Issue #207b Oscar Preview
Features - Based on a script by the late French helmer Jacques Tati, Sylvain Chomet's "The Illusionist" delivers a beautiful homage to a vanishing breed of entertainers; Studio Ghibli reinvents Mary Norton's tale for anime audiences in "The Borrower Arrietty"; useful, real-world tips on directing animation for indie films, excepted from David B. Levy's upcoming book "Directing Aniamtion". Shorts - Director Harry Chaskin discusses his award-winning, stop-motion short, "Bygone Behemoth"; Warner Bros. revives the eternal Wile E. Coyote vs Road Runner battle in a trio of clever, beautifully executed CG shorts. Oscar Watch - Experts weigh in on the animated feature race; A brief guide to the Best Animated Feature contenders and what they are bringing to the Oscar nomination ring this year; An animated peek at 2011 and what features will be playing in theaters next year; A look at the animated shorts that have nabbed awards at various festivals recognized by the Academy
Animation Magazine, Volume 24, Issue 9, #207.5
- Oscar Watch – Preview; A look at what animated films will be out in 2011.