#216.5 Oscar Preview Issue



Oscar Preview ’11 Highlights – Issue 216.5

A High-Tech, Dysfunctional Santa’s Coming to Town
How the wizards at Aardman joined forces with Sony Animation to deliver the poignant and funny CG-animated holiday adventure, Arthur Christmas.

The Big Picture!
Past Oscar winners and nominees and some of this year’s top contenders share their views on the toon business in this exclusive Animag feature.

The 2012 Feature Race
Our guide to the Best Animated Feature Academy Award contenders.

The Long and Short of It
A quick glimpse at the broad spectrum of animated shorts that have won Academy Award-qualifying festivals around the world this year.

Animation Magazine’s Oscar Watch [Part 1 of 4]
Early award season watches seem to be unable (or unwilling) to pick frontrunners in the animation race this year. But most have high hopes for a certain Belgian boy reporter and his dog Snowy.

The Last of His Kind
Pjotr Sapegin’s stop-motion short The Last Norwegian Troll offers a lovely mix of humor and poetry.

Something Worth Tweeting About!
Tweety, Sylvester, Granny and some familiar voices make the Warner Bros.’ new 3-D short the cat’s meow.

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