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Epic, the new animated adventure from director Chris Wedge and his gifted team at Blue Sky Studios, opens the door to a world inhabited by fantastic creatures hidden from plain sight. Civilized man’s obsession with magical creatures that live in verdant, unexplored regions of nature has inspired numerous works of [...]
Plans are underway to launch the first edition of the Tromsø Children’s Film Festival from May 29 to June 2nd in the northern Norwegian town. The event follows the International Children’s Film Festival in Kristiansand which will be held April 23-27. The program of the Tromsø Children’s Film Festival will include the [...]
If you are in Toronto next week and feel like checking out a wonderful evening of cool animated music videos, TV ads and narrative shorts, we recommend TIFF’s Packaged Goods: Artful Animation, scheduled for Feb. 20th at 7 p.m. at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Curated by Rae Ann Fera, the show [...]
Shrevepport, Lousiana’s Moonbot Studios (the clever folks behind William Joyce’s award-winning The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore animated short and app) is reaching out to the online community through Kickstarter to help fund their latest game venture, The Golem, based on the Jewish folktale monster. Set in the [...]
If you’d like to check out all of this year’s Oscar-nominated shorts (animated, live-action and documentary) in a movie theater, you’ll be happy to know that ShortsHD (The Short Movie Channel) and Magnolia Pictures are planning to release the selection in 260 theaters across the U.S., Canada and Europe, beginning February 1st. [...]
How director Peter Ramsey and his brilliant team of DreamWorks artists and technicians created the majestic worlds of Rise of the Guardians. For centuries, magical characters such as Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and the Sandman have been familiar fixtures of children’s stories and their dreams. Now [...]
Louisiana-based studio Moonbot Studios (The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, The Numberlys) is working on a new augmented reality experience for Sony’s PlayStation 3 Wonderbook. Wonderbook is an interactive book that uses Augmented Reality technology and PlayStation Move products to bring stories to life before your eyes. Wonderbook: [...]
Although DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians doesn’t open until November 21st, it has already got a head start in the award season race. Directed by Peter Ramsey, the film will be presented with the Hollywood Animation Award at the 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards gala ceremony on October 22 [...]
After several months of collecting critics’ and guild trophies, Paramount’s underdog feature Rango took home the Best Animated Feature Oscar during a star-studded ceremony held at the Kodak Theater on Sunday (Feb. 25). Directed by Pirates of the Caribbean veteran Gore Verbinski and animated by the talented folks at ILM, [...]
The big screen release of The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2012 which launched on 120 screens across North America last Friday has beaten expectations and last year’s box office record, the Academy has revealed. Totals for 2/10 to 2/12 came to $412,304 with a per-screen average of $3,436 compared to [...]