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Animation director Jeff Hale, whose half century of work included the controversial Lenny Bruce short ‘Thank You Mask Man,’ has died.
Carl Rosendahl, PDI Co-founder and Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center, discusses the founding of pioneering CG studio PDI, the industry’s ongoing economic volatility, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Chris DeFaria, President, Animation, Digital Production and Visual Effects at Warner Bros., discusses the success of ‘Gravity,’ assessing a film’s marketability, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Jon Landau, James Cameron’s longtime producing partner at Lightstorm Entertainment, discusses the ‘Avatar’ sequels, new technologies, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
A selection of images featuring all the animation and visual effects Oscar winners and nominees, starting from the pre-Oscar Academy lunch and panel discussions and culminating with backstage celebrations during ABC's telecast of The 87th Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on Sunday, February 22, 2015! AWN congratulates the Oscar-winning teams behind 'Big Hero 6,' 'Feast' and 'Interstellar' as well as all the talented artists who worked on each of the nominated films.
Shanghai-based studio, known for its radical reinvention of Batman, Catwoman and Bane in Cartoon Network’s 2012 DC Nation shorts ‘Batman of Shanghai,’ is one year into production on its first feature-length project.
LAIKA’s CEO discusses the Portland-based studio’s groundbreaking, Oscar-nominated stop-motion masterpiece.
The new DreamWorks feature animation co-president talks about her role as producer on the studio’s Oscar-nominated hit.
The Oscar-nominated VFX supervisor breaks down some of the key grand finale action on Marvel’s second ‘Captain America’ hit.
Oscar-nominated VFX supervisor discusses the challenges of creating two believable CG action heroes.
Volunteer organization dedicated to empowering women in the animation community boosts growth, going from 120 members in 2013 to more than 860.
This workshop series will reignite a creative mind and the power and joy of imagining.
The mastermind behind Nickelodeon’s 'El Tigre' teams with Reel FX to bring a mythical love story to the screen.