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Teruaki “Jimmy” Murakami Headline News

‘When the Wind Blows’ Director Jimmy Murakami Dead at 80

Legendary animator and director Jimmy Murakami, whose work includes the classic When the Wind Blows and The Snowman cartoons, has died at the age of 80.

yU+Co Headline News

Yu+Co Envisions the Struggle of Emotion and Mechanization for ‘Robocop’

yU+Co created 118 VFX shots in order to visualize the inner workings of a man/robot hybrid in the latest installment of the popular science fiction action franchise RoboCop.

SIGGRAPH 2014 Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2014 Issues Final Call for Submissions

With the general submissions deadline for SIGGRAPH 2014 only five days away, conference organizers issue a final call for entries. 

Animac Headline News

Spain’s Animac Fest to Spotlight Hybrid Animation

Special guests at the 18th annual Animac to include British animator Chris Shepherd, Czech stop-motion master Jiří Barta, the makers of The Amazing World of Gumball, musician/animator tandem Péter Vacz and Joseph Wallace, Polish animator Piotr Szczepanowicz, and abstract Japanese animator Maya Yonesho, among others.