BLE: Simpsons Baby, Digby Dragon, Gumball, Maya, Thunderbirds

+ 20th Century Fox Consumer Products (BLE stand E30) has launched the first-ever baby and nursery line for The Simpsons in Europe, with the first licensees to deliver in 2017. Showcasing ... Continue Reading →

Cutting Edge Animation Blooms for Water Security

The latest “Water Security Survivors” animated commercial for Cairns Regional Council features a tropical garden paradise that blossoms into song, thanks to Australia’s ... Continue Reading →

Marza Movie Pipeline Pushes Unity Beyond the Gaming Sphere

With each animated blockbuster release, the boundaries of what is possible in computer graphics is pushed by technical and artistic inches. But behind every moment of on-screen eye ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: Autodesk Showcases Design Animation Features

Autodesk is on hand at SIGGRAPH to present the latest design animation solutions for Maya 2017 and an update to 3ds Max. Maya 2017 features integrated rendering with Arnold, new motion ... Continue Reading →

Animation Vets Launch Cloud-Based Studio Artella

A new global collaboration platform for animated film, videogame and virtual reality content production called Artella has arrived on the scene. Founded by animation veterans Bobby ... Continue Reading →

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Chaos Group’s V-Ray 3.3 for NUKE Brings GPU Speeds and VR Output to Top Compositing Application V-Ray 3.3 for NUKE brings the first node-based VR system, GPU rendering speeds, ... Continue Reading →
The Revenant

Nature Goes Digital

ILM uses movement, choreography to make the bear attack in The Revenant as realistic and harrowing as possible.  Industrial Light & ... Continue Reading →
Lyndon Ruddy

Around the World with an Animation Career

Sometimes the life of an animator isn’t that different than that of a musician. I’ve spent a lot of my 30-year career moving around North America in what I call The Animation ... Continue Reading →

Key Creatives Talk Iron Maiden’s ‘Speed of Light’

Following its recent release, Iron Maiden’s animated music video for “Speed of Light,” the heavy metal band’s first single in five years, has become a bona fide viral sensation. ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: Shotgun Announces New Features

At SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles, Shotgun Software announced a new set of features and updates that will make it easier for teams to review, share and provide feedback on creative projects. ... Continue Reading →