Major update to FaceBuilder for Blender includes built-in ARKit-compatible FACS blendshapes; support for Live Link Face CSV files with ARKit blendshape coefficients; fixed symmetry for topology and shape; added low-poly and mid-poly topologies; and more.
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Executives had continued to run and expand the production studio after its 2017 purchase by the German family entertainment company; Studio 100 co-CEOs Barbara Stephen and Martin Krieger will oversee integration and streamlining of the studio’s international business as well as continuity of projects in the pipeline.
Digital content platform will bolster media group’s digital growth in family entertainment by providing service expertise and increased distribution of the Toonz content catalogue across multiple VOD platforms.
The famed Swedish artist and Jens 'Duvchi' Duvsjö, with support from Staffan Linder and Goodbye Kansas Studios, discuss their collaborative creative process in depicting a mesmerizing VFX sequence that awakens prehistoric creatures.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s new original animated film takes our fearless canine and the whole gang on a journey back in time to Medieval England; watch the trailer NOW!
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.
The stopmo maven talks about setting up and running a studio, sharing her experience on projects for brands like Califia Farms, Care Skincare, and Expedia.
Company snags North American rights to release the CGI animated family film across all major entertainment platforms and in all packaged media.
Network airing special preview episode of the Molyneux sisters’ new comedy; Animation Domination returns February 14 featuring new episodes of ‘Bless the Harts;’ ‘The Simpsons;’ ‘The Great North;’ ‘Bob’s Burgers;’ and ‘Family Guy.’
Hosted one-hour series will feature sketches, guests, interviews, and games leading into some of the most iconic cartoon shorts ever, including fan favorites from the Merrie Melodies, Looney Tunes, and the MGM shorts libraries; ‘Saturday Morning Cartoon’ three-hour cartoon block debuts January 2.
Flipbook Studio founder Andrew Lord shares a list of his favorite UK commercials that warmly affirm the spirit of the season.
The all-new DC Universe original animated film places Batman in the heart of the swinging ‘70s to face a deadly menace from his past; coming to Digital January 12 and 4K & Blu-ray January 26.
Grammy Award winner Kacey Musgraves sings the English language version of the film’s theme song, ‘Don’t Disturb Me.’
Among 15 awards presented at online ceremony, ‘Lupin’s Tales’ and ‘Topo Gigio’ honored as best preschool and upper preschool series respectively at the first entirely digital edition of the long running Italian animation festival and conference.
‘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.
Adam Maciaszek, the mind behind ‘The Skeleton Dance’ 4K remaster, discusses his AI-assisted process as well as upcoming classic cartoon restoration projects.
Having already turned to Amazon Web Services, the studio easily moved to full remote production in the cloud this March; company quickly scaled artistic and computing capacity without disruption to delivery schedule.
A host of new characters and actors board the sequel to Illumination’s 2016 hit animated musical comedy sequel, ‘Sing,’ set for a December 22, 2021 theatrical release.
‘Star Wars’ effects veteran Phil Tippett reveals the use of stop-mo animation for scrapwalkers in ‘The Believer’ episode of the hit Disney+ series.
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.
Willie Ito, Sue Nichols, and Bruce Smith among group being honored for career achievement and exceptional contributions to animation at upcoming ceremony.
Studio founder employs experimental combination of 2D and 3D/CG for an epic trippy dragonfly experience.
Genius Brands International acquires streaming and video-on-demand rights to the popular preschool series from The Jim Henson Company that features a hybrid of puppetry and CG animation.