The Spine premieres this week at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, and Chris Landreth tells Bill Desowitz all about it.
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With tonight's premiere of The Goode Family, one of its creators discusses how the series is a counter balance to King of the Hill.
It's been a busier GDC than usual for Autodesk, which was expected after the recent Softimage purchase. First came the announcement of 3ds Max 2010, followed by new versions of its two runtime technologies for the game engine -- HumanIK 4 animation middleware and Kynapse 6 artificial intelligence (AI) middleware -- as well as Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 software (formerly SOFTIMAGE|XSI Mod Tool), the free 3D modeling and animation package for aspiring artists.
Joe Strike sits down with Emily Hubley to explore her her life as an artist and animator -- and being a Hubley.
Ellen Wolff sat down with Phil Tippett to discuss creatures, the state of the industry and his desire to play down his title as "pioneer."
Ed Catmull, who will be honored at the Sci Tech Awards on Saturday, discusses WALL•E, Bolt and improving CG.
Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Jessica Yu, who has been nominated for the Sundance Film Festival's prestigious Grand Jury Prize three times (for her feature documentaries PROTAGONIST, IN THE REALMS OF THE UNREAL and LIVING MUSEUM) returned to Park City for the 2009 Sundance Film Festival with a humorous documentary short entitled THE KINDA SUTRA.
Oscar nominee David Fincher gets in the right headspace to talk about head replacement on Benjamin Button and the state of VFX.
VFXWorld goes deeper into Autodesk's surprising acquisition of 3D rival Softimage with Autodesk Media & Ent. SVP Marc Petit and Softimage General Manager Marc Stevens.
Two of Pixar's principals take a look at the past, present and future of the landmark rendering system.
From the record-breaking lines to the ubiquitous eye candy, Mark Simon offers his take on the Con of Cons.
Leonard Cheshire Disability unveiled six new Creature Discomforts characters on July 3, to launch a new campaign to change attitudes to disability.
The new animations hope to challenge people's expectations about what disabled people can do.
Following on from last year's campaign, the team at Aardman has created another six characters for the charity's campaign including a blind chameleon, an owl and a shrimp in wheelchairs, and a hearing-impaired Cheshire cat.
The filmmakers from creative production company Shilo recently collaborated with an extraordinary group of individuals and organizations to create a powerful animated :90 public service announcement.
With today's release of The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, director Andrew Adamson reflects on his cinematic journey through C.S. Lewis' mythical realm.
Joe Strike visits the fourth annual Red Stick International Animation Festival in Baton Rouge and likes what he sees.
Peter Plantec previews the speakers, presentations and parties that will make fmx/08 the most fun media conference of the year.
SUPERNATURAL actor Jensen Ackles is in final negotiations to star in MY BLOODY VALENTINE 3D for Lionsgate, per THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.Patrick Lussier will direct the remake of the 1981 slasher flick about a murderer who kills people for celebrating Valentine's Day.
Tara DiLullo Bennett tackles the Super Bowl spots once again, this time speaking with Filmworkers Club, Framestore NY, the Mill, ka-chew! and Method.
CIS Vancouver and CIS London (both formerly Rainmaker Visual Effects) completed 397 shots for the new Columbia Pictures' action thriller VANTAGE POINT, which opened No. 1 at the box office on Feb. 22.
The film revolves around eight strangers with eight different points of view who try to unlock the one truth behind an assassination attempt on the President of the United States.
Bill Desowitz gets the scoop on new innovations at Autodesk this year from Marc Petit, SVP of the Media & Ent. division.
For an upcoming edition of his "Mind Your Business" column, Mark Simon will be discussing what styles of animation people prefer to watch and work on.