#278 – March 2018

Issue 277 - February 2018

Issue 277 – February 2018

Pulling Rabbits Out of Hats

How director Will Gluck and his team at Animal Logic brought the furry creatures of Peter Rabbit to life.

The New French Connection

Ankama and Planet Nemo are ready to take on the world with four unique animated features.

The Buzz in Bordeaux

The 20th edition of Cartoon Movie, the annual feature development summit, draws the best of Europe’s animation talent to the French city, March 7-9.

Cartoon Movie 2018 Projects

Heartbeat of the Asian Scene

FILMART 2018 brings many of the world’s top animation and vfx players to Hong Kong.

90th Academy Awards Animation & Visual Effects Nominees

Colorful Characters

The whimsical world of Pinkalicious comes to animated life in a promising new PBS series.

Return to the Happy, Shiny Village

Poppy, Branch and rest of the gang are back in the new Dreamworks/Netflix series Trolls: The Beat Goes On.

Deeper into the Dark

Season two of DreamWorks’ Trollhunters takes a bigger step into Guillermo del Toro’s rapidly growing Tales of Arcadia.

Conjuring Divine Effects

Cinesite’s Aymeric Perceval reveals some of the intense visual magic created in the lauded adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods.

State of the Art: Aardman Animations

An Evergreen Tale of Young Love

Whisper of the Heart is a poignant coming-ofage story, and one of Studio Ghibli’s underappreciated gems.

Digital Pets for the Big Screen

Digimon Adventure tri. director Keitaro Motonaga discusses his epic six-feature undertaking.

Ten Questions For Jake Rowell

The director of intriguing indie VR projects theBlu: Whale Encounter and Gnomes & Goblins offers insights on storytelling in a new dimension.

 

Special Insert: International Education & Career Guide

Exploring New Frontiers

This year, top animation schools are offering a diverse variety of classes on 2D, CG, stop-motion and VR animation.

The Art of Creating the Perfect Portfolio

How you present you artistic work can make a huge impact on recruiters. Experts share helpful tips for your next portfolio review.

10 Essential Books for Animation Students (& Fans!)

2018 International Education & Career Listings