Effects supervisor Jon Reisch drew on his experience as a guitarist to develop ocean wave simulation controls, much like sliders on an equalizer, to hit director Enrico Casarosa’s mark for an expressive, lyrical Japanese woodblock look, in the studio’s upcoming animated feature.
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Catmull transitioning to an advisory role to end in summer 2019; Pixar president Jim Morris and Walt Disney Animation Studios president Andrew Millstein to continue in Catmull’s place.
New release delivers interactive performance and state-of-the-art features, laying the groundwork for integration with Universal Scene Description technology.
Disney-Pixar sequel sells $180 million in tickets domestically, making it the second-largest June debut ever and the eighth largest all-time debut.
The supervising technical director discusses production on Disney and Pixar’s long-awaited hit animated sequel, Finding Dory, including the design and animation of the film’s eight-legged heroic cephalopod.
2017 edition of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film kicks off with screening of Tomer Eshed’s animated feature, ‘Our Wonderful Nature: The Common Chameleon,’ and ‘The Head Vanishes’ by Franck Dion.
Twenty-fourth International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart to feature screenings of ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Finding Dory,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 3,’ ‘Ice Age: Collision Course,’ ‘Storks,’ and Japan’s ‘When Marnie Was There,’ as well as German productions ‘Die Häschenschule – Jagd nach dem goldenen Ei,’ ‘Ritter Rost 2 – das Schrottkomplott,’ ‘Mullewapp – eine schöne Schweinerei,’ and a tribute to ‘The Little Polar Bear’ filmmaker Thilo Graf Rothkirch.
Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ wins top honors for outstanding achievement in sound mixing for an animated feature film at the 53rd CAS Awards.
LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ Disney’s ‘Inner Workings’ and ‘Zootopia,’ and Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ among 28 awards for distinguished achievement.
Along with a slew of VFX breakdown videos and images, ‘Piper’ supervising technical director Brett Levin details the tools and techniques employed on director Alan Barillaro’s Oscar-nominated CG short.
Nominees in the feature animation category are Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory,’ LAIKA’s ‘Kubo And The Two Strings,’ Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Moana’ and ‘Zootopia,’ and Netflix’s ‘The Little Prince.’
Animated contenders for the Cinema Audio Society’s 53rd Annual CAS Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing are ‘Finding Dory, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ and ‘Zootopia.
‘Finding Dory,’ ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ and ‘Zootopia’ receive nominations for outstanding producer of animated theatrical motion pictures.
Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory,’ LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ and Disney’s ‘Moana’ and ‘Zootropolis’ (‘Zootopia’) receive nominations for best animated feature; British short animation nominees are ‘The Alan Dimension,’ ‘A Love Story’ and ‘Tough.’
Six-minute short directed by ‘WALL•E’ and ‘Brave’ supervising animator Alan Barillaro began as a series of tests conducted to create more painterly CG animation tools.
‘Zootopia’ nabs 11 nominations for the 44th Annie Awards; LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ earns 10 nominations.
With some projects yet to complete their qualifying run, a record 27 features are submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 89th Academy Awards.
The Mouse House posts its biggest year ever at the global box office with $5,851.4 million through Nov. 1, surpassing the studio’s previous calendar-year record of $5,843.8 million set in 2015.
Summer blockbuster hit from Pixar Animation Studios swims home on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on October 25, and on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand on November 15.
Pixar Animation Studios feature directed by Andrew Stanton makes an encore appearance in more than 2,900 theaters nationwide this Labor Day weekend.
Talks and workshops at the 2016 edition of Italy’s largest computer graphics conference to include ‘Finding Hank’ with Pixar supervising technical director John Halstead, The Visual Design of ‘The Good Dinosaur’ with director of photography Sharon Calahan, and The Making of ‘Open Season: Scared Silly’ with director David Feiss.
Developer of tools for CG content creation hosting behind-the-scenes presentations from a raft of customers including Pixar Animation Studios, MPC and Sony Pictures Imageworks.
New release includes the same shaders and lighting tools used for lighting and look development on Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ and ‘Piper.’
Fifth Illumination Entertainment-Universal collaboration dominates the weekend box office, racking up a massive $103.2 million with the first new franchise of the summer.