Disney’s ‘Frozen’ to Premiere at N.Y. Children’s Festival

Disney’s much-anticipated animated feature Frozen will premiere at New York Children’s Festival on Sunday, November 10 at 11 a.m. (at the Village East Cinema). Directed ... Continue Reading →

Books We Love – Issue #233

        Directing for Animation: Everything You Didn’t Learn in Art School By Tony Bancroft [Focal Press, $34.95] Imagine taking a one-on-one class with one ... Continue Reading →
Joe Dante

Working Out the Bugs

I’ve written before about the special challenges for an actor who has to work alongside nothing, which will at some point be replaced by a special effect or animated character. ... Continue Reading →

More Details Revealed About Mickey’s ‘Get a Horse!’

One of the biggest highlights of this month’s dynamic D23 Expo in Anaheim was the U.S. premiere of the studio’s innovative new short, Get a Horse! Although the studio had ... Continue Reading →

Disney Releases ‘Get a Horse!’ Images

Walt Disney Animation Studios has released two animation cel images from the new Mickey Mouse short Get A Horse! which will make its United States debut at the 2013 D23 Expo in Anaheim, ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Animation Keynote Is Available Online

This week’s buzz-worthy CG animation Confab SIGGRAPH has released the video of its opening day keynote, which was presented in collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Keynote Selick Talks Studio Challenges

During Monday’s keynote panel at SIGGRAPH, which featured top Toon Town vets from major studios, acclaimed stop-motion film director Henry Selick (Coraline, The Nightmare Before ... Continue Reading →

Cinelicious Wraps 4K Restoration of ‘Giants’ First Steps’

Cinelicious recently finished the 4K restoration of the animated films featured in The Giants’ First Steps, a program by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, curated ... Continue Reading →

Academy Brings Marc Davis Lectures to SIGGRAPH

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will bring the Marc Davis Lecture Series to SIGGRAPH 2013 in Anaheim for its Keynote Session on July 22. During this session, eight distinguished ... Continue Reading →

Five Things You Have to Do at Annecy This Year

If you’re one of the fortune people who will be attending this year’s awesome Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market this month, you will realize this fact ... Continue Reading →