India’s first 3-D mo-cap CGI feature, “Kochadaiiyaan,” will open on May 9th. By Western feature animation quality standards, it looks unwatchable, but perhaps it’s considered acceptable in India.
With the entire Internet already yakking about the new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” trailer, it hardly seemed necessary to bring it up here. But for the sake of posterity, here is the trailer for the Jonathan Liebesman-directed film, which will debut on August 8th:
This a fan-made experiment in which the 1956 Tom & Jerry short “Down Beat Bear” is remade in CGI with anime girls in the roles of Tom, Jerry, and the dancing bear. The characters don’t appear to be random and likely represent some part of fandom of which I’m not aware. Even lacking that context, I still think it’s a fascinating piece of work, not so much for its animation or technical merit as for its resurrection of (and reverence for) classic theatrical animation in a completely unexpected setting.
Ahead of the film’s teaser trailer premiere later today, we’ve got our first look at the bigscreen CGI adaptation of “Peanuts” that is being produced by Blue Sky Studios.
Andreas Martini created this video for the song “VBFkt Ub/Migraine” by Mtch. Both the video and audio will be a part of the upcoming Krux records compilation “black box one.”
Continuing the inexplicable trend of people named Chris directing animated features, Chris McKay, the animation co-director of “The LEGO Movie,” will direct the film’s sequel, which is currently set for a May 26, 2017 release.
Besides today’s bonanza of Genndy Tartakovsky projects, Sony Pictures Animation also made it official that Kelly Asbury (“Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron,” “Shrek 2,” “Gnomeo & Juliet”) will direct the upcoming, as-yet-untitled “Smurfs” movie.
This was a final project created by Daniel Beaulieu in Vancouver Film School’s 3D animation program.
No, these are not snapshots from the latest window display at Kidrobot, they are advance images from the upcoming CG short “The Absence of Eddy Table.” The superbly lowbrow PVC collectible aesthetic that you see is the result of an artistic collaboration between Canadian comic artist and illustrator Dave Cooper and Norwegian animation director Rune Spaans.
A new English-language trailer has been released for the Franco-Belgian CG-animated film “Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart.”
“Sir Billi” is to Scotland what “Toy Story” is to the United States—the country’s first CGI animated feature. It’s being distributed to ho
The YouTube channel Really 3Dmakes a convincing argument that everything is more hilarious when it’s remade using computer animation.
The “Angry Birds” feature film that was announced last October will be animated at Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver, Canada.
Simon knows about ducks quite well. They make noise, fly, swim, some even roll. Sometimes, it’s a bit confusing and Simon gets lost.
It’s an afternoon in Versailles, during the reign of Louis XIV…
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.