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Short Films ANIMATIONWorld

Within a Dream: Bringing Emotion To Trevor Jimenez’s ‘Weekends’

Oscar hopeful Trevor Jimenez breaks down a surreal dream sequence designed to evoke heightened emotions in his painterly short film ‘Weekends.’

Pixar ANIMATIONWorld

‘Incredibles 2’: How Pixar Story Artist Ted Mathot Brought the ‘Auntie Edna’ Mini-Movie To Life

Story artist-turned director Ted Mathot brings the iconic Edna E. Mode out of her comfort zone and into the spotlight in a new short film created for the home entertainment release of ‘Incredibles 2.’

Encounters ANIMATIONWorld

Q&A: Encounters Festival’s Kieran Argo Presents Six Top Picks for 2018 Edition

Encounters animation programmer Kieran Argo delves into this year’s Oscar-qualifying international competition.

OIAF ANIMATIONWorld

TAC Turns 15: A Chat with OIAF Director of Industry Programming Azarin Sohrabkhani

The Ottawa International Animal Festival’s director of industry programming discusses highlights of OIAF’s annual industry-driven event, The Animation Conference.

NFB ANIMATIONWorld

Walk on the Wild Side: Alison Snowden & David Fine Talk ‘Animal Behaviour’

The Oscar-winning duo behind ‘Bob’s Birthday’ returns to the NFB with a new short film exploring the animal side of human nature.

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.

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