Gustave Doré’s mid-19th century illustrations for John Milton’s epic poem, ‘Paradise Lost.’

Music Videos Headline News

Edit 1 Creates New Music Video for Electropop Songstress BECA

NYC-based previs studio stretches creative boundaries with ‘Bayonet’ music video tapping company’s strengths in motion capture, 3D animation, visual effects, editorial, and more.

D23 EXPO 2015 Headline News

8 New Disney Legends to Be Honored at D23 Expo 2015

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.

Disney Headline News

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Celebrating Disney Shorts

LACO @ The Movies celebrates Walt Disney Animation Studios in an evening of eye-popping animation with orchestral scores performed live by The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra led by Emmy Award-winning composer Mark Watters.

Music & Sound Headline News

Geek Orchestra Performs Anime, Cartoon & Game Music May 30

‘MiLESTONES: A Concert of Anime, Cartoon, and Video Game Anniversaries’ celebrating milestone anniversaries of childhood favorites to be performed on Saturday, May 30 at The Sheen Center in Manhattan.

Warner Bros. Headline News

‘Bugs Bunny at the Symphony’ Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Twenty-city tour includes special performances with the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center and with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl.

Music Videos Headline News

Emanuele Kabu Animates New Music Video for The Helio Sequence

Video for ‘Upward Mobility’ was created combining different techniques, including stop-motion animation, digital animation, and drawings on paper scanned and then animated digitally.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Scooby-Doo! And Kiss: Rock And Roll Mystery’ Available July 21

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s original new animated film stars rock group KISS and features six of their classic hit songs.

AIAF Events

Australian International Animation Festival 2015

By Hages | Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 6:16am
Begins: May 15, 2015

CSU Animation and Visual Effects present the 12th Anniversary of the Australian International Animation Festival, running Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17.

Not To Scale Headline News

Manson Joins Not To Scale Directorial Roster

Directing collective’s latest project -- an animated short that tells the fascinating story of Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh -- was made in collaboration with BH Los Angeles for Google Play and The California Sunday Magazine.