Every year the Visual Effects Society’s Awards committee refines the rules and procedures to hone the experience for the VFX community.
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Joining 35 other categories recognizing excellence in animation, ASIFA-Hollywood adds a new category for best independent animated feature.
First-ever Mac-compatible release of visual effects and motion graphics software to be followed by a public beta for Fusion 8 Studio, which adds stereoscopic 3D tools and is designed for multi-user workgroups.
Nicole van Goethem’s 1985 Cristal and 1987 Oscar-winning short stands out in Annecy 2015 homage to female animators.
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.
Illumination Entertainment's ‘Minions’ beats the lifetime totals of ‘Despicable Me 2’ ($975.5 million) and ‘The Lion King’ ($987.5 million) to become the third-highest-grossing animated film of all time worldwide.
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.
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.
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.
VES guidelines for the usage and release of work-for-hire materials presented as part of a demo reel portfolio by VFX facilities and practitioners are aimed at providing reasonable access for artists to showcase their work while protecting the ownership rights of studios and producers.
The veteran producer discusses Disney’s celebrated animation shorts program and their latest DVD collection release.
The motto of the FIKE International Short Film Festival is “Life is Short”, and the five day festival did seem to literally fly by. FIKE is a showcase for short live action, animation, and documentary films. I seldom have the opportunity to see short live action films and so it is a special treat for me. Watching films coupled with the warm hospitality of festival director Joao Paulo Macedo made it five perfect days for me.
Fully-integrated ray-traced rendering now available for The Foundry's industry-standard compositing tool.
Continuing reflections on how society has a critical need for igniting and cultivating imagination as the origin of all ideation, inspiration, invention and innovation.
Animator Tess Martin takes exception to festival inclusion of filmed puppetry alongside stop-motion and other ‘straight-ahead’ techniques without contextual distinction.
Universal's N.W.A. biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ leads the pack at the North American box office with a $60.2 million debut, helping to push Universal past the $2 billion mark domestically.
Director Roger Allers reflects on his own challenging journey bringing the famous book of poetry to the big screen.
DreamWorks brings mechanical / organic hybrid characters and their tales of friendship and adventure together in a Netflix original series.
Disney's 'Lion King' spinoff, 'The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar,' starring Rob Lowe, Gabrielle Union and James Earl Jones, will premiere in November on the Disney Channel.
Trollbäck + Company adds Chace Hartman as Creative Director and Art Director Tom Edwards to their team.
Kabillion signs new distribution deals with DISH Network L.L.C. and Hulu for the classic animated properties El Chavo and Wendy.