News Archive for Jérémie Noyer

Baobab Studios announces “The Art of Baobab: The Beginning” book at CTN Live

To celebrate their five-year anniversary, Baobab Studios are proud to announce that for the first time, they are publishing a compilation of over 230 pieces of never-before-seen art that went into the making of their award-winning projects. Entitled “The Art of Baobab: The Beginning” and written by Jacob Johnston with a foreword by Baobab co-founder […]

The View Conference 2018 complete program now announced

Torino, Italy – The program is now set for Italy’s largest digital media conference, October 22 to 26, with award-winning speakers and workshop leaders presenting their work in visual effects, virtual reality, film scoring and sound, storytelling, art direction, photography, animation, games, and multimedia. “I’m extremely excited to present the full program for VIEW 2018,” […]

Composer Hans Zimmer and ILM’s Dennis Muren to Keynote VIEW CONFERENCE 2018

Composer Hans Zimmer to Keynote VIEW CONFERENCE 2018 Turin, Italy – The VIEW Conference 2018 is proud to announce that musician, composer, and record producer Hans Zimmer will deliver a keynote address during the annual October conference. “We are so excited to welcome this amazingly versatile composer to our VIEW family,” says conference director Dr. […]

VIEW Conference announces additional speakers added to stellar line-up

18th ANNUAL VFX / COMPUTER GRAPHICS / GAMES EVENT ‘VIEW CONFERENCE’ October 23-27, 2017 – Turin, Italy ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS ADDED TO STELLAR LINE-UP – INCLUDING TOP VFX SUPERVISORS – Second Annual Game Development ‘Boot Camp’ Announced #VIEWCONFERENCE2017, Italy’s renowned VFX, computer graphics, digital media games and VR conference announces the addition of more great speakers […]

The View 2017 program and guests now announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ‘VIEW CONFERENCE’ 18th ANNUAL VFX / COMPUTER GRAPHICS / GAMES EVENT October 23-27, 2017 – Turin, Italy TURIN, Italy/HOLLYWOOD (June 05, 2017) – VIEW Conference 2017, Italy’s renowned computer graphics, digital media and games conference has officially opened registration for the show’s spectacular 18th annual event, which runs October 23-27, 2017 in […]

Animated short Borrowed Time makes its online debut

“A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on.” That’s the story of Borrowed Time, a new, independent short directed by Pixar artists […]

The Art of Moana cover art revealed

Chronicle Books has just revealed the cover of their latest title in their series showcasing artwork from the creation of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ latest releases. The 160-page-book, written by The Art of Wreck-It Ralph author Maggie Malone and The Art of Zootopia author Jessica Julius is scheduled for November, 15. The stunning artwork in […]

Legendary Imagineer Rolly Crump documentary website now live

The Whimsical Imagineer, a new documentary on legendary Disney Imagineer Rolly Crump that premiered at the prestigious Newport Beach Film Festival several months ago and was honored with the Audience Favorite Award, is continuing to attract attention, screening this month at Walt Disney Imagineering, the Walt Disney Family Museum and the film festival circuit. Coinciding […]

Oscar-nominated short The Dam Keeper to become a graphic novel
Upcoming Smurfs movie blog

Kelly Asbury (Shrek 2, Gnomeo & Juliet), director of Sony Pictures Animation’s brand new all-animated computer-generated Smurfs feature film, launched his official blog this morning at The blog, called The Blue Print, will chronicle his journey directing the animated comedy, feature guest contributors and offer exclusive glimpses at the making of film. First up […]

Sony Pictures Animation unveils updated production slate

SPA has just announced their production slate. It includes Kelly Asbury (Shrek2, Gnomeo & Juliet) directing an all-animated new Smurfs film with new designs and environments, scheduled for August 2015, and Genndy Tartakovsky directing Hotel Transylvania 2 eyeing September 2015, Popeye and developing an original idea entitled Can You Imagine?. The first concept art of […]

Jeffrey: the series to make its debuts January 28

Jeffrey: the series, a new animated web-series created by long time Disney animator Dan Lund is premiering Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Jeffrey is taking the midlife crisis and giving it a fabulous make over one animated webisode at a time. Beyond the weekly episodes, this character is alive and “in the moment,” having a presence […]

Dig in to the Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 trailer!

