The Academy ups the number of eligible films in the VFX category to 20; Short films qualifying via a theatrical release must now have a theater run in Los Angeles County for at least seven consecutive days with at least one screening per day.
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Tim Clark and Karine Lafranchise are selected as trainee animators and will be joining the feature animation team at Cinesite’s Montréal studios to work on ‘Charming.’
Blackmagic digital film cameras were used to shoot scenes and stunt work in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ and ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ while Fusion Studio was used for compositing and to help create action sequences for ‘Spy’ and ‘Barely Lethal.’
Immersive short from Portland-based experimental filmmaker Kurtis Hough combines animation and live action to create an awe-inspiring look at the universe.
New series of cartoon shorts from the creators of web series ‘Homestar Runner’ incorporates a variety of animation techniques, including flash, CGI and animation mixed with live-action.
Recognizing excellence in 3D animation, visual effects, visualization and game design, the animago AWARD will be presented on Thursday, October 15 at the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE.
High-concept short from writer and director Aaron Martinez mixes gritty live-action 16mm film and handcrafted stop-motion animation to build an uncanny vision of the future.
Award-winning CG-animated short film from Bent Image Lab director Joshua Cox explores the kitschy depths of love and betrayal between three porcelain figurines.
Legendary superstar rock band KISS to receive prestigious 2015 “Special Commissioner’s Award” from Japan’s International Short Shorts Asian Film Festival for “Samurai Son” music video.
Universal and Legendary Pictures’ ‘Jurassic World’ ends Pixar's number-one opening winning streak, but ‘Inside Out’ exceeds expectations to score the top debut of all time for an original Pixar title.
Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ wins Cristal award for best short film at the 39th Annecy International Animated Film Festival, while Franck Ekinci and Christian Desmares’ ‘April and the Extraordinary World’ awarded Cristal for best feature film.
VisFX powerhouse Scott Pritchard, 2D Sequence Supervisor from Industrial Light and Magic, to present a Masterclass revealing unseen content previews at The Children’s Media Conference 2015.
Multi-award winning animation and visual effects studio wins Gold National ADDY for 3D-animated architectural projection mapped video, ‘The Monument Comes Alive, celebrating Union Station Kansas City’s Centennial.
Among 11 special prizes, Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can't Live Without Cosmos’ wins Junior Jury Short Film Award at the 39th edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Written and directed by Richard Keane and produced by Laura Roche with music by Darren Hendley, ‘Bird Food’ was commissioned by BSÉ/IFB Short Shorts.
New original series from Daniel Chong -- the latest to come out of Cartoon Network’s short form animation program -- to receive exclusive screening at Annecy; Network returns to festival to seek next generation of talent.
Hollywood-based VFX house Flash Film Works relies on Fusion Studio from Blackmagic Design for compositing work on car chases, helicopter stunts and intricate fight scenes for 20th Century Fox’s ‘Spy.’
Irreverent comedy produced at Nickelodeon Animation Studios showcases a rich, layered world from popular creative duo Dave Cooper and Johnny Ryan.
The first CG-animated feature to be fully funded and produced in the Middle East, Barajoun Entertainment’s ‘Bilal’ is based on the story of Bilal ibn Rabah, a companion of Prophet Mohammed.
Directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carlon, ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ arrives in theaters on January 29, 2016.
New original 13-episode series from the studio behind the ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ franchise premieres worldwide on June 26.
GKIDS acquires North American rights for latest feature from Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol, the Oscar-nominated writers and directors of ‘A Cat in Paris.’