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The PGA New Media Council will delve into the world of visual effects for the third in a series of informative industry networking events scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 21 at Sony Imageworks in Culver City, Calif. On hand to discuss their careers and answer your questions will be effects producers [...]
Disney is looking for the next generation of animators in a group of hopefuls that have just graduated from stick figures. Mouse House topper Michael Eisner and six of Disney’s top animation pros motion will host 100 children for lunch and a hands-on demonstration of how films like Lilo & [...]
Beavis & Butt-Head and King of the Hill creator Mike Judge and Academy Award-nominated animator Don Hertzfeldt (Rejected) are bringing their new traveling animated film fest to the historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The American Cinematheque is hosting The Animation Show, which will hit the screen tomorrow (Friday) at 7:00 [...]
Though it may not have been on the radar as much as its East Coast and West Coast counterparts, Chicago’s iteration of the Independent Film Project has been helping mid-west filmmakers for some time now. This year, on Halloween night, the organization marks the start of its 12th annual filmmakers [...]
The Melbourne Int’l Film Festival Int’l Short Film Competition concluded over the weekend with a collaboration between the late artists Salvadore Dali and Walt Disney coming out on top. The animated short Destino was chosen from a field of 922 entries and 88 finalists to receive the City of Melbourne [...]
The seventh annual RESFEST, the darling of the multi-media set, is kicking off its latest tour in San Francisco in mid September, eventually traveling to 15 cities in nine countries. Among other things, the festival program will include short film and music video showcases, a Michel Gondry retrospective, a program [...]
If you want to avoid the worst air-quality and summer heat in years in Los Angeles, you might consider heading indoors at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Home to American Cinematheque, organizers there have planned a busy August. Among other things on the program: the ongoing 4th Annual Festival of [...]
And you thought Christmas retail displays in October were ridiculous. The annual Toy Test in Seattle running for the rest of the month is sure to get a lot of kids drawing up their Xmas and Hanukah lists extra, extra early. For its part, Sony Computer Entertainment America (creator of [...]
Fifteen years ago, animation was the backwater of most film school programs. Becoming the next live-action tyro Spielberg, Lucas or Coppola was the name of the game. But not anymore. At least if what’s happening at the Ottawa Int’l Student Animation Festival is any indication. This year’s frame, to be [...]
The name may sound like it was dreamed up by Thomas Edison, but Siggraph’s annual electronic theater seems to get bolder every year. This year’s frame, which debuted Tuseday night, is no exception. Continuing on from 2002, when Sony Pictures Imageworks uncorked its eventual Academy Award-winning short The ChubbChubbs!, the [...]