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Wreck-It Ralph is ready to fix up your home video collection. The hit Disney animated feature leads this week’s homevid releases, arriving in multiple formats for fans to choose from, including DVD ($29.99), Blu-ray and DVD combo pack ($39.99) and the ultimate combo pack with 3D Blu-ray, Blu-Ray, DVD and [...]
After months of award season campaigns, Disney claimed the top two animation prizes on Sunday night with a win for Pixar’s Brave in the Best Animated Feature category and Paperman in the Best Animated Short race. Directors Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman accepted the award for Brave, while first-time helmer [...]
Disney’s underdog hero Wreck-It Ralph had a sweet night at the Annie Awards on Saturday (February 2) as it took home the prize for Best Animated Feature. The film’s helmer Richard Moore also won for Best Director. The acclaimed movie, which has made over $368.4 million globally, was also honored [...]
If you’d like to check out all of this year’s Oscar-nominated shorts (animated, live-action and documentary) in a movie theater, you’ll be happy to know that ShortsHD (The Short Movie Channel) and Magnolia Pictures are planning to release the selection in 260 theaters across the U.S., Canada and Europe, beginning February 1st. [...]
With the incredible wealth of animated short films of all genres and techniques which have emerged to delight audiences across the globe in the last year, we didn’t envy the Academy’s task of narrowing down the 56 qualifiers to this 10-film short list…and while the eventual nominees announcement on January [...]
Since the Oscar nominations were announced early this morning (see http://bit.ly/10iwMPV), we have been collecting some euphoric reactions from the lucky nominees in via email and phone interviews. Here is a recap: Chris Butler, co-director and writer, ParaNorman: “I was in bed in my hotel room in Los [...]
Family Guy creator and next month’s Academy Award host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announced the nominees for this year’s Oscars at 5 a.m. this morning. (January 10) in Beverly Hills. The nominees for Best Animated Feature are: Brave (directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman) Disney/Pixar Frankenweenie [...]
Walt Disney Records’ soundtrack for the award-winning short Paperman is now available digitally. Christophe Beck (The Muppets, The Hangover Part 1 & 2) composed the uplifting original music for the animated short film. Paperman is one of the ten films on the short list being considered for an Academy Award [...]
Several of this year’s Oscar contenders discuss their biggest challenges, triumphs, inspirations and the state of animation in a very good year. Peter Lord – Director, The Pirates! Band of Misfits On the aspect of the movie he’s proudest of: I’m pleased about the spirit of the film. The attitude [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 85th Academy Awards®. Fifty-six pictures had originally qualified in the category. The list is as follows: Adam and Dog, Minkyu Lee, director (Lodge Films) Combustible, Katsuhiro [...]