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SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Registration Now Open

The Annual Conference takes place December 6-9 in Daegu, South Korea – with COVID travel restrictions lifted, the event promises the in-person return of a diverse group of respected technical and creative people from all over the world; don’t miss SACAF 2022, celebrating the vibrant and inspiring world of computer animation.

A Toy Must Find his Boy ANIMATIONWorld

Scot Stafford Settles the ‘Score’ with ‘Lost Ollie’ Music

The prolific composer and sound designer dug deep into his Appalachian heritage, layering a rich tapestry of fiddle playing with the emotional power of orchestral music, on Shannon Tindle and Peter Ramsey’s beautiful, heartfelt four-part live-action / animated miniseries, now playing on Netflix.

Holy Moly Batman! ANIMATIONWorld

DC Stays Old School While Going Preschool in 'Batwheels’

For creator Michael G. Stern and supervising producer Simon J. Smith, their all-new CG series, hitting Cartoonito October 17, is a fun show that fans of all ages will enjoy, with legit new superheroes, a legit Gotham City, and a mysterious, cool Batman who isn’t dumbed down or ‘kiddified.’

A Toy Must Find his Boy ANIMATIONWorld

Behind ‘Lost Ollie’s Endearing and Engaging Floppy-Eared Character Design

For series creator and executive producer Shannon Tindle, the show’s toys, living alongside live-action human characters, must be believable, experiencing hardship and pain as well as joy and fun.

A Toy Must Find his Boy VFXWorld

Re-VIEW: ‘Lost Ollie’ – The Power of Memory

Shannon Tindle and Peter Ramsey’s new four-part live-action/animated series, based on William Joyce’s ‘Ollie’s Odyssey,’ reminds us that memories can be fun, but also filled with emotions - unreliable and often fragile - that can be heartwarming or haunting, and easily gone forever.

A Toy Must Find his Boy VFXWorld

Shannon Tindle and Peter Ramsey Talk ‘Lost Ollie’

The touching, visually stunning hybrid live-action/CG animated adaptation of Oscar winner William Joyce’s children’s book, about a lost toy braving danger as he searches the countryside for the boy who lost him, premieres today on Netflix.

career development Headline News

FLAMIN Fellowship Selects Six Artist-Filmmakers

The Film London initiative supports animators early in their careers with mentoring and development support, including £2,500 seed money to fund their work.

Education Headline News

SCAD Announces 4 New Schools

Savannah College of Art and Design launches the School of Creative Technology, Animation and Motion, Film and Acting, and Visual Communication: courses in new technologies and STEM disciplines prepare students to lead companies, brands, and studios.

Technology Headline News

NVIDIA Plans to Accelerate Evolution of USD

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 10:10am

The company will pursue a multi-year effort to expand USD’s capabilities beyond VFX, working with its inventor, Pixar, along with Adobe, Autodesk, and Siemens.

A Toy Must Find his Boy Headline News

Netflix Shares ‘Lost Ollie’ Official Trailer and Key Art

The epic adventure of a lost toy who braves many dangers in search of the boy who lost him; the 4-part animated/live-action hybrid limited series finds its way to the streamer in August.

Recognizing the Best Aspiring M&E Designers Headline News

The Rookies Awards 2022 Winners Announced

The prestigious, annual international contest garnered 4,400 entries from aspiring design and media entertainment artists; a panel of 150+ judges, including 80 women, selected winners based on criteria including creative, technical, and presentation skills as well as complexity and raw talent.

Get a jump on SIGGRAPH 2022 Headline News

Autodesk Launches Pre-SIGGRAPH 2022 ‘Virtual Vision Series’

Tech giant offering 2-days of online sessions with presentations by WB Games Avalanche, Playground Games, Crafty Apes, IGNITE Animation Studios, Crater Studio, and Megalis VFX; registration is free and required to attend.

Imagine That! Headline News

‘Molly of Denali’ Crosses Paths with the ‘Wild Kratts’ on July 18

In the new crossover episode coming to PBS KIDS, Molly and her dad happen upon the Kratt brothers who happen to be in Alaska on a ‘creature trail’ looking for a mysteriously lost pack of wolves.

Schools Out! Headline News

First Look Images: William Joyce Book-Inspired ‘Lost Ollie’ Series

Part of the Netflix Family Summer 2022 slate, the 4-part animated/live-action hybrid show, about a lost toy searching for the boy who lost him, hits the streamer August 24.

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