The famed artist is one of six subjects in the upcoming documentary series ‘Sketchbook,’ which champions the process of hand-drawn character art in animation.
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Nickelodeon and iHeartRadio’s companion podcast continues its exploration of the Avatarverse; hosted by voice actors Janet Varney and Dante Basco, the new weekly episodes kick off May 3.
The audit-compliant cloud-based rendering solution that promotes remote collaboration across 3D graphic production pipelines is now part of the Google Cloud ecosystem.
Episode 1, ‘A Grain of Truth,’ wins for Special, Visual & Graphic Effects; award goes to Cinesite, Hivemind, Platige Image, and Pioneer Stillking Images.
The in-person/virtual hybrid event features presenters, panels, and Q&A sessions with a focus on the future of animation; confirmed guests include Toon Boom wizard Matt Watts and VFX artist Ron Friedman – the event runs May 20-21.
Post-production studio bolsters team with former Droga 5 senior producer Josh Sanders, with Carla Thomas coming on board as producer.
The Rock’s company, Seven Bucks Productions, has joined ‘Sonic’ co-producer dj2 Entertainment to adapt the action-adventure game’s unique story for the screen.
Genius Brands’ popular kids’ animated series such as ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten,’ ‘Rainbow Rangers,’ and ‘Baby Genius’ will now be available to millions more U.S. households.
Sony Pictures delays – and renames - its highly anticipated ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ sequel as it revises its theatrical release calendar, which also now includes an official opening date for the third ‘Spider-Verse’ film and third ‘The Equalizer’ offering.
Leading visualization company stitches together carefully planned stunt action with digital takeovers to provide crucial previs for several key sequences on Daniel Espinosa’s Marvel horror thriller.
Presentations will showcase creative techniques and technologies including best practices, tips and tricks, and a look at the future of VFX; topics include grading and compositing with NukeX, workflows with Mari, and using Katana in feature animation.
The artist and animator shares how he got his original series off the ground, thoughts on self-taught learning vs. animation school, and how to improve your own art.
Set 1,300 years after the events of the ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ franchise, the series follows a group of misfit kids who must protect the secret of where dragons have been hiding; all new episodes stream on Hulu and Peacock May 5.
In the all-new episode airing April 24 on FOX, Beef struggles when the boat needs repairs and he can’t fish for a whole week!
Based on the hugely popular role-playing game, the film stars Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, and Hugh Grant, and is slated to hit theaters March 3, 2023.
Should the streamer win the bidding war for the famed anime series’ movie adaptation, ‘Red Notice’ filmmaker Rawson Marshall Thurber is reportedly ready to direct.
Veteran Disney exec will continue to oversee casting for animated series and movies at the TV animation studio; credits include 100s of animated films, from ‘Lion King II: Simba's Pride’ to Emmy Award-winning ‘Gravity Falls.’
Game giant and dj2 Entertainment are working to turn its famed fighting game franchise into a feature film.
The Grand Prix went to Juliette Laboria for her short film ‘Pests;’ James Thatcher wins this year’s GIF competition for ‘Soccer Bounce.’
Updates bring the software’s 3D system more in line with DCC standards and provides more consistency between Nuke and Katana for geometry transformations; workflow improvements provided more intuitive artist pipelines.
It’s believed that the ‘Aeon Flux’ and ‘Destroyer’ helmer’s film, titled ‘Mina Harker,’ was scrapped when Miramax Films opted not to move forward.
Inspired by the popular kids’ app, the show features Harvey the floppy-eared dog and his friends who model optimism, kindness, and true thankfulness; Spin Master is producing, with animation by Brown Bag Films.
Using the RainBlox blockchain platform, companies plan to expand on the upcoming animated feature film trilogy with Web 3.0 multi-format content including a spinoff series, NFTs, video games, merchandise, and an original soundtrack; the franchise is slated for release in late 2023.
Based on the Japanese Sports manga by Takeshi Konomi, the 3D animated movie hits U.S. theaters nationwide on May 12; tickets are now on sale.