In this new series, Academy members share the building blocks of their work. Using contemporary examples, they offer viewers a glimpse into the filmmaking process. Forthcoming installments will spotlight music, sound, costume design, makeup and hairstyling, writing and visual effects. Stay tuned.
A bold and exhilarating animated 2D film created by Nexus Studios’ duo Smith & Foulkes in collaboration with Y&R London is at the centre of the BBC’s ‘The Fearless are Here’ campaign that heralds the arrival of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Via the thrilling and abstract journey of a luger, skier, curler, snowboarder, ski jumper and ice skater, the film depicts the psychological and physical obstacles Winter Olympics athletes face in their quest to be the best in the world.
Take command of the most advanced starfighter the United Trade Consortium has ever developed in stunning virtual reality as you battle for control of the Tartarus sector. Protect the UTC’s secret jump-drive technology from the Tartarus Liberation Front insurgents as you fight to maintain the corporation’s dominance and earn yourself fame and fortune in the process. Track targets with your gaze and blast them with your Pulse Lasers or lock on and pound them into space dust with your Meteor Missiles. Unlock new weapons and upgrades as you progress through the ranks by taking on increasingly daring missions. Find out what secrets are ready to be revealed here at the end of inhabited space. Welcome to the Tartarus sector, contractor. Or as the locals like to call it, End Space.
Tiny Town VR is a casual world-building game, inspired by the nostalgic storytelling power of LEGO and action figures mixed with the excitement of making something original. Build your world, big or small, then fill it with thousands of different objects. Add characters whose joints can be pushed, pulled and twisted into any pose imaginable, then give them a voice with custom speech bubbles. Once the scene is set, capture your story using the in-game camera, add captions, then save it or share it with your friends, direct to Facebook. Make something funny. Make something powerful. Make something your own. Key Features: – Thousands of objects with which to build your worlds – Multiple themes including town, farm, maritime, and others – In game photo capture, photo library, and publishing to Facebook – Articulated characters that make creating complex poses easy – Controllable rules that make building fun, like road and object snapping, object copying, guidelines, and more
9 to 18 February 2018 Anima 2018 trailer
Director: Noémie Marsily & Carl Roosens
Music: Alek et les Japonaises
Production: Folioscope / Attipics
The Oculus team at Facebook builds the VR hardware and platform to let you experience anything, anywhere, with anyone. Additionally, Facebook has teams dedicated to building social experiences in VR that make it easier to spend time with your friends, wherever they are. Virtual reality’s potential to connect the world is immense—and we’re just getting started. Oculus Research is driving the state of the art forward with breakthrough work in computer vision, advanced optics, eye tracking, mixed reality, and new ways to map the human body. https://www.oculus.com/careers/
MPC’s team lead by VFX Supervisors Sheldon Stopsack and Patrick Ledda worked with directors Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg and Production VFX Supervisor Gary Brozenich to craft effects including epic ship battles, Captain Salazar and his motley crew of sailors, the ghost sharks and various environments. The complexity and variety of work was an exciting challenge for the team, requiring MPC’s RnD team to create new tools for water, cloth and hair simulations. The work was completed by MPC artists’ across the globe in London, Montreal and Bangalore, delivering 1200 shots for the movie. It was a colossal team effort that took more than 2 years and involved more than 700 artists and production crew.
PETER HASE begeistert als schelmischer und abenteuerlustiger Held seit Generationen Kinder und Erwachsene auf der ganzen Welt. Pünktlich zu Ostern 2018 hoppelt das gewitzte Langohr – gesprochen von CHRISTOPH MARIA HERBST – nun gutgelaunt und mit jeder Menge tierischer Freunde im Gepäck in die deutschen Kinos. Ein erster Trailer liefert einen Vorgeschmack darauf, welche aufregenden Abenteuer PETER HASE bevorstehen. In der frechen Animationskomödie von Sony Pictures Animation nimmt Peters Kleinkrieg mit Mr. McGregor ungeahnte Ausmaße an, denn beide buhlen um die Zuneigung ihrer warmherzigen, tierlieben Nachbarin. Als Regisseur zeichnet Will Gluck („Freunde mit gewissen Vorzügen“, „Annie“) verantwortlich. In der deutschen Fassung ist Christoph Maria Herbst als PETER HASE zu hören. PETER HASE sowie alle zugehörigen Figuren: ™ & © Frederick Warne & Co Limited.
Deutscher Kinostart: 22. März 2018
Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, Krypton follows Superman’s grandfather (Cameron Cuffe, The Halcyon) — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos.
Based on DC characters, Krypton is executive produced by David S. Goyer (Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Dark Knight trilogy). Cameron Welsh (Ash vs Evil Dead) will serve as executive producer and showrunner.
Mary and the Witch’s Flower Trailer – 2018 japanese Anime Movie
About Mary and the Witch’s Flower Mary is an ordinary young girl stuck in the country with her Great-Aunt Charlotte and seemingly no adventures or friends in sight. She follows a mysterious cat into the nearby forest, where she discovers an old broomstick and the strange Fly-by-Night flower, a rare plant that blossoms only once every seven years and only in that forest. Together the flower and the broomstick whisk Mary above the clouds, and far away to Endor College – a school of magic run by headmistress Madam Mumblechook and the brilliant Doctor Dee. But there are terrible things happening at the school, and when Mary tells a lie, she must risk her life to try to set things right.
Mary and the Witch’s Flower (Japanese: メアリと魔女の花 Hepburn: Meari to Majo no Hana) is a 2017 Japanese anime fantasy film directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi and produced by Studio Ponoc, based on The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart.
This is Studio Ponoc’s first feature film
Trailer for brand new Oskar Fischinger: Visual Music DVD, from Center for Visual Music.
This DVD includes the films Composition in Blue, Muratti greift ein, Studie nr 8, Studie nr 5, Swiss Trip, An American March, Pierette I and more.
Full details at centerforvisualmusic.org/Fischinger/newdvd.htm
Join Brad Bird (director, The Incredibles, Ratatouille) and Disney Legends and animators Floyd Norman and Andreas Deja as they reflect on the genius of one of the most talented animators in Disney history: Milt Kahl. Discover more about Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men and D23 2017 Gold Member Gift at D23.com/NineOldMen.