BOX OFFICE REPORT: “The Lorax” is a Hit

Illumination Entertainment’s The Lorax exceeded expectations and debuted in first place with a stunning $70.2 million last weekend. That …

“Swing Of Change”

Harmony Bouchard, Raphael Cenzi, Joakim Riedinger and Andy Le Cocq, students at France’s ESMA School of the Arts (Ecole Supérieure des …

“The Gawper”

Just in time for Halloween, UK’s A Large Evil Corporation produced this spooky retro-cool puppet-like CG sample piece, The …

“Soul Man” teaser

To hell with Foodfight! Here’s a teaser trailer for a proposed CG animated sci-fi Blaxploitation feature film called Soul Man. French …

FIRST LOOK: “The Lorax”

Someone on the Chinese video site Sina posted this work-in-progress trailer for The Lorax from Illumination Entertainment, whose earlier …

Awful CG Tom & Jerry

Why do producers insist on remaking Tom & Jerry in CG? There is supposedly a feature in development at Warner Bros. – but as these …

“Assimilation” by Takuya Hosogane

Immerse yourself in the expressionistic atmosphere of Takuya Hosogane’s Assimilation. It was made using After Effects, Cinema 4D and …

“Easy Walker” by David Lewandowski

Should I post this CG short by LA-based animator David Lewandowski? Oops, too late. I just did. It’s received over 2 million views …

“Plug, The New World” by Tsuneo Goda

I’m not sure how effectively Plug, the New World promotes Nissan’s electric vehicles, which is the soft sell purpose of the commissioned …

Pixar before Pixar

I didn’t interview Catmull or Carpenter when I wrote The Art of Pixar Short Films, but I did speak to three of their colleagues on the …

“A Monster In Paris” English Trailer

Produced by Luc Besson, Bibo Bergeron’s A Monster In Paris looks gorgeous… but the story, about a giant singing flea, seems a bit …

“Lighthouse” by Stefan Wernik

Liberty Mutual has commissioned a handful of animated projects over the past few years as part of their long-term ad campaign The …

SIGGRAPH 2011 Technical Papers Overview

This video offers a fun, easy-to-digest recap of the technical papers that were presented at the SIGGRAPH conference in Vancouver last week.

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