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Animation Production Days Headline News

50 Projects Selected for Animation Production Days 2019

Films, series and transmedia properties with topics ranging from edutainment, comedy, adventure stories and fantasy for kids to historical and political material, animated documentaries, satire and science fiction to be presented at Germany’s leading animation business platform. 

FMX 2019 Headline News

FMX 2019 Adds ‘First Man,’ ‘Alita’ & ‘Dumbo’ to VFX Track

New ‘Rapture of the Deep’ trailer, created by students at the Filmakademie‘s Animationsinstitut for the FMX Immersive Media track, is now online.

Digital Dimension Headline News

Digital Dimension Appoints Frédérick Faubert Chief Creative Officer

Former Hibernum founder and president & CCO brings 20 years of experience in the animation, video game and the toy industries.

Dreamworks Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Where Have All the Dragons Gone? Dean DeBlois Concludes His Spectacular Trilogy with ‘The Hidden World’

‘How To Train Your Dragon’ series writer and director Dean DeBlois reflects on his ten years with the beloved franchise, detailing how new technologies helped bring ‘The Hidden World’ to the screen.

Netflix Headline News

TEASER: Netflix Announces Ensemble Voice Cast for ‘Green Eggs And Ham’

Adam Devine, Michael Douglas, Ilana Glazer, Diane Keaton, Eddie Izzard, Tracy Morgan, Keegan-Michael Key and more join voice cast for new project produced by Warner Bros. Animation.

91st Oscars Headline News

VIDEO: Delve Into the Artistic Process Behind Oscar-Nominated Short ‘Weekends’

Director Trevor Jimenez and production designer Chris Sasaki discuss their artistic process for bringing the Annie Award-winning hand-painted animated short film to the screen.

Dreamworks Animation ANIMATIONWorld

How To Design an Infinite Number of Dragons in DreamWorks Animation’s ‘The Hidden World’

Head of character animation Simon Otto helps bring more than 65,000 fantastical dragons to life for one of the biggest sequences in the culmination of the studio’s ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ trilogy.

call for entries Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2019 Set to Thrive in 46th Edition

Submissions open for summer 46th annual computer graphics conference running July 28 through August 1 in Los Angeles.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Nickelodeon Producing ‘Loud House,’ ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Features for Netflix

Nickelodeon Studios will produce two original animated movies for Netflix based on ‘The Loud House’ and ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’

9 Story Media Group Headline News

9 Story Media Group Acquires Indonesian Animation Studio BASE

Joining forces with Brown Bag Films, BASE founders Lily Wang and Daniel Harjanto Setyawan to report to 9 Story COO Cathal Gaffney.

Dreamworks Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Designing the Spectacular Realm of the Dragons for DreamWorks Animation’s ‘The Hidden World’

From concept art to finished frames, production designer Pierre-Olivier Vincent brings a singular touch to the final film in the blockbuster ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ trilogy.

Short Films Headline News

How Collaboration Helped Bring Oscar-Shortlisted ‘Weekends’ to Life

Director Trevor Jimenez and production designer Chris Sasaki discuss their collaboration on the hand-animated, dialogue-free short film created as part of the Pixar co-op program.

Short Films Headline News

New Making-of Video Goes Behind the Scenes of Louise Bagnall’s ‘Late Afternoon’

Oscar-shortlisted short film produced by Cartoon Saloon uses hand-drawn digital animation to poignantly explore the internal landscape of a woman with memory loss.

Disney ANIMATIONWorld

Animated Characters Abound in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Annie-nominated character designer James Woods details the development of a host of characters for the animated sequences in the Disney sequel, including a new look for the iconic four penguins.

Sony Pictures Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Christina Steinberg Talks Risks and Rewards Making ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 17, 2018 at 7:54pm

The veteran producer shares insights on trusting her team of artists, producers and Phil Lord’s original vision in Sony Pictures Animation’s new hit animated adventure about an alternative, and highly stylized Spider-Man universe.

Home Entertainment Headline News

VIDEO: See How Sony Pictures Imageworks Created the Winter Wonderland of ‘Smallfoot’

Visual effects supervisor Karl Herbst gives a behind-the-scenes peek into the tools and techniques used to bring the winter wonderland of ‘Smallfoot’ to the big screen.

Sci-Tech Awards Headline News

9 Scientific & Technical Achievements to be Honored at Academy Sci-Tech Awards

Curtis Clark to receive John A. Bonner Award at the Academy’s annual Scientific and Technical Awards presentation on Saturday, February 9.

Dreamworks Animation ANIMATIONWorld

VIDEO: DreamWorks Animation Short ‘Bilby’ A Testing Ground for New Production Tools

Directors Pierre Perifel, JP Sans and Liron Topaz delve into the making of their CG-animated short ‘Bilby’ -- including the use of the studio’s new Moonray light rendering engine -- in a new exclusive video and accompanying Q&A.

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