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Jorge Gutierrez Headline News

‘Book of Life’ Director Jorge Gutierrez Joins ‘Billion Brick Race’

Warner Bros. taps ‘Book of Life’ and ‘Son of Jaguar’ director to develop a new animated feature in ‘The LEGO Movie’ franchise.

Virtual Reality ANIMATIONWorld

2D and VR Come Together in Patrick Osborne’s Oscar-Nominated ‘Pearl’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 6:17pm

The Oscar-winning director of ‘Feast’ and Google Spotlight Stories project group team up on a heartfelt story created specifically for leading-edge 360 mobile and VR viewing.

Music & Sound Headline News

Pollen Music Group Plays Integral Role in the Creation of Oscar-Nominated Animated Short, ‘Pearl’

Pollen partners Alexis Harte, JJ Wiesler and Scot Stafford also just won the Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music for an Animated TV/Broadcast Production and recently received an MPSE Golden Reel nomination for ‘Pearl.’

Google Spotlight Stories Headline News

Google Spotlight Stories Taps ‘Book of Life’ Director Jorge Gutierrez for New VR Short

‘Son of Jaguar’ 360-degree virtual reality short produced in cooperation with Dallas-based animation studio Reel FX is set in Mexico City on the Day of the Dead.

Google Spotlight Stories ANIMATIONWorld

Pollen Creates Ambisonic Soundscape for Patrick Osborne’s ‘PEARL’

Pollen Music Group’s Alexis Harte, JJ Wiesler and Scot Stafford discuss the evolution of “No Wrong Way Home” and the challenges of composing music and sound design specifically for Virtual Reality.

Video Interview ANIMATIONWorld

Watch: Director Shannon Tindle Discusses Google’s ‘On Ice’ VR Project at VIEW Conference

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 9:05pm

2016’s VIEW Conference starts next week in Turin - watch AWN's two-part interview with the Google ATAP’s Spotlight Story writer, director and character designer from the 2015 edition.

Animaze 2016 Headline News

Patrick Osborne’s ‘Pearl’ in the Spotlight at Animaze 2016

Oscar-winning director’s 360-degree short film for Google Spotlight Stories is included in two screening blocks and will also be presented at a specially installed 360-degree Dome theater.

Google Headline News

Mark Oftedal’s ‘Buggy Night’ Now Available on YouTube

360-degree interactive short with production design by Caldecott-winning illustrator Jon Klassen previously launched on Moto X and Moto G devices and on the Google Spotlight Stories app on Android and iOS.

Awards Headline News

Justin Lin’s 'HELP' Wins Two Digital Craft Lions Awards

Groundbreaking collaboration between Google ATAP, creative studio Bullitt, VFX house The Mill and director Justin Lin honored with two Gold Digital Craft Lions at the 2016 Cannes Lions Awards Show.

Google Spotlight Stories ANIMATIONWorld

Patrick Osborne Lends His Talents to New VR Experience ‘Pearl’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 2:52pm

Oscar-winning director of ‘Feast’ discusses his brand-new Virtual Reality project for Google Spotlight Stories about a father, a daughter, their music, and a very special car.

Google Spotlight Stories Headline News

Patrick Osborne’s ‘PEARL’ Unveiled at Google I/O Conference

Latest installment of the Google Spotlight Stories series from the Academy Award-winning director of Disney’s ‘Feast’ is now available for both Android and iOS.

Google Spotlight Stories Headline News

Patrick Osborne’s ‘Pearl’ to Premiere at Tribeca

Interactive animated short from Oscar-winning director of ‘Feast’ is set to have its world premiere as part of the ‘Rock and a Hard Place’ shorts program at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Google Spotlight Stories Headline News

Shannon Tindle’s ‘On Ice’ Now on YouTube

Created in collaboration with Google ATAP’s Spotlight Stories and Evil Eye Pictures, animated short made for mobile and VR devices contains hidden surprises, including a musical homage to Queen.

Nexus Headline News

Google ATAP Taps Nexus for ‘Rain or Shine’ Spotlight Story

Nexus director Felix Masse is in the Google Spotlight as he joins a stable of internationally acclaimed filmmakers creating 360-degree immersive storytelling experiences for mobile platforms.

Google ATAP Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Jan Pinkava

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 10:24am

Jan Pinkava, an Oscar-winning director at Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP), discusses new digital storytelling platforms and technologies, today’s animated film business and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

Short Films Headline News

16th Annual Animation Show of Shows Now Underway

Curated by ACME Filmworks founder Ron Diamond, the 16th Annual Animation Show of Shows features both studio and independent films from the U.S., Canada, Norway, France, Great Britain, Poland and Russia.

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