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Films to Watch: Ottawa Animation Festival Competition Highlights

Many notable shorts and features standout in a competition artistic director Chris Robinson calls ‘weird, disorienting and divisive.’

VIEW Conference 2019 Headline News

Renowned Video Game Designer Brendan Greene to Speak at VIEW 2019

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 4:32pm

Creator of the battle royale game sensation, ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ (PUBG), joins impressive list of speakers confirmed for October 21-25 digital media conference in Turin, Italy.

soundtrack Blogs

Interview: Composer Judith Gruber Stitzer Talks About Her Creative Process

By Sharon Katz | Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 11:27am

Catching up with Judith Gruber Stitzer, whose music is as varied and exciting as the many animated and live-action films and TV productions she's created soundtracks for.

Animated Feature Film Blogs

Reviews: ‘Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles’ and Rob Paulsen’s ‘Voice Lessons’

By Joe Strike | Monday, August 19, 2019 at 10:27am

The Misweant writes about a different labyrinth and definitely not those ‘Turtles;’ plus, with apologies to Rocket J. Squirrel, ‘that voice… where have I heard that voice?’

AWN @ FMX 2019 VFXWorld

WATCH: Gayatri Parameswaran Talks ‘Home After War’ VR at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 8:45am

Journalist and director discusses her award-winning room-scale VR experience, which chronicles the ever-present dangers of hidden IEDs for civilians in Iraq after the war against IS ended.

Festival Blogs

ANIMARKT 2019 – RECRUITMENT FOR WORKSHOPS AND MASTERCLASSES HAS STARTED

This is a truly unique opportunity. Three-day professional workshops and exclusive masterclasses run by prominent figures of world animation are one of several reasons to come to Poland on 8-12 October. During the Animarkt Stop Motion Forum 2019 Barry Purves, Juan Soto, Angela Poschet, and Christine Polis will share their knowledge with participants. Applications for workshops and masterclasses can be submitted until 5th September, the participation is free.

VIEW Conference 2019 Headline News

Full VIEW Conference 2019 Announced

By Dan Sarto | Monday, July 22, 2019 at 12:29pm

Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Rob Legato to present ‘The Lion King;’ director Conrad Vernon to present animated ‘The Addams Family’ at October 21-25 digital media conference in Turin, Italy.

film animation festivals competition Blogs

The second edition of ANIMAFILM - Baku International Animation Festival submission closes 31 July

The second edition of ANIMAFILM - Baku International Animation Festival will be held in Azerbaijan, from 18 to 20 October 2019, the theme is Czech animation.

AWN @ FMX 2019 VFXWorld

WATCH: Weta’s Matt Aitken Talks ‘Avengers: Endgame’ VFX at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 1:19pm

Visual effects supervisor talks about his role leading the Weta Digital team on Disney and Marvel’s smash action-adventure hit.

VIEW Conference 2019 Headline News

Peter Ramsey, Siobhan Reddy and Sergio Pablos to Present at VIEW 2019

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 8:23am

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,’ ‘Dreams,’ and ‘Klaus’ presentations confirmed for upcoming animation, VFX, games and immersive storytelling conference.

FMX 2019 VFXWorld

WATCH: Michelle Eisenreich Talks ‘First Man’ In-Camera VFX at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 8:26am

DNEG visual effects producer discusses unique processing of never-before-seen NASA footage on Damien Chazelle’s Oscar-winning drama about Neil Armstrong’s legendary Moon walk. 

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