Additional animation highlights include ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ and ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ as well as production sessions featuring Commercials and AAA Game Design.
AWN’s Miscweant examines the increasing sophistication of the technology powering the stop-motion studio’s fifth animated feature film, a globe-trotting adventure directed by Chris Butler.
The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb (June 3-8, 2019) will collaborate with the Cineuropa Training Programme GoCritic! with a workshop dedicated to emerging film journalists and critics.
Running October 21-26, 2019, the Tofuzi Animation Festival in Batumi, Georgia is the opportunity to see films and relax on the Black Sea coast.
International conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media running April 30 through May 3 sets additional speakers on VFX for television & global animation production.
In the absence of talking animals, director Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ works in plot points and references to the original film in very clever ways that fans of the original will recognize without feeling forced.
Held October 25-28, 2018, the Fredrikstad Animation Festival is the only opportunity to see a wide variety of Nordic/Baltic animation that does not often get shown at other festivals, meet the people that create it, and learn about what is new in the region’s animation community.
Leaders on the team behind famed effects like ‘Bullet Time’ will share insights on their seminal cinematic innovations; ‘Aquaman,’ ‘Lego Movie 2’ and ‘Alita’ sessions also added.
Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson shares a previously unpublished 2015 Pimpcast interview with the iconic Dutch musician and director, who passed away at 50 on March 7.
Those Tricky Women at the Tricky Women Animation Festival in Vienna, Austria have come up with some new tricks this year - in conjunction with Klangforum Wien, an Austrian chamber orchestra, the festival has paired ten women animators with ten female composers to create Happiness Machine.
The 4th Thessaloniki Animation Festival ran October 18-21, 2018 in a beautiful Greek city full of ancient architecture and delicious food, making it the perfect place for an animation festival.
Noted Oscar-winning production designer will be joined by Patrick Hanenberger from ‘The LEGO Movie 2’ in sharing their latest work.
What’s new in the world of indie animators? I tracked down heavy hitter Janet Perlman at the Ottawa festival last fall and we continued by email this past week...
Highlights from 26th event edition include GameZone interactive installations, a new immersive media and pop culture conference, a special track on Science, Games and Animation and numerous premieres and screenings.
CALL FOR FILMS - “Real Time Identity”; Call For Papers: “Real Time Identity” @UNDER_the_RADAR_Vienna
Animarkt is a 6-day event designed as a forum for people involved in all branches of stop motion to meet and exchange ideas. The Forum is divided into 3 different segments: Animarkt Presentations, Workshops, and the Pitching Session, which is what I am involved in as the Pitching Coach.
Sony Pictures Imageworks VFX supervisor Danny Dimian will present work on hit animated feature; animators Sophie Koto Gate, Michael Frei, Boris Labbé and Tomek Popakul will share their distinctive work.
The Miscweant reports on New York’s French Institute Alliance Française’s 2nd annual festival of French animation.
KROK is a special festival for me and this year it was extra special because it was its 25th Anniversary. Such an auspicious occasion brought together many old friends and a flood of memories of KROK’s past. It was time to remember friends, who in the words of Yuri Norshteyn, Honorary President of KROK, ”. . . have already crossed the great river, looking at us from the other side”.
Studio’s head and executive creative director will share inner workings of their visual and physical effects work on Disney's BAFTA and VES-nominated sci-fi adventure.