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Google Spotlight Launches Art Book and Exhibit

For the past three years, animation fans have been enjoying the amazing projects produced under the Google Spotlight Stories banner. Now they can take in some of the fantastic concept ... Continue Reading →
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Glen Keane Directing ‘Over the Moon’ for Pearl Studio and Netflix

Academy Award-nominated animation legend Glen Keane has been tapped to direct Pearl Studio’s feature-length musical adventure Over the Moon, a world premiere animated film exclusively ... Continue Reading →
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Walt Disney Family Museum Premieres Glen Keane Exhibition

Starting March 8th of 2018, The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco will be dedicating an exhibition to famed Disney character animator Glen Keane. While most Animation Magazine ... Continue Reading →
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Vision Quests: Google Spotlight Stories ‘Son of Jaguar’ & ‘Sonaria’

In 2016, when Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl became the first VR piece to land an Oscar ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dear Basketball’: An All-Star Team-Up

Dear Basketball NBA legend Kobe Bryant taps animation icon Glen Keane to animate him for the short Dear Basketball, which ... Continue Reading →
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Kobe Bryant, Glen Keane Set for ‘Dear Basketball’ Panel at World Animation & VFX Summit

The World Animation and VFX Summit will have a little extra sparkle this year thanks to some star power from the sports world as retired NBA great Kobe Bryant and Annie Award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Spark Animation Fest Sets ‘Breadwinner’ as Opener, Glen Keane to Be Honored

Spark Computer Graphics Society, presenting Spark Animation 2017 in Vancouver, BC from Oct. 26-29, has set up a delectable variety of films and fare from around the world for this year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Mixed Media

Patrick Osborne and Felix Massie test the limits of animation in the burgeoning field of VR with the Google Spotlight Stories Pearl and Rain or Shine. Patrick Osborne’s follow ... Continue Reading →
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Next from Google Spotlight Stories: Jorge Gutierrez’s ‘Son of Jaguar’

The Google Spotlight Stories crew has revealed that work has begun on the initiative’s next immersive animated short, Son of Jaguar from director and artist Jorge Gutierrez (The ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →