The stop-motion legend, Lucasfilm executive creative director, and senior ILM animation supervisor, respectively, will head to Turin to deliver a suite of in-person talks and workshops; Italy’s premier international event on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, VR and AR, Gaming, and VFX runs October 15-20.
Plus: a big ol’ postscript on how the Writers Guild of America strike will inadvertently boost the utility and quality of ChatGPT.
The festival wrapped its 30th edition with an April 30 ceremony honoring winners of the main competitions, with Priit Tender and José Miguel Ribeiro, respectively, taking home the big awards.
Oscar-winning British-Czech animator, director, and screenwriter – known for Pixar’s Ratatouille and Gerri’s Game - takes the reigns in June, promising to remain faithful to his predecessor Andreas Hykade’s principal ‘The person is more important than the project.’
Wētā FX ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ panels added to a vast array of already confirmed programming for the upcoming 4-day hybrid event, running April 25-27 and online April 28 in Stuttgart.
Part of the 17th Animation Production Days running April 26-28 in Stuttgart, the conference takes place on April 26 and offers animation professionals a platform to discuss current developments in the industry.
There was no better way to ring out the 2022 animation festival season than with a trip to beautiful Bilbao in the Basque Country of Spain for AnimaKom.
Tired, depressed, sick, cold, nauseous, tense, exhausted... In 2014, cartoonist, graphic novelist and illustrator Maaike Hartjes suffered a burnout.
The 4-day hybrid event, which runs April 25-27 and online April 28, revealed more on-site programming, including sustainability in media productions panel, VFX insights into HBO’s ‘The Last of Us,’ challenges of adapting literature into animation and games, and masterclasses with Ed Hooks and Craig Caldwell.
The company’s General Manager of M&E, Richard Kerris, takes a deep dive into the processes and promise of NVIDIA’s groundbreaking creative platform.
A full slate of animated films vie for the coveted Trickster Award in the international feature-length film competition at the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film, running April 25-30.
With a style that ‘blended expressionism and magical realism,’ the filmmaker produced 16 shorts and one feature, including the award-winning ‘Harpya’ and ‘Nocturnal Butterflies;’ he also served as ASIFA president for a decade and founded continental Europe’s first animation training course in 1960 at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent.
Raoul Servais, known as the wizard of Ostend, passed away on Friday 17 March in his home in Leffinge, West Flanders, Belgium.
The 4-day hybrid event returns to Stuttgart April 25-27 with an exclusive online day April 28; confirmed presentations include the creative and technical journey of Netflix’s ‘1899’ and Digital Domain’s use of Charlatan, its neural network for ‘deep fake’-like face replacements on Disney+’s ‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.’
Budapest is a beautiful city any time of the year; in late November with the Christmas markets in full swing and cold, crisp air, it was a magical setting for Anilogue International Animation Festival’s 20th Anniversary edition.
Charlie Mackesy and Peter Baynton’s Annie Award-winning and Oscar-nominated feel-good short film, about the unlikely friendship between a boy, a mole, a fox, and a horse as they explore the meaning of kindness, courage and compassion, brims with comforting, heartwarming messages of hope.
ANIMASYROS 2023 returns in September with a main focus on Animation and Ancient Greece, a tribute to the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America and a focus on female creativity.
Join the free February 28 online discussion with the directors of ‘My Year of Dicks,’ ‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse,’ ‘The Flying Sailor,’ ‘Ice Merchants’ and ‘An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It;’ watch the nominated shorts on the Animation Showcase.