VFX supervisor Paul Santagada’s team used CG to build out and assemble the film’s physical Rust Bank Cemetery and Underworld sets, integrating plate elements, performance passes, secondary bits, and a bunch of fluid, smoke, breaths, and bubbles - delivering 275-300 shots across around 12 sequences on the stop-motion comedy horror film, now streaming on Netflix.
‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,’ ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,’ ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru,’ ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish,’ and ‘Turning Red’ selected in the animated movie category; ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ and ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ among Outstanding Producer award nominees.
Five Japanese animation studios begin Kickstarter campaigns to fund their anime film or series productions.
In a wide-ranging interview, the acclaimed, Oscar-winning director shares insights into his stop-motion masterpiece, now streaming on Netflix, and the wonders of the creative process.
To celebrate the home entertainment release, special New York screenings of William Cameron Menzies’ 1953 sci-fi classic will be held January 14 and January 18 at MoMA and at the Bedford Playhouse Clive Davis Arts Center January 15.
The studio behind the upcoming ‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ may also be hard at work on an animated movie adaptation of the franchise touting the best video game ever made.
The Oscar-winning director’s stop-motion passion project, 15 years in the making, beats out ‘Inu-Oh,’ ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,' ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish,’ and ‘Turning Red’ to win the season’s first big animation award.
The MCU Phase 5 kicks off this February with the third installment of the ‘Ant-Man’ franchise; Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly reprise their titular roles.
Ryan Coogler and Marvel Studios’ action-adventure will soon be available all major digital platforms before coming home on disc; two exclusive Best Buy SteelBook designs showcase Wakanda and Talokan; Walmart exclusive includes a Black Panther enamel pin
The ‘Deadpool’ director takes over directorial duties on video game adaptation, as previous director Eli Roth focuses on ‘Thanksgiving’ feature.
Inspired by a ‘Frozen’ documentary, director Daniel Gies digitally created the film’s folded paper styled stop-motion-like animation with tools such as Maya, Houdini, and Unreal Engine; his animated short debuts later this year.
Two best friends find out they’re not alone in a remote lake house during the pandemic in the streamer’s new original horror film, coming next Friday.
Oscar-winning ‘Big Hero 6’ director signs overall deal with the streamer that includes both a follow-up to his 2022 seafaring tale, the streamer’s most successful animated feature ever, and an original fantasy in the vein of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Princess Bride.’
In a modern retelling of the infamous 'Dracula' vampire tale, the loyal yet tortured servant Renfield tries to see if there’s a life outside the shadow of The Prince of Darkness.
Co-founders Clément Calvet and Jérémie Fajner went from 2 artists working in their living room to 600 artists working in Paris, Milan, and as of next month, a brand-new location – with USD pipeline - in France’s growing animation hub.
Fans at CES 2023 buckled up for an exclusive look at the highly anticipated film based on the true story of a teenage player of the titular game who went on to become a pro racecar driver; starring David Harbour, Archie Madekwe, Darren Barnet, and Orlando Bloom, the film hits theaters this summer.
Producer Mark Swift talks about the development of DreamWorks Animation’s blockbuster adventure-comedy now in theaters, and why the long-awaited swashbuckling feline’s return is his favorite of all the films he’s worked on.
Streamer drops new TV spot to announce the hit Marvel Studios’ film, featuring an IMAX enhanced immersive home viewing experience, will debut next month; ‘Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast’ also released.
The Visual Effects Society to honor the award-winning producer's contributions in visual arts, filmed entertainment and the advancement of storytelling through cutting-edge visual effects; will be presented at the 21st Annual VES Awards next month.
Returning in April as ‘climate-friendly’ certified, the event will feature discussions on sustainability in film and media production; programming announcements include a look at animated shorts ‘A Flammable Planet’ and ‘Can’t Negotiate the Melting Point of Ice,’ and advancements of AI Rotoscoping.
Following recent change in DC Studio’s executive team, axed actors are rumored to be jumping ship to a more 'welcoming' comic book cinematic universe.
Amidst studio’s ongoing upheaval, many major franchises have been affected, from the DCU to ‘Game of Thrones;’ will a reimagined magical world bring audiences back to theaters?
The ‘stuff it yourself’ teddy bear toy company is teaming with Foundation Media Partners on its first animated Christmas feature, complete with an all-star cast, based on the real-life Holiday plush collection star Glisten the snow deer.
Following studio launches in Munich and Barcelona, the new facility will accommodate company’s growing team and project roster while increasing its capacity and production capabilities.