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CG Master Academy Unveils Stellar Winter Lineup

Online digital art school CG Master Academy will be offering a course titled “The Art of Color and Light,” taught by acclaimed production designer, concept artist and visual ... Continue Reading →
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Patrick Warburton to Host 41st Annies

The 41st Annual Annie Awards, will be hosted by popular comic actor and voice-over star Patrick Warburton, on Feb. 1st, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. “We are really excited ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #234

The Noble Approach: Maurice Noble and the Zen of Animation Design By Tod Polson [Chronicle Books, $40] Fans of classic animation gems such as Dumbo, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and ... Continue Reading →
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Voices Announced for DreamWorks ‘B.O.O.,’ ‘Penguins’

There is a lot of news coming out of DreamWorks. We’re just happy that this one doesn’t have to do with the performances of Turbo or the company’s stocks or the departure ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ ‘Rise of the Guardians’ Casts Its Magic Today

How director Peter Ramsey and his brilliant team of DreamWorks artists and technicians created the majestic worlds of Rise of the Guardians. For centuries, magical characters such as ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rise of the Guardians’ Makes a Splash in Cannes

As expected, DreamWorks Animation made an early splash at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday with a big press event for its holiday season feature Rise of the Guardians. Studio head ... Continue Reading →
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A Fin-de-Siècle Fantasy: ‘A Monster in Paris’

DreamWorks veteran Bibo Bergeron goes back to his French roots with A Monster in Paris, an elegant CG-animated feature set in 1910. French director Bibo Bergeron has directed two very ... Continue Reading →
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Simon Smith to Direct ‘Penguins of Madagsacar’ Pic

The mischievous Penguins of Madgascar are getting their own movie, which will be directed by Simon Smith, director of the Shrek 4-D ride film and co-director of Bee Movie. The upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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A Sneak Peek at ‘A Monster in Paris’

An excellent new clip for Bibo Bergeron’s upcoming 3-D, CG-animated feature A Monster In Paris (Un Monstre a Paris) premiered on the web this week. The pic, which will be released ... Continue Reading →