Jorge Gutierrez

Gutierrez Reacts to Globes’ ‘Book of Life’ Nom

It took a bit to get to us, but writer and director Jorge Gutierrez has spoken up about the Golden Globes’ nomination of The Book of Life for Best Animated Feature: “Like ... Continue Reading →
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A Tome of Vim and Vigor

The Book of Life mixes modern conventions with Mexican tradition and brings director Jorge Gutierrez’s passion ... Continue Reading →
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Fox, del Toro, Gutierrez Preview ‘Book of Life’

The Book of Life is looking like a must-read. The movie’s director, Jorge Gutierrez, and producer, Guillermo del Toro, presented this week an early look at the CG-animated film ... Continue Reading →
Guillermo del Toro

Del Toro Sets ‘Pacific Rim’ Sequel, Toon Series

Get ready for monsters vs. robots, round two! Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has announced that last summer’s visual-effects blockbuster Pacific Rim is getting both a sequel and ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor to Acquire Mr. X VFX Studio

Technicolor has reached an agreement to acquire Toronto-based visual effects studio Mr. X, which will join Technicolor’s Production Services division — already home to Oscar-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Art Show Offers Exclusive Preview of ‘Book of Life’

20th Century Fox hosted a private art show Monday night in Beverly Hills to show off art from The Book of Life, an animated feature film in production at Reel FX Creative Studios in ... Continue Reading →
Bill Plympton

An Animated Conversation with Bill Plympton

In 1960, when Bill Plympton was 14, he mailed some cartoons he’d drawn to Disney in the hope of being hired. Not surprisingly, Disney declined. The good news: he had talent. The ... Continue Reading →
Thomas J. McLean

‘Animation Magazine’ names Veteran Toon, VFX, and Film Journalist Thomas J. McLean as Editor-In-Chief

Animation Magazine, the leading online and print publication covering the business, technology and art of animation and VFX, has tapped veteran film journalist Thomas J. McLean as editor-in-chief. McLean ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia Reveals Final Lineup for 2013 Edition

The organizers of this year’s SIGGRAPH Asia confab have announced the final lineup for the international CG and tech confab, which takes place Nov. 19-22 in Hong Kong. Now in ... Continue Reading →
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Star-Studded Awards Soiree Launches Animation Summit

This year’s edition of Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit began on a high note on Sunday night with a star-studded awards ceremony that featured voice legend ... Continue Reading →