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Sanders, DeMicco Receive Original Vision Award

The opening night party for the World Animation & VFX Summit not only offered industry professionals from around the globe the chance to meet, reconnect and swap stories against ... Continue Reading →
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The Shrinking Vocal Middle Class

One hears about the shrinking middle class all the time on the news, though a similar phenomenon is going on in the animation biz: professional voice over specialists are becoming the ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #233

        Directing for Animation: Everything You Didn’t Learn in Art School By Tony Bancroft [Focal Press, $34.95] Imagine taking a one-on-one class with one ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Panel Is a Huge Hit at Comic-Con

The folks at DreamWorks Animation put on a terrific show on the first day of Comic-Con on Thursday (July 18). Studio chief creative officer Bill Damaschke, directors David Soren (Turbo), ... Continue Reading →
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‘How To Train Your Dragon 2' Trailer Goes Online

How to Train Your Dragon 2 fans got an extra treat on Friday as the trailer for the much-anticipated sequel from DreamWorks Animation became available online. The 3-D pic, which is ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragon 2,’ ‘Monsters Univ.’ Shine at CinemaCon

Animated features took center stage at the CinemaCon confab in Las Vegas today. The industry event, which targets exhibitors, producers, distributors, equipment and concession industry ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks News: ‘Night Fury’, Barco, 3rd Quarter Nos.

Night Fury Takes Flight on Fox: Fox network announced today it will air DreamWorks Animation’s CG holiday special DreamWorks Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury on December 17 at ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragons’ Series Flies on Cartoon Network Today

DreamWorks and Cartoon Network join forces to deliver the further adventures of Hiccup and Toothless in the new series Dragons: Riders of Berk. You know you have a timeless and crowd-pleasing ... Continue Reading →
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Academy’s Digital Panel Features ‘Dragon’ Directors

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will explore “Cinematography in the Digital Age” on Tuesday, May 24, at 8 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly ... Continue Reading →
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Filmmakers React to Oscar Nominations

It’s always a good day when it starts off with being nominated for an Academy Award. Here’s what the filmmakers nominated for the best animated feature Oscar had to say ... Continue Reading →