Free digital event opens with ‘Digital Humans’ keynote by Pinscreen founder Hao Li, a leader in deepfake art and technology, who will discuss the evolution of virtual living triggered by the global pandemic.
The highly anticipated DCEU sequel is expected to start production this coming June under the working title ‘Necrus,’ with returning cast members Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, and Amber Heard as Mera.
Highlights for this year’s Stuttgart Animation Festival include the international competition for short films; German premieres of ‘Wolfwalkers’ and ‘Josee, the Tiger and the Fish;’ ‘Creating*Diversity and Pandemic Animation’ film compilations hitting on current social and political topics; and ‘Wonderwomen – Women in Games & Animation.’
Cardiff Animation Festival and Cape Town International Animation Festival are collaborating on a virtual event that features a week of curated screenings, workshops, and Q+As; programs will feature Welsh and African animated shorts previously screened at the respective festivals over the past 5 years.
The free virtual event will celebrate ‘Diversity in Animation;’ the conference will begin on April 21, with the film festival starting April 15 – films will be available on demand after they are aired.
The ‘Pete’s Dragon’ team of David Lowery and Jim Whitaker will direct and produce the star-studded live-action remake of Disney’s 1953 animated classic; film to premiere on Disney+ in 2022.
Executive producer Matthew Beans builds on Season 1 themes of harmony and positivity to explore issues of vulnerability, perfectionism… and what a jazz troll’s lair looks like; a new season of DreamWorks Animation’s ‘hair-raising’ adventures premieres today on Hulu and Peacock.
The upcoming conference program, in partnership with the Academy Software Foundation, highlights cross-industry efforts to develop shared technology for VFX, animation and sound; additional confirmed speakers include Pixar’s technical director Markus Kranzler and Inda Barnardo, director of ‘Cat and Moth.’
Coming to Netflix April 16, the 80-minute 2D film launches Arlo’s journey that lands him in New York City; soundtrack gets Capitol Records release the same day; ‘I Heart Arlo’ animated series will continue his adventures as he and his newfound crew setup shop and bring a neighborhood back to life.
Adaptation of Aaron Blabey’s book series about notorious bad guys going good debuts April 15, 2022; Antonio Banderas reprises his role as the suave feline outlaw in the new sequel premiering September 23, 2022.
New version introduces flexible machine learning toolset, Hydra 3D viewport renderer and extended monitor out functionality, enhanced workflows for collaborative review, and Python 3 support.
Kid’s laughter, not screams, now fuels Monstropolis; Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Bonnie Hunt, and Mindy Kaling lend their voices to characters old and new in the highly anticipated show, which premieres July 2.
Snyder’s niche directorial style may not be for everyone, but overall, his additions to the original film seem successful, if not a tad excessive, resulting in a longer-than-desirable runtime.
Submissions are being accepted for the 2021 festival, which runs September 22-26; the competition’s entry deadline is May 31.
The event, which promotes Mexican and Ibero-American cinema, is accepting both feature and short film animations for its official competition; the event runs October 1-9 - submission deadline is May 28.
On April 23, Aniplex of America and Funimation will release the hit anime feature in North American cinemas, including 4DX and IMAX; available on digital June 22.
Visual Effect Society names veteran VFX supervisor, second unit director and DP as this year’s recipient of the VES Creative Excellence Award; innovative filmmaker won Oscars for ‘Titanic,’ ‘Hugo,’ and ‘The Jungle Book.’
Based on the popular flash animation series by Ping Zhang, the animated fantasy adventure comes to DVD and Blu-ray+ DVD combo pack May 11.
The ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ actor’s character will serve as a key to the mysterious past of Lilith, a woman with magical abilities played by Cate Blanchett.
Auradon's epic social event of the season, Mal and King Ben's wedding, premieres this summer, with the original live-action cast back to handle voice acting duties.
Disney’s animated epic adventure features the voice talents of Kelly Marie Tran and Awkwafina; the Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD release, available May 18, includes never-before-seen bonus footage and deleted scenes.
Emma Stone and Emma Thompson star in the live-action adventure about the early days of the fashionable villain, Cruella de Vil - coming May 28.
Steamroller Studios and Pop Willy Production to co-produce new 3DCG animated feature about a once promising martial arts champion on a journey to guide her family to what she believes is a better life.
Aurel and Agnès Patron take home France’s highest film awards for best animated feature and short film at Friday night’s live Olympia concert hall ceremony.