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Wallace and Gromit have teamed up with Google to star in a festive video that aims to connect family and friends this holiday season. Appearing together with a number of other Aardman Animation characters for the first time, the video features Wallace and Gromit in a Google+ Hangout with Trixie and Captain [...]
DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature The Croods will be making its debut at the 2013 Berlin International Film Festival. The 3-D, prehistoric family adventure is directed by Chris Sanders (How to Train Your Dragon) and Kirk De Micco (Space Chimps) and features the voices of Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone, [...]
The nominations for the 3rd annual Streamy Awards were announced early Monday. The five nominees for Best Animated Series are: Tom Hanks’ Electric City (Tom Hanks, Yahoo.com) electriccity.yahoo.com/ep1-en-truth-or-consequences.html Dinosaur Office (Kevin Corrigan, Caldwell Tanner and Brian Murphy; Collegehumor.com) www.dinosauroffice.com Dick Figures (Ed Skudder and Zack Keller; Six Point Harness, Squetch, [...]
This past week, representatives from 140 European and Canadian animation companies gathered in the capital city of Quebec for the third edition of Cartoon Connection Canada. Created by Brussels-based, non-profit European association known as Cartoon, which also sponsors the popular Cartoon Movie and Cartoon Forum events in France, this year’s [...]
Katsuhiro Otomo’s acclaimed animated short Combustible won Japan’s prestigious Media Arts Award on Thursday (Dec. 13). Set in mid-18th-century Edo (the old name for Tokyo), the short centers on a merchant’s daughter and her childhood friend, who are attracted to each other, but forced to stay apart by their families. [...]
The Golden Globes 2013 nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 13). The five animated features up for the award are: The big surprise was the absence of critical favorites such as LAIKA’s ParaNorman and any of GKIDS’ stylish imports such as The Rabbi’s Cat, Zarafa, The Painting and [...]
The Jim Henson Co. is looking at launching an animation studio in Tianjin, China, Variety reports. The company signed a memo of understanding on the venture with Nine Eyes Stone Animation Prods. At the first edition of the International Comic and Animation Convention in Beijing, which ended this past Sunday [...]
Seventy-five songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2012 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 85th Academy Awards. Of these 75, 11 are from animated features. Here is the list of songs from animated features: “Learn Me Right” and “Touch the Sky” [...]
If you’ve been trying to get an early glimpse of the three French animated features that have qualified for Oscar consideration this year, the American Cinematheque in Los Angeles has just the right ticket for you this week. On Saturday, Dec. 15, the American Cinematheque at the Aero Theater in [...]
Everyone’s favorite Bristol-based studio, Aardman Animations, has unveiled a new gothic online film starring Morph, a classic character first introduced in 1977 in the show Take Hart. The online film can be seen on The Space www.thespace.org/items/s0000cvu, the new digital arts service developed by Arts Council England in partnership with [...]