Join the January 30 free online conversation with Baobab Studios founders and creative leads when they discuss insights and challenges of the studio’s first five years; team will also discuss ‘Baba Yaga,’ a VR exploration of the Eastern European legend.
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Second Grant the company has been awarded will accelerate development of BigRoom, their new collaborative VR tool.
Leading interactive studio’s latest VR experience is released today; first-ever live virtual reality red carpet premiere for the short was the ultimate socially distanced event, with attendees using Oculus Quest headsets to interact in real-time as avatars.
Go behind the scenes with filmmakers discussing their animation projects; scheduled sessions include the production of Netflix’s first three animated shorts ‘Canvas,’ ‘If Anything Happens I Love You,’ and ‘Cops and Robbers;’ Baobab Studios’ VR Exploration Baba Yaga; and PaperBoat Animation Studio’s ‘Bombay Rose.’
Submissions now open through February 28; award, which honors outstanding entertainment endeavors across VR, AR, experiential and other emerging media, to be presented at 32nd Annual PGA Awards on March 24.
Program highlights include US and New York premieres of 69 feature length and short films; animated selections by special guest Wes Anderson; a tribute to French animator Paul Grimault; and shorts program including the best of Annecy International Film Festival; and an inaugural student short film competition.
A virtual keynote address at the Beijing Film Academy’s International Conference on Digital Media Arts and Technology - December 25th, 2020.
The directors of Cartoon Saloon’s stunning new animated feature discuss the film’s metaphorical look at Ireland’s wolves and folklore extinctions, tempering new ideas with old wisdom, and their ongoing love of hand-drawn 2D animation.
‘Migrants,’ and ‘Box Assassin’ take Jury Special and Best Student Project honors; virtual festival’s annual Electronic Theatre and Animation Theatre showcase an additional 44 top CG animation projects chosen from 577 submissions.
The new virtual reality project, created entirely with Oculus’ VR-native animation platform, is a whimsical tale about balancing work and family that immerses the viewer in a vivid and glittering wonderland.
Studios team with Facebook’s Oculus on VR film that pushes the boundaries of animation; available on Oculus Quest December 10, the 20-minute immersive experience includes moments of interactivity via virtual reality hand tracking.
This year’s Conference, headlined by keynotes from Oscar-winning director Glen Keane and VFX supervisor Paul Franklin, kicks off its extensive program of live and pre-recorded sessions, running through December 13.
New VR short, made in collaboration with Oculus and Facebook Reality Labs, uses a groundbreaking app; artists were able to create and hand-animate in three dimensions while immersed in the VR experience.
With the final short’s release, the famous alt-rock musician discusses animated storytelling and his ambitious and expansive five-episode 2D series, produced to support the band’s long-awaited double album, ‘CYR’; watch ‘Purple Blood,’ the fifth and final film.
Conference spotlights major breakthroughs, current trends, and innovative CG projects in computer graphics, animation, visual effects and other interactive mediums; sessions begin December 4.
Virtual CAF 2020 showcases juried festival winners, panel talks, and presentations from Cartoon Saloon, Disney, DreamWorks, Framestore, ILM, Netflix, Titmouse and more!
Update includes new creative tools to for more convincing characters and real-time environments; users will also see usability and performance improvements in the Collaborative Viewer template enabling multi-user design reviews on VR/AR/Desktop enhancing the collaborative design review process.
For Mike Anderson, Jared Hobbs, and Barret Thomson, producing Billy Corgan’s ambitious, five-episode project meant matching a 2D style to the frontman’s vision, while finding innovative ways to develop useful animatics just from scripts, well before the unreleased music made it into their hands.
Festival recognizes creators and game developers in XR; ‘The Devouring’ awarded ‘Best Immersive Game’ and ‘Best Immersive World;’ ‘Dr. Crumb’s School for Disobedient Pets’ awarded ‘Best Multiplayer Experience’ and ‘Outstanding Achievement In Design;’ and ‘The Under Presents: Tempest’ for wins for ‘Best Narrative Experience.’
By supporting nearly 1,000 teams and individuals so far, Epic Games cements commitment to furthering the progress of a range of creators to do outstanding work with Unreal Engine or contributing to open source capabilities for the 3D graphics community.
Festival plans celebration of animation both virtually and in Annecy June 14-19, 2021; films and animation projects are now being accepting.
Leading international animation, VFX, and computer graphics conference continues its innovative virtual programming with new free industry leader talk series.
Coming in December, the book compiles production designs, visual development artwork, and character designs from the studio’s award-winning titles including ‘Invasion!,’ ‘Asteroids!,’ ‘Crow: The Legend,’ ‘Jack,’ and ‘Bonfire’ and the upcoming ‘Baba Yaga;’ now available for preorder on Amazon.
On November 20, Shocap’s XR concert event with singer Jill Barber marries live music, greenscreens, mocap cameras, Unreal Engine, and proprietary technology to transport audiences back 90 years.