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.
New animated kids comedy series created by Mexican director Celso Garcia and Lorena Machuca of Guadalajara-based LUNCH MEDIA integrates zombie and mariachi culture.
Highlights at OIAF 2015 include ‘World of Tomorrow’ by Don Hertzfeldt, ‘Ernie Biscuit’ by Adam Elliot, ‘Sonámbulo’ from Theodore Ushev, ‘Waves ’98’ by Ely Dagher, ‘The Simpsons’ Couch Gag and Stromae’s ‘Carmen’ by Sylvain Chomet, and ‘A Single Life’ by the Dutch trio Job, Joris & Marieke.
Annual SIGGRAPH conference offers potential candidates an opportunity to meet with Animal Logic’s recruitment team to work on ‘The LEGO Movie Sequel,’ scheduled to start production at Animal Logic Vancouver in January 2016.
Major Technicolor exhibition at MoMA, ‘Glorious Technicolor: From George Eastman House and Beyond,’ rolls into its final weeks with a full schedule of 35mm screenings of Disney and other animation classics.
The big winners at the 2015 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, were Image Comics’ ‘Saga,’ BOOM! Box’s ‘Lumberjanes,’ and Winsor McCay’s classic newspaper series ‘Little Nemo.’
Ten-minute computer animated short, centered on the story of a caterpillar named Boro, is being developed for screening at the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo.
Annual Toronto Animated Image Society Animation Showcase to showcase 21 short films, including Nicolas Menard’s ‘Loop Ring Chop Drink,’ Fraser Wright’s ‘Storage Space,’ exquisite corpse film ‘A Sailor's Grave,’ and Martina Scarpelli’s ‘Cosmoetico.’
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the work of Aardman Animations with three programs featuring the studio’s Oscar-winning and nominated ‘Wallace and Gromit’ shorts.
Scholarship recipients include Tomek Pilarski from Poland’s University of Arts, CSU Long Beach’s Alan Huynh, Sheridan College’s Anastasiia Platoshyna, Ringling’s Michael Trikosko, Sheridan College’s Eustace Ng, Griffith College’s Michael Linhart, MOPA’s Sarah Chalek, Academy of Art University’s Joanna K. Stopyra, and California College of the Arts’ Tiffany Rodriquez.
Executive producers Bryan Cranston and Seth Green, along with co-creators Matthew Senreich and Zeb Wells, offer fans a first look at Crackle’s upcoming super hero stop-motion animated comedy series.
Former Corus Kids executive to lead strategic planning and day-to-day management of the independent studio’s television development and production activities in Canada.
Legendary actor joins new stop-motion animated web series debuting on Vimeo On Demand beginning July 28th.
John Knoll is re-elected to Visual Effects branch of the Academy’s Board of Governors; Bill Kroyer is re-elected to the Short Films and Feature Animation branch.
CBBC’s ‘Blue Peter’ presents Morph co-creator Peter Lord with the show’s highest accolade, the gold Blue Peter badge, in an animation special that aired on Thursday, July 9.
From filmmakers Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey, ‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life’ examines the prolific animator and story artist’s life from growing up in Santa Barbara, CA to his years working as an animator at Disney, Hanna-Barbera, Pixar and beyond.
The Little Red-Haired Girl from Blue Sky’s ‘The Peanuts Movie’ makes her big CG debut with the help of voice actor Francesca Capaldi.
Under the supervision of model maker Mark Anderson, 32TEN Studios creates 19-foot “miniature” models of the massive gates that welcomed visitors to the prehistoric theme park Jurassic World.
Iloura VFX supervisor Glenn Melenhorst discusses the return of Ted, the politically incorrect talking teddy bear that stars in Seth MacFarlane’s adult comedy sequel.
Shotgun RV custom shader developed by The Mill enables filmmakers to review scenes for 360-degree and virtual reality projects.
Illumination Mac Guff director Kyle Balda discusses the challenges of bringing Illumination’s CG-animated feature, ‘Minions,’ to the screen.
The co-director of Illumination Entertainment’s highly anticipated animated spin-off details the challenge of giving the loveable yellow sidekicks of ‘Despicable Me’ and ‘Despicable Me 2’ their own film.
Former Light of Day creative director Leo Nguyen joins Carbon VFX with an impressive skillset that spans across art direction, illustration, 3D, motion graphics and editing.