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Academy’s Digital Panel Features ‘Dragon’ Directors

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will explore “Cinematography in the Digital Age” on Tuesday, May 24, at 8 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly ... Continue Reading →
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Award-winning Short ‘Incident at Tower 37′ Goes Online

Incident at Tower 37 is a short film written and directed by Chris Perry that has played at more than 60 festivals around the world and won an armful of awards in the process. Now, ... Continue Reading →
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New Stills Expose ‘Toy Story’ Hawaiian Vacation Short

Pixar has released two images from its upcoming Toy Story short film, Hawaiian Vacation. The short will be attached to Cars 2, due for release June 24, and prominently features the ... Continue Reading →
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O’Reilly’s ‘External World’ Earns Honorable Mention at Sundance

Animator David O’Reilly’s The External World has earned an honorable mention from the jury at the Sundance Film Festival. The film was the only animated mention made by ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated Shorts Coming to Theaters, iTunes, Movies On Demand

The annual announcement of the Oscar nominations usually sends movie fans rushing off to the theaters to see films they may have missed. And once again, Shorts International and Magnolia ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Jakob Schuh and Max Lang, co-directors of ‘The Gruffalo’

This month, we catch up with the talanted team of Jakob Schuh and Max Lang who co-directed the acclaimed Studio Soi/BBC animated special The Gruffalo, which as received numerous awards ... Continue Reading →
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‘Animating Reality’ Brings Global Short Docs to DVD

Indie distributor A Million Movies a Minute is bringing a unique collection of short animated documentaries to DVD as Animating Reality: A Collection of Short Documentaries. The collection ... Continue Reading →
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Barbie and Ken to Star in ‘Toy Story’ Short

That perfect couple of toydom — the always-fabulous Barbie and her beau Ken — are coming back to the big screen in a new Toy Story short Pixar is producing for next summer. According ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance Selects 13 Animated Shorts

The Sundance Film Festival will screen 13 animated short films from both the United States and abroad. The festival selected 81 shorts in all to screen at the 2011 edition of the festival, ... Continue Reading →