Noël will help implement the NFB’s 2020–2023 Strategic Plan, which the organization stresses will give more agency to creators.
The festival’s industry events will be held online and free to all. Film screenings have been postponed to next year.
“To my eyes, this is a genuine work of theater,” says Jean.
“Je vois dans ce film un véritable travail dramaturgique,” dit Jean.
Eighty-hour workweeks, humiliation by bosses, and a “deeply disturbing” contract are among the factors that some say drove one vfx worker to suicide.
Gordon will oversee the company’s animation teams in London, Montreal, and Vancouver.
“[It’s] kind of like the designs you remember them looking like, not so much what they actually look like,” says “Animaniacs” co-executive producer Gabe Swarr.
For less than $50, you can attend a Californian convention and a Canadian animation festival from your couch this week.
The videogame publisher is in turmoil following widespread claims of sexual harassment and abuse throughout its studios.
Having established itself as a major player in indie shorts, the French company is now charging into feature production.
The renowned filmmaker produced his latest short at home, in six days, with no money.
An official statement says: “Covid-19 is changing the entertainment industry … The merger is a direct and necessary response.”
Two newly digitized sets of flipbooks highlight the links between animation, live action, and print.
Roy, an experienced animation producer at the National Film Board of Canada, will now spearhead a broader creative strategy for the organization.
The Scooby-Doo origin story is the second animated tentpole to skip theaters for VOD.
“The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run” is currently due to hit theaters on August 7 — among the earliest scheduled releases in the calendar.
The courses are tailored to artists at various career stages. They start on May 23.
The company’s treatment of its staff is “grotesque” says a grassroots vfx workers rights organization.
Get drunk with your director, treat them like a spouse, and be ready to annoy them. This worked for Nicolas Schmerkin, at least.
In a new series of articles, Cartoon Brew speaks to a range of industry figures about how the crisis has affected them.