Back to the Moon

Google’s First VR Doodle Celebrates Magic of Méliès

Today marks the launch of the first-ever Virtual Reality/360-degree interactive Google Doodle. The charming animated project Back to the Moon celebrates the magic and genius of French ... Continue Reading →
VR projects in 42nd Annecy International Animation Festival

Annecy to Spotlight 11 Animated VR Projects

Eleven state-of-the-art animated VR projects will make their debut at this year’s Annecy International Animation Festival. The 42nd edition of the festival runs June 11-16 in Annecy, ... Continue Reading →
The Art of Google Spotlight Stories

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 →
Christina Miller

Turner’s Christina Miller to Keynote Annecy

The latest updates on the 2018 Annecy International Festival of Animated Film (June 11-16) reveal that Christina Miller of Turner will be among the animation VIPs in attendance, and ... Continue Reading →
Rain or Shine

Google Spotlight Presents VR Launch of ‘Rain or Shine’ on Steam, Viveport

Google Spotlight Stories and Nexus Studios are embracing the newly arrived spring season with the virtual reality version of Rain or Shine, directed by Felix Massie, which is available ... Continue Reading →
All Hail King Julien: Exiled

45th Daytime Emmy Award Nominees Announced

Nominations for the Television Academy’s  45th Daytime Emmy Awards were announced Wednesday on CBS show The Talk. While ABC’s long-running soap opera titan General Hospital made ... Continue Reading →
The Amazing World of Gumball

‘Revolting Rhymes’, ‘Gumball’ & More Score 2018 British Animation Awards

The winners of the 2018 British Animation Awards were revealed Thursday night in a ceremony laced with surprises, held at London’s BFI Southbank and hosted by comedian-actor Miles ... Continue Reading →
Shape of Water

FMX: VFX of ‘Shape of Water’, VR at the Planetarium & Trailer No. 5 Revealed

In a little over a month, FMX 2018 (Apr. 24-27) will return to Stuttgart, Germany to present a packed conference schedule covering animation, effects, games and immersive media. Newly ... Continue Reading →
Jorge Gutierrez

Jorge R. Gutiérrez Breaks Off from ‘Billion Brick Race’

The Book of Life helmer Jorge R. Gutiérrez revealed via Facebook that he has left his gig as a director at Warner Bros. Animation, and is no longer attached to direct LEGO Movie spinoff ... Continue Reading →
NYICFF-150

New York Children’s Fest Scheds ‘Lu,’ ‘White Fang,’ First “VR JR”

The New York International Children’s Film Festival — taking over the Big Apple Feb. 24 through March 18 — has announced its 2018 Special Screenings and its first-ever ... Continue Reading →