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Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'Life Cycles'

Ross Hogg talks about his newly (online) released short, Life Cycles (2017), a stellar and blunt depiction of modern monotony.

FMX 2018 VFXWorld

WATCH: Esben Toft Jacobsen Talks Post-Apocalyptic Series ‘The Rain’ and More at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 9:00pm

The creator and visual supervisor discusses his world-building and design work on the upcoming VFX-driven Netflix Original Series.

FMX 2018 VFXWorld

WATCH: Phil Tippett Talks Tough on 40 Years of VFX, Movies and More at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 10:19pm

The legendary industry pioneer shares his insights as an artist, director, visual effects supervisor and survivor, including thoughts on digital character performance and conflicts with studio executives. 

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Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'Half Wet'

Sophie Koko Gate takes us quickly behind the scenes of her 2014 student film, 'Half Wet', which delves into aging, mortality, a failing relationship and, perhaps, a banana.

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'Heart Chakra'

Angela Stempel talks about the making of her acclaimed graduation comedy, 'Heart Chakra' (2017) a comic take on the world of crystals and all things 'new age'.

Industrial Light & Magic VFXWorld

How ILM Animated the Avatars from Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’

Industrial Light & Magic had a blast creating the virtual world of the OASIS and tripping down memory lane with spot-on recreations of the DeLorean from ‘Back to the Future’ or the T-Rex from ‘Jurassic Park,’ but the avatars were much more demanding.

TV Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Our Jungle Lush Tangles with the Lush Jungles of ‘Archer: Danger Island’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 13, 2018 at 5:46pm

Our hero, sporting an eye patch and pressed khakis, crashes, splashes, slashes and drinks his way through the treacherous 1939 South Pacific tropics in the brand-new season of FXX’s hit animated series.

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

I Have a Question Patrick Doyon

In which Chris Robinson asks animation professionals profoundly inane questions about the inner workings of their existence. Today's guest is 2012 Oscar nominee ('Sunday') and illustrator of really good Quebec beers, Patrick Doyon.

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'Plug & Play'

Every Monday or so, Chris Robinson asks an animator how they made a particular film. This week: Michael Frei offers up a riveting and impassioned commentary on the creation of his award-winning film/game, 'Plug & Play' (2013)

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

I Have a Question George Griffin

In which Chris Robinson asks animation professionals profoundly inane questions about the inner workings of their existence. Today's guests is the legendary American indie animator and writer, George Griffin.

 
Feature Animation ANIMATIONWorld

A New Milestone for Chinese Feature Animation: ‘Big Fish & Begonia’ Arrives in North America

Twelve years in the making, epic fantasy adventure written, produced and directed by animators Xuan Liang and Chun Zhang is hailed as the forefront of the burgeoning Chinese animation industry.

Stop-Motion Blogs

From Megasaki City to NYC: ‘Isle of Dogs’ Takes Manhattan

AWN’s resident “Miscweant” has a dog day afternoon with the voice, writing and directing talent behind the new stop-motion animated feature from Wes Anderson.

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Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'The Shirley Temple'

Every Monday or so, Chris Robinson asks an animator how they made a particular film. This week: Daniela Sherer talks about her short film, 'The Shirley Temple' (2013)

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Jaegers and Kaiju Battle Once More in ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 23, 2018 at 1:37pm

Overall VFX supervisor Peter Chiang talks previs, techvis, drones and Chinese sound stages on Steven DeKnight’s sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 sci-adventure romp.

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

I Have a Question Sawako Kabuki

In which Chris Robinson asks animation professionals profoundly inane questions about the inner workings of their existence. Today's guests is Sawoko Kabuki, whose work is being screened at the 2018 GLAS Animation festival this week.

GLAS 2018 ANIMATIONWorld

GLAS Animation Festival Brings the Spirit of Independent Animation to the West Coast

GLAS Animation director Jeanette Bonds discusses the evolution of the fledgling festival as it enters its third edition with a powerhouse lineup including special guests David OReilly, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, Ruth Lingford, Réka Bucsi, Boris Labbé and more.

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