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An enigmatic Disney short titled Mickey Mouse in ‘Get a Horse’ will have its world premiere at the Annecy Animation Festival on June 11. This never-before-seen, black-and-white, hand-drawn short features Walt Disney as the voice of the iconic mouse. The plot finds Mickey, his cheerful gal pal Minnie Mouse and [...]
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 [...]
It’s a weekend for old friends as movie goers bid adieu to Harry Potter and the students of Hogwarts and welcome back a beloved old bear named Winnie the Pooh. The undisputed juggernaut is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, which opens Friday at nearly 4,400 theaters — [...]
Stevie Wermers-Skelton and Kevin Deters’ charming Ballad of Nessie brings a certain lake-dwelling Scottish monster to animated life. Here’s a lesson for animation students: Don’t forget about your favorite class projects after you graduate. That’s the take-away lesson from the story of how Stevie Wermers-Skelton’s CalArts project inspired this summer’s [...]
If you’re an animation fan and happen to be in Los Angeles June 16-26, you may want to check out the wide variety of animated features and shorts screening at the 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival. Produced by Film Independent, the event offers over 200 feature films, shorts, and music [...]
Disney has released two new stills and a handful of concept art images for The Ballad of Nessie, a new animated short film that will play attached to Winnie the Pooh. The 2D-animated short tells a tale of the Loch Ness Monster and is narrated by Billy Connolly. The story [...]
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ newest short film, The Ballad of Nessie, will premiere in front of the studio’s upcoming feature Winnie the Pooh. The 2D-animated short tells a tale of the Loch Ness Monster and is narrated by Billy Connolly. The story follows Nessie and her rubber-ducky friend MacQuack, as [...]