Polygon Pictures Expands to India


Polygon Pictures (PPI), the Japanese studio known for its digital animation work on projects like GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters, Ajin: Demi-Human, BLAME! and Star Wars Resistance, has just announced they’ve launched a new wholly owned subsidiary, Polygon Studios India Private Limited (Polygon India) in Thane, a satellite city of Mumbai, that will specialize in rigging work. Sandeep Betharia

Call for Submissions: SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Computer Animation Festival


The SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Computer Animation Festival (SACAF 2021) is now open for submissions. The festival invites creators from around the world to submit their projects and help showcase the world’s most innovative and exciting computer animation. This coming December, SACAF 2021 will convene in Tokyo, Japan, to celebrate the vibrant, diverse, and inspiring world of computer

Fans Already Disgruntled with Studio Ghibli’s ‘Earwig and the Witch’


There’s trouble brewing in animated paradise. The groundbreaking first 3D/CG feature film from beloved Studio Ghibli, Earwig and the Witch, hasn’t even premiered, and it’s already alienating audiences. The film deviates from the classic Miyazaki 2D hand-drawn style, an idea spearheaded by Hayao’s son and Earwig director, Goro Miyazaki. Supported completely by his father,