Just in time for the Memorial weekend, fanboy favorite Bryan Singer announced...
A deadpan keynote speech about the rewards of staying true to one’s vision by Moral Orel creator Dino Stamatopoulos kicked off the second day of the Ottawa Intl. Festival of Animation and TV Animation Conference panel (Sept. 22). Stamatopoulos, who is perhaps best known for playing the character Star-Burns on [...]
William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg’s award-winning The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, the new Pixar short La Luna directed by Enrico Casarosa, Bill Plympton’s Guard Dog Global Jam and Fernando Trueba & Javier Mariscal’s Spanish film Chico & Rita are some of the highlights of this year’s Ottawa [...]
Joann Sfar and Antoine Delevaux’s 2D animated feature The Rabbi’s Cat (Le Chat du Rabbin) won the Cristal Award for Best Feature at the Annecy Festival. Based on the popular graphic novel by Sfar, the movie follows the adventures of a cat in 1930s Algeria who learns to speak after swallowing [...]
We all know that the true animation fan’s summer officially begins in June, when the Annecy International Festival opens its doors to fans of the art form from all over the world. There’s a wealth of activities and screenings planned for the 2011 edition of this amazing event (June 6-11), [...]
The organizers of the prestigious Annecy Festival of Animation unveiled the list of the features competing in the 2011 edition of the event (June 6-11) earlier today. The nine nominated movies are: Ferrnando Trueba and Javier Mariscal’s Chico and Rita (Spain) Keiichi Hara’s Colorful (Japan) Esben Toft Jacobsen’s Den Kaempestore [...]