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AWN @ FMX 2019 VFXWorld

WATCH: Rob Bredow Talks ILM VFX, Tech and Strategies at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8:31am

ILM’s SVP and Executive Director discusses studio production and management challenges as well as technology investment strategies and plans. 

AWN @ FMX 2019 VFXWorld

WATCH: Jenn Taylor Talks ‘Game of Thrones’ Loot Train Attack at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 17, 2019 at 5:37am

Image Engine lead animator details her work creating Drogon the dragon in the hit HBO series’ Season 7 Episode 4 battle where the Lannister army is incinerated as it tries to flee. 

AWN @ FMX 2019 VFXWorld

WATCH: Oscar-Winner Nina Hartstone Talks ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sound Editing at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Monday, May 13, 2019 at 2:56pm

Supervising sound editor discusses ADR work, Rami Malek voice integration and how she handles challenges specific to recording audio for fully digital characters.

Seminars/Workshops Blogs

MOVE SUMMIT 20, 21, and 22 February 2019 in Edinburgh, Scotland

Scotland is not the first place that comes to mind when you think of animation, but the country is working hard to change that.  The MOVE Summit is a big step in that direction.

film animation festivals competition Blogs

Take Part in the 17th International Animation Film Festival Tindirindis 2019!

The 17th International Animation Film Festival Tindirindis 2019, which will be held from November  28 - December 1 in Vilnius, Lithuania, is now open for submissions.

AWN @ FMX 2019 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: ‘LEGO Movie 2’ Co-Director Trisha Gum Talks Animation Industry at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 7:00am

Animation director discusses pertinent issues including the art of animated filmmaking, careers, mentorship and the reality of working under a “woman” animator label. 

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WATCH: Bobby Chiu Talks Concept Art and Character Design at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 10:56am

Schoolism.com founder and Imaginism Studios producer / designer shares his insights on design challenges, artistic tools, working with directors and how filmability impacts his creative decision-making. 

ITFS Headline News

‘Bloeistraat 11’ and ‘Mirai’ Take Top Prizes at Stuttgart

26th International Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film concludes with a host of awards for International and German animated projects. 

FMX 2019 Headline News

Stuttgart’s FMX 2019 Concludes: More Than 280 Speakers and 4,000 Attendees

Capacity crowds help one of the world’s most important animation and visual effects conferences fully embrace its theme of 'Bridging the Gap' between people and projects from around the world. 

VIEW Conference 2019 Headline News

Call for Entries: 2019 VIEW Awards Now Open for Submissions

Italy’s premier animation, VFX, games and immersive storytelling conference is now accepting submissions for its film competition, with a €2,000 first prize.

Events Blogs

Cartoon Springboard 2019 - pitching event for young talents in Valencia, Spain

CARTOON SPRINGBOARD gives young European animators who have graduated from school within the last 5 years an opportunity to test out their new animation project on a team of animation experts and receive valuable feedback.

call for entries Blogs

Call for Entries for the 10th Edition of the Festival of Anibar Closes April 30

Anibar the International Animation Festival in Peja Kosovo will have its 10th edition this year July 15-21. Submit your films today!

People Blogs

THEE WRECKERS SEND OFF ONE OF THEIR OWN IN STYLE

On 7 March 2019 noted Dutch filmmaker, artist, and musician Rosto left this planet much too soon at the age of 50.  On 8 April, the three remaining members of Thee Wreckers Band, Wrecker Folley, Wrecker Wally, and Wrecker Rooney, gathered at the Eye Film Institute in Amsterdam along with Rosto’s many friends and admirers to celebrate his life and work which were intertwined.

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