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The Producer’s Guild may have added a twist to this year’s awards season narrative by giving its best picture honor to The King’s Speech instead of The Social Network. But when it came to animation, the honors followed in the footsteps of most other awards this year by giving the [...]
Toy Story 3 has been nominated for three BAFTA Awards: best animated feature. best adapted screenplay and best visual effects. In the best animated screenplay, the Disney-Pixar film will go up against Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me and DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon. In the adapted screenplay category, Michael [...]
Toy Story 3 and How to Train Your Dragon took the first and second spots respectively in the wide releases category of the 12th annual Golden Tomato Awards. The awards are given out by RottenTomatoes.com to the best-reviewed films of the year. Toy Story 3 took the top spot with [...]
The nominations for the 9th annual Visual Effects Society Awards have been announced, with more than a few surprises. Tangled, How to Train Your Dragon, Toy Story 3, Shrek Forever After and Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole were nominated for outstanding animation in an animated feature motion [...]
DreamWorks Animation has promoted executive Bill Damaschke to the post of chief creative officer, reports Variety. Damaschke previously was co-president of production for feature animation, and oversaw the studio’s successful 2010 releases: How to Train Your Dragon, Shrek Forever After and Megamind. Those films have grossed more than $1.5 billion [...]
The Producer’s Guild of America has announced three nominees for its best animated feature honor, in what may be a preview of the eventual Oscars showdown. It also chose Toy Story 3 as one of ten nominees for the best picture of the year. The nominees for the Award for [...]
The Online Film Critics Society clicked with Toy Story 3, naming the film the best animated feature of 2010 though passing up on making it their best film of the year. In the animated feature category of the group’s annual awards, Toy Story 3 beat out Despicable Me, How to [...]
Hollywood didn’t get exactly the present it wanted from the box office for Christmas, with box office failing to set any records despite some high-profile opening, but it did get a look at a small piece of magic in the opening of Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist. Opening limited at three [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has declared 41 songs are in contention for the Original Song Oscar, including several from animated and VFX-driven pics. Included in the list are songs from the animated features Despicable Me, How to Train Your Dragon, Idiots and Angels, The Illusionist, Legend of [...]
Director Dean DeBlois on How to Train Your Dragon’s Golden Globe nomination, the animation world and award season madness Animation Magazine: Congrats on your movie’s Golden Globe nomination. How did you find out the good news? Dean DeBlois: I had set my alarm to five a.m., which was the time [...]