‘Calamity, A Childhood of Martha Jane Cannary’ Wins Top Honor at CineKid 2020
by AWN Staff Editor on October 28, 2020 at 12:19 am
Rémi Chayé’s feature takes the award for Best Children’s Film; other animated film winners include ‘Matilda and the Spare Head;’ ‘Human Nature;’ and ‘INKT.’
Lucasfilm Celebrates the Tuskegee Airmen with Educational Initiative #FlyLikeThem
by AWN Staff Editor on October 27, 2020 at 11:55 pm
‘Double Victory: The Tuskegee Airmen at War’ now available online in run up to Veterans Day, November 11; the film is accompanied by all new educational curriculum guide for grades 6-12.
T-Pain and DragonForce guitarist Herman Li Compete in Animated ‘Art of the Duo’ Campaign
by Dan Sarto on October 27, 2020 at 11:38 pm
Kingdom of Something and artist Rafael Varona team up with the musicians, competing head to head, using ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 laptops to produce music and animation for four 30-second videos being judged by fans on Republic of Gamers.
Winners Announced for Fredrikstad Animation Festival 2020
by AWN Staff Editor on October 27, 2020 at 10:00 pm
‘Freeze Frame’ by Soetkin Verstegen; ‘Yes-People’ by Gísli Darri Halldórsson; and ‘Pearl Driver’ by Margrethe Danielsen take home awards.
Secret Weapons Announces EbSynth Rotoscopy Automation Tool Beta
by Dan Sarto on October 27, 2020 at 9:34 pm
Prague tech company’s new tool creates all in-between frames in any artistic style – oil paint, watercolor, pastel, and others.
DreamWorks Animation’s Offbeat ‘The Mighty Ones’ Coming to Hulu and Peacock
by AWN Staff Editor on October 27, 2020 at 8:35 pm
Sunil Hall and Lynne Naylor’s new series, about a secret backyard world of tiny creatures involved in never-ending adventures, premieres November 9.
Adobe Releases Substance Alchemist Update
by AWN Staff Editor on October 27, 2020 at 8:11 pm
New features include a game changing AI-powered scan workflow tool that turns photographic data into usable material; recent updates to Substance Designer included Substance Engine V8 for improved workflow and performance.
Tim Burton to Produce Ooky Spooky ‘The Addams Family’ Series
by Laurén Alexa on October 27, 2020 at 6:48 pm
Multiple networks are reportedly bidding to acquire the new Burton-produced live-action TV show that follows the perspective of Wednesday Addams in 2020.
Netflix Betting Big on Anime, Reveals 5 New Projects at Tokyo Event
by Dan Sarto on October 27, 2020 at 4:12 pm
Last night’s Netflix Anime Festival 2020 announcements bring current slate of upcoming anime projects to 16; check out complete roster with new artwork.
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Ben 10 vs The Universe: The Movie’ Animatic Clip ‘Ben Saves the Incurseans’
by AWN Staff Editor on October 27, 2020 at 2:57 pm
In the new animated feature now available both on DVD and Digital, Ben Tennyson is back in an intergalactic alien-fighting adventure, from Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.