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Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'Anal Juice'

Every Monday or so, Chris Robinson asks an animator how they made a particular film. This week: In advance of her appearance at GLAS 2018, Sawako Kabuki talks about her provocative student film, 'Anal Juice' (2013)

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I Have a Question Michael Langan

In which Chris Robinson asks animation professionals profoundly inane questions about the inner workings of their existence. Today's guest is American indie filmmaker Michael Langan ('Doxology', 'Chronos').

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The Burden of Dreams

Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s stop-motion animated short ‘The Burden’ fuses Gene Kelly and Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismaki into a proletariat existential musical about an assortment of loners, losers and minimum wage earners working dead-end jobs in a dead-end world.

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

Every Monday or so, Chris Robinson asks an animator how they made a particular film. This week: Michael Langan discusses the making of his now classic student film, 'Doxology' (2007)

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Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'Sunny Afternoon'

Every Monday or so, Chris Robinson asks an animator how they made a particular film. This week: Thomas Renolder talks about the creation of his hilarious, inspiring and newly online released avant-garde work, 'Sunny Afternoon' (2012)

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Electric Dreams: John Nelson Talks ‘Blade Runner 2049’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 2, 2018 at 11:25am

The overall VFX supervisor riffs on witness cameras, bleak L.A. cityscapes and the super-secret digital recreation of Rachael in Denis Villeneuve’s mesmerizing ‘Blade Runner’ sequel.   

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I Have a Question Ru Kuwahata and Max Porter

In which Chris Robinson asks animation professionals profoundly inane questions about the inner workings of their existence. Today's guests are the Oscar nominated duo, Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata ('Negative Space').

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Can Three Caesars Add Up to One More Oscar for Joe Letteri?

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 2:24pm

Weta’s four-time Oscar-winning senior VFX supervisor talks about the complexities of creating believable digital ape performances in the final film in Fox’s ‘Apes’ trilogy reboot, director Matt Reeves’ futuristic action adventure ‘War for the Planet of the Apes.’

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

Every Monday or so, Chris Robinson asks an animator how they made a particular film. This week: Nina Gantz talks about the making of her pleasantly disturbing and disturbingly pleasant student film, 'Edmond'

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I Have a Question John Schnall

In which Chris Robinson asks animation professionals profoundly inane questions about the inner workings of their existence. Today's guest U.S. indie animator, John Schnall, answers some brand spanking new questions! It's exciting!

Academy Awards VFXWorld

Double Negative Delivers the Joi of ‘Blade Runner 2049’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 8:00am

DNeg VFX supervisor Paul Lambert details the creation of futuristic Los Angeles cityscapes, the holographic Joi, and the visuals for the final act of director Denis Villeneuve’s follow-up to the 1982 sci-fi film noir classic by Ridley Scott.

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Interview: Pixar’s Lee Unkrich Talks Success, Diversity and ‘Coco’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 3:54pm

On the road to the 90th Oscars, the studio’s most senior talent reflects on the storytelling and production challenges of bringing ‘Coco’ to audiences, as well as new efforts to increase Pixar’s workplace and senior-level creative diversity.

Dreamworks Animation ANIMATIONWorld

DreamWorks Gets Down to Business with ‘The Boss Baby’

Imbuing the Oscar-nominated movie with a sense of nostalgia, animators and VFX artists drew on cartoon tradition while experimenting and pushing the cutting edge of technology to get the right look.

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Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'Six God Alphabet Peter'

Every Monday or so, Chris Robinson asks an animator how they made a particular film. Today, Peter Millard answers some brand new Brainbox questions whilst sharing intimate words, thoughts and feelings about his film, 'Six God Alphabet' (2017).

Visual Effects Society VFXWorld

The 16th Annual VES Awards: Reactions, Photos and More

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 16, 2018 at 5:51pm

Get a peek at the winners onstage and backstage at this year’s grand Visual Effects Society bash.

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I Have a Question Patrick McHale

In which Chris Robinson asks animation professionals profoundly inane questions about the inner workings of their existence. Today's guest is 'Over the Garden Wall' creator, Patrick McHale.

Academy Awards VFXWorld

Making it Better: Christopher Townsend Talks ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Oscar-nominated VFX supervisor details the myriad challenges in bringing director James Gunn’s blockbuster sequel to the screen.

Animal Logic ANIMATIONWorld

Sony’s ‘Peter Rabbit’ Learns New Tricks for Feature Update

Animal Logic rolls with director Will Gluck’s live-action approach to create a convincing hybrid world for animal and human stars to share.

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Embracing Change: Pixar Production Designer Albert Lozano Talks ‘LOU’

Artist behind the character designs for every Pixar feature from ‘Monsters, Inc.’ through the forthcoming ‘Toy Story 4’ steps into a new role for the studio’s 14th Oscar-nominated animated short film.

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Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'Cattle Call'

Every Monday or so, Chris Robinson asks an animator how they made a particular film. This week: Matthew Rankin takes us behind the making of 'Cattle Call' (2008, co-directed by Mike Maryniuk)

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