Italy’s premier computer graphics conference announces keynote session with ‘The Little Prince’ director Mark Osborne, Skywalker Sound’s Randy Thom, ‘The Book of Life’ director Jorge R. Gutierrez, and ‘On Ice’ director Shannon Tindle.
More than 15 years after Brad Bird’s animated classic first arrived in theaters, ‘The Iron Giant’ has been retooled in a Signature Edition complete with two newly-added scenes.
Eric Coleman is named SVP, Original Programming and General Manager; Jonathan Schneider is promoted to VP, Strategy; Mondo’s Aaron Simpson joins the company as VP, Development; Shane Prigmore is named VP, Creative Affairs; and Bonnie Lemon joins the company as VP, Production.
This year at Annecy’s MIFA animation marketplace, the conversation about Chinese animation was anything but the same old story.
Winners of the 42nd Student Academy Awards competition in the animation category are ‘An Object at Rest’ by Seth Boyden ‘Soar’ by Alyce Tzue, and ‘Taking the Plunge’ by Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero.
Cinelicious, SpectreVision and The Cinefamily in Los Angeles team to present a 4K restoration of the Japanese anime feature ‘Belladonna of Sadness,’ directed by Eiichi Yamamoto (‘Astro Boy’) and produced by Osamu Tezuka’s Mushi Productions.
Intensive 10-week Introduction to Compositing for Feature Films to be taught by RSP senior compositor Paul Kirwan using The Foundry’s NUKE.
Award-winning character animation and special effects house appoints longtime producer Scott Coulter as vice president & executive producer of visual effects.
Nicole van Goethem’s 1985 Cristal and 1987 Oscar-winning short stands out in Annecy 2015 homage to female animators.
GKIDS acquires North American rights to ‘Only Yesterday’ from Studio Ghibli co-founder and Academy Award nominee Isao Takahata; new English-language version featuring Daisy Ridley and Dev Patel to receive 25th anniversary theatrical release winter 2016.
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.
District Judge Lucy Koh rejects the requests of Disney, DreamWorks, Pixar, Sony and other Hollywood studios to dismiss claims the companies violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists.
VFX supervisor Pete Bebb walks us through DNeg’s extensive work on robotic assassins, digital doubles and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Guardian in the latest ‘Terminator’ franchise flick.
Champion of Portuguese animation was instrumental in helping to bring the country to international cultural prominence following its return to democracy in 1975.
With the Adult Swim series finale set to air this week -- including a song from Rock legend Patti Smith -- creative studio Awesome Inc. reflects on the minimal animation and maximum fun of the beloved show.
The Sundance Institute presents ‘Shorts Lab LA: Animation,’ featuring speakers Tom Kenny, Kirsten Lepore, Julia Pott, David OReilly and Kent Osborne, at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on Sunday, August 23.
Panel featuring special guests plus a preview screening of two new episodes set for Thursday, October 8th at New York Comic Con.
VFX supervisor Marten Larsson discusses how Digital Domain turned arcade characters Donkey Kong, Centipede and PacMan into Earthly invaders in Columbia Pictures’ new action comedy.
From ‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ director Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ comes to Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on October 6, 2015.
Olson’s award-winning work has been created in partnership with some of the world’s top entertainment brands including Sony, Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Screen Gems, EA, THQ and Square Enix.
Now in its fourth edition, the biennial Bristol Festival of Puppetry will kick off with The Quay Brothers Retrospective on Thursday, August 27; Barry Purves Retrospective to be held Saturday, August 29.
Animated comedy co-created and co-executive produced by Chris Garbutt and Rikke Asbjoern (‘The Amazing World of Gumball’) and executive produced by Scott Kreamer (‘Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness’) set to premiere in 2016.
Other featured talks at VIEW 2015 to include Blue Sky’s Scott Carroll on ‘The Peanuts Movie,’ Pixar’s Kim White on ‘Inside Out’ and Sony’s Michael Kurinsky on production design for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2.’
Created over the course of seven months, dialog-free animated short pairs sound design and a distinctive visual look and adventurous color palette to help tell the story.