The trailer of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is now available on Yahoo! Movies. In this brand-new story, Flint discovers that his most infamous machine – which turns water into food – is still operating and is now creating mutant food beasts. With the fate of humanity in his hands, Flint and his […]

Unique Props from ParaNorman auctioned

Variety – The Children’s Charity of Southern California is hosting the online auction of two props used in LAIKA and Focus Features’ comedy thriller ParaNorman, which is Oscar-nominated for Best Animated Feature Film. The internet auction is coordinated through Profiles in History, from Friday, February 22nd to Monday, March 4th. All proceeds will help to […]

The Boxtrolls : LAIKA and Focus Features’ next project on the way!

Marking their third project together, LAIKA and Focus Features, the two companies behind the current Academy Award-nominated animated feature ParaNorman, announced today that LAIKA has begun production on The Boxtrolls, a 3D stop-motion and CG hybrid animated feature based on Alan Snow’s bestselling fantasy adventure novel Here Be Monsters. The new movie will be released […]

Combustible wins Grand Prize

Akira and Steamboy director Katsuhiro Otomo’s film Combustible was just honored with the 16th Japan Media Arts Festival’s Grand Prize for Animation. “The fictional story, inspired by incidents such as the Great Fire of Meireiki (also known as the Furisode or Long-Sleeved Kimono Fire) and the Great Fire of Greengrocer Oshichi, is depicted in an […]

Tyrus Wong: Brushstrokes in Hollywood Kickstarter campaign launched

Yesterday, Nov. 16, saw the launch by Don Hahn, Disney historian Charles Solomon and other artists of the Kickstarter campaign in support of Tyrus Wong: Brushstrokes in Hollywood , a documentary film about legendary concept designer Tyrus Wong who just turned 102, and was a key contributor to Bambi and many other Disney films. “This […]

Big Halloween treat from Hotel Transylvania director

Beginning October 26, all digital showings of Hotel Transylvania in Regal Entertainment Group Cinemas around the U.S. will be preceded with a new traditionally animated short directed by the film’s director, who also animated every key frame of the new short. Entitled Goodnight, Mr. Foot, the short stars legendary monster Bigfoot and follows his adventure […]

Platform welcomes manga and anime legend Katsuhiro Otomo in L.A.

Platform, the internationally acclaimed animation festival, will present renowned Japanese artist Katsuhiro Otomo, creator of Akira and Steamboy, with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday, October 27th at 9:30pm. The evening will begin with an exclusive screening of Otomo’s new short film, Combustible, followed by a conversation with animation historian Jerry Beck and then the […]

Help My Beastly ABC!

Former Disney Supervising Animator Ken Duncan’s Duncan Studio is currently working on an exciting app to teach kids the ABC’s but also about the monsters they fear so much. They are raising some money via kickstarter to help with the production. They only have 7 days to go and have raised only 50% for now. […]

New Hotel Transylvania trailer and poster now online!

A new trailer for Sony Animation’s upcoming Hotel Transylvania is now available online here. Due in theaters September 28, 2012, this is the story of a place where monsters, from Frankenstein to Big Foot, have been able to rest in peace. Until now… You can also view the first teaser poster here:

John Lasseter gets starred on Hollywood Boulevard

Two-time Academy Award®-winning director John Lasseter yesterday received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame from the The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

Gnomeo director Kelly Asbury gets “pooched” to Sony Pictures Animation

Sony Pictures Animation continues to advance its development slate with the hiring of veteran animation writer/director Kelly Asbury to write Pooch Café. The CG-animated feature is based on Paul Gilligan’s popular syndicated comic strip, Pooch Café. The strip stars Poncho, a cheese-loving, squirrel-fearing, toilet-drinking mutt who joins his canine friends at the Pooch Café, a […]