• ‘Draw Me Close’ promises to provide a first of its kind immersive experience during its world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

    Launching on 21 April at Tribeca Film Festival’s Storyscapes, Draw Me Close blurs the worlds of live performance, virtual reality and animation to create a vivid memoir about the relationship between a mother and her son in the wake of her terminal-cancer diagnosis. Weaving theatrical storytelling with cutting-edge technology, the project takes a deceptively simple and humanistic approach to the immersive medium: it allows the audience member to experience life as a five-year-old Jordan, inside a live, animated world. Created by award-winning playwright and … Read More The post ‘Draw Me Close’ promises to provide a first of its kind immersive experience during its world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival appeared first on AnimationXpress. […]

  • Government of Karnataka unveils Bengaluru GAFX Conference 2017

    Government of Karnataka announced that it will be organising India’s largest animation, games  and visual effects conference, Bengaluru GAFX Conference 2017 on 12 to 14  May at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru. Honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah unveiled the logo and the website of Bengaluru GAFX (www.gafx.in) in a gathering in Bengaluru. Honorable Minister of Karnataka for IT & Tourism, Priyank Kharge and core members of ABAI were present at the gathering. Bengaluru GAFX Conference was formerly known as ABAI … Read More The post Government of Karnataka unveils Bengaluru GAFX Conference 2017 appeared first on AnimationXpress. […]

  • ‘Baahubali 2’ trailer recreated by the grain of sand

    The epic tale of love, jealousy, betrayal, loyalty and war which left us trailing with its mysterious end is only five days away from hitting theatres with its conclusion; unravelling the secret and the untold stories of the past. While the saga – Baahubali has garnered fans in millions, it has also made way into the hearts of artists, one of them being the sand artist, speed-painter and sculptor Sarvam Patel. Sarvam Patel recreated the trailer of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion using … Read More The post ‘Baahubali 2’ trailer recreated by the grain of sand appeared first on AnimationXpress. […]

  • Google Doodle’s Earth Day comic strip presents ways to save our dear planet

    The first thing that we notice as we switch on our devices and log into Google is the Google Doodle. Google doodle reminds us of all the special occasions and personalities with its unique illustrations / game / animation. The same it did today for Earth Day. Each year, 22 April is marked as Earth Day which was started in 1970. This year, according to the Earth Day website, the focus is on ‘Environmental and Climate Literacy.’ The website states: “Environmental … Read More The post Google Doodle’s Earth Day comic strip presents ways to save our dear planet appeared first on AnimationXpress. […]

  • Popcorn Animation Studios

    “Popcorn Animation Studios” is a creative driven, full-service production company located at Pune, that specializes in producing and developing 2D animated content for television, film, and web. Our work is our passion. Let’s create something great together. 2D CHARACTER ANIMATOR 2 + years of previous experience in 2D character animation. Must have a strong sense of Animation Timing, Posing, Drawingand Storytelling. Experience with 2D animation software such as Adobe Flash. Juniors and Fresher with deep desire to learn Animation can … Read More The post Popcorn Animation Studios appeared first on AnimationXpress. […]

15 best new pieces of tech for designers in 2016

A collection of some of our favorite tech, all specifically aimed at design enthusiasts. The last 12 months have been host to a wealth of new hardware launches and a veritable parade of impressive tech, and happily plenty of it has been designed with creative professionals in mind. From innovative takes on traditional desktop and Read more


Disney Artists Are Sharing Concept Art From ‘Inner Workings’

It looks like the artists who worked on the latest Disney short, the Oscar-shortlisted Inner Workings, have been given the greenlight to post their artwork online. While the director of the film, Leo Matsuda, has yet to share any work personally, at least three artists who worked on the project—Nick Orsi, Mike Yamada, and Jeremy Read more


The 42 best Photoshop plugins

Create amazing images and designs with this selection of the most creative, useful, and time-saving Photoshop plugins available. In this article we’ve lined up some of the best Photoshop plugins available for Adobe Creative Cloud‘s photo editing giant. Photoshop is an amazing tool – capable of producing sublime images, high-quality video and even very passable Read more


