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Creating a Modern World of Animals: Byron Howard on the Story and Directing Challenges of ‘Zootopia’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 20, 2017 at 3:09pm

As part of AWN's Professional Spotlight Series recorded during VIEW 2016, the Oscar-nominated director of Disney’s hit, ‘Zootopia,’ talks about the decision to make significant story changes well into production on the animated feature film.

Laika VFXWorld

Integrating VFX and Stop-Motion: Steve Emerson on Hybrid Filmmaking Approach of ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 17, 2017 at 3:57pm

As part of AWN's Professional Spotlight Series recorded during VIEW 2016, the Oscar-nominated VFX supervisor talks about a decade of filmmaking innovation and advancement at LAIKA.

Disney VFXWorld

Creating a Photoreal Masterpiece: Rob Legato on the Virtual Cinematography of ‘The Jungle Book’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 3:31pm

As part of AWN's Professional Spotlight Series recorded during VIEW 2016, the Oscar-nominated VFX supervisor discusses the challenges of virtual production on the hit Disney live-action/CG hybrid feature film.

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VIEW Awards Announces 2016 Winners

Chen Chen’s ‘Old Bear,’ produced in 2016 by Citron Bien and distributed by Yummy Films, wins 2016 VIEW Award. 

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It’s October – That Means VIEW Time!

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 1:46pm

The 2016 VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy promises once again, as it does each year, an inspirational week spent watching the best work from animation, VFX and game industry greats.

Video Interview ANIMATIONWorld

Watch: Director Shannon Tindle Discusses Google’s ‘On Ice’ VR Project at VIEW Conference

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 9:05pm

2016’s VIEW Conference starts next week in Turin - watch AWN's two-part interview with the Google ATAP’s Spotlight Story writer, director and character designer from the 2015 edition.

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Watch: Production Designer Michael Kurinsky Talks ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ at VIEW Conference

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 8:30pm

The 2016 VIEW Conference kicks off next week in Turin - watch AWN's two-part interview with the Sony Pictures Animation artist from the 2015 edition.

VIEW 2016 Headline News

Italy’s VIEW Conference Details 2016 Offerings

Countdown to VIEW 2016: Two-time Oscar-winner Rob Legato, visual effects supervisor for Disney’s The Jungle Book, rounds out a stellar VIEW 2016 program; Film, Games, and VR Industry leaders offer 18 workshops.

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VFX Luminary Rob Legato Bringing ‘The Jungle Book’ to VIEW 2016

Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor who has worked with James Cameron, Robert Zemeckis and Martin Scorsese to present keynote address on his recent collaboration with director Jon Favreau on Disney’s photorealistic CG/live-action adventure reboot of the classic animated film.

Video Interview ANIMATIONWorld

Watch: Director Jorge Gutierrez Talks About 'The Book of Life' at VIEW Conference

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 5:41pm

Counting down to the 2016 VIEW Conference kick off October 24, 2016, watch AWN's two-part interview with Jorge Gutierrez from the 2015 edition.

Video Interview ANIMATIONWorld

Watch: Director Mark Osborne Talks About 'The Little Prince' at VIEW Conference

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7:58am

Counting down to the 2016 VIEW Conference kick off October 24, 2016, watch Mark Osborne's interview from the 2015 edition.

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VIEW Conference Unveils Spectacular Slate for 17th Annual Event

Running October 24-28 in Turin, Italy, VIEW 2016 to feature speakers from five of the six highest-grossing films of the year.

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Full Program for 2016 VIEW Conference Now Online

Italy’s VIEW Conference celebrates its 17th anniversary with full program of keynote presentations, production sessions, workshops, talks and more.

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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.

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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.

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CG Short ‘Shift’ Wins 2015 VIEW Award

Second Place 2015 VIEW Award given to ‘Phantom Power’ by Sam Bourner; ‘Däwit,’ ‘The Story of Percival Pilts’ and ‘Olilo’ receive honorable mentions.

VIEW 2015 Headline News

Walter Murch Joins VIEW 2015 Keynote Lineup

Three-time Oscar winner to deliver “From Godfather to God Particle and Beyond,” addressing the changing vocabulary of film in relation to new digital technologies.

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The VIEW Looks Great from Turin

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 1:56pm

Italy’s VIEW Conference 2015 is just around the corner, with a top lineup of industry leaders preparing for a memorable week of presentations and al dente agnolotti.

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VIEW 2015 Celebrating LAIKA’s 10th Anniversary

Special presentations on the future of video games and ‘Everest’ planned for remarkable gathering of talent in Turin, Italy.

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ILM Continues 40th Anniversary Celebration at VIEW 2015

VFX powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic to present two special sessions, ‘40 Years of Creating the Impossible’ and ‘The Park Is Open: Journey to Jurassic World,’ during the 2015 VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy.

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Alessandro Carloni to Present The Making of ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ at VIEW 2015

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ co-director Alessandro Carloni to present a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the next installment in the DreamWorks Animation franchise at Italy’s leading computer graphics conference.

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VIEW Conference Unveils 2015 Keynote Speakers

Italy’s premier computer graphics conference announces keynote session with ‘The Little Prince’ director Mark Osborne, Skywalker Sound’s Randy Thom, ‘The Book of Life’ director Jorge R. Gutierrez, and ‘On Ice’ director Shannon Tindle.

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Jorge Gutierrez to Deliver Keynote at VIEW 2015

Other featured talks at VIEW 2015 to include Blue Sky’s Scott Carroll on ‘The Peanuts Movie,’ Pixar’s Kim White on ‘Inside Out’ and Sony’s Michael Kurinsky on production design for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2.’

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WATCH: Kris Pearn Directs ‘Evolve’ Short for Milan EXPO 2015

Stop-motion short, ‘Evolve: A Foody Tale,’ produced by a group of students from local schools in Turin with the support of the VIEW Conference, aims to draw awareness to the importance of food safety.

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