In live action films, editors come in after (most of) the footage has been shot. But in general, it takes way longer to create additional animated sequences. So instead, animated film editors work before anything is “shot”, helping to polish the screenplay and storyboards.
“Are you hallucinating again?” Director Valère Amirault’s enthralling CGI animated short film pushes the envelope in terms of textures, materials, and lighting, as its protagonists struggle with the very idea of traditional animated genres and presentation styles.
The first trailer for Disney’s upcoming film introduces the proud and happy-go-lucky demigod Maui, played by Dwayne Johnson, a band of adorable pirates, and some of the best digital animation we’ve ever seen.
The opening moments of Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV introduces the root of the conflict and Aaron Paul’s character Nyx Ulric, one of the elite soldiers in the magic-wielding kingdom of Lucis. Nyx and his fellow Kingsglaive are strong, but their enemies have machines and monsters.
A charming animated short about the Wishgranter, a being who grants the wishes of people who drop a coin in his fountain. His day becomes unexpectedly hectic when two people wishing for love unintentionally jam his wish-processing machine.
The universe is under attack by The Red Empire, a race of robots intent on wiping out all organic life. It’s up to the crew of the NX-01 Enterprise to stop them. Jürgen Kaiser’s stop-motion fan film is an incredible achievement and a true labor of love. (In German w/subtitles)
Creating commercials for new cars can be challenging because the cars aren’t always yet in production. The Mill’s amazing contraption acts a stand-in for virtually any car, simulating its length, width, wheels, and driving dynamics. CG artists can then wrap it in any virtual body.
King Regis of Lucis is forced to marry off his son as part of a peace treaty with the mighty Nilfheim empire. But it was all a ruse – war was coming all along. Now Lucis’ royal guard might be all that’s standing between Nilfheim and the rest of the world.
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