CG on the Fly

SIGGRAPH spotlights real-time animation People who work with real-time animation don’t often see their work projected at SIGGRAPH. Whenever real-time projects have appeared in ... Continue Reading →

A Student Project with Oscar Pedigree

The Spine links Academy Award-winning director Chris Landreth to Seneca College once again. When Chris Landreth’s animated short Ryan won the Oscar in 2005, Seneca College in ... Continue Reading →

Fantastic Weather

Pixar’s Peter Sohn sheds some light on the making of his wonderful new short, Partly Cloudy. It seems fitting that Pixar’s newest short, Partly Cloudy, is about things being ... Continue Reading →

Bringing the Force to Singapore

Lucasfilm training goes global. When George Lucas launched Lucasfilm Animation in Singapore in 2005, he felt that working within Asia’s anime culture would help foster the look ... Continue Reading →

Animation Magazine’s Oscar Watch

Shorts Race Emerges as Sublime Global Sampler. The conventional wisdom about animated shorts is that they can spotlight emerging talent, test new techniques or explore subjects that ... Continue Reading →

Insider Tips: Some of today’s top pros share their insights on getting the right animation education

+DreamWorks animator Cameron Hood couldn’t have predicted the circumstances surrounding the return to his alma mater, Toronto’s Sheridan College. But when the school invited ... Continue Reading →

Persistence of Vision: How 2D Animation Education is Surviving Today

When last year’s student Oscar for animation was handed out, it went to a 2D animated film, Alex Woo’s Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher. But the extent to which 2D will continue ... Continue Reading →