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The Hobbit’s vfx supervisor Joe Letteri talks about the vfx challenges of returning to J.R.R. Tolkien’s world nine years after the last Lord of the Rings movie cast its spell in theaters. When the team at Weta Digital got word that they were going to work on the prequel to [...]
Is the world ready for yet another take on animated fairy tales? Fox Animation certainly thinks so as it has just acquired the rights to children’s book The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by first-time author Christopher Healy, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Chernin Entertainment (Rise of the Planet [...]
The weekly shower of big awards to Gore Verbinski’s feature Rango continued on Sunday (Feb. 12) when the quirky CG-animated movie received the Best Animated Feature BAFTA Award during a star-studded event at the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden. The film’s competition in this category were Steven Spielberg’s [...]
Gore Verbinski’s underdog hero Rango continued its winning streak last night at the 10th Annual VES Awards. Only a few nights after taking home four Annie Awards, the Paramount/ILM feature added four VES Awards to its list of wins, including the honors for Supporting VFX, Virtual Cinematography, Animated Character and [...]
The nominees for the 84th annual Oscars were announced Tuesday morning, with the best animated feature race falling to A Cat in Paris Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli (GKids) Chico & Rita Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal (GKids) Kung Fu Panda 2 Jennifer Yuh Nelson (DreamWorks) Puss In Boots Chris [...]
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has nominated three features for its Best Animated Film Category. Announced Tuesday by actors Daniel Radcliffe and Holliday Grainger with BAFTA chairman Tim Corrie, the nominated films are: The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, directed by Steven Spielberg Arthur Christmas, [...]
Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin picked up six Visual Effects Society Award nominations on Monday. The Paramount release was nominated for outstanding vfx in animated feature along with Arthur Christmas, Kung Fu Panda 2, Puss in Boots and Rango. Tintin also picked up noms for the animated character of [...]
The long list of nominees for this year’s Orange British Academy Film Awards were revealed yesterday. The BAFTA Animated Feature category includes The Adventures of Tintin, Arthur Christmas, Gnomeo and Juliet, Puss in Boots and Rango. It’s interesting to note that the Brits opted for Arthur Christmas and Gnomeo and [...]
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the 10 films that remain in the running for nominations in the Visual Effects category at the 84th Oscars this year. The films are, in alphabetical order: All members of the Visual Effects Branch will be invited to view 10-minute [...]
It’s a big week for popular toons on DVD/Blu-ray as DreamWorks’ acclaimed Kung Fu Panda 2 (Paramount Home Ent.) and Family Guy: Season 9 (Fox) both arrive in stores and online on Tuesday. Directed by talented DreamWorks veteran Jennifer Yu Nelson, Kung Fu Panda 2 finds our warrior Po (Jack [...]