Universal's ‘Jurassic World’ holds off Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ for the second weekend in a row; Seth MacFarlane R-rated comedy sequel ‘Ted 2’ underwhelms with $33 million debut.
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The Academy invites 26 new members to join the Short Films and Feature Animation branch; 23 new members are invited to join the Visual Effects branch.
Watch an exclusive clip from the “Be an Artist” featurette, in which storyboard artist Andrew Erekson provides a tutorial on how to draw Tip.
Pixar Animation Studios to share new footage from upcoming films, celebrate the 20th Anniversary of ‘Toy Story,’ and more at its first-ever D23 EXPO booth.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV appoints Chapter One Films founder Matt Kaplan to head newly launched feature film division, Awesomeness Films.
TripTank spin-off created and executive produced by Sean Donnelly and Alessandro Minoli alongside ShadowMachine’s Alex Bulkley and Corey Campodonico slated to premiere in 2016.
New release of popular subdivision surface library brings improved performance and reduced memory consumption, while continuing to leverage the massive parallelism available on modern GPU and CPU architectures.
CG-animated feature directed by Harald Siepermann arrives on DVD and two-disc Blu-ray 3D combo pack on August 18.
Distributed by eOne, family-friendly, feature-length adventure that reimagines the epic tale of Noah's Ark features the voice talents of Martin Sheen and Amy Grant.
Deadline for submissions to the second year of the Toronto Animated Image Society’s four-month Research and Production Animation Residency program is July 31, 2015.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.