In a four-day master class, Oscar winning animation director Suzie Templeton gives insight in her creative process and working methods.
The beautiful thing about inspiration is that you never know when it’s going to hit. Case in point – it’s 1989 and I’m working in the equipment checkout room at NYU’s Tisch School of The Arts. The room is where student filmmakers go to borrow the cameras, lights and all the grip stands they’ll need to make their films.
Fantastic Fest will host the world premiere of Disney's "Frankenweenie" on September 20 as the opening night film for the festival in Austin, Texas.
Summer blues bring on a softer mood. This week: "Bubble" (Elliot Dear), "TELEPHONEME" (MK12), "Cherry Blossom Elephant in Forest" (Young-jun Kim/Earth Design Works), "Blue Whale" (Sivan Kidron), "Kali le petit Vampire" (Regina Pessoa)
Eric Fogel, creator of MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch, starts blogging on AWN with a little background on a youth spent at his drafting table creating comic books.
A new trailer has been released for Tim Burton's Frankenweenie. Come October 5th, we'll see how Burton's early live action short translates into a stop-motion feature.
The Friday Five returns with falls, surreal trips, and strange transformations. This week: "Metamorphosis" (BUCK), "38-39°C" (Kangmin Kim), "The Fox" (WINTR), "Black Sun" (Kagemu), "Junkyard" (Hisko Hulsing)
Aardman Animation’s “The Pirates! Band of Misfits” arrives on Blu-ray 3D/DVD Combo Pack, Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD on August 28.
Elastic director Andy Hall takes top honors in the Advertising/Promotional Film category at the Annecy International Film Festival for his work on the Red Cross holiday gift donation campaign.
Boinx Software’s iPad app just updated with a new theater featuring the best of user videos, integration with iCloud, better image quality through Exposure and White Balance customization, and more.
Nickelodeon releases a trailer for the network’s first full-length stop-motion animated special, “It’s A SpongeBob Christmas!”
Walt Disney Studios announces a touring exhibition of the art of "Frankenweenie," the new stop-motion feature from Tim Burton.
Czech filmmaker Rudolf Smid’s animated short, “The Chronicle of Oldrich S.,” has been selected by the SilverDocs Documentary Film Festival.
Registration is now open for competitive screenings in Brazil's Animage - IV International Animation Festival of Pernambuco.
When the Imagination Movers were ready to release “Rock-o-Matic,” their latest DVD of music videos targeted to children and parents alike, they came to CRASH+SUES for an innovate approach to creating music video vignettes that would bring their songs to life.
“Wolf Dog Tales,” an animated short film from director Bernadine Santistevan, will have its world premiere on June 4, 2012, at this year¹s Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Hornet has released a making of video for the short film, The Eagleman Stag, the 2011 BAFTA Award-winning Royal College of Art thesis film of director Mikey Please.
Visual effects software developer The Foundry announced that animation studio LAIKA has purchased a site license of KATANA and plans to fully implement the software on its next feature film production.
Aardman director Bram Ttwheam has teamed up with artist Tristan Stevens to create the much-anticipated video release for the Nordic Giants‘ debut single, “Shine,” featuring the vocals and lyrics of Cate Ferris.
The world's best productions in the field of applied animation received their prizes in the Mercedes-Benz Museum at the Animated Com Award held at the 19th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.
Hornet director Peter Sluszka utilizes a medley of visual techniques in his music video for the song Better Energy by up-and-coming U.K. based band, Moones.
Guillermo Del Toro will co-direct "Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio" with Mark Gustafson. The Jim Henson Company production will be a 3D stop-motion animated version of PINOCCHIO based on the edition of Carlo Collodi’s classic tale illustrated by Gris Grimly.
Laika has named “Coraline” producer Mary Sandell head of production at the Portland, OR-based stop-motion animation studio.