#262 August/September 2016

#262 August/September 2016

#262 August/September 2016

Puppet Masters

LAIKA again pushes the boundaries for stop-motion and delivers scope, humanity and action in its fourth feature Kubo and the Two Strings.

 

Illumination Runs Wild

The studio mixes stylization and animal reality in its comedic exploration of The Secret Life of Pets.

 

Good Food Gone Bad

Seth Rogen and pals dive into animation to serve up irreverent laughs in the R-rated CG-animated feature Sausage Party.

 

Bulking Up

Blue Sky Studios takes Scrat into space and threatens the ever-growing cast of heroes of its well-chilled flagship franchise with cosmic-level extinction in Ice Age: Collision Course.

 

Sketch Artistry

China, IL creator returns to Adult Swim with a show that animates as many ideas as his brain can generate in the tongue- twistingly titled Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio.

 

Conventional Wonders

Women show their growing strength in every role on the biggest stage in fandom,
a.k.a. Comic-Con International in San Diego.

 

Mission: Possible

SIGGRAPH will explore the limits of computer imagery, animation and visual effects at the 43rd annual conference and exhibition, set for July 24-28 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

 

Spotlight: Educational and Technical Animation

A look at some of the companies that are finding fascinating and profitable new applications for the medium.