Ferdinand’s Triumphant Journey
How director Carlos Saldanha and his team at Blue Sky delivered a lovely CG-animated movie with a powerful message inspired by the classic children’s book.
Fantastic Fables from France
Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert’s hand-drawn feature The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales offers plenty of visual delights and slapstick humor.
He Just Loves to Steal Cake!
The new animated special The Highway Rat has all the ingredients of a children’s classic.
From Gamers’ Fave to Streaming Success
How Skylanders Academy avoided the curse of many gaming franchises and became a show loved by both fans and Netflix bingers.
A Suitcase Packed with Memories
Ru Kuwahata and Max Porter’s quiet and poignant Negative Space emerges as one of the most acclaimed shorts of the year.
Creating the dazzling visual effects for Thor: Ragnarok required a superhuman eye for detail and exceptional attention to the actors’ gestures.
Creating a Fish Man from the ’50s
VFX Master Dennis Berardi discusses the stunning effects of Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water.
How to Create a Super Pig (and Other Secrets)
Method Studios’ Erik De Boer looks back at the making of Okja.
The Intersection of Tools and Techniques
VFX pros discuss how the industry is impacted as new technology and methods proliferate.
A look back at some of the top vfx contenders of the year.
Toon Masters by the Beach
The World Animation and VFX Summit wraps up another successful edition.
Bold ideas shine at the 2017 Student Academy Awards.
Embracing an Unknown Future
Future Lighthouse’s stunning 20-minute short Melita takes us to an unpredictable dystopian world.
Bickering Friends vs. Monsters and Demons
Ushio and Tora: The Complete TV Series arrives on five-disc sets.