The streamer has cancelled its plans to produce Ava DuVernay’s ‘Wings of Fire,’ as well as two children’s titles based on the works of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, while also laying off 150 staff primarily in its U.S. operations.
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The project was set to be the first from Markle and Prince Harry’s new content house, Archewell Productions; ‘Dino Daycare’ and ‘Boons and Curses’ also reportedly axed.
Given only three months, the Oscar-winning animation director worked quickly to capture the Grammy-winning artist’s signature moves, weaving a hazy, noirish 80s journey through her hometown into ‘Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles,’ her cinematic concert experience performed on stage at the Hollywood Bowl, now streaming on Disney+.
Newest podcast in series features the award-winning L.A.-based, Turkish illustrator, animation director, and production designer, known for her distinctive storytelling style and diverse daily sketches.
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.
Screenings and panels of Oscar-shortlisted animated short films to be followed by a filmmaker signing session.
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.
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.’
Hybrid CG-animation/live-action film based on the acclaimed mobile puzzle game by Ustwo Games to be produced by Akiva Goldsman and Weed Road Pictures.
Helmed by Oscar-winning director John Kars with production design by Celine Desrumaux, ‘Age of Sail’ is produced by GSS partner Chromosphere.
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.
Art exhibition & book launch spotlighting the creative forces behind Google Spotlight Stories to be held Saturday, April 7.
New VR experience directed by Pollen’s Scot Stafford and Chromosphere’s Kevin Dart launches on Steam and Vive Port, mobile for Android and iOS via the Google Spotlight Stories app, and Google Daydream.
Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and Cartoon Network’s ‘Adventure Time’ receive awards for Outstanding Animated Program and Outstanding Short Form Animated Program, while Seth MacFarlane is recognized for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for ‘Family Guy.’
Patrick Osborne’s VR short ‘PEARL’ for Google Spotlight Stories wins award for Outstanding Innovation in Interactive Programming.
Animated feature adaptation of the Harvey and Eisner Award-nominated graphic novel by ‘Lumberjanes’ creator Noelle Stevenson is currently in production at Blue Sky Studios for 20th Century Fox.
Kickstarter campaign seeking to raise $100,000 to help bring high-quality animated shorts from around the world to theaters runs through July 13.
Newly-announced production sessions to explore the VFX of Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,’ virtual production for ‘Ghost in the Shell’ and the newly-released ‘Ghost in the Shell’ VR experience, and an inside look at Google Spotlight Stories’ ‘Pearl,’ the first VR film to ever receive an Oscar nomination.
Imaginative new comedy series from the Oscar-winning director of Disney’s ‘Feast’ combines live action with CG animation produced by Vancouver’s Zoic Studios.
In which AWN’s Chris Robinson scrutinizes the Oscar-nominated animated short film contenders at the 89th Academy Awards, and reveals his pick for the gold statuette.
With voting for the 89th Academy Awards closing on Tuesday, take a final look at AWN’s coverage of the contenders for Feature Animation, Short Animation and Visual Effects.
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.