Fox Animation Snags ‘Girl Who Drank the Moon’; Marc Haimes to Script

Fox Animation has acquired rights to Kelly Barnhill’s widely acclaimed children’s fantasy novel The Girl Who Drank the Moon, and has tapped Kubo and the Two Strings co-writer ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Conference ‘16 Full Program Revealed

Organizers of the 17th VIEW Conference, taking place October 24-28 in Turin, Italy, have unveiled the full lineup of speakers, presentations, workshops and more. This year’s edition, ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: ‘Pearl,’ ‘Kubo,’ House of Moves, Devil & Demon

Google Spotlight Stories will present a series of sessions and demos featuring 360 short film Pearl by Patrick Osborne. These include “The Making of Pearl, a Google Spotlight Story” ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Sets Making-Of Sessions for Films, Games and Beyond

SIGGRAPH 2016 will run its world-leading conference and exhibition at the Anaheim Convention Center in SoCal this July 24-28. Under the banner of “Render the Possibilities,” the ... Continue Reading →

Annecy Details Trio of VR Events

The Annecy International Animation Festival is welcoming some next-gen gate crashers at this year’s edition, with three special virtual reality events schedule for the 2016 program. ... Continue Reading →

Patrick Osborne’s ‘Pearl’ Launches for Spotlight Stories

Google Spotlight Story Pearl, directed by Academy Award winner Patrick Osborne (Feast), officially launched at Google I/O on Friday. The 360 interactive, animated short has also premiered ... Continue Reading →

Google ATAP Releases ‘Pearl’ Trailer

The Google ATAP oyster has cracked open to let out a little shimmer from Patrick Osborne’s buzzed-about Spotlight Stories project, Pearl. A new trailer has launched online, just ... Continue Reading →

Patrick Osborne’s ‘Pearl’ for Spotlight Premieres Sunday

Director Patrick Osborne’s dreamy road-trip project for Google Spotlight Stories, Pearl, will have its world premiere screening at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival during ... Continue Reading →

VES Bay Area Announces Inaugural Summit

The Bay Area Section of the Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced that Karen Dufilho of Google will be the Keynote Speaker for the organization’s inaugural industry summit, ... Continue Reading →

Animation Dingle Sets Keynotes, Panels

Taking place March 18-19 in Dingle, Ireland — on the most westerly peninsula of Europe — the fourth Animation Dingle festival will celebrate excellence in local and international ... Continue Reading →