Professional Spotlight: Andy Serkis at FMX 2014 Part 1

Actor, writer, director and producer Andy Serkis discusses his pioneering work in performance capture, including his role as Gollum in 'The Lord of the Rings' movies as well as his role as Caesar in the new 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' film. Part 1 of 2.

Professional Spotlight: Chris DeFaria at FMX 2014 Part 1

Chris, president of animation, digital production and visual effects at Warner Bros., talks about the key aspects of his role as a filmmaker, from assessing scripts and a film's potential marketability to bringing the right resources together in the best possible way to ensure a film's success. Part 1 of 2.

Professional Spotlight: Jon Landau at FMX 2014 Part 2

Jon, James Cameron's producing partner at Lightstorm Entertainment, talks about the evolution of High Frame Rate and other production technologies as well as the changing VFX industry economics and how technology can get in the way of good storytelling. Part 2 of 2.
Inside Out – Teaser Trailer

Inside Out – Teaser Trailer

From an adventurous balloon ride above the clouds to a monster-filled metropolis, Academy Award®-winning director Pete Docter (“Monsters, Inc.,” “Up”) has taken audiences to unique and imaginative places. In Disney•Pixar’s original movie “ Inside Out,” he will take us to the most extraordinary location of all—inside the mind.

Professional Spotlight: Chris DeFaria at FMX 2014 Part 2

Chris, president of animation, digital production and visual effects at Warner Bros., talks about the success of 'Gravity,' the extensive use of previs, postvis and techvis in films as well as the realities of the growing commoditization of visual effects production. Part 2 of 2.

Professional Spotlight: Andy Serkis at FMX 2014 Part 2

Actor, writer, director and producer Andy Serkis talks about what drives his performance as a digital character such as Caesar in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' as well as how and when performance capture is best used. Part 2 of 2.

Big Hero 6 - Clip 1

Hiro finds himself in the tender embrace of his cutting-edge medical robot, Baymax.

Big Hero 6 - Official Trailer 1

Robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada and his group of genius friends join forces to save the world, along with his robot Baymax, in Disney's new animated feature film

Box by Bot & Dolly

Bot & Dolly's truly amazing short film, all done in camera, a combination of stunning CG imagery projected onto plain canvasses moved through space attached to motion control robotic arms.

The Boxtrolls Featurette - The Nature of Creation

Go behind the scenes in this featurette to see how the stop-motion artists at LAIKA brought the new world of The Boxtrolls to life by starting from scratch and making everything from essentially nothing.

Meet The Boxtrolls Featurette

An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher. Check out this new featurette from LAIKA's latest feature, The Boxtrolls.

The Boxtrolls Trailer 1

Laika's next stop-motion feature, The Boxtrolls, hits theatres 9/26/14. Monsters living beneath the streets of Cheesebridge lurk about at night, stealing cheese...and children!

Richard Williams discusses his Oscar®-winning film Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Richard Williams Presents ‘This Amazing Medium’ at The Academy - On October 4, 2013, presented as part of the Marc Davis Celebration of Animation, the legendary Richard Williams took to the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre stage entertaining and inspiring a packed audience in a two hour Masterclass that demonstrated once again not only his depth of insight and talent, but his unique position as an historic bridge to a bygone era of animation mastery. In this clip, he discusses his Oscar®-winning work on Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

Alice and the Great Emptiness

For more than 90 years, children’s education charity The Smith Family has been supporting disadvantaged Australians through various efforts and activities, all aimed at helping the most vulnerable members of their society – kids. Together with award-winning Sydney creative agency The Solid State, The Smith Family has launched 'Alice and the Giant Emptiness,' the first animated short in their “One in Ten” series highlighting case studies of inspiring stories of children overcoming adversity.

Professional Spotlight: Mark Chavez at SIGGRAPH ASIA 2013

Mark, the 2013 Art Gallery Chair and Professor at Nanyang Technical University, talks about this year's art gallery efforts as well as provides contextual reference for the concept of art and craft within the entertainment industry.