This is an animated documentary short film about FOOOOOOOOOOOD! I interviewed people their opinions about food, and animate real food based on the soundtracks with stop-motion technique.
“Entertainment Weekly” has published a piece on the upcoming “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” without once mentioning the terms ‘animation,’ ‘motion capture,’ or ‘performance capture.’
Yesterday in New York City, Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro 3, the latest iteration of its fully-featured PC/tablet with pressure-sensitivity and an abililty to run any PC-based creative software from Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite to Toon Boom, Maya and ZBrush, to post-production filmmaker tools like Assimilate’s SCRATCH and RED’s CineX.
John Lasseter, who became a doctor for the second time last week, delivered the commencement speech to this year’s graduating CalArts class. Lasseter’s speech is a cross between a revival meeting and a rock concert, complete with rowdy audience members chiming in, like in this exchange.
The 45th annual ASIFA-East Animation Festival Awards took place last Sunday in Manhattan. The long-running ceremony, which celebrates achievements in East Coast animation, is making an effort to gradually transform its annual ceremony into a more upscale affair.
Six months before its scheduled release, DreamWorks Animation has pushed back the release date of “Home” from November 26, 2014, to March 27, 2015.
Released today: the first images from Disney’s next animated feature, the Marvel Comics-based Big Hero 6, directed by Don Hall (“Winnie the Pooh”) and Chris Williams (“Bolt”).
If Ronald McDonald wasn’t disturbing enough, McDonald’s has unveiled a creepy-looking animated mascot in the United States called Happy. The Happy Meal box-shaped creature has rubber-hose arms, a huge set of realistic chompers, bulging eyballs, and the McDonald’s arches as eyebrows.
To commemorate the National Film Board of Canada’s 75th anniversary, Canada Post released a set of five stamps this month that celebrate the government-run studio’s films.
“A Dangerous Journey” (part funded by Comic Relief) warns young African women of the dangers of being coerced and tricked into prostitution by traffickers who use scare tactics perpetrated by native doctors and false promises.