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Academy Invites 26 to Join Animation; 23 VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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Backstage at the Oscars: Disney Sweeps, ‘Interstellar’ Soars

In a bit of a surprise, Disney’s Big Hero 6 took home the best animated feature Oscar last night, making it two in a row in the John Lasseter era following Frozen, and the Mouse ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Whets Appetites with New ‘Feast’ Images

Walt Disney Animation has released new images from its next theatrical short, Feast, which is set to play in front of the Marvel comic adaptation Big Hero 6 starting November 7. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Debuts ‘Feast’ Short at Annecy

If you are lucky enough to be at the Annecy International Animation Festival, you may have seen an advance screening of Feast, a new animated short film from Walt Disney Animation Studios ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Offers First Look at ‘Feast’

Disney has revealed a first look at its brand new animated short Feast, which will be making its world premiere at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival on June 10. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Paperman’s’ Kahrs to Helm ‘Shedd’ at Paramount

The winner of last year’s Oscar for best animated short film has been hired by Paramount to direct the first original feature from its new animation department. John Kahrs, who ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Releases Details About ‘Frozen’s’ Soundtrack

Disney has released new info about the soundtrack to its upcoming CG-animated feature Frozen, which will be in late November. Frozen producer Peter Del Vecho, says the music of the ... Continue Reading →
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First-Time Directors On Board ‘Angry Birds’ Pic

Rovio Entertainment announced this week that Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis will direct the upcoming 3-D, CG-animated Angry Birds movie. The film is being produced by John Cohen and ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia to Focus on Immersive Technologies

This year’s SIGGRAPH Asia, which takes place Nov. 19 to 22nd in Hong Kong, will offer a wide variety of programs focusing on the latest developments in animation, human-computer ... Continue Reading →
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‘Paperman’ Director John Kahrs Departs from Disney

John Kahrs, the Oscar-winning director of the 2012 animated short Paperman has left Walt Disney Animation Studios. Rumors about his departure began circulating earlier this week after ... Continue Reading →