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Les Schwab Bakes You Animated Cookies

by Alex Beanon September 11, 2014
Actually, the recipient of the animated cookies is the Les Schwab representative – but they taste the same in this commercial for the tire repair chain that uses stylized animation to bake its cookies [chocolate chip, of course]…

Activision/Blizzard’s Destiny Breaks Record

by Alex Beanon September 10, 2014
Activision/Blizzard’s just-released “Destiny” shooter video game has broken the first-day record for sales for a new video game franchise by selling more than $500 million in worldwide sales. Early sales trends expect somewhere between 12 million and 18 million of the games to sell in its first year. The previous record for first day sales […]

SpongeBob SquarePants Helps Out Jeans For Genes This September

by Grant Whiteon September 8, 2014
SpongeBob SquarePants is serving as ambassador for the 2014 charity drive for Jeans for Genes in the UK. Nickelodeon’s famous fry cook and friends will be swapping square pants for denim ones in the charity’s trademark tradition, hoping to raise even more money Friday 19th September. Working to raise money on behalf of Genetic Disorders […]

PR: Aardman and NFTS Drive Animation Industry Internship Scheme, UK Powerhouses Join Forces To Develop Homegrown Industry Talent

by Grant Whiteon September 8, 2014
Aardman Animations / NFTS Character Animation course reel Sept – Nov 2013 from Katie Daniels on Vimeo. AARDMAN AND NFTS DRIVE ANIMATION INDUSTRY INTERNSHIP SCHEME UK POWERHOUSEs JOIN FORCES TO DEVELOP HOMEGROWN INDUSTRY TALENT Monday 8th september Following the success of last year’s inaugural Certificate in Character Animation, Aardman and The NFTS are running the […]

Cogswell College Presents Best Of SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival

by Alex Beanon September 6, 2014
Cogswell College will host a two hour film presentation of the best of the 2014 SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival. The Festival was held in Vancouver, British Columbia last month and featured more than 500 entries from around the world. The Cogswell College event will showcase the top 30 entries of the festival. Cogswell College […]

PR: Anime ace Shinichiro Watanabe to star at MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon September 5, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 24-26 OCTOBER   Anime ace Shinichiro Watanabe to star at MCM London Comic Con   Top anime director Shinichiro Watanabe will be the Anime Guest of Honour at October’s MCM London Comic Con, show organisers have announced. Famed as the director of  critically-acclaimed series such as Cowboy […]

Hollywood Costume Exhibit In Los Angeles

by Alex Beanon September 5, 2014
The Hollywood Costume Exhibit – featuring more than 150 actual costumes worn from movies such as “The Addams Family”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “Harry Potter” films and many others – is coming to Los Angeles from October 2 to March 2, 2015 and is sponsored by the Victoria and Albert Museum of London…