Finnish animator Robert Hanses and French animation art director Remy Chanfreau have teamed up to write and produce engaging original animated content for high-profile companies’ social media platforms.
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The self-taught animator discusses his transition from working on commercials to self-publishing his own work - creating funny stop-motion videos for kids - on YouTube.
ASIFA-Hollywood’s celebration honors excellence in animation and returns in-person to UCLA’s Royce Hall in February 2023; entry deadline is December 13.
VFX artist Phil Radford delivers 12 shots in 2 weeks, harnessing Maya’s particle simulation capabilities to help create a 30-second commercial for Sapporo Beer.
In response to a changing industry, the committee has revised R&Ps, updating category definitions; important date announcements include the November 30 closing of entries and February 15, 2023, 21st Annual VES Awards Presentation.
Watch the trailer for director Marq Evans’ intimate portrait of the stop-motion animation pioneer’s highs and lows; the film opens in theaters today, August 5.
Partnership allows companies to provide a one-stop shop for visual effects, color, sound, and editorial talent.
Incorporating elements from stop-motion to classic video games, the studio created 6 3D animated spots featuring unique ‘Goer’ characters who embark on whimsical adventures that start and end after gassing up.
Studio taps VFX veteran’s extensive expertise in visual effects, 3D animation, emerging technology, and large-scale pipeline solutions to maximize efficiency and output across all locations.
Multi-disciplinary studio adds motion design and live-action specialists to creative team known for work with brands including CNN, Discovery, Food Network, ESPN, and Netflix.
The 30-year VFX veteran’s experience and leadership tapped to cultivate creativity and maximize efficiency of Vancouver-based team.
‘Toon in With Me’ celebrates 82 years of America’s favorite Wascally Wabbit, running July 25-29 with cartoons, stories, and insights on everything Bugs; check out July 24 ‘Collector’s Call’ profiling Looney Tunes and Bugs Bunny collector Laurence Sheinman.
The VFX and animation studio settles into its new Manhattan Beach digs, offering small shop creative/budgetary advantages with the underlying muscle of extensive European roots; The Mill alumni Aurelien Simon and Gawain Liddiard will head new office.
Renee Zhan creates a gory, gooey, tasty CG spot with realistic stop-motion textures in a terrifying factory setting that doesn’t seem to faze the colorful, happy, edible worms.
With the feel of classic 1990s real-time strategy game franchises, Zoic Studio’s new spot teases Frost Giant Studio’s upcoming PC game set hundreds of years in Earth’s future.
The animation studio teamed up with agency Hill Holliday and The Ad Council to create a PSA raising awareness of the importance of cancer screening; the short employs a visual style based on 3D/CG with a 2D-like finish, suggesting a mixed-media hand-painted feel.
Animation studio uses live-action, soft-shaded frame-by-frame animation, and 3D elements to create a promo video for the popular game; animated characters Wally, Cooper, and Bruno enter the non-animated world, taking to the streets.
Company to represent the internationally recognized filmmaker in the US and Canada; recent commercial directorial credits include the ‘zero carbon-powered’ ad for Hitachi and McDonald’s ‘Simply Timeless’ retro spot.
50th Annual ceremony, recognizing the best in the field of animation, returns in-person to UCLA’s Royce Hall; Deadlines, Rules, and Categories to be announced September 12.
Animation design studio promotes producer who began his tenure as a production assistant at sister company Reel FX’s commercial division.
Entries now being accepted in multiple categories, including shorts, visualizations, VFX sequences, game cinematics, and real-time pieces; deadline to enter is July 31, 2022.
Longtime social activist Harold Moss has teamed his studio, FlickerLab, with NASA climate expert Peter Kalmus and a group of volunteer artists and scientists to create funny, meaningful 2D animated shorts addressing issues like Amazon deforestation, fossil fuel pollution, and rising ocean temperatures.
Works from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Portugal, and Venezuela are honored across nine categories at the May 14 in-person gala event and closing ceremony recognizing achievements in Ibero-American animation.
Watch Mackinnon & Saunders’ new film, ‘The Coca-Cola Company and Bill Nye Demystify Recycling,’ which illustrates the circular journey of recycled plastic bottles; materials used in the film include trees made from Sprite labels, conveyor belts from recycled cardboard and Mr. Nye, personified by Coca-Cola bottles.