Visual Effect Society names veteran VFX supervisor, second unit director and DP as this year’s recipient of the VES Creative Excellence Award; innovative filmmaker won Oscars for ‘Titanic,’ ‘Hugo,’ and ‘The Jungle Book.’
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The influential supervising animator and mentor, who spent four decades at the studio and worked on films from ‘Robin Hood’ to ‘Frozen,’ passed away last Friday from complications due to ALS.
A virtual keynote address at the Beijing Film Academy’s International Conference on Digital Media Arts and Technology - December 25th, 2020.
Premiering tomorrow on Netflix, the poignant and moving animated short draws directly from the director’s childhood loss; he hopes his film encourages storytellers in the Black community to get their voices heard.
Partnering with global nonprofit organization Oceana, the eco-storytelling collective uses animation to remind people to be ‘part of the solution’ in cleaning up our world.
Company strengthens its creative offerings by naming new heads of 3D and 2D departments, respectively.
Projects from Cinesite, MPC, and Framestore are among animation and VFX studios to receive multiple honors at the annual Australian celebration of visual effects, animation, games, and immersive technology.
Melissa Taylor, Siobhan Bentley and Tamara Boutcher will oversee feature animation and VFX services in London and Montreal studios.
Heading into this coming Oscar Sunday on February 9th, catchup on AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for this year’s Best Visual Effects.
Tech giant’s Media & Entertainment software powers the studios behind Academy Award, BAFTA, Annie, VES and Golden Globe-nominated films.
Nominated for a Best Visual Effects Oscar, Jon Favreau’s VES Award-winning hit was a masterpiece of photorealistic animation and state-of-the-art virtual production.
‘The Lion King’ tops all photoreal features with three awards; ‘Missing Link’ is top animated feature film; ‘The Mandalorian’ leads broadcast wins.
1942 animated classic, ‘Bambi,’ set to become the studio’s latest photorealistic remake following the wild success of ‘The Jungle Book’ and ‘The Lion King.’
Contenders in the animated feature, animated short film and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.
Winners of the Critics Choice Association’s 25th annual awards were announced last night at their Barker Hangar gala ceremony in Santa Monica, California.
Dean DeBlois’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,’ Jérémy Clapin’s ‘I Lost My Body,’ Sergio Pablos’ ‘Klaus,’ Chris Butler’s ‘Missing Link,’ and Josh Cooley’s ‘Toy Story 4’ receive nominations for Best Animated Feature.
If ‘Frozen 2’ is now the highest grossing animated feature film of all time, where does that leave Jon Favreau’s ‘reinterpretation’ of ‘The Lion King?’
‘A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon,’ ‘Frozen 2,’ ‘Klaus’ and ‘Toy Story 4' get nods in Animated Film category; ‘1917,’ ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ nominated for Special Visual Effects.
Winners in 25 categories will be announced January 29 at the 18th Annual gala awards ceremony being held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Voting for nominations closes January 7; VFX and Animated Short Film categories whittled down to 10 films each.
Sound artist work in ‘How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World,’ ‘Frozen 2,’ ‘Abominable,’ ‘Toy Story 4,’ ‘Missing Link,’ ‘White Snake,’ ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Spies in Disguise’ lead animation-specific category noms; 67th annual awards ceremony to be held January 19.
Disney, DreamWorks Animation, LAIKA and Pixar filmmakers share their thoughts on this morning’s announcement.
DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Abominable,' Disney’s ‘Frozen 2,’ DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World,’ Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ and Pixar’s ‘Toy Story 4’ are nominated in animated film category.