Reports out of Hollywood say that DreamWorks Animation, which has been troubled by under-performing releases in recent years, is expected to lay off a good chunk of its staff at the studio’s Glendale and Redwood City campuses.
In the weeks leading up to the release of Warlords of Draenor, the fifth expansion for World of Warcraft, Blizzard is releasing a series of animated short films that take players inside the legendary characters from Warcraft’s past.
Bruce Timm has completed a new short entitled Batman: Strange Days which will premiere on Cartoon Network next Wednesday, April 9th, following an episode of Teen Titans Go! (6:30pm ET/5:30pm CT). The monochromatic piece, which was created as part of this year’s 75th anniversary Batman celebration, pits Batman against Dr. Hugo Strange, a classic Detective Comics villain who predates the Joker and Catwoman.
Portuguese artist VHILS (Alexandre Farto) has recently completed this stunning cork sculpture which mixes cityscapes and portraits. The piece was created at The Portugal Telecom Data Center in Covilhã, Portugal.
Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s Thor and Marvel’s The Avengers, Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness.
HILARIOUS and Angry Talking Transformers – Megatron POKING fun at guests. Kid defending himself after Megatron poked fun at him. Interactive Talking Transformers at Universal Studios Hollywood. Real Life Interactive Talking Transformers at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Despite Transformers: Dark of the Moon receiving mixed reviews with some critics dismissing the Michael Bay film as mindless blockbuster garbage, there is no denying the visual effects were spectacular and the CG artists that worked on these mind-blowing shots deserved recognition.
Details and footage from Pixar’s Inside Out were revealed by director Pete Docter at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival this week, according to Variety. The industry paper was extremely impressed with the presentation, calling it “stunning” and adding “At the risk of overstatement, the film could eventually prove to be as revolutionary as Dante’s Divine Comedy,