FMX 2017 Chooses Slogan “Beyond the Screen” and Selects ‘Elemental’ as Trailer
Check out the teaser for FMX “Beyond the Screen” (May 2-5, Stuttgart) which will highlight the frontiers of immersive entertainment and out-of-the-box thinking. 2017 board members include Marvel’s Victoria Alonso, Aardman’s David Sproxton, Nexus’s Christopher O’Reilly, Dr. Richard Marks from Sony Computer Ent., Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Rob Legato and Epic Games’ Kim Libreri.
We Asked 4 Female Animators About Diversity and Women in the Industry
Estelle Tang offers a counterpoint to That THR Roundtable, interviewing Brenda Chapman (writer-director, Brave), Emily Dean (story artist, LEGO Batman Movie), Niki Yang (supervising director, Clarence) and Maija Burnett (Character Animation program director, CalArts) for Elle.
‘Lion King’ and ‘Roger Rabbit’ Added to National Film Registry
1990s classics add some animated oomph to the list of 25 new additions announced by The Library of Congress this week.
From Books to Animation: St. Ann Children’s Book Writer Takes a Big Step
Ihenyen Ejodame achieved his childhood dream of becoming an established writer, now he is producing a series of animated Bintah specials for broadcast.
Army of Evil Santas Fights Horde of Murderous Penguins in Bizarre Christmas Animation
Ho, ho, hooooo-ly crap what just happened!? This is one way to work out some pre-Xmas stress. (Follow the project at Steam Greenlight.)