Review : Redshift 2.0

REVIEW: The latest version of Redshift solidifies its place as one of the most highly regarded render engines. OUR VERDICT Redshift 2.0 represents a significant leap forwards for the popular render engine, and now it’s accessible to more users. FOR GPU biased render engine OpenVDB support Mix dome lights New Redshift material type Autodesk 3ds Read more


  • ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum Announce the 2017 Student Scholarship Program

    ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) are proud to announce the 2017 Student Scholarship Program. Applications are currently being accepted for academic year 2017-2018 and are available online at: http://scholarships.animationeducatorsforum.org/ through June 20. Scholarship recipients will be announced after July 15th. Proposals will be accepted for undergraduate students entering their sophomore year and above, […]

  • FIRST LOOK TRAILER: Dreamworks/Netflix “Spirit Riding Free”

    The Oscar-nominated film Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) introduced the world to a resilient mustang named Spirit, and now it’s inspired a brand new story and setting for Spirit Riding Free, a Netflix original series from DreamWorks Animation Television, debuting exclusively there on May 5th. Spirit Riding Free follows the heartfelt journey of a […]

  • Loser comedy

    Many years ago I used to visit a corporate restaurant in Virginia.  It was called “Carlos Murphy’s”.  It was a hybrid of an Irish pub and a Mexican cantina.  Just inside the front door, there was a large glass case with a sculpture inside.  It was Wile E. Coyote with his arm out stretched, and ... Read mor […]

  • Swedish comedian Gunnar Papphammar

    Physical comedy transcends language, and can be found anywhere in the world.  Today I discovered Gunnar Papphammar from Sweden.  When I find a great physical comedian I’ve never seen before, it’s like a jewel I get to add to my treasure chest, and share with you. I wish I could tell you more about him, but ... Read mor […]

Blender Tutorial: VFX SCI FI / Fantasy Eyes Effect

Download Texture Here – http://thereallj.deviantart.com/art/B… In this tutorial we easily create the “VFX Sci fi/ Fantasy Eyes” effect with the help of a mask and a couple of tracks. This tutorial is similar to the previous Eye tutorial with only a few different steps. Share


3DS MAX TUTORIAL - Waves/moving water in 3D

3DS MAX TUTORIAL – Waves/moving water in 3D Serie VIDEO BASIC TUTORIALS FOR 3DS MAX – 3D modeling, vray material, vray lighting, vray setting in 3DS MAX Register CHANNEL lee Q : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNh7… Share


3DsMax Face Modeling sorceress (Long version)

Used time: 4 Hours 30 Minutes. Short version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXfq4… Song: Newdawn Music is under a creative commons license from: http://www.bensound.com Share


3ds max Tutorial: Light Bulb Modeling part 1

light bulb modeling tutorial: -Max File Download: http://blog.naver.com/PostList.nhn?bl… Share


  • Creating a fun place to work…

    Its really no secret anymore that I have had a few offices that had secret rooms at Pixar… I’ve never really talked about it much, mostly people have told their own version of the story…Mostly mythology. In the next couple of posts Ill try to speak on why it happened and what the real reasons [... […]

  • Great short

    A former Pixar animator and Academy award winner, John Kahrs did a really cool short for Lyft. Check it out. It is a stunning piece of work that has a nice story and a really great look and feel. Congrats on such great work. […]

  • Tree of Life Awakenings adding new viewing areas

    You’ll soon be able to view the digital projection show on the Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom from a whole new perspective. Disney’s Animal Kingdom had a problem, although the park closed every night at 5pm, the park was seeing a huge line of guests walking out the... The post Tree of Life Awakenings adding new viewing areas appeared first on The Disney Blog. […]

  • SeaWorld Orlando’s new Seven Seas Food Festival

    SeaWorld Orlando has a brand new food event happening right now until May 14th called the Seven Seas Food Festival. Combining past events Bands, Brew, and BBQ, and Viva La Musicia into a festival that spans the edges of the world. There are 11 new culinary marketplaces for guests to... The post SeaWorld Orlando’s new Seven Seas Food Festival appeared first on The Disney Blog. […]