French 3D artist dono employs open-source 3D creation suite Blender, Photoshop alternative GIMP, 3D renderer Octane and free compositing software Natron to create stunning 3D backgrounds from legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved classic films.
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Directed by James Ford Murphy, Pixar’s newest short ‘LAVA’ is currently in theaters playing ahead of Pete Docter’s ‘Inside Out.’
Collaborative short film from 19 different artists and companies debuts at the 2015 motion conference in Santa Fe.
The 2016 festival takes place on May 9-15 in Portland; entries can be made for free through September 1, 2015.
Led by producer Stephanie Alexander and director Calley MacDonald, 15 Laguna College of Art + Design students tackle story development, character design, puppet fabrication, scenery, filming, editing and scoring of a stop-motion animated short in just 10 weeks.
Animation icons Spike & Mike set for special showcase on August 19; Academy Award-winning shorts ‘Mr. Hublot’ and ‘The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore’ also slated to air.
Prolific director and animator Harry Chaskin crowdfunds stop-motion animated/live-action hybrid retelling of an Eastern European folktale one frame at a time.
Previously developed for Android phones, immersive, 360-degree interactive animated films from Jan Pinkava, Glen Keane, Mark Oftedal and Justin Lin are now available on the iPhone and iPad.
Google assembles a top-flight team of animators, storytellers, and technologists for the Spotlight Stories panel at San Diego Comic-Con International 2015.
Complementing his short film ‘Trail Mix: The Buffalo Ball,’ Hornet director Gabe Askew unveils ‘Trail Mix: Turtle Hurdle,’ an original mobile game for both iOS and Android.
Nickelodeon calls for entries for first-ever “What’s Your Nickfluence?” animation scholarship challenge in partnership with Get Schooled to award a $25,000 scholarship.
Animated short created for the 2013-14 Nickelodeon International Animated Shorts Program, is inspired by the BAFTA-winning U.K. animation duo’s 2013 animation project ‘365.’
Amateur animators invited to submit original stop-motion animation videos for grand prize Clokey Trophy named after Gumby creator Art Clokey.
Animated short film competition is aimed at encouraging students in the field of animation to use their creativity to represent situations relating to European citizenship.
Short film series ‘Tall Tales’ gains critical acclaim and a Vimeo Staff Pick; Crowdfunding campaign ends July 31st.
Emmy award-winning artist and director Paul Rudish discusses the development process for new story ideas for the iconic Disney characters and describes Disney Television Animation’s storyboarding and production process.
Artist and filmmaker Nina Paley and Wolfram Research co-founder Theodore Gray automate the process of creating embroidered animation in their lively animated short.
Highlights at OIAF 2015 include ‘World of Tomorrow’ by Don Hertzfeldt, ‘Ernie Biscuit’ by Adam Elliot, ‘Sonámbulo’ from Theodore Ushev, ‘Waves ’98’ by Ely Dagher, ‘The Simpsons’ Couch Gag and Stromae’s ‘Carmen’ by Sylvain Chomet, and ‘A Single Life’ by the Dutch trio Job, Joris & Marieke.
Major Technicolor exhibition at MoMA, ‘Glorious Technicolor: From George Eastman House and Beyond,’ rolls into its final weeks with a full schedule of 35mm screenings of Disney and other animation classics.
Ten-minute computer animated short, centered on the story of a caterpillar named Boro, is being developed for screening at the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo.
Annual Toronto Animated Image Society Animation Showcase to showcase 21 short films, including Nicolas Menard’s ‘Loop Ring Chop Drink,’ Fraser Wright’s ‘Storage Space,’ exquisite corpse film ‘A Sailor's Grave,’ and Martina Scarpelli’s ‘Cosmoetico.’
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the work of Aardman Animations with three programs featuring the studio’s Oscar-winning and nominated ‘Wallace and Gromit’ shorts.
Free screening will feature mid-century animation produced by United Productions of America, including classics such as ‘Madeline,’ ‘Robin Hood,’ ‘Dr. Seuss’ and the Academy Award-winning ‘Gerald McBoing Boing.’
John Knoll is re-elected to Visual Effects branch of the Academy’s Board of Governors; Bill Kroyer is re-elected to the Short Films and Feature Animation branch.