Locksmith Animation’s debut delivers good laughs and timely social commentary, say critics.
Dan Ojari and Mikey Please explain how they made their seasonal short at the storied stop-motion studio.
The film will serve as an “epic conclusion” for the original series, while establishing the world for the new series.
“It is the right thing for the staff, the right thing for the industry to do,” said DNEG exec Chris Burn.
Against the odds, Jolliffe forged a successful career as an animator and studio owner, working on films like “Yellow Submarine” and Bob Godfrey’s “Great.”
The British-made film from Disney’s 20th Century Studios and Locksmith Animation will get a festival launch in London.
Novator, which is led by Icelandic billionaire Thor Björgólfsson, will own a 15% stake in DNEG.
The film will tell the story of a young elephant from the jungles of Kerala who dreams of becoming a Bollywood dancer.
Animator Chris Meyer-White explains the software’s advantages when it comes to hybrid approaches.
U.K. staff will now receive 1.5x pay on all weekday hours beyond 40 hours, as well as all weekend work.
Music video for Iron Maiden’s “The Writing on the Wall.”
The course, which starts on July 26, is open to those with at least two years’ industry experience in Europe.
Deep in the forest, a hunter encounters a strange creature he cannot kill.
Topics will include “Shrek” and Disney, online fan cultures, and merchandising and franchising.
Otto served as head of character animation on Dreamworks’s “How to Train Your Dragon” trilogy.
The Netflix holiday special is directed by Aardman newcomers Dan Ojari and Mikey Please.
Meanwhile, Locksmith co-founder Sarah Smith is leaving the studio.
The film will be released in October.
For the Greenpeace campaign video “Wasteminster,” the studio had to drop the equivalent of 67.7 million items of cg trash onto the U.K. prime minister’s residence.
“The Very Small Creatures” will incorporate the British studio’s signature plasticine-puppet stop motion.