Posts Tagged ‘short’


Sep20

Pokémon receives new “Generations” online series

2016 at 07:21 pm by admin | Comments Off

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The Pokémon franchise is gearing up for the release of the newest games, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, by releasing a weekly series of animated shorts based on the many iterations of the popular video game! The series, titled “Pokémon Generations”, will consist of 5-minute shorts following influential characters and side-stories never before seen in any of the games, making them a must-see for any diehard Pokémon fan, young and old! The series released its first two episodes this past Friday, with more episodes planned for release every Friday through December 23rd, 2016. Check out the first two episodes on the Pokémon YouTube channel below, and get ready for the release of Pokémon Sun and Moon on November 18th!



Aug01

Patlabor reboot coming this fall

2016 at 04:22 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Coming off the heels of the 2014 live-action adaptation of the classic manga and anime Patlabor, anime project Japan Animator Expo has announced that a short animated reboot of Patlabor will release this fall! The project, headed by Hideki Anno’s Studio Khara, will debut at Japan Animator Expo’s week-long screening event starting on October 15th. Featuring a fresh look at the characters and scenario of the late 1980s franchise, the Patlabor short will feature the return of Patlabor’s original scriptwriter and composer, along with other big names in the anime industry!

Mar30

Disney releases CG Tsum Tsum shorts

2015 at 02:39 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Based on their popular “Line: Tsum Tsum” mobile app videogame, Disney has started a weekly short miniseries based on the adorably round characters! Originally debuting as a Christmas special short at the end of 2014, the CGI comedy short has now been expanded into a continuing series, showing off the Tsum Tsum designs of popular Disney characters, whom have gained international popularity and have appeared in a variety of merchandise like keychains and plushes, and their cute antics. Two episodes have been uploaded to their official YouTube channel, and created with a collaboration between Disney and Polygon Pictures, with more episoeds planned every Monday.



Feb09

Evangelion short streamed online

2015 at 05:19 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Animator Expo, a weekly collaboration between anime artists across the medium, recently uploaded a CGI animated short based on the popular Evangelion series. Titled “Evangelion – Another Impact”, the short was headed by Sola Digital Arts, the animation studio behind the recent “Captain Harlock” movie, and was directed by Shinji Aramaki, whose works include anime like Bubblegum Crisis, Megazone 23, and Halo Legends. The short, meant to be an aside to the Evangelion story, features a brand-new Eva Unit, as well as complex CGI environments and animation. Check out the short in the video below!

Jan26

Mystery hijinks with new LEGO Scooby-Doo

2015 at 02:03 pm by admin | Comments Off

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LEGO has announced a new collaboration with the classic Scooby-Doo franchise, and has release information on several upcoming projects with the iconic pooch and pals. Among these are the new Scooby-themed LEGO sets, featuring the the gang and the Mystery Machine, along with a variety of spooky monsters and creepy locales. These new LEGO sets are scheduled to release in August 2015, and will come in a variety of sizes and prices. On top of that, LEGO has also announced a brand new TV special with LEGO Scooby-Doo at the forefront! This short will be the first in a series of LEGO Scooby-Doo animated movies currently in production, and will release sometime in 2015. Look forward to more news on these Scooby-Doo sets and films later this year!

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Jan09

LEGO Movie creators reveal process behind brick-based animation

2015 at 05:30 pm by admin | Comments Off

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With the movie becoming a worldwide hit, and a sequel already in production, The LEGO Movie has become one of the most critically acclaimed animated films of the past few years. The film, which has the look and feel of a stop motion film using real LEGO bricks, is actually entirely developed in CGI, thanks to a variety of creative tricks and a lot of work from the animators. In order to highlight the amount of detail and care placed into every single shot of the movie, Warner Bros. has recently uploaded a short featurette to their YouTube channel titled “Creating the Bricks”. In this 4-minute special, the team behind The LEGO Movie gives a quick look into how the film’s brick-based cinematography was put together, from effects to set pieces. You can see this special for yourself in the video below, and stay tuned for more news on The LEGO Movie sequel!