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Laguna Fest, an animation and multimedia festival running this October 24-28 in Torreón, Mexico, will bring acclaimed animated features from around the world to the country for the first time, including Wrinkles and Fat, Bald, Short Man. Wrinkles (Arrugas), directed by Ignacio Ferreras based on the graphic novel by Paco [...]
Strike up the band: GKIDS’ Best Animated Feature nominee Chico & Rita is coming to DVD, Blu-ray and Digital courtesy of Cinedigm Entertainment Group! Directed by Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal, the acclaimed film celebrates the music and culture of Cuba with an epic story of love and heartbreak. Check [...]
Studio Ghibli’s hit From Up on Poppy Hill won Japan’s prestigious Academy Award for Best Animated Feature last Friday. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro, the gentle coming-of-age movie is set in Yokohoma in 1963 and follows the daily life of a responsible girl named Umi Matsuzaka, who is drawn [...]
After several months of collecting critics’ and guild trophies, Paramount’s underdog feature Rango took home the Best Animated Feature Oscar during a star-studded ceremony held at the Kodak Theater on Sunday (Feb. 25). Directed by Pirates of the Caribbean veteran Gore Verbinski and animated by the talented folks at ILM, [...]
David Stainton has resigned from his post as president of Paramount Animation, for personal reasons. Paramount hired Stainton, head of Disney Animation from 2003 to 2006, last October to head its new in-house animation division. Adam Goodman, president of the Paramount Motion Picture Group, said: “We are grateful for the [...]
The nominees for the 84th annual Oscars were announced Tuesday morning, with the best animated feature race falling to A Cat in Paris Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli (GKids) Chico & Rita Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal (GKids) Kung Fu Panda 2 Jennifer Yuh Nelson (DreamWorks) Puss In Boots Chris [...]
The Spanish Academy of Cinematic Art and Science (Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España) have announced the nominees for the Best Animated Feature and Animated Short Goya Awards. The 26th edition of Spain’s answer to the Oscars is set to take place in Madrid on February [...]
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Animation Branch has decided not to qualify Sony’s live-action/CG hybrid blockbuster The Smurfs for the Best Animated Feature Category, Reuters reports. While the film was included in the Academy’s list of 18 toons submitted for consideration in the category, revealed in November, [...]
The five Golden Globe nominees in the Best Animated Feature category were announced this morning in Beverly Hills. They are: Among the well-reviewed movies that didn’t make the cut were DreamWorks Kung Fu Panda 2, Disney’s Winnie the Pooh and GKids’ Chico and Rita. In fact, not even a single [...]
The nominees for the 83rd annual Oscars were announced Tuesday morning, with the best animated feature race falling to How to Train Your Dragon, The Illusionist and Toy Story 3. Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3 would appear to be the front runner, being the only animated film to make the list of 10 [...]