Thursday, August 31, 2017

Sakurada Reset episode 22


Konbini Kareshi episode 8


Ikemen Sengoku: Toki wo Kakeru ga Koi wa Hajimaranai episode 8


Dive!! episode 9


‘The Simpsons’ Sacks Composer Alf Clausen

Two-time Emmy winner has scored more than 560 episodes for the long-running Fox Television series. Source

VIEW Conference 2017 Announces Final Program

Registration now open for 18th annual computer graphics symposium running October 23-27; entries underway for ‘View Awards’ and ‘Games Bootcamp.’ Source

Visual Effects Society Announces Special 2017 Honorees

Toni Pace Carstensen named recipient of the 2017 VES Founders Award; visual effects producer and longstanding member of the VES Awards Committee Chuck Finance designated with Lifetime VES Membership; legendary VFX archivist and practitioner Bob Burns given Honorary VES Membership.  Source

Robot x Laserbeam 023

Groups 1 to 4 Hole Out Source

Keep it in Motion - Classic Animation Revisited: 'Shaybu! Shaybu!'

Every Thursday, Chris Robinson takes a look at films from animation’s past. Today: Shaybu! Shaybu! (The Puck! The Puck), a classic Russian hockey animation from the 1960s Source

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

9th Annual Burbank International Film Festival Announces 2017 Program

Festival to present a record-breaking 180 films, 25 world premieres, and 65 Los Angeles premieres, with two programming blocs dedicated to animation. Source

First Pond Entertainment Acquires NFB Feature ‘Window Horses’

Oscar-Qualifying Run set for 2D animated feature directed by Ann Marie Fleming employing a myriad of visual styles from more than a dozen animators including Kevin Langdale, Janet Perlman, Bahram Javaheri and Jody Kramer. Source

Realities and Key Considerations When Working in China

For veteran animation producer Leanne Passafonti, finding success in the Middle Kingdom is all about preparation, partnering and managing expectations.    Source

VRLA Announces 2018 Expo Dates

World’s largest VR/AR convention returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center May 4th & 5th. Source

China's Other Great Wall

The red carpet is not out for Chinese TV co-productions. Source

Joseph Wallace Creates Beautiful Stop-Motion Video for Sparks

BAFTA-nominated animation director creates cinematic music video for ‘Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)’ by legendary American pop band Sparks. Source

GALLERY: ‘Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)’ by Joseph Wallace for Sparks

Stills and behind-the-scenes imagery from BAFTA-nominated animation director’s cinematic music video for legendary American pop band Sparks. Source

Musekinin Galaxy☆Tylor episode 8


Sakura Quest episode 22


Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e (TV) episode 8


Teekyuu 9 episode 8


Hajimete no Gal episode 8


Pikotarou no Lullaby Lullaby episode 5


Saiyuuki Reload Blast episode 9


Nora to Oujo to Noraneko Heart episode 8


Dream Festival! R episode 2


WATCH: Synthespian CEO Jeff Kleiser Talks Stereo Dome Projection and VR at FMX 2017

The veteran VFX supervisor talks about his recent work on VR and animated stereoscopic 3-D dome projection projects as well as feature films in development. Source

I Have a Question Hisko Hulsing

In which Chris Robinson asks animators profound and inane questions that have little to do with animation. Today's guest is Hisko Hulsing (Cobain: Montage of Heck, Junkyard)   Source

Netsuzou TRap episode 9


Yu☆Gi☆Oh! VRAINS episode 16


Boruto: Naruto Next Generations episode 22


Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Nana Maru San Batsu episode 9


Boris FX Brings Mocha & Sapphire Effects Plugins to Vegas Pro 15

Mocha planar tracking plugin now officially supports Vegas Pro. Source

Blizzard Entertainment Unveils ‘Hearth and Home’ Animated Short

Future animated shorts and an ongoing comics series will help bring the setting of Blizzard Entertainment’s ‘Hearthstone’ digital card game to life in delightful new ways. Source

Mahoujin Guru Guru (2017) episode 8


Tsurezure Children episode 9


Aho Girl episode 9


New Game!! episode 8


Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'Baths'

Every Tuesday, Chris Robinson digests and dissects (relatively) new indie animation short films. Today: Baths by Tomek Ducki Source

Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni. episode 8


Tokyo Ghoul:re 138

Fall From the Tower Source

Monday, August 28, 2017

Chaos Group Acquires Render Legion and Corona Renderer

Market leading architectural visualization rendering companies join forces; joint development already in process. Source

Women in the Spotlight at Ninth Edition of Festival Stop Motion Montreal

Robust program largely dedicated to the work of female directors and women who specialize in stop-motion animation runs September 15-17, 2017. Source

VR Playhouse Merges with Identity FX

Merge shifts studio led by CEO Ian Forester and EP Leo Vezzali in a more technology-focused, interactive direction. Source

Timber Wins Best Visual Effects Award at MTV VMAs

Creative team celebrates their first MTV Video Music Awards win for Best Visual Effects for Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Humble.’ Source

Thinkbox Releases Deadline 10

New edition of compute management software leverages Amazon EC2 Spot Instances to reduce costs and improve flexibility of visual effects rendering. Source

Brickyard VFX Delivers End-to-End Production and Post for Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Whimsical 30-second spot directed by Anton Thallner employs 2D animation to illustrate CB&TL’s mobile app features. Source

Koi to Uso episode 9



Over these past 10 years of existence the Animator Festival in Poznan has grown in respect internationally so it was a lovely honor to be invited back this year to help celebrate the festival’s 10th anniversary. Source

A Trail of Blood 12

Visitor 2 Source

Isekai Shokudou episode 9