Kobe Bryant Assembles -Dear Basketball OSCARS 2018


 Kobe Bryant Assembles His Animated Dream Team for ‘Dear Basketball’When Lakers champion Kobe Bryant announced his retirement in the farewell letter “Dear Basketball,” he didn’t imagine it would evolve into an Oscar contender for animated short. “That is beyond the realm of dreams,” Bryant says.But in retrospect, it’s not far-fetched that the five-minute, 22-second...

Here’s the Plan – Animated Short Film


"Here's the plan" is a 18-minute CG animated short filmINFORMATION Synopsis A married cat-dog couple of cupcake bakers dream of opening their own bakery. One day their oven breaks and they have to postpone their dream in order to earn money and replace it. Somewhere down the line, they drift apart from their dream and from themselves.Year: 2016 Website: https://Herestheplanfilm.com Trailer:...

Refugee Artist Calls Attention to Global Crisis with ‘The Journey’


Refugee Artist Calls Attention to Global Crisis with ‘The Journey’In a tenderly crafted new animated films that packs a serious emotional punch, Iranian refugee and artist Majid Adin brings attention to the ongoing global crisis. The Journey was created to raise awareness and funds in partnership with Help Refugees and creative studio Blinkink —...

Ron Clements & John Musker to Receive ADG Award for Championing Art of Animation


Ron Clements & John Musker to Receive ADG Award for Championing Art of Animation Ron Clements and John Musker, the Oscar-nominated Walt Disney Animation StudiosRon Clements and John Musker, the Oscar-nominated Walt Disney Animation Studios filmmaking partners behind such animated features as Moana and The Princess and The Frog, will receive the William Cameron...

Indian animation and VFX industry is getting bigger and better


Indian animation and VFX industry is getting bigger and better By Girish MenonThe animation and Visual Effects (VFX) industry continues to steadily gain acceptance with Indian talent poised to rub shoulders with global counterparts. According to the KPMG India-FICCI Indian Media and Entertainment Industry Report 2017, the Indian animation and VFX industry grew at 16.4...

’19th Annual Animation Show of Shows’: Film Review


'19th Annual Animation Show of Shows': Film Review 1:46 PM PST 12/29/2017 by John DeForeAn exceptional program that starts off strong and only gets better as it goes, the 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows overflows with charm while containing more provocative observations about the nature of existence than most prestige feature films do. Animators...