26 posts tagged

animation

  

Oscar-Nominated Animation RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET: Q&A with Filmmaker Head of Story Jim Reardon (Wreck-It Ralph, Zootopia, WALL-E)

February 7, 2019 by | Events

It’s film awards season, and the Disney animated film, Ralph Breaks the Internet, the sequel to Wreck-it Ralph, is receiving nominations left and right—from categories that range from best animated feature to outstanding visual effects. As we anxiously wait for the outcome of all nominations this season, we take a look back at Jim Reardon’s

Chapman Professors/VFX Pioneers Discuss Awards Consideration for CG Characters with Animation World Network

March 2, 2018 by | News

With the 90th Academy Awards ceremony less than a week away, Dan Sarto, publisher and editor-at-large of Animation World Network, spoke with our head of Animation and Visual Effects Bill Kroyer, and four-time Oscar-winner/Chapman Pankey Distinguished Artist Richard Edlund, to discuss whether CG character performances deserve Academy Award consideration. Writes Sarto: “Advances in CG technology have provided VFX houses

Immerse yourself in the future with our new Minor In VR and AR

February 1, 2018 by Dodge College Staff | Academics

As the media continues to buzz about the commercial and artistic opportunities made possible by new virtual and augmented reality technologies, students are looking for ways to get a head start in this emerging field. By adding a minor in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR and AR) available in fall 2018, students can explore

Storytelling Advice from Oscar-Winning Director Mark Andrews (BRAVE)

October 26, 2017 by Meg Greene | Guests

“To have someone feel like they’ve experienced the same thing as you, that’s what we’re doing as filmmakers,” Oscar-winning director Mark Andrews (Brave) reflected to a room of burgeoning storytellers in professor Bill Kroyer’s History and Aesthetics of Digital Arts class. The Pixar director provided a live storyboarding demonstration, presenting a concept storyboard for Disney•Pixar’s The Incredibles and

You’re Invited: 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows

October 16, 2017 by | Events

Join us for a screening of the year’s best animation featuring 16 international animated shorts at the 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows on Thursday, October 19 at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater. Presented by curator Ron Diamond. This event is free. Seating is first come. Learn more here.

Fall Film Festival Kudos

October 16, 2017 by Kevin Harman | Kudos!

Tom Teller’s ICARUS will be playing the 2nd Annual Dead in Decatur Film Festival from October 13th-15th (http://deadindecatur.com/), 17th Annual Trieste Science+Fiction Festival in Italy from October 31st-November 5th (http://www.sciencefictionfestival.org/), the 5th Annual Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival in New York from November 3rd-12th (http://buffalodreamsfilmfest.com/), the 14th Annual Les Utopiales in France from November 1st-6th