VFX veteran takes the reins from current creative director and two-time Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Paul Franklin, who will continue providing visual effects consulting to the company on features as well as develop and direct new projects.
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The two revered, legendary Disney animators, featured in Disney+’s recent documentary series, ‘Sketchbook,’ discuss at length how 2D is very much alive and well at the studio, and how bringing life and emotion to a character through a series of drawings still excites and inspires them.
In the new six-part series premiering today on Disney+, artists who’ve helped bring some of Disney’s most iconic animated characters to the screen, such as the Genie in ‘Aladdin’ and Young Simba in ‘The Lion King,’ offer an in-depth look at how the ‘magic is drawn one line at a time.’
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.
Global VFX studio adds previsualization services to its pre-production offerings following push into virtual production and launch of LED stages; ex-Framestore exec Alex Webster takes the reigns with veteran previs supervisor Matt Perrin heading the team.
The legendary Disney writer and director, who’s currently serving as a Distinguished Artist in Residence at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University, talks about his 40-year career and the future of animation.
The 6-part original goes behind-the-scenes with studio artists who share their stories while teaching viewers how to draw iconic Disney characters; episodes hit the streamer April 27.
The Disney animation veteran and ‘Mulan’ co-director launches 5 new original drawings available on MovieBloc.
Partnering with global nonprofit organization Oceana, the eco-storytelling collective uses animation to remind people to be ‘part of the solution’ in cleaning up our world.
Live-streamed presentation by famed directors of ‘The Little Mermaid,’ ‘Aladdin,’ and ‘Moana’ will feature their Disney history and views on animation, past, present and future; event presented by ASIFA-Hollywood.
Veteran animation director returns, bringing his extensive feature and 3D animation experience to studio’s growing creative team.
DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Abominable,' Disney’s ‘Frozen 2,’ DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World,’ Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ and Pixar’s ‘Toy Story 4’ are nominated in animated film category.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has just released their list of films to be considered in the race for the Best Visual Effects award at the upcoming 92nd Academy Awards.
Industry veteran with 20+ years of creative and commercial experience to bolster studio’s continued growth in animation and VFX.
First of four sequels to James Cameron’s sci-fi epic pushed out a full year to 2021, while new ‘Star Wars’ films to hit every other year starting 2022.
In the absence of talking animals, director Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ works in plot points and references to the original film in very clever ways that fans of the original will recognize without feeling forced.
First full-length trailer gives a glimpse at some of the film's most iconic scenes, including Genie’s dance with his magic carpet.
Former Netflix executive will oversee content for The Walt Disney Company’s new streaming service launching later this year.
Story artists and contributors on 1994 animated classic, made outside Writers Guild of America jurisdiction, may not be credited or compensated by upcoming live-action summer release.
Ten new Disney releases set for 2019 include super hero blockbusters, sci-fi adventures, live-action remakes of classic animated films, and the highly anticipated animated sequels ‘Frozen 2’ and ‘Toy Story 4.’
The prolific animation writer, director, producer and artist worked on numerous fan-favorite animated series and won two Daytime Emmy Awards for ‘The Smurfs.’
Acclaimed animator co-directed with partner Ron Clements seven features for the studio, including ‘The Little Mermaid,’ ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Moana.’