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Kobe Bryant’s Dear Basketball (The 90th Oscar-nominated short film)

Make sure to mention “Oscar nominated” when you talk about Kobe Bryant these days. His short film Dear Basketball is up for “best animated short” at the 2018 Academy Awards. Bryant released the film at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in April, which was based around will the poem he wrote to announce his retirement […]

Skydance Media Boosts Animation Division With New Hires

David Ellison’s Skydance Media is boosting its year-old animated division with the addition of four new executives, Variety has learned exclusively. Bill Damaschke, president of animation and family entertainment, named Holly Edwards as head of production, animation; Kim Mackey as head of talent acquisitions and talent development; Jessie Carbonaro as director of talent acquisitions and […]

Walt Disney Animation Studios are hiring Character TDs

Working together to create unforgettable films Character TD Burbank   We are hiring Character TDs to join our team in creating the most appealing character rigs on the planet. Our ideal candidate has strong technical skills in rigging, astute artistic sense, and a pinch of mad scientist. Our Character TDs are challenged to not only […]

Disney released the new teaser trailer:WRECK-IT RALPH 2

A new teaser trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 busted its way onto the internet this morning, and we have it here for you to enjoy as much as we did! Check it out: Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 finds Vanellope and Ralph lost in the mysterious world that is […]

The list of the CalArtian Annie Award winners

‘Tis the season for trophies in Los Angeles–and earlier this month (Feb. 3), the 45th Annie Awards presented a number of CalArtians with awards for their achievements in animation. The night’s biggest winner, Pixar’s Coco, co-directed by Lee Unkrich and CalArts alum Adrian Molina (Film/Video BFA 06), took home 11 awards, including Best Animated Feature. […]

Tangled’s Director Nathan Greno Joins Skydance Media’s Animation Studio

Skydance Media, a diversified media company that creates elevated, event-level entertainment for global audiences, announced today that Nathan Greno will join the Company’s rapidly expanding animation studio where he will direct the upcoming animated feature film, Powerless (working title). Under the multi-year deal, Greno, an animation veteran best known for his work on Tangled, will […]