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The composers of some of the best animated soundtracks of the year discuss their craft and inspirations. Over the past year, there have been plenty of behind-the-scenes features about the visual aspects of recent animated features in theaters. While many of these movies have been absolutely stunning to look at, [...]
In what may be a bellwether for Oscar night, Paramount/Nickelodeon’s quirky CG-animated feature Rango won the prize for Best Picture at the Annie Awards this Saturday (Feb.4). The Gore Verbinski-directed pic, which centers on the adventures of a chameleon in the Wild West, also won the award for best writing [...]
Vanguard Animation (Space Chimps, Valiant) is partnering with Arc Prods. (formerly known as Starz Animaton) on its next CG 3D movie, an animated heist movie titled The Nut House. The pic, which will begin production this January, will be directed by Ross Venokur and John Rice, from a script by [...]
Vanguard Films has tapped Mike Johnson to direct Oz Wars, an animated feature film that will mix CG-animation with stop-motion techniques. Johnson previously co-directed with Tim Burton the 2005 stop-motion feature Corpse Bride. He also directed episodes of the stop-motion TV series The P.J.’s. “Mike Johnson is a spectacular director [...]