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Academy Advances 20 VFX Contenders

Things continue to heat up in the races for our favorite Academy Award categories. Having announced a record-setting number of qualifying animated features and announced the 10 short-listed ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ Poster: The Villains Are All Here! So. Many. Awesome. Minifigs! If you studied the list of the new LEGO figures coming to toy shelves in January we shared ... Continue Reading →
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BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards nominees. Live-action educational parody Horrible Histories snagged three ... Continue Reading →
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Art Ludique Paris to Premiere Disney Exhibit

From October 14, 2016 through March 5, 2017, Art Ludique – The Museum will present for the first time the special exhibition “L’Art des Studios d’Animation Walt ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Taps Jon Favreau to Helm Live-Action ‘Lion King’

After the incredible success of The Jungle Book this year — both at the box office and in terms of creative tech wizardry — Disney is teaming back up with director Jon Favreau ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend Floyd Norman On Documenting his Life on Film

If you’re a knowledgeable fan of Disney animation — and animation in general — you probably already know who Floyd Norman is. A Disney Legend, Norman was hired in 1956 as ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gnomes & Goblins’ VR from Jon Favreau Debuts

Leading virtual reality studio and content distributor Wevr (creators of theBlu) has launched a preview for a new, immersive VR experience titled Gnomes & Goblins – conceived ... Continue Reading →
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New VFX Progression Shots for ‘Jungle Book’ Released

Disney has released a new batch of hi-res progression stills and animated GIFs showing how director Jon Favreau and his innovative virtual production team brought the nearly full CG ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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New Trailer for Floyd Norman Documentary

A new trailer for Floyd Norman: An Animated Life has been released ahead of the film’s screening at Comic-Con. Attendees will have a chance to take in the intimate film journey through ... Continue Reading →