Daily News Bytes: ‘The Simpsons’ Meets ‘Reservoir Dogs,’ ‘Moss’ Q&A, NFB Progresses to Gender Parity & More

GDC Speaker Q&A: Polyarc’s Brendan Walker Discusse the Intersection of Art and Engineering in ‘Moss’ The recently released VR game is one of many intriguing projects featuring ... Continue Reading →
The Emoji Movie

‘Emoji Movie,’ ‘Captain Underpants’ Break Saudi Arabia’s 35-Year Cinema Fast

A key moment in international movie history took place last month when officials in Saudi Arabia announced December 11 that the country would be lifting its 35-year ban on public cinema ... Continue Reading →
Bilal: A New Breed of Hero

Trailer: Vertical Brings ‘Bilal’ to US Theaters Feb. 2

Barajoun Entertainment’s much buzzed-about animated historical epic Bilal: A New Breed of Hero will make its US theatrical debut on February 2, 2018 through indie distributor Vertical ... Continue Reading →
Tehran Taboo

Palm Springs Festival to Screen ‘Loving Vincent,’ ‘Tehran Taboo’

If you are in Palm Springs, Calif. this weekend, you’ll want to check out the inaugural Palm Springs International Animation Festival. Led by animator Brian Hehil Hoff and Gallery ... Continue Reading →

First Saudi CG Feature ‘Bilal’ Screens at PSIAF

Big-budget CGI animated features are continuing to be more prevalent in places outside Hollywood. The Palm Springs International Animation Festival will help spread the word on November ... Continue Reading →