Based on a recent interview Bill Desowitz did with Wally Pfister (Transcendence), Marc ponders the question whether technology actually fails us.
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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.
Poland’s fourth annual Se-ma-for Stop Motion Film Festival kicks off, boasting almost 250 animations from dozens of countries, as well as speakers from Aardman, Pixar and Tim Burton’s filmmaking team.
RGH Entertainment partners with Unique Features to make Paul McCartney’s High in the Clouds into an animated feature film.
Opus Visual Effects produces visual effects for 3D IMAX rock ‘n’ roll film Metallica: Through the Never.
The two first time directors sound off on the rigors and joys of bringing a big time animated sequel to the screen.
The Vancouver International Film Festival announces the highlights of its slate of animated films for the 2013 edition of the festival, including the Canadian premiere of Ari Folman’s The Congress, as well as screenings of Max Andersson and Helena Ahonen’s Tito on Ice and Hosoda Mamoru’s Wolf Children.
Studio AKA traces the history of Rev. Henry Duncan and the history behind the building of the TSB bank in The Story.
Disney/Pixar's Monsters University will be the recipient of the Hollywood Animation Award and Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim visual effects supervisor John Knoll will receive the Hollywood Visual Effects Award at the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards.
Italy's Imaginaria International Animation Festival, newly relaunching in 2014, issues a call for submissions for animated films produced after December 31, 2009.