Sony Pictures Animation story artist and director Kris Pearn discusses the many different hats a big studio animated feature film director wears.
Martin Preston discusses the use of the Arnold renderer from Solid Angle on 'Gravity,’ and his role as head of research and development at Framestore.
Industrial Light & Magic Principle R&D Engineer and Lead Renderer Olivier Maury discusses recent advancements in digital pyrotechnics.
Independent animation filmmaker Regina Pessoa discusses the creative development process on her latest project, ‘Uncle Thomas and the Accounting of Days.’
USC’s chief visual officer Paul Debevec outlines the creative technology research underway, as well as the school’s groundbreaking work at the Oscar-winning film ‘Gravity.’
Proof Inc.’s Ron Frankel talks about the visualization house’s work on ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier.’
Co-head of fffects Scott Peterson discusses DreamWorks Animation’s CG-animated sequel, ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2,’ as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Scanline VFX founder Thomas Zauner discusses the history and evolution of his company and eventual move into visual effects production as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Filmmaker Nicolas P. Villarreal earns the Best Short Film award from a juried panel of young judges at TIFF Kids International Film Festival.
Trunk Animation and Peepshow Collective director Pete Mellor creates a new 12-minute educational film for Saudi children.
The Brooklyn Brewery Mash brings highlights from Animation Block Party -- including films by Robert Grieves, Swantje Wenz, Greg McLeod, Sarah Beeby, Daniel Greaves and Louis Hudson -- to Wilton’s Music Hall on Saturday, May 2.
Proof Inc. creative director and founder Ron Frankel to present inside look at previs and postvis work from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ during 2015 FMX conference in Germany.
New licensing agreement with The Jim Henson Company brings preschoolers two animated series: the heartwarming ‘Hi Opie!’ and STEAM-focused ‘Doozers.’
Drawn from a plot by the brand’s original creator, ‘Dragon Ball Super’ is the first new series in 18 years.
Licensing agreement with Bioworld Merchandising to include headwear, sleepwear, footwear, electronic accessories and fleece throws.
VFX artist at Minneapolis-based post studio contributes digital artistry to commercials and long-form branded content.
Abstract: Genius Brands International appoints NCircle Entertainment as home entertainment partner in North America for ‘Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab.’
Twenty-second edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film to present, ‘Music & Animation,’ highlighting the “virtuous interaction between music and animation” presented by five teams of outstanding international artists from the music and visuals scene.
Week-long series of events presented by the California College of the Arts, the Cartoon Art Museum, Academy of Art University and the San Francisco Public Library runs Sunday, May 3 through Saturday, May 10.
Top industry professionals in animation, effects, games and transmedia share their thoughts on the success of the FMX Conference, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2015.