AccessVFX and ScreenSkills launch Young Animator of the Year club and award program for aspiring young animators ages 13-18; teens will complete hands-on challenges set by UK animation studios with chance to compete for prizes.
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Industry leading market’s new, flexible format encourages attendee participation from anywhere; extensive program line-up includes pitches, on-line targeted meetings, and career recruitment; Annecy 2021 runs June 14-19.
The immersive VR short film, made completely in Quill, takes the viewer on a zany voyage through the protagonist’s dream that ranges from absurd to surreal.
New VR short, made in collaboration with Oculus and Facebook Reality Labs, uses a groundbreaking app; artists were able to create and hand-animate in three dimensions while immersed in the VR experience.
Top winners at yesterday’s virtual awards ceremony also included ‘Pearl Diver’ for Best Student Short, and ‘Biplane Model Kit’ for Best Commissioned Film.
Founded in 2000 by Tom Box, Oli Hyatt, and Adam Shaw, the animation studio is now 300+ strong; Hyatt was instrumental in helping create Animation UK in 2008, a collective that incentivizes and bolsters the fast-growing UK animation industry.
Writer-director will present his Oscar-nominated film, Netflix’s first original animated feature; ‘Mulm,’ the first 2020 conference trailer, is released.
First-time director Katie Gascoyne’s 2D animated music video of the Scouting Girls’ new Christmas single is a funny, offbeat Gingerbread “Man” lament.
In the first of a new ‘quick and dirty’ animation production spotlight series, Ritzy Animation’s Dan Edgley and Charlie Batho allow their team a mere 32 hours to produce something deliciously sinister.
Ben Whishaw returns as beloved voice of Paddington in new CG-animated preschool series set to air in 2020.
Creating more than 60 new jobs, Blue Zoo announces new dedicated 2D animation studio across the road from its central London head office.
Directed by Will Cook, ‘Christmas with The Moonies’ employs real-time rendering using Unreal Engine.
Festival to feature exclusive screenings, sneak previews, and master classes from key industry figures and directors
Multimillion pound investment from Chinese investor CU Animation Company to facilitate the launch of joint venture Lanzu, with six new projects slated for production over the next five years.
BAFTA-winning studio turns around festive animation in just four weeks using GPU-accelerated renderer Redshift.
New Industry Excellence Awards designed by stop-motion puppetry specialists Mackinnon and Saunders will be awarded at the festival running November 15-17.
Aardman Rights and Brand Development team seeking international broadcast partners for CG-animated preschool series produced by Fizzy Productions and airing on Nick Jr. in the U.K.
Preschool series produced by Fizzy Productions and airing on Nick Jr. in the U.K. to make its international licensing program debut at Brand Licensing Europe.
Manchester Animation Festival has revealed its line-up of specials guests, masterclasses, workshops, screenings and panels for its return to Manchester on November 15-17, 2016.
Renderer delivers high-quality visuals in a short time for leading animation studio’s animated holiday short, ‘More Stuff.’
Now in its fourth year, The VFX Festival 2016 will be held February 23-25 at Cineworld at the O2 Centre in London.