• ‘Black Lightning’ trailer: Meet CW’s newest show where justice walks like thunder, strikes like lightning, and runs in the family

    The CW has released the first trailer of Black Lightning, and it is packed with action and drama but unfortunately, will not be a part of the larger DC extended universe that the network has put together. Played by Cress Williams, Black Lightning is one of DC’s first headlining black superheroes. In the trailer, Jefferson Pierce is shown as a superhero who keeps the streets safe from a gang known as The 100, and is “hope, personified”. But after a … Read More The post ‘Black Lightning’ trailer: Meet CW’s newest show where justice walks like thunder, strikes like lightning, and runs in the family appeared first on AnimationXpress. […]

  • ‘Destiny 2’ to arrive on PC through Blizzard’s dedicated platform

    Possibly the biggest news coming along with Destiny 2 reveals was the fact that it would be available on Blizzard’s platform, Blizzard App. The app which was formerly known as Battle.net was recently renamed and hosts Blizzard’s famed titles World of Warcraft, Starcraft II, Diablo III, Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone and its newest IP, Overwatch. The developers of the game, Bungie, disclosed during the gameplay reveal event that the PC version of the game would be coming through Blizzard’s platform … Read More The post ‘Destiny 2’ to arrive on PC through Blizzard’s dedicated platform appeared first on AnimationXpress. […]

  • Acamar Films teams up with licensing companies ELC Europe and Mediogen on ‘Bing’

    Acamar Films has appointed two new licensing agents to represent its global hit children’s series Bing across multiple key territories. ELC Europe will lead the licensing programme in Poland, while Mediogen will manage all licensing in Israel. Acamar Films, senior licensing manager, Laura Clarke says, “We are immensely proud of the series and with everyone’s experience and shared passion for Bing, and we look forward to developing exciting licensing plans for Poland and Israel.” ELC Europe and Mediogen join Acamar … Read More The post Acamar Films teams up with licensing companies ELC Europe and Mediogen on ‘Bing’ appeared first on AnimationXpress. […]

  • Talks on VR’s capabilities descend over ‘OTTv Summit Mumbai’

    The OTTv Summit Mumbai which was held on 18 Mat, 2017 at Taj Lands End was a brief event with players from the industry making up the list of attendees along with the young enthusiasts. The panels provided some insights on how the television and digital industry works, its current state and made some projections as well. They asserted that Television and OTT services will run side by side and one will not obliterate the other, to which there was a … Read More The post Talks on VR’s capabilities descend over ‘OTTv Summit Mumbai’ appeared first on AnimationXpress. […]

  • Xilam secures three new licensing agents for ‘Oggy and the Cockroaches‘

    Xilam, the award-winning French animation production company, has appointed three new licensing agents to represent its flagship global children’s brand ‘Oggy and the Cockroaches‘ across multiple territories. IMC Licensing will represent the brand across Latin America, excluding Mexico. Seasons three, four and five of Oggy and the Cockroaches have all been sold to Cartoon Network in Latin America, with season five set to air at the end of the year. Meanwhile, Active Merchandising will represent the brand in Germany, where … Read More The post Xilam secures three new licensing agents for ‘Oggy and the Cockroaches‘ 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

  • Lauren Faust’s “DC Superhero Girls” in Production For Cartoon Network in 2018

    Production has begun on DC Super Hero Girls, an all-new animated action-comedy series from Warner Bros. Animation and based on characters from DC Entertainment. Featuring fresh character designs and storytelling from producer Lauren Faust (Super Best Friends Forever, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends), DC Super Hero Girls will be […]

  • BEING IN BAMBI: A Chat With The Voices of Bambi and Thumper

    Bambi, the classic 1942 Disney feature known and loved around the world, is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a new collection on digital HD debuting today (May 23rd) – and on blu-ray on June 6th. As is often the case with these new releases, there’s a slew of new bonus material to make it essential […]

  • Wacky Bands

    Musical comedy is rarely explored in animation, and I don’t know why that is.  I can imagine all kinds of fun stuff.  Here are some great examples I found on YouTube. Most of these are comedy acts built by actual bands.  First, two examples of the same song. A band can have a variety of ... Read mor […]

  • 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 […]

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. […]

  • Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia on Vanity Fair Star Wars issue

    Annie Leibovitz is back and taking more photos for Disney and Lucasfilm. This time she turns her practiced eye to a Star Wars: The Last Jedi spread in Vanity Fair magazine. Four cover variants that were revealed today. Leibovitz has photographed Star Wars casts before. Her first encounter was for... The post Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia on Vanity Fair Star Wars issue appeared first on The Disney Blog. […]

  • Disney Theatrical profiles new London cast of The Lion King

    As Disney Theatrical welcomes new cast members to the London production of its most successful property – The Lion King, they’re spending some quality time with the new members of the cast and learning what drives them and what it takes to perform at the high level required to do... The post Disney Theatrical profiles new London cast of The Lion King appeared first on The Disney Blog. […]