The award-winning studio delivers 271 shots for the Disney+ special, including a newly built and decorated Knowhere, Cosmo the (digital) dog, and a dancing adolescent Groot.
Creation Entertainment Media and Magic Frame Animation are teaming up to develop and produce and feature film adaptation of Georges Alexander Vagan’s detective adventure book series that follows young Paul Martin as he traverses a land of perpetual Christmas and snow.
Three exciting first-look character images have been released for upcoming Lovecraftian animated film, including glimpses of Batman (David Giuntoli), Harvey Dent, (Patrick Fabian), Oliver Queen (Christopher Gorham), and Talia al Ghul (Emily O’Brien).
Joel Crawford, director of DreamWorks Animation’s latest adventure-comedy, talks about Kurosawa, Sergio Leone, and the making of his new film about the famous whiskered adventurer’s coming to grips with mortality, a brilliant, instant classic, now in theaters.
The award-winning visual effects house to kick off the new year with a new French-based facility helmed by Creative Director/Head of Studio Andy Morley; continued studio expansion follows the recent acquisition of Lola Post Production.
Working with DNEG and Distillery VFX, visual effects supervisor Brian Connor delivered almost 700 shots depicting intense aerial combat and a defining set of crash sequences in J.D. Dillard’s epic drama, based on the lives of U.S. Navy officers Jesse Brown and Tom Hudner.
Visual effects supervisor Nikos Kalaitzidis discusses the studio’s work helping create incredible lightning effects for Dwayne Johnson’s titular Teth-Adam character, along with other powers, such as the zip effect, and an ‘electrocuted baddie,’ in the Warner Bros. DCEU action-adventure.
Atsuko Ishizuka’ highly personal 2D animated feature tells the story of 3 childhood friends who, over a summer, find that life is leading them onto very different paths of self-discovery, now available on DVD and Blu-ray.
The ‘new chapter’ from the 1996 disaster movie is in development at Universal, with Lee Isaac Chung directing a script by Mark L. Smith.
Light Chaser’s new animated feature tells the story of Chinese god Yang Jian’s journey to stop his long-lost nephew as he searches for a treasure that could bring catastrophe.
Crunchyroll announces that the film, based on the popular anime series ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime,’ will hit theaters in English speaking territories and Mexico beginning January 18.
The Academy Award-nominated animator’s School of Animation relaunches next month; meanwhile, check out his store for his latest artwork, a personalized caricature, or check out his upbeat short ‘No Snow for Christmas’ for a climate change Xmas celebration.
Wētā FX’s 4-time Oscar-winning Senior Visual Effects Supervisor discusses his collaboration with director James Cameron on the highly anticipated ‘Avatar’ sequel, now in theaters.
Beginning his career as a Marketing Director in 1996, the EVP had a hand in the distribution and sales of some of the studio’s biggest franchises, including the DCU, ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ and ‘The Matrix.’
French film production and distribution company claims the deal, which provided a catalogue of 21 films to the streaming giant, breached a prior VOD rights agreement between the two distributors.
VFX category narrowed down to 10 films, while animated short category narrowed to 15; voting for nominations runs next month, January 12-17, with nomination announcements set for January 24.
For Production Designer Nate Wragg, the daredevil feline star and supporting characters of DreamWorks Animation’s new 3DCG comedy adventure, launching today in theaters, sport more exciting, painterly looks that draw heavily from their illustrated origins.
The recent film’s star and producer Dwayne Johnson has confirmed the newly launched franchise will not continue in the new DCU, reassures there’s no bad blood with DC Studios co-CEO James Gunn.
The ‘Atlanta’ actor will not play Spidey himself, but rather the ‘70s supervillain Hypno-Hustler, who uses high tech musical instruments to hypnotize and rob audiences.
The VFX and animation studio collective announces new long term financing deal to continue its acquisition revenue growth, increase client offerings, capacity, and expand its global footprint; NatWest Corporate Bank led the financing alongside Barclays – the company’s longtime bankers.
In an AWN exclusive, see how the studio designed and produced the signature opening chase scene, where cops and robbers careen across Los Angeles, in the studio’s 3DCG action comedy about a crackerjack criminal crew of animal outlaws attempting to become model citizens, starring Sam Rockwell, Craig Robinson, and Awkwafina.
Both DC Films co-CEO James Gunn and the star have hinted heavily at the introduction of the badass interstellar mercenary and bounty hunter into the new DCU, with the actor likely assuming the role.
Crunchyroll, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Wild Bunch International, and Eurozoom will distribute the anime film in theaters internationally beginning April 12, 2023.
Sequel to the hit anime film ‘Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night’ follows Asuna as she continues her journey through the virtual reality death game, where ‘Game Over’ means death in the real world; arriving in Crunchyroll’s English-speaking territories February 2023.