Showing us the road to the future of stop-motion, LAIKA celebrates the 10th anniversary of ‘Coraline.’
A tour of more than a dozen standout narrative, abstract and student short films from the 41st edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival.
One of LAIKA’s star animators, Rachelle Lambden, provides a first-person perspective on what it’s like to watch 87 films in two days as a jury member at the ninth edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival.
Ottawa may be overheating tis week, but we’re staying cool with a bevy of fresh animation from all around the world.
This year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival kicks off with a bang with a new Signal Film by Peter Millard and a surprise visit by animation legend Norman McLaren in 3D hologram form.
Registration now open for 18th annual computer graphics symposium running October 23-27; entries underway for ‘View Awards’ and ‘Games Bootcamp.’
Ottawa International Animation Festival selects 92 films from 1,992 entries, including ‘The Story of O.J.,’ designed and animated by The Mill and Titmouse, Clyde Petersen’s ‘Torrey Pines,’ Eva Cvijanovic’s ‘Hedgehog’s Home,’ and ‘My Father’s Room’ from South Korean director Nari Jang.
Two films -- Annecy Cristal winner ‘Lu Over the Wall’ and ‘Night is Short, Walk On Girl’ -- from Japanese anime director Masaaki Yuasa to compete at the 41st edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival.
Four-time Oscar winner Joe Letteri, Oscar winner John Nelson, two-time Oscar winner Bill Westenhofer, and Oscar winner Martin Hill join the roster of more than 25 top industry professionals already confirmed for Italy’s computer graphics conference.
Sweden’s ‘The Burden’ directed by Niki Lindroth Von Bahr wins Cristal Award for a Short Film; Japanese director Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Lu Over the Wall’ receives Cristal for a Feature Film.
Junior Jury Award for a Short Film given to director Cloud Yang’s ‘Valley of White Birds’ produced at Wolf Smoke Animation Studio in China.
Renowned Weta Digital senior visual effects supervisor to present the evolution of visual effects technology and artistry behind the final film in the trilogy at VIEW 2017 running October 23-27, 2017 in Torino, Italy.
Submissions for 18th annual VFX, computer graphics, games event running October 23-27, 2017 in Turin, Italy accepted through September 15.
Walt Disney Feature Animation veteran to present his latest short, ‘Dear Basketball,’ a collaboration with basketball star Kobe Bryant and Oscar-winning composer John Williams.
New VFX motion capture software provides increased performance alongside intelligent real-time system monitoring with a streamlined workflow to help users maximize studio time.
A raft of animated features, documentaries and short films from Norway are set to screen both in and out of competition at this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
2017 edition of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film kicks off with screening of Tomer Eshed’s animated feature, ‘Our Wonderful Nature: The Common Chameleon,’ and ‘The Head Vanishes’ by Franck Dion.
Stuttgart International Animation Festival to host two retrospective screenings of the Portland, OR-based artist’s award-winning short films; British Film Institute to host a preview screening of her forthcoming abstract animated feature film, ‘North of Blue.’
Feature adaptation of the debut manga series from ‘Knights of Sidonia’ creator Tsutomu Nihei officially selected to screen at this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Newly-announced production sessions to explore the VFX of Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,’ virtual production for ‘Ghost in the Shell’ and the newly-released ‘Ghost in the Shell’ VR experience, and an inside look at Google Spotlight Stories’ ‘Pearl,’ the first VR film to ever receive an Oscar nomination.
Full program for the 2017 edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, running June 12-17, now available online.
Twenty-fourth International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart to feature screenings of ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Finding Dory,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 3,’ ‘Ice Age: Collision Course,’ ‘Storks,’ and Japan’s ‘When Marnie Was There,’ as well as German productions ‘Die Häschenschule – Jagd nach dem goldenen Ei,’ ‘Ritter Rost 2 – das Schrottkomplott,’ ‘Mullewapp – eine schöne Schweinerei,’ and a tribute to ‘The Little Polar Bear’ filmmaker Thilo Graf Rothkirch.
This year’s Cartoon Movie once again showed that the number of riskier, small budget animated feature film projects aimed at adult audiences continues to increase.