Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Kubrick's concept art

The Kubrick Corner deals with exploring the works of Stanley Kubrick, one of the most widely praised yet continuously misunderstood film directors of the 20th century. 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal Jacket, The Shining, A Clockwork Orange - to mention just a few - have become milestones in film history. See some of the rare concept art pieces here.

"He created more than movies. He gave us complete environmental experiences that got more, not less, intense the more you watched them."- Steven Spielberg

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

FMX Channel on AWNtv

Even though it’s been a few weeks since FMX 2010 has closed its doors, they still have a special treat for you. AWNtv has launched a large number of interviews with speakers and presentation recordings in the FMX channel. Some of them include top notch speakers like Ed Hooks, Simon Otto (DreamWorks Animation), Victoria Alonso (Marvel Studios), Evan Hirsch (THQ) and Alex McDowell(PD Fight Club, Minority Report, Watchmen).

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

100 pieces Star Wars concept art

io9 finishes off their concept art week with a hundred pieces of concept artwork produced for the Star Wars Episodes and Video Games. A celebration of the Ralph McQuarrie's beautiful artwork that has been inspiring a generation of concept artist.

Monday, June 21, 2010

artist for change

Olivia BoulerOlivia Bouler believes that one person can make a difference. The 11 year old artist has launched a personal crusade to fight against the looming environmental disaster from the oil spill by seling her bird paintings to raise funds for rescue effort.

By now AOL's partnership with Olivia has yielded Audubon more than $132,000 in donations. More than 1,500 additional donors have joined the effort, giving more than $107,000.

Friday, June 18, 2010

concept art week on

This week io9 celebrates artists and designers who create the worlds that science fiction inhabits. They will be looking at concept art from CGI movies to old school comic books and beyond.

Oftentimes, concept artists are unsung heroes - most people don't watch a TV series and exclaim over how cool the futuristic cities in the background look. And yet without those backgrounds, those worldbuilding touches, the show would fall apart. Read more and neet the artists behind the scenes on

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Annecy short films

De Sylvain Fabre, Guillaume Fesquet, Adeline Grange, Julien Rossire, Clara Voisin

Once a year the students at Gobelins School of Communication showcase their work at the Annecy Animation Film Festival. The school has set up a website that features all of the entries of this year's festival. For more information visit

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Shaun Tan - film debut

The Lost Thing is a 15 minute animated short film based on the highly acclaimed picture book by multi award winning author and illustrator Shaun Tan. A modern fable with a unique aesthetic, the story is at once idiosyncratic and universal in it's appeal to all ages.

produced by Sophie Burne, (Passion Pictures) and
directed by Andrew Ruhemann & Shaun Tan

Friday, June 04, 2010

Some of the costume designs for the upcoming Captain America film seem to have found it's way to the internet. Ain't It Cool posted the images recently and their source has confirmed it's authenticity.

Find all images here
on JoBlo