#261 June/July 2016


#261 June/July 2016

#261 June/July 2016



A Tentacle Spectacle

Pixar digs deep to make a septopus named Hank — arguably the studio’s most technically complicated character ever — a convincing foil in Andrew Stanton’s sequel Finding Dory.


Rovio’s Maiden Flight

Finnish game developer pecks out a space in the animated feature market with The Angry Birds Movie.


NBCU Buys DreamWorks in $4B Deal

Rich buyers bulk up to compete with Disney but no one knows what the post-Katzenberg DreamWorks will look like.


Voltron Roars Back

DreamWorks taps a pair of die-hard fans to revive the cult classic 1980s import for the new Netflix original series Voltron: Legendary Defender.


Innovators of 2016

From creative to tech, business to music, these companies and artists represent the spirit of invention that pervades every aspect of animation and VFX.


Annecy & MIFA 2016

Our essential guide to the 31st edition of Europe’s must-see festival, the MIFA pitches, plus Wizart’s Sheep and Wolves, Breakthrough’s Wandering Wenda and Cyber Group Studios’ biggest year yet.


A Super Scrap

ILM tackles head on and expands the scope of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with hordes of digital superheroes clashing like titans in Captain America: Civil War.