Daily News Bytes: Nick Ladd’s VR Produced Short, ‘Evangelion’ Keeps Rebuilding, David OReilly on Everything, & More


This Impressive Short Film Was Drawn and Animated Entirely Inside of VR
Artist Nick Ladd turned to virtual reality tools Quill and ANIMVR to create his new animated short Escape in just four days.

New Poster Proves Rebuild of ‘Evangelion’ Fourth Film Is Still in the Works
Newly revealed artwork shows that Hideaki Anno hasn’t given up on completing his revamp of the classic anime franchise, and Neon Genesis Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0 is on its way. The creator/director took a break after the exhausting third installment (and then got distracted by a little project called Shin Godzilla). The Rebuild began with the release of You Are (Not) Alone in 2007.

David OReilly Interview: Animation, Game Design and Everything in Between
“Animation is just incredible. You create worlds, you can translate your dreams. When you learn animation you are breaking down the forms and behaviors of the entire natural world, and it really teaches you how to see. I could talk about how amazing animation is, even just from a theoretical perspective, all day long,” the Irish artist and award-winning film/game maker tells designboom.

World Screen Unveils 2017 Trendsetter Award Recipients
The 7th awards, presented in partnership with MIPCOM, will honor content and broadcasting trendsetters from RTE, Walter Presents, AMC and SBS.

RealTimeUK Trailer ‘Jurassic World Evolution’ Bows at Gamescom
The big German videogame confab is underway, and the RTUK folks have released a trailer for Frontier Developments’ latest game project, which invites players to build their own Jurassic World, bioengineer new dinosaur breeds, and face spectacular challenges that arise when “life finds a way.”