From books and comics, to TV and cinema – how we engage with science fiction has influenced how we think about the future, the Barbican’s vast new survey suggests
From the elegant landscapes of Disney fairytales to the urban backdrops of Japanese anime, the scenic art of the animated film remains an under-appreciated medium. Two new exhibitions aim to change that
In the latest in our series uncovering creative talent on Facebook and Instagram, we speak to Thomas Harnett O’Meara, who has directed animated shorts for Tate Britain and Maynards Bassetts and worked as a puppet builder on Wes Anderson’s upcoming feature film, Isle of Dogs
With the general election just six weeks away, the Creative Industries Federation has published a manifesto outlining how political parties can help nurture and grow the UK’s creative sector. Recommendations include a new visa system for skilled workers and better careers guidance for young people
Using motion capture, The Partners have interpreted the conductor’s movements in a series of animations
A new museum opens in France next week that combines physical replicas of the Lascaux cave system with augmented reality – the latest cultural project to use digital innovation to help protect fragile archaeological finds
Sainsbury’s has gone big once again for its Christmas ad, pairing charming animation with a witty song composed by Bret McKenzie, of Flight of the Conchords fame, which is performed by James Corden. But will it top last year’s Mog spot?
With its mix of designers, artists, engineers, filmmakers and coders, Microsoft’s Lift London studio helps develop the future of how people will interact with the brand’s services and devices. Studio Head Lee Schuneman is one of CR’s Creative Leaders 50. He talks to CR about finding and nurturing talent, his role as a leader and why playing loud house music first thing in the morning contributes to the studio’s success