Early Man

axisVFX Rocks 1,350 Shots for Aardman’s ‘Early Man’

UK-based axisVFX, the visual effects arm of Axis Studios and creator of high-end CG imagery for television and film projects, has delivered 1,350 shots over the course of 13 months ... Continue Reading →
Futurama

Happy President’s Day from Animation Magazine

Hey there, readers! The Animation Magazine crew will be out of the office on Monday, February 19 in observance of President’s Day. There will be no Monday morning newsletter, but ... Continue Reading →
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#277 – February 2018

  Prehistoric Plasticine Perfection Early Man, the new stop-motion epic from director Nick Park and this team at Bristol-based Aardman Animations, centers on a soccer-playing ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie: 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. European feature artists, ... Continue Reading →
Woody Woodpecker

Alex Zamm Helps ‘Woody Woodpecker’ Take Wing Feb. 6

Fans of Walter Lantz’s iconic cartoon bird will be excited to catch his latest on-screen adventure Woody Woodpecker , arriving on DVD, Digital, On Demand (via Movies Anywhere) and ... Continue Reading →
Don Hahn

Producer Don Hahn Delves into ‘Disney’s Magical Mid-Century’

There’s no telling what amazing, creative project Oscar-nominated producer (The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Maleficent), author and documentary filmmaker Don Hahn will come up ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Maz Kanta

Audiomotion & Vicon Help Lupita Nyong’o Keep the Rebel Alliance Alive in ‘Last Jedi’

In a pivotal moment in Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the CGI character Maz Kanata, played by Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o, shows up just in time to give the Rebels a vital ... Continue Reading →
Phil LaMarr

Phil LaMarr Recalls ‘Static Shock’ S3 Out Jan. 30

Warner Archive Collection is offering another animated superhero gem with the release of Static Shock: The Complete Third Season on DVD on January 30. To mark the occasion, lead voice ... Continue Reading →
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

MPC Levels Up ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ with CG Animals & Environments

In the brand new adventure Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the tables are turned as four teenagers in detention are sucked into the world of Jumanji. When they discover an old video ... Continue Reading →
Bright

Iloura Brings Dark Urban Fantasy World to Life for Netflix’s ‘Bright’

Directed by David Ayer, the Netflix film Bright features a magical twist on the classic buddy cop story, where humans work and live side-by-side with fantastical creatures in a Los ... Continue Reading →