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OIAF ANIMATIONWorld

OIAF 2018: A Chat with Artistic Director Chris Robinson

From the international competition to this year’s Collideoscope program spotlighting collage animation, the 2018 Ottawa International Animation Festival is packed with screenings, talks, master classes, parties and more.

Nina Paley ANIMATIONWorld

Dancing Goddesses: How Nina Paley Animated Stone Sculptures for ‘Seder-Masochism’

We’ve been grooving all summer with the Pointer Sisters and Paley’s animated stone goddesses dancing to the infectious “You Gotta Believe” by Norman Whitfield -- now let’s see how they were made.

SIGGRAPH ANIMATIONWorld

SIGGRAPH 2018: A Chat with Computer Animation Festival Director Larry Bafia

Ahead of this year’s SIGGRAPH Conference, Computer Animation Festival director Larry Bafia reflects on his experiences heading up this year’s edition, and dishes up some sage advice for first-time attendees.

Starburns Industries ANIMATIONWorld

Call of the Wild: Mike Luciano and Phil Matarese Talk ‘Animals’

The writers, EPs and stars of HBO’s adult animated series discuss the evolution of the show ahead of its Season 3 premiere on August 3.

Warner Bros. Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Warner Bros. Animation Ramps Up for the Streaming Age

With a new ‘Animaniacs’ reboot and a Harley Quinn series in the works, WBA series VP Audrey Diehl reveals what she looks for in new talent and what gives a pitch that special spark.

Industrial Light & Magic VFXWorld

How ILM Blended Practical and Digital Effects for ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

Industrial Light & Magic animation supervisor Jance Rubinchik describes the joys of playing with dinosaurs for ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.’

Light Chaser Animation ANIMATIONWorld

‘Cats & Peachtopia’ Looks at Father-Son Relationships from a Feline Perspective

The third feature by Beijing start-up Light Chaser Animation combines old and new to tell a universal tale of love, growth, and airborne hijinks.

Dreamworks Animation ANIMATIONWorld

New DreamWorks Shorts Program Is for the Birds (and Marsupials)

The program’s first productions -- ‘Bird Karma’ and ‘Bilby’ -- opened and closed this year’s Annecy International Animation Festival.

ILM VFXWorld

How ILM Animated Rio, L3, and the Space Creature from ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Industrial Light & Magic employs its traditional hybrid approach to combining practical and CG effects for grounded performances.

Genndy Tartakovsky ANIMATIONWorld

Cruise Control: Genndy Tartakovsky Takes the Helm of ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 12:27pm

The acclaimed director returns to cowrite and direct the third installment of Sony Pictures Animation’s ghoulish adventure comedy.

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

I Have a Question Vladimir Leschiov

Latvian hockey superstar Vladimir Leschiov steps away from the ice to tackle some hardcore questions about the decline of civilization, japanese art supplies, and the time Jimmy Page tackled Freddie Chopin at an airport.

Pixar ANIMATIONWorld

Brad Bird Makes a Heroic Return to Animation with the Incredible ‘Incredibles 2’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 11, 2018 at 2:05am

The two-time Oscar winner continues the adventures of everyone’s favorite super hero family in the long-awaited sequel to Pixar’s 2004 hit.

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