Oscar-winning British-Czech animator, director, and screenwriter – known for Pixar’s Ratatouille and Gerri’s Game - takes the reigns in June, promising to remain faithful to his predecessor Andreas Hykade’s principal ‘The person is more important than the project.’
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Craig ‘Spike’ Decker and Kat Alioshin discuss her new documentary that skillfully captures the raucous energy and infectious spirit of the infamous, riotous, and hugely influential ‘Sick & Twisted Animation Festival.’
Award-winning experimental immersive storytelling studio behind the Academy Award-nominated short film ‘Pearl’ and last year’s Oscar-shortlisted ‘Age of Sail’ is no more.
Studio’s head and executive creative director will share inner workings of their visual and physical effects work on Disney's BAFTA and VES-nominated sci-fi adventure.
Pollen Music Group’s Scot Stafford employs a modern, minimalist approach to creating the score for director John Kahrs’ sweeping new short film and VR experience for Google Spotlight Stories, ‘Age of Sail.’
Screenings and panels of Oscar-shortlisted animated short films to be followed by a filmmaker signing session.
Keynote by Oscar-winner and Google Spotlight Stories creative director Jan Pinkava one of initial set of events confirmed for upcoming animation and VFX conference.
Technical art leads Cassidy Curtis and Theresa Latzko keep things shipshape in their quest to take the cinematic VR Short by Oscar-winning director John Kahrs onto the high seas.
Taking virtual reality onto the high seas, Oscar-winning director of Disney’s ‘Paperman’ delves into the making of Google Spotlight Stories’ longest, most visually complex virtual reality experience to date.
Sharing new stories with old friends, while sharing old stories with new friends, makes this annual celebration of the best in animation, VFX and visual storytelling one of my year’s most enjoyable events.
October 22-26 conference additions also include WETA technology and Glenn Entis game financing talks.
The veteran animation director, along with DFX supervisor Aharon Bourland, will detail DNEG’s work on Marvel and Sony’s upcoming superhero-adventure film at next month’s Turin event.
Dennis Muren, Hans Zimmer, Mireille Soria and other top creative innovators from animation, VFX and games to present at 5-day event.
Virtual reality short produced by GSS partner Chromosphere and helmed by Oscar-winning director John Kars to celebrate its North American premiere at the LA Film Festival’s immersive showcase, ‘The Portal.’
Helmed by Oscar-winning director John Kars with production design by Celine Desrumaux, ‘Age of Sail’ is produced by GSS partner Chromosphere.
Experimental storytelling is pushed to the limits with four new VR experiences, including a new short film directed by John Kahrs.
Directors Hélène Leroux and Fx Goby team up with Google Doodles, Google Spotlight Stories and Nexus Studios to deliver the first-ever interactive 360 degree/VR Doodle celebrating the father of visual effects.
GSS luminaries gather for opening night reception launching ‘The Art of Google Spotlight Stories’ book and art exhibit on display at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, CA through April 22.
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.
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.’
Nexus Studios’s Chris O’Reilly and Felix Massie discuss their slick and adorable new 360 interactive story about a little girl determined to find, and enjoy her sunny day.
Google Spotlight Stories collaboration features first-of-its-kind Virtual Reality TV experience in ‘Planet of the Couches, airing October 16 during ‘Treehouse of Horror XXVII’; free limited edition ‘Simpsons’ Google Cardboard viewers available to first 25,000 fans to sign up.
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.