LOS ANGELES – Animation Magazine has unveiled its list of this year’s distinguished Animation Hall of Fame award recipients. The honorees will receive their awards at the World Animation VFX Summit Gala on November 1, 6:30-10:00 p.m. at the beachside Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica. This year’s award recipients are:
“Alfred and Shadow” is a short animation about Alfred the owl, his Shadow, and the emotions he experiences.
An easily digestible film, it shares the basics about types of emotions, and their functions. Shame, fear, sadness, anger, disgust, happiness, and surprise are described as well as how to cope with those feelings.
EXCLUSIVE: Fox Animation has acquired the rights to acclaimed children’s novel The Girl Who Drank the Moon, an epic coming-of-age fairy tale written by Kelly Barnhill. Marc Haimes, who recently co-wrote the script for Laika and Focus Features’ Kubo and the Two Strings, has been set to adapt the script.
Moonbot Studios, a high-flying, homegrown Louisiana animation studio that won a 2012 Oscar for a brief film “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore,” appears to be charting a new march that could send it drifting transparent out of a Bayou State. Late final week, a Shreveport-based outfit reportedly began laying off employees, call increasing conjecture that a association might shortly be sole off.
UK post-production specialists Nice Biscuits continues a 2016 enlargement skeleton by bolstering a animation services, merging a London domicile and Lumiere Studios’ new Essex-based CG studio. After dual years of operative closely together, Lumiere will turn Nice Biscuits’ permanent in-house CG group handling out of a 15-seat Chelmsford studio.
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