World Animation Summit: Understanding Hybrid Studios

For smaller up and coming studios, the hybrid model — studios with a foot in the commercial, gaming and feature film pools who create their own content as well as produce content ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Focus on Latin America

Moderator and director Raul Garcia led a discussion among luminaries from Mexico and Brazil during the World Animation and VFX Summit’s panel on animation south of the border. Garcia ... Continue Reading →

CG Short ‘Shift’ Tops 2015 VIEW Awards

The first place VIEW Award for 2015 was awarded to Shift, a CG film directed by Maria Cecilia Pugliesi and Yijun Liu, of the School of Visual Arts, New York. The awards event was held ... Continue Reading →

SVA Student Film Wins Big at VIEW

Turin, Italy’s VIEW Fest — the film festival running alongside the VIEW Conference — has wrapped up, and awarded CG animated student short Shift its first place prize. Shift ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Conference Sets Deep Programming Lineup

The VIEW Conference has announced its lineup of keynote addresses and programming for its 2015 edition, set for Oct. 19-23 in Turin, Italy. The lineup features an impressive array of ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Reveals 2015 Speakers

VIEW Conference, taking place Oct. 19-23 in Turin, Italy this year, has announced the speakers for the 16th edition. Key animation speakers listed below; see for complete ... Continue Reading →
Jorge Gutierrez

Jorge Gutierrez Gives Online Q&A Saturday

Mexican animator, filmmaker and director Jorge Gutierrez — the visionary mind behind Reel FX’s The Book of Life and TV series El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera — ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Sets Production Sessions

SIGGRAPH has announced the complete lineup for this year’s Production Sessions program for its 42nd annual conference, set for Aug. 9-13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The ... Continue Reading →

Phil Lord and Chris Miller Receive Texas Avery Award

Reel FX, the Texan studio behind the Golden Globe-nominated The Book of Life, has presented the 9th annual “Texas” Avery Animation Award to Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, ... Continue Reading →

Jorge Gutierrez Scores Multi-Year Deal with Reel FX

Reel FX Animation Studios, producers of the acclaimed CG feature The Book of Life, has entered the film’s writer and director Jorge R. Gutierrez into a multi-picture deal. The first ... Continue Reading →