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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.

video ANIMATIONWorld

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.

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

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)

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

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').

Interviews ANIMATIONWorld

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.

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

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)

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

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)

Academy Awards VFXWorld

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.   

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

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').

Academy Awards VFXWorld

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.’

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

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'

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

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.

Pixar Animation Studios ANIMATIONWorld

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.

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