Anyone who is remotely interested in the CG artistry behind “The LEGO Movie” should drop everything and head over to fxguide to watch this half-hour behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film.
Studio Ghibli will produce its first animated series for television with Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro Miyazaki, at the helm.
An animated musical love story about a young man who lives inside a billboard and is charged with updating the advertisements. When he falls in love with a beautiful lady living across the highway, he has to use the only method he knows to get his message across. Advertising.
Stockholm, Sweden-based vfx shop Important Looking Pirates created the impressive animation for this Aco skin care product commercial.
Last summer at SIGGRAPH, Pixar presented a paper offering some clues about one of the major new directions that CG feature animation is headed. The paper, “Stylizing Animation By Example,” explored how filmmakers could achieve more expressive rendering styles that disregard the perfect boundaries of computer graphics rendering and mimic traditional painting techniques.
A new series of Brazilian ads for Brilux cleaning supplies resurrects Hanna-Barbera’s Rosie the Robot in CG. The character is removed from her futuristic context on “The Jetsons” and dropped into a contemporary scene of Brazilian upper class domesticity.
Here’s a new clip from the upcoming DreamWorks feature “Mr. Peabody and Sherman.” The Rob Minkoff-directed film will open in U.S. theaters on March 7, 2014:
Here’s a new and potentially lucrative market for animators: recreating alleged crimes with computer animation.