Legendary former NBA star to co-write, produce, and narrate new CG animated short about two young basketball hopefuls, the stresses they face as they follow their true passions, and the anxiety that can come from listening to your internal ‘head noise.’
Category: Short Films
Funky single from Beatles legend’s new album, ‘McCartney III Imagined,’ featuring 8X Grammy winner Beck, takes a psychedelic dance trip through the halls of a hotel, blurring space, time, and identity.
Epic Games teamed with filmmaker collective Bullitt to put the upcoming Unreal Engine 4.27 in-camera VFX tools to the test; watch their short film, plus a behind-the-scenes featurette exploring the tremendous impact of these new virtual production tools.
A diverse group of 114 animated shorts, feature films, and series will compete at upcoming Ottawa International Animation Festival, running online September 22 – October 3; 48 films additionally chosen for Panorama screenings, with the VR selections coming in August.
Stop-motion animated series, set to original music, is the first that allows the public to own a piece of the show, both digitally and physically; watch the debut short ‘Level 1’ for an introduction to the world of Character X.
Lori Malépart-Traversy also set to present at upcoming event, running July 23-30 in Peja, Kosovo; festival will feature over 300 film screenings, talks, workshops, and presentations by a number of special guests.
Bent Image Lab and Chel White, working with the Ad Council and United Way, produce 2D spot that highlights resources available for people in at-risk situations.
The network and SmartStudy are co-producing the brand-new original animated film; the popular ‘Baby Shark’s Big Show!’ series also gets a Season 2 greenlight.
BlinkInk director Nicos Livesey, working from concepts by former Pixar stalwarts Mark Andrews and Andrew Gordon, animates the band’s first new music in six years, a story of a dystopian world destroyed by pollution that can only be redeemed by a Maiden-esqe biblical wrath.
Presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design, the annual festival, set for October 23-30, will feature film screenings, panel discussions, and workshops.
25-year studio veteran and previous VP of R & D steps up to role previously held by Jeff Wike, who is retiring; new responsibilities include technology-related strategic and creative planning as well as operations of the studio's animation production platforms.
The network, along with Games for Change and UC Irvine’s Connected Learning Lab, release ‘How to Be a Positive Gamer’ PSA; animated short gives kids tips on heading off bullying before it starts.
Pete Herzog’s hand-drawn short, produced with his wife in a hot tub, illustrates band member Jake Cinninger’s tale of how they named their upcoming album filled with selections from decades of their concert ‘walk-on’ music.
Free July 21 virtual event to focus on character animation; professional digital artists will share tips and tricks for Maxon’s creative tools.
The Oscar winning ‘Hair Love’ director, Cartoon Network Studios, and award-winning director Chaz Bottoms start work on a 2D animated musical comedy series celebrating the creative arts culture of Chicago.
Submissions due by July 20 for the 11th International Animation Festival of Pernambuco in Brazil coming October 8-17; event will be held in person and online.
33 films have been chosen for this year’s competition; festival, which runs August 11-14 in the village of Salamiou, will also feature a 20th anniversary tribute to Cypriot animation.
The 45-minute interactive virtual reality caper invites viewers to solve puzzles in a city lost to time, blending animation with classic noir in an immersive environment driven by Unreal Engine.
The upcoming festival reveals special retrospectives on animators Mariusz Wilczyński and Jodie Mack; the 2021 Ottawa International Animation Festival runs online September 22 - October 3.
Selected innovative immersive projects in XR will be showcased at the conference, taking place in Tokyo from December 14-17; the submission deadline is July 15.
5-part webinar features conversations with veteran VFX and mental health professionals providing personal insights and expert guidance in support of worldwide VFX industry.
Illumination’s mischievous little maniacs bring their special style of mayhem to the world of bricks in their first ever LEGO animated short.
University’s diverse and innovative undergraduate and graduate short films were produced by teams of up to 12 students collaborating on writing, directing, animating, designing, editing, scoring and voice acting.
The ‘God of Mischief’ faces his toughest opponents yet - Springfield’s mightiest and oddest heroes; the second ‘The Simpsons’ cross-over promotional short film now streaming.