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Bristol-based Aardman Animations has created a four-minute, digital 2D animated short titled The Lonely Dodo to highlight the plight of endangered species around the world for international charity Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. Brand agency TheFrameworks was also a collaborator, helping to create the charming film imagined from the perspective of [...]
Three animated features received BAFTA nominations today. The three titles up for the Best Animated Feature of 2012 are: • Disney/Pixar’s Brave (directed by Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman) • Disney’s Frankenweenie (Tim Burton) • LAIKA’s ParaNorman (Sam Fell, Chris Butler) Among the films that didn’t get any BAFTA love were [...]
Mondo, the collectible art division of the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX, is celebrating the impending release of Peter Jackson’s latest Tolkien adaptation The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey with the unveiling of gorgeous new “The Lord of the Rings” poster art prints from famed artist Olly Moss. The perfect collectible [...]
A Liar’s Autobiography uses various animation techniques to shed light on the outrageous life and career of the late Monty Python player, Graham Chapman. It sounds like a classic Monty Python sketch—an actor playing himself in an animated autobiographical film 23 years after he dropped dead. But, as fans of [...]
Toronto-based studio Arc Productions has made a pact with Dorado Media and Capital to help financing at least three CG-animated features and TV shows, says The Hollywood Reporter. The projects will be produced at the Toronto studio and their budgets will range from $30 million to $50 million. The first [...]
Actors Hugh Laurie (House) and Stephen Fry (Bones, The Hobbit), who used to work together as the comedy team of Fry & Laurie, will reunited on a CG-animated feature project titled The Canterville Ghost. Based on the classic story by Oscar Wilde, the movie will center on a 300-year-old ghost [...]
Zinkia Entertainment’s loveable little boy in blue Pocoyo and the actor/writer/presenter who narrates his charming animated adventures, Stephen Fry, have teamed up once again to appear together in the “Get Caught Reading” annual national campaign this month, which is organized by the Association of American Publishers. The initiative’s goal is to [...]
There’s no stopping Zinkia Entertainment’s Pocoyo these days. Zinkia and Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Net (HITN) have embarked on a new Ready to Learn nationwide education partnership. HITN will bring the animated character to a series of tablet, smartphone and cloud-based programs in support of the English Language Learning of [...]
As the official Global Kids’ Ambassador for World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour initiative for a second year, Zinkia Entertainment’s popular animated character Pocoyo will support the new Earth Hour 2012 “I Will if You Will” campaign by spreading Earth Hour’s message to children around the world and by participating in [...]
VFX supe Chas Jarrett ups the visual ante for the second Guy Ritchie/Sherlock Holmes thrill ride. It was a no-brainer for Chas Jarrett to return to the world of the world’s greatest detective as visual-effects supervisor on Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. “It was a perfect opportunity to really [...]