‘Borrowed Time’ Takes Best in Show at SIGGRAPH CG Fest

SIGGRAPH 2016 has announced the winners — and highlights — of the 43rd annual Computer Animation Festival. Running with the tagline “Render the Possibilities,” SIGGRAPH ... Continue Reading →

Patrick Osborne’s ‘Pearl’ Launches for Spotlight Stories

Google Spotlight Story Pearl, directed by Academy Award winner Patrick Osborne (Feast), officially launched at Google I/O on Friday. The 360 interactive, animated short has also premiered ... Continue Reading →

Manchester Animation Festival 2016 Calls for Entries

The 2016 edition of the U.K.’s Manchester Animation Festival is shaping up, with organizers announcing that the event will take place November 15-17 at HOME in Manchester, and launching ... Continue Reading →

Ask A Baboon – Issue #254

Putting More Spring In Your Springboard – Part 2 Aaaand we’re back! Last time, we spoke with two of Baboon Animation’s finest – Joe Vitale (Angry Birds, Felix the Cat) and ... Continue Reading →

Meeting of the Masters

The best and brightest are preparing to descend on Marina del Rey for the fourth annual World Animation and Visual Effects Summit, set for Nov. 2-4. The World Animation and Visual ... Continue Reading →

August-September 2015 Tech Reviews

Substance Designer 5 Substance Painter by Allegorithmic is a favorite tool in my current toolbox. It allows quick and effective texture development and prototyping with very little ... Continue Reading →

#248 March 2015

Highlights Issue 248 Mar. ‘15   SpongeBob Gets Real The long-lived Nick star enters the third dimension for his second movie outing, Sponge Out of Water. Hitting a New Note Lucasfilm ... Continue Reading →
Issue 247 January 2015

#247 February 2015

  Issue 247 February 2015 Shooting for the Sky France’s TeamTO celebrates its 10th anniversary by releasing its first feature Yellowbird, which it animated completely in ... Continue Reading →

Books We Love – Issue #247

Marc Davis: Walt Disney’s Renaissance Man [Disney Editions Deluxe, $40] This unique retrospective on the legendary Marc Davis (1913-2000) is the perfect blend of reminiscence on ... Continue Reading →
Issue 245 December 2014

#245 December 2014

December ’14 Highlights – Issue 245 An Animation Marvel Disney taps a veteran group of animators to transform Big Hero 6 from an unlikely comic-book property into a mainstream ... Continue Reading →