Call for Entries: Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film 2022


The 29th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will take place from May 3 to 8, 2022. Animated films completed after October 1, 2020, can now be submitted for the main festival competitions. Entries are now being accepted in the following categories:International Competition – International competition for animated short films Young Animation – International student

VIEW Conference 2021 to Honor Sir Roger Deakins


The VIEW Conference has announced that Sir Roger Deakins will receive this year’s VIEW Visionary Award. The Oscar-winning cinematographer’s films include The Shawshank Redemption, Blade Runner 2049 and 1917. Previous recipients of the award, presented for outstanding contribution to the visual arts, include pioneering visual effects supervisor Dennis Muren, animated feature director Nora Twomey

Unreal Engine 4.27 is Here!


Epic Games has just released Unreal Engine 4.27, delivering powerful new and improved features for creators across game development, film and television, architecture, and automotive. Highlights include major updates to the in-camera visual effects toolset for virtual production; enhancements to GPU Lightmass for faster light baking; integration of the Oodle Compression Suite; Bink Video