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WATCH: Warner Bros. Releases ‘Storks’ Teaser Trailer

Co-directed by Nicholas Stoller and Doug Sweetland from a script written by Stoller, ‘Storks’ features the voice talents of Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammer, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele.

Festivals Headline News

Slamdance Unveils 2016 Short Film Competition Lineup

Fourteen animated shorts are selected to screen in competition, as well as U.K. filmmaker Ainslie Henderson’s stop-motion animated documentary short, ‘Stems,’ and Australia’s experimental VFX short, ‘Double-Blind No.1.’

Visual Effects Headline News

New ‘Gods of Egypt’ Trailer Showcases Stunning VFX Work

New trailer populated by gods and mortals aplenty, showcases stunning digital backdrops and other visual effects from Cinesite, Iloura, Raynault VFX, Rising Sun Pictures, Rodeo FX and Tippett Studio.

ITFS Headline News

Call for Entries: Animation Production Day 2016

Tenth edition of Animation Production Day to be held 28-29 April 2016 alongside the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia.

Awards Headline News

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Leads Critics’ Choice Awards with 13 Nominations

‘Ex Machina,’ ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ ‘The Martian,’ ‘The Revenant’ and ‘The Walk’ nominated for best visual effects, ‘Anomalisa,’ ‘The Good Dinosaur,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘The Peanuts Movie’ and ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ nominated for best animated feature.

Nexus Headline News

Nexus Director Nicolas Ménard Unveils Ray-Ban Collaboration

Running December 16-30 in New York City, 30-second looping animation celebrating the eyewear brand will be projected on to the sides of two prominent buildings on Lafayette and Columbus Circle.

Visual Effects Headline News

Oblique FX Delivers Visual Effects for ‘Sicario’

Montreal-based VFX studio creates subtle effects for the latest film from director Denis Villeneuve, delivering 123 shots including CG vehicles and bodies, set extensions and digital matte paintings, and blood and wound effects.

Adobe Headline News

Kelli Anderson Creates New Stop-Motion Video for They Might Be Giants

Adobe Creative Resident Kelli Anderson uses a combination of After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator to create a new stop-motion animated video for TMBG’s holiday cut, ‘Long White Beard.’

Pixar Animation Studios Headline News

Pixar’s Mary Coleman to Keynote Kidscreen Summit 2016

Head of creative development at Pixar Animation Studios to illustrate the special relationship between narrative and technological innovation that has produced some of the best animated films of all time.

Cinema 4D Headline News

Cantina Creative Fires Up VFX Workflow on ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2’

Acclaimed 3D toolset MAXON Cinema 4D delivers powerful capabilities for key hologram sequences in blockbuster sci-fi film finale.

The Foundry Headline News

Delve Into the VFX of ‘Jurassic World’ with Image Engine and The Foundry

The Foundry teams with Image Engine to deliver a behind-the-scenes look at ‘Jurassic World’ in the latest installment of The Foundry Sessions broadcasting live from London on Thursday, December 17th.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab’ Headed to DVD

Genius Brands International and NCircle Entertainment debut first ‘Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab’ DVD at Walmart stores nationwide; ‘Secret Lab Meeting’ also available digitally on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and Hoopla.

Laika Headline News

LAIKA Celebrates a Decade of Filmmaking with New 10-Year Anniversary Reel

Acclaimed animation studio behind ‘Coraline,’ ‘ParaNorman,’ ‘The Boxtrolls’ and 2016’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ celebrates a decade of achievement; President and CEO Travis Knight renews pledge to push animated art form beyond expectations.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Nickelodeon Greenlights ‘Bunsen is a Beast!’

Original animated comedy is created by animation veteran Butch Hartman; network also picks up seven additional episodes for season 10 of Hartman’s long-running hit, ‘The Fairly OddParents.’

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