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We were sad to hear that legendary vfx and animation studio Rhythm & Hues has filed for bankruptcy after a deal for Indian-based Prime Focus to buy the Oscar-winning house fell through. The company is nominated for two Oscars for its effects work on Snow White & The Huntsman and [...]
Just in time for the Academy Awards ramp-up, the acclaimed team of Oregon’s LAIKA Studios is offering an interactive, all-digital look behind the scenes of their Oscar nominated 3-D stop-motion film ParaNorman (Focus Features), directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler. The film, which follows a young boy named Norman [...]
Sony has set September 27, 2013 as the release date for its much-anticipated sequel, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2. This is roughly the same weekend that the studio released its blockbuster hit Hotel Transylvania this year. Directed by Genndy Tartakovksy, the light-hearted spookfest has made over $152.3 million [...]
Marvel fans, mark your calendars for April 4, 2014 — that’s when the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger is due to arrive in theaters. Disney announced the release date as well as a slight tease, saying that Cap 2 “will pick-up where the highly anticipated Marvel’s The Avengers [...]
Gore Verbinski’s underdog hero Rango continued its winning streak last night at the 10th Annual VES Awards. Only a few nights after taking home four Annie Awards, the Paramount/ILM feature added four VES Awards to its list of wins, including the honors for Supporting VFX, Virtual Cinematography, Animated Character and [...]
5 Years Still Loco for Toons It seems like just yesterday that we began hearing whisperings of the Latin American animation market’s emerging promise, and a certain Gothic-inspired CG animated feature out of Mexico that was stirring antennas in the Toon Town hive. It’s hard to believe that’s it has [...]
As we’re waiting to hear about Annie Award nominations on Monday (Dec. 4), we can update you on some of the recent animation noms and wins that happened over the past few days. Over the weekend, the Spanish feature Chico & Rita, which is directed by Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal [...]
This Wednesday (Nov. 30) is the deadline for submissions for the 10th Annual VES Awards. Signed submission forms and payment must have been received by the VES, and viewing materials uploaded to by the deadline. The 10th Annual VES Awards includes numerous categories involving visual effects and animation in features, [...]
Christopher Nolan’s Inception was the big winner at last night’s Visual Effects Society Awards, taking home four honors, including Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture. DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon came in close behind with three awards (Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature, Outstanding Animated [...]
The nominations for the 9th annual Visual Effects Society Awards have been announced, with more than a few surprises. Tangled, How to Train Your Dragon, Toy Story 3, Shrek Forever After and Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole were nominated for outstanding animation in an animated feature motion [...]