World Animation Summit: Focus on Latin America

Moderator and director Raul Garcia led a discussion among luminaries from Mexico and Brazil during the World Animation and VFX Summit’s panel on animation south of the border. Garcia ... Continue Reading →

‘Anomalisa’ Wins Grand Jury Prize at Venice

The stop motion animated film Anomalisa won the Grand Jury Prize at the prestigious Venice Film Festival this weekend. The film, directed by renowned screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and ... Continue Reading →

AUB Named first UK Centre of Excellence for Toon Boom

Toon Boom Animation has officially recognized Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) as its first U.K. Centre of Excellence. Toon Boom Centres of Excellence (COE) are accredited post-secondary ... Continue Reading →

Star Wars Celebration Teases ‘Rogue One’ and ‘Rebels’

Fans at Star Wars Celebration this past weekend in Anaheim, Calif., got the first look at the first upcoming Star Wars Anthology movie, Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One, as well as a ... Continue Reading →

Submissions Open for VES Awards

The Visual Effects Society is now accepting submissions for the upcoming 13th Annual VES Awards, taking place February 4, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Submissions will be open ... Continue Reading →

HPA Announces Nominees in 3 VFX Categories

The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced its nominees for the 2014 HPA Awards, the 9th annual unveiling of these honors, including three categories for visual effects. The nominees ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Announces 2014 Festival Winners

SIGGRAPH, which takes place in Vancouver this year August 10-14, has announced the award recipients for the 41st edition of the Computer Animation Festival — an Academy Award ... Continue Reading →

‘Gravity,’ ‘Frozen’ Take Top Honors at Saturns

Gravity and Frozen took top honors at the 40th Annual Saturn Awards, presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. Frozen took the best animated feature honor, ... Continue Reading →

Double Negative, Primes Focus World Merge

Prime Focus Limited has announced the merger of its creative services arm Prime Focus World with acclaimed feature film vfx house Double Negative to create a major effects, animation ... Continue Reading →

April/May 2014 Tech Reviews

ToonBoom’s Animate Pro 3.0 ToonBoom has definitely carved a niche for itself in the animation world, from the production-level Harmony products down to the tools for the individual ... Continue Reading →