The 2D animation, which began as the studio’s 2022 holiday short, is inspired by the production team’s ‘coziest memories of winters spent at home.’
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The 10-minute animated African horror fable by instructors Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma - known as Half M.T. Studios - employed hand-drawn and cutting-edge 3D techniques, with tools like ZBrush and Maya for characters and Substance Painter for texturing, and was rendered exclusively in the game engine.
Created and written by Pamela Ribon, and directed by Sara Gunnarsdóttir, the Annecy Cristal winner and Oscar-shortlisted animated short, a refreshing tale of a 15-year-old girl’s discovery of sexuality and her fearless rite of passage, is now a Staff Pick on Vimeo.
Based on animator Pamela Ribon’s memoir, the film - an innovative mix of collage, rotoscope, archival footage, and drawings - chronicles a young girl’s determination to lose her virginity in the early 90s in the outskirts of Houston.
The beautiful and compelling new hand-drawn Apple Original Film, based on the bestselling illustrated book by Charlie Mackesy, debuts on Apple TV+ December 25.
Based on Charlie Mackesy’s book of the same name, the hand-drawn animated short tells a story of kindness, friendship, courage, and hope following a boy’s journey searching for home; coming to the streamer Christmas Day.
Recalling late-20th-century pop culture, the hand-drawn, rotoscoped animation bookends the newest ‘Guardians’ adventure - now streaming on Disney+
The animator-turned-director discusses behind-the-scenes of his most recent project, “The Great Wolf Pack: A Call to Adventure,’ and shares a key tip to mastering hand-drawn animation.
Created by Disney Animation’s storied hand-drawn animation team, the studio’s first breakout animated star is back in a new short, after a 94-year hiatus, marking the 100th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company.
The artist and animator’s Tumblr posts of simple drawings on coffee cups expanded into fun, humorous animated shorts of the cups, and cocktail glasses, sometimes using audio submitted by fans, generating millions of video views.
Starring Tom Hollander, Idris Elba, Gabriel Byrne, and Jude Coward Nicoll, produced by J.J. Abrams and Hannah Minghella, and based on the best-selling book by Charlie Mackesy, the hand-drawn Apple Original Films short, about an unlikely friendship between a boy, a mole, a fox, and a horse, journeying together to find the boy’s home, will debut the same day on the BBC in the U.K.
The Disney Original Documentary film examines the cultural significance of the nearly century old icon; movie includes new short, 'Mickey in a Minute,' and will hit the streamer on Mickey’s birthday this November 18.
Inspired by the early work of Mike Judge and Trey Parker, writer, director, animator, and comic A.P. Laurenson returns to 2D animation’s roots, creating a series about 3 warlords who spend their twilight years clutching to power and filling their time with empty disputes.
The Mouse House may have a 2D animated feature in the works with an upcoming adaption of Bluebeard, the French folk tale about a murderous aristocrat and his scrappy fiancé who refuses to be defeated.
The free show features animated films by artists who work with paint, paper, drawing, cut-out collage, and sculpture, producing time-based, moving image works; exhibit runs September 17-October 22 in San Francisco, California.
VFX supervisor Axel Bonami talks making, mixing, matching, and maneuvering the many visual styles in Akiva Schaffer’s hybrid live-action/CG animated action-comedy, now streaming on Disney+.
The two revered, legendary Disney animators, featured in Disney+’s recent documentary series, ‘Sketchbook,’ discuss at length how 2D is very much alive and well at the studio, and how bringing life and emotion to a character through a series of drawings still excites and inspires them.
The acclaimed creator of ‘Dexter’s Laboratory’ and ‘Samurai Jack’ reflects on the unique format and surprise success of ‘Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal,’ his Emmy Award-winning animated series about the friendship between a caveman and a T-Rex, whose second season debuts today on Adult Swim.
The Dutch animator/student discusses the skillset learned from hand-drawn animation, her animation process from start to finish, and how she went about getting into the famous Paris-based school.
Director Hisko Hulsing talks about the production of Prime Video’s acclaimed animated series, from the many supervisory hats he wears to the sublimity of the writing.
Co-creators Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg talk about the long-awaited second season of their mind-bending Prime Video series, including how they distill life’s mysteries into the narrative, and production lessons learned on ‘BoJack Horseman.’
Co-creators Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksburg’s groundbreaking, rotoscope animated drama, about a young woman trying to harness her newfound time traveling skills and unravel her father’s murder - with his help – is back with more mind-bending episodes.
The famed artist is one of six subjects in the upcoming documentary series ‘Sketchbook,’ which champions the process of hand-drawn character art in animation.
Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts enlisted Cyprus-based Zedem Media to animate a day in the life of an ancient Greek potter whose famous, extremely rare 2500-year-old vase with red figures changed the course of history.