ANIMA Brussels ushered in the year of the sheep in grand style with the Belgian premier of Shaun the Sheep Movie on their opening night. Aardman Studio is back doing what it does best, pure entertainment in flawless claymation. The 85 minute film brings Shaun and his fellow sheep to the big screen with all of the usual suspects from the television series.
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Anibar Call for Entires
Animators around the world! We invite you all to become part of the competitions, for the 6th edition of Anibar Animation Festival! This year’s Anibar has four new crowns to award in the categories: Best Environmental, Best music video, Best production and Best children.
Five NFB films honored at 2015 Canadian Screen Awards, recognizing excellence in film, television and digital media.
A new crop of animated and VFX-heavy films should free us from the icy grasp of this winter’s brutal cold streak.
KLIK! INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL at THE EYE in AMSTERDAM, 4 - 9 November 2014
KLIK! is always a perfect blend of excellent animation and fun, Fun, FUN, but when Lesley the Pony pranced into the Eye this year he brought a whole new meaning to fun! The spirit of Lesley the Pony, created by Christian Larrave as his junior year project at the Rhode Island School of Design (USA), fit right in with this year’s festival theme of Gender Bending: Girls, Boys, and Beyond.
Darth Vader is Luke’s father, Hans is the real villain, there is no Santa. Did this ruin your life? Not really, say some cognitive scientists.
Festival organizers announce public call for submission of animated films of all lengths; application deadline is February 1, 2015.
1973 Japanese animated masterpiece is the final film from the ‘Animerama’ trilogy produced by Osamu Tezuka and directed by Eiichi Yamamoto.
‘Into the Storm’ heads to Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on November 18 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.
Based on a recent interview Bill Desowitz did with Wally Pfister (Transcendence), Marc ponders the question whether technology actually fails us.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival, running in Ottawa, Canada September 17-21, 2014, announced its worldwide call for entries. Animators are invited to submit new work into various categories including Independent Short Films, Feature Films, Commissioned Films (series, commercials, music videos), Student Films and Films Made for Children.
All entries for this year’s competition must be received by May 16. The deadline for preview DVDs is May 30.
Gnosis Moving Pictures partners with Whisper Pictures on the CG animated film Tusk: Hannibal’s Favorite Elephant.
Northern Lights and SuperExploder take home the top prizes at the 2013 AICE Camp Kuleshov for Screwloose and an audio interpretation of the chariot race from Ben Hur respectively.
Chris Meledandri to give keynote address at 2013 VES Summit; Andrew Merkin, Head of Special Projects and Transmedia at Mirada Studios, and Max Michael, Head of Business Development, Asia at UTA, among highlighted Speakers.
Nvizible completes over 180 visual effects shots for Sony Pictures’ Captain Phillips, including CG helicopters, airplanes and seascapes.
Athena Studios and the Bay Area chapter of the Visual Effects Society restore Black Angel, legendary Star Wars-era short film believed missing for over 30 years.
The UK’s Northumbria University produces a new animation to challenge stereotypes relating to welfare reforms to be screened at the House of Commons.
The Holland Animation Film Festival, the largest animation film festival of the Netherlands highlighting films from art-house and commercial to cartoons and 3D, issues a call for entries for the 2014 edition of the festival, to be held March 19-23.
Underneath all the visual design, digital effects and filmmaking technology lies the artistry of the animated performance.
Reel FX completes 140 visual effects shots, titles, main-on-ends, and the epilogue for Playtone and Exclusive Media’s Parkland.