To celebrate the highly anticipated home release of ‘The Croods: A New Age,’ Universal teams up with natural history museums on a virtual interactive exploration of the Ice Age, human origins, and more; the popular animated feature comes to Digital February 9 and to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, and DVD February 23.
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Celebrating Black History Month, new episode features 15-year-old Sidney Keys III, entrepreneur, and CEO of Books n Bros, who focuses on promoting literacy among Black boys; new monthly vignettes featuring inspirational stories from real-life kids to be released throughout the year.
Industry veteran launches New York-based animation studio to nurture entry-level talent from underrepresented communities by pairing them with seasoned industry professionals; company received Epic MegaGrant for its work with the nonprofit Musician Treatment Fund.
Join a conversation with the film’s director and Netflix’s Aram Yacoubian on February 12; registration for the free online event is now open.
Partnership and donation will enhance BSU’s animation curriculum, building on award-winning studio’s existing career/internship pipeline for the university’s students.
Program includes sessions with director Glen Keane on the making of ‘Over the Moon;’ RISE’s Florian Gellinger and their first in-house productions, ‘Dragon Rider’ and ‘Stowaway;’ and MR. X’s creative team discussing the film adaption of ‘Monster Hunter’ video game; project submissions being accepted until February 22 for Animation Product Days.
Global edutainment media company signs deal for STEM-based animated series; kids worldwide can tune in on popular digital and linear platforms.
Studio’s anti-smoking campaign for the California Tobacco Control Program uses powerful 2D visuals to follow the transitional journey of ‘Jackson,’ a habitual smoker, as he literally emerges from a cloud of smoke.
Join the January 30 free online conversation with Baobab Studios founders and creative leads when they discuss insights and challenges of the studio’s first five years; team will also discuss ‘Baba Yaga,’ a VR exploration of the Eastern European legend.
Led by industry veteran Michael Davies, the new program at Pearson College London features five key modules: Character and Creature Design; Modelling/Presentation; Technical Direction; Studio Project; and Production Project.
Submissions now being accepted in International Competition, National Competition, Junior Competition, Experimental Competition, and Documentary Competition; deadline for entries is January 31, 2021.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day episode features King’s granddaughter discussing her goals to continue her grandfather’s legacy; new monthly vignettes featuring inspirational stories from real-life kids to be released throughout the year.
Go behind the scenes with filmmakers discussing their animation projects; scheduled sessions include the production of Netflix’s first three animated shorts ‘Canvas,’ ‘If Anything Happens I Love You,’ and ‘Cops and Robbers;’ Baobab Studios’ VR Exploration Baba Yaga; and PaperBoat Animation Studio’s ‘Bombay Rose.’
Veteran 3D artist brings 20+ years of experience, having worked as CG supervisor on notable projects including ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘Fear of the Walking Dead’, ‘McGuyver,’ ’Hawaii 5-0,’ and ‘Shameless.’
Explore an extensive catalog of sessions, podcasts, demos, research posters and more; see GTC 2020 keynote by Nvidia chief scientist Bill Dally.
The stop-motion animator discusses how studios from different countries can collaborate efficiently.
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School gains SideFX’s official recognition for excellence in teaching; students now get exclusive access to webinars, presentations, and real-time feedback sessions for their portfolios.
‘Creating Emmy Award-Winning Animation Series & How to be a Top Director’ episode features SLR Production’s creative director discussing topics including production pipelines and equipment; writing strong briefs; directing voice talent; handling failures; and directing for the first time.
NOMINT founder Yannis Konstantinidis shares a dash of color and dose of hope with a stop-motion short using 400 unique cloth masks; watch the making of to see how the visual parade was produced.
The veteran cartoonist, animator, and teacher’s career spanned 65 years and included stops at a number of well-known studios as well as New York’s School of Visual Arts.
The world’s largest live streaming platform for gamers has become home to a growing number of animation artists displaying their work, with many streaming instructional and tutorial-style content aimed at sharing their love and knowledge of the profession.
Registration remains open with all content available on-demand through March 2021; highlights included 400 talks and presentations on the latest technologies in computer graphics, visual effects, virtual reality, augmented reality, and interactive techniques.
Produced by Fred Rogers Productions and created by children’s TV icon Sonia Manzano, the new show helps foster self-awareness, responsible decision-making, and empathy among today’s young viewers