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Oscar Nomination Reactions: The Class of 2017 Checks In

The nominees are in! Read what the finalist filmmakers have to say about being recognized by the Academy, below. The 89th Oscars will take place February 26. Best Animated Feature Kubo ... Continue Reading →
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Nominees Announced for 89th Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed Tuesday morning which of the year’s onscreen accomplishments will go for the gold as nominees in the 89th Annual Academy ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Rogue One’ Trailer Takes Flight

Disney’s Lucasfilm released a new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story during Wednesday night’s Olympics coverage. The spot gives more screen time to some of the new-to-screen ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Rogue One’ Trailer Takes Flight

Disney’s Lucasfilm released a new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story during Wednesday night’s Olympics coverage. The spot gives more screen time to some of the new-to-screen ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Teaser Arrives

The next phase of Disney’s aggressive plan for Lucasfilm’s iconic franchise is imminent, with a new teaser trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story debuting on Good Morning America ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ and ‘Episode VIII’ Helmer Confirmed

Director Gareth Edwards’ stand-alone Star Wars movie will be titled Rogue One and star Felicity Jones, Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced this morning at the studio’s annual ... Continue Reading →
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Brennan Named GM of Lucasfilm

Lynwen Brennan has been promoted to general manager of Lucasfilm. Brennan, who has served as president and general manager of Industrial Light & Magic since 2009, is credited with ... Continue Reading →
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ILM’s Knoll, Producer Hurd Join Academy Sci-Tech Council

ILM chief creative officer John Knoll and producer Gale Anne Hurd have joined the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s Science and Technology Council. Also accepting invitations ... Continue Reading →
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‘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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A Few Things We Loved About the 2013 Animation Summit!

If you’ve been following Animation Magazine online, you already know that we had a terrific turnout at our 2013 World Animation & VFX Summit, which was held at the California ... Continue Reading →