Photo-Illustration: Vulture; Photos courtesy of the studios If the best animated films and TV series of 2021 were largely characterized by creator-led spectacles and manipulations with the art form, the most exciting titles of 2022 seem to us to appeal to the crowd. Spring will feature a reimagining of anRead More →

No more waiting for resource-intensive rendering, says Spire Animation Studios, as it prepares to integrate Epic’s Unreal Engine into Spire’s feature animation pipeline for real-time workflows. Epic Games’ strategic investment in Spire Animation Studios signals a significant shift in the future of feature animation. The two companies will partner closelyRead More →

Apple has entered into a multi-year agreement with Skydance Animation to release several films including Luck and Bewitched. From the LA Times: Apple has reached a deal to release films produced by Skydance Animation, the Skydance Media unit headed by former Pixar and Walt Disney Animation director John Lasseter, theRead More →