2018 Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA

Animation’s A-List Heads to Annecy!

This year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA market (June 11-16 & 12-15) will collect some of the brightest lights in the international animation scene in ... Continue Reading →
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Chilemonos Fest to Honor Blue Sky Director Carlos Saldanha

The Chilemonos International Animation Festival will be bestowing its “Iconic Director” award on Carlos Saldanha, the Brazilian-born filmmaker behind many of Blue Sky Studios’ ... Continue Reading →
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

Annecy Full Program, WIA Summit Lineup Revealed

It’s official: the full program for the 2018 Annecy Festival was announced Monday at a press conference held by Patrick Eveno, Mickaël Marin and Marcel Jean at the Cinémathèque ... Continue Reading →
American Gods

Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
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And the Oscar Goes to…

The 90th Academy Awards were held Sunday night, and unsurprisingly Pixar’s Coco was the big animated feature winner, giving director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson ... Continue Reading →
Ferdinand

Exclusive Clip: ‘Ferdinand’ Hoofs It to Digital Platforms Today

Ole, film fans! Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios’ Oscar nominated animated storybook adaptation Ferdinand makes its entry into the home entertainment ring today, available on Digital ... Continue Reading →
Ferdinand

‘Ferdinand’ Charges to Digital & Disc This Spring

The latest (Academy Award nominated!) animated feature from the CG wizards at Blue Sky Studios and Fox Animation, creators of the Ice Age and Rio franchises, is stampeding toward its ... Continue Reading →
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90th Academy Awards: Nominee Reactions

Updates in progress. One of the biggest nail-biters of awards season is over, and we finally know which attention-grabbing animated films, VFX showpieces and musical moments have made ... Continue Reading →
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Nominations Announced for 90th Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 90th Annual Academy Awards this morning. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on March ... Continue Reading →
Ferdinand

The Making of ‘Ferdinand’

Ferdinand The story of Ferdinand, the peace-loving ... Continue Reading →