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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 13 animators, 12 visual effects artists and a total of 178 filmmakers and film industry executives to join its ranks. Animators on the invite list includes such high-profile names as Sylvain Chomet, Tomm Moore, Teddy Newton and Bob Peterson. Visual [...]
Sylvain Chomet’s highly acclaimed and Oscar-nominated 2D feature The Illusionist arrives on DVD and Blu-ray today. The beautifully drawn movie, which is based on a screenplay by French comic legend Jacques Tati, centers on the friendship between a traveling magician and a young maid he meets at a small motel [...]
Award-winning actress Salma Hayek and her company Ventanarosa Productions are reportedly joining a project to make an animated feature based on the classic poetry collection, The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran. The project is being produced by Clark Peterson and Ron Senkowski, with Hayek’s producing partner Jose Tamez and co-financier Steve Hanson [...]
It was a crowded and uplifting weekend at the box office, which heralded a solid opening for the star-crossed lovers of Gnomeo & Juliet, even though the animated feature didn’t top the field. The Adam Sandler-Jennifer Aniston comedy Just Go With It squeeked into the top spot with a $31 [...]
It’s always a good day when it starts off with being nominated for an Academy Award. Here’s what the filmmakers nominated for the best animated feature Oscar had to say about it. “What an honor it is to be nominated for an Academy Award!” said Dean DeBlois, the Canadian-born writer/director [...]
Hollywood didn’t get exactly the present it wanted from the box office for Christmas, with box office failing to set any records despite some high-profile opening, but it did get a look at a small piece of magic in the opening of Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist. Opening limited at three [...]