Rounding off four days of speakers and presentations, the 20th Anniversary edition of the FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia concludes with a special screening of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ with Marvel VFX Supervisor Christopher Townsend in attendance.
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Directed by Byron Howard, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Zootopia’ opens nationwide on March 4, 2016.
Senior animator Chip Lotierzo and art director Tom Cardone discuss their respective roles on Blue Sky’s animated features, including ‘Rio 2,’ as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
CG supervisor Damien Gray discusses Animal Logic’s animated feature ‘The LEGO Movie’ as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
John Cleese, Alec Baldwin, James Franco, Anjelica Huston, Heidi Klum and Omar Sy board AMBI Pictures’ 3D CGI animated family film ‘Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad,’ directed by veteran animator Dimos Vrysellas.
Doug Cooper discusses the role of Visual Effects Supervisor at DreamWorks Animation’s as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
The Third Floor studio manager Duncan Burbridge discusses the company’s previs business as well as their recent work on ‘300: Rise of an Empire.’
Fuelled by the company’s parks and resorts, Disney beats analysts’ predictions, pushing the company’s shares to new highs of more than $113.
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.
Superights and newly-launched prodco Folivari to produce three TV specials from the writer and director of the Oscar-nominated 2D animated feature, 'Ernest & Celestine.’
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.’
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.
Roger Allers-directed feature set to open Annecy 2015 features animation from Tomm Moore, Joan Gratz, Bill Plympton, Nina Paley, Joann Sfar, Paul and Gaetan Brizzi, Michal Socha, and Mohammed Harib.
The Jeffrey Katzenberg-led studio exceeds analyst expectations with a 13 percent rise in revenues despite posting a $54.8 million loss for the period ended March 31, 2015.
Eight feature films are selected to screen in competition at Annecy 2015, including three films from France, two from Japan, a French-Dutch co-production, and films from Spain and Columbia.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller are writing the treatment and producing the animated feature set to arrive in theaters on July 20, 2018.
The deadline for submission to the 10th edition of the Bucharest International Animation Film Festival is June 20, 2015.
Scheduled events include “CG Creature Showcase – Monty’s Christmas and a Black Swan,” “Pipeline for Feature Film VFX,” “Commanding the Exodus,” and “MPC Motion Design -- From Small Beginnings to Big Ideas.”
Special presentation of the film -- featuring more than six minutes of footage to be introduced by director Brad Bird -- will screen exclusively in IMAX theatres beginning May 1.
Richard Kidd is named Creative Director/Senior VFX Supervisor; Scott McCullough named Live Action Director & DP.