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Animaze 2016 Headline News

Patrick Osborne’s ‘Pearl’ in the Spotlight at Animaze 2016

Oscar-winning director’s 360-degree short film for Google Spotlight Stories is included in two screening blocks and will also be presented at a specially installed 360-degree Dome theater.

VIEW Conference Headline News

VIEW Conference Announces 2016 Workshops & Talks

Talks and workshops at the 2016 edition of Italy’s largest computer graphics conference to include ‘Finding Hank’ with Pixar supervising technical director John Halstead, The Visual Design of ‘The Good Dinosaur’ with director of photography Sharon Calahan, and The Making of ‘Open Season: Scared Silly’ with director David Feiss.

Animation Block Party Headline News

Animation Block Party Announces 2016 Winners

‘Perfect Houseguest’ from Baltimore-based studio Tiny Inventions wins Best in Show; NFTS student Rhiannon Evans wins Best Student Film for ‘Fulfilament.’

SIGGRAPH 2016 Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2016 Wraps in Anaheim, CA!

World’s leading interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques plays host to more than 14,000 visitors from 74 countries around the globe.

nvidia Headline News

NVIDIA Demonstrates the Power of Pascal at SIGGRAPH 2016

NVIDIA’s latest GPU architecture boosts ray-tracing and rendering performance and allows artists to manipulate complex designs up to twice as fast as before; VRWorks 360 Video SDK supports real-time 4K workflows.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

WATCH: DreamWorks Animation Unveils ‘Trolls’ Footage at SDCC 2016

New ‘Trolls’ clip features the classic Simon & Garfunkel song, ‘The Sound of Silence.’

VIEW Conference Headline News

VIEW Conference Announces 2016 Keynote Speakers, Call for Entries

Byron Howard, director of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Zootopia,’ to deliver keynote address; deadline for entries to 2016 VIEW Awards is September 15.

Animaze 2016 Headline News

160+ Shorts & Features Selected for Animaze 2016

Program highlights include the Canadian premiere of Russia’s ‘Quackerz,’ Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love,’ and a female director short film showcase with 11 countries represented.

SIGGRAPH 2016 Headline News

The Foundry Bringing the Future of VR and VFX to SIGGRAPH 2016

Developer of tools for CG content creation hosting behind-the-scenes presentations from a raft of customers including Pixar Animation Studios, MPC and Sony Pictures Imageworks.

SIGGRAPH 2016 Headline News

Chaos Group Announces Blockbuster Lineup for V-Ray Days at SIGGRAPH 2016

Fourth annual event offers exclusive behind-the-scenes look at VFX for hit films, games and television; sneak peek at live VR rendering tech.

SIGGRAPH 2016 Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2016 to Highlight Emerging, Studio & Mobile Technologies

Conference to feature the latest in emerging technologies with more than 20 interactive installations, as well as 3D printing workshops and a range of talks on mobile applications.

Fantasia Headline News

Fantasia Fest Unveils 2016 Lineup

Animated films screening at Fantasia 2016 include ‘Bad Cat’ (Turkey), ‘Battledream Chronicle’ (Martinique), ‘Harmony’ (Japan), ‘Nova Seed’ (Canadian), ‘Psychonauts, The Forgotten Children’ (Spain) and ‘Seoul Station’ (South Korea), as well as the 4K restoration of the classic ‘Momotaro, Sacred Sailors.’

OIAF 2016 Headline News

OIAF Reveals Short Film Selections for 40th Anniversary Edition

Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love,’ Theodore Ushev’s ‘Blind Vaysha,’ French student collaboration ‘Crabe Phare,’ among 111 animated shorts selected to compete at the 2016 Ottawa International Animation Festival.

Trojan Horse was a Unicorn Headline News

Trojan Horse was a Unicorn Unveils 2016 Speakers

Digital art festival running September 15-19 in Tróia, Portugal to host some of the world’s top talent, including Doug Chiang, Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams, Kevin Lima, Brenda Chapman, Ralph Eggleston, Christian Alzmann, Frank Tzeng and Alberto Mielgo.

SDCC 2016 Headline News

Women In Animation Bringing Power-Packed Panel to SDCC 2016

“Cartoon Creatives: Women Power in Animation” panel to include ‘My Little Pony’ series creator Lauren Faust, Disney TV’s Brooke Keesling, ‘Voltron: Legendary Defender’ co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery, ‘Frozen’ Holiday Special co-director Stevie Wermers-Skelton, ‘Trolls’ producer Gina Shay, Cartoon Network’s Katie Krentz, ‘Star vs. the Forces of Evil’ creator Daron Nefcy, and WIA co-president Marge Dean.

Events Headline News

Early Bird Rate for 2016 World Animation and VFX Summit Ends July 15

Summit featuring top talent from leading studios like DreamWorks Animation, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Google, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Reel FX, LAIKA, Atomic Cartoons and Cartoon Saloon runs October 31 - November 2 in Marina del Rey, CA.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Trolls’ Ready to Invade Hall H

Special presentation at San Diego Comic-Con to be moderated by Chris Hardwick with voice cast members Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake and Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and director Mike Mitchell, co-director Walt Dohrn and producer Gina Shay.

OIAF Headline News

Titmouse Feature ‘Nerdland’ to Compete at Ottawa Fest

Official selections for the 40th anniversary edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival include mixed media documentary, stories inspired by real life, and surreal worlds that reflect our own.

Events Headline News

PDX Comics Get Animated at Show/Show

Comedy showcase featuring top acts interacting with animated jokes brought to life by members of the Portland animation community to be held in tandem with The Hoofnagle Tapes on August 11 at The Alberta Rose Theatre.

call for entries Headline News

Portugal’s Cinanima Fest Issues 2016 Call for Submissions

Fortieth Anniversary edition of Portugal's international animation festival runs November 7-13; deadline for entries is July 10.

Festivals Headline News

Animation Block Party 2016 Shorts Program Now Online

Short film program now online for independent animation festival’s 13th edition running July 28-31 at Rooftop Films and BAMcinématek in New York City.

Awards Headline News

Preschool Series ‘Lili’ Scoops Cristal Award at Annecy 2016

Award for producer Marie Bro and director Siri Melchior boosts plans for an extended television series based on the books by Danish author Kim Fupz Aakeson.

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