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The animated anthology festival Spike & Mike has launched a 20th Anniversary edition Kickstarter campaign to raise $15,000. The show will feature all-time favorite “Sick and Twisted” films, including shorts by Tim Burton and Ed, Edd n Eddy creator Danny Antonucci (Lupo the Butcher), as well as hot new items. [...]
Gaumont Animation (formerly Alphanim), is hosting a big bash to promote its upcoming CG-animated series Calimero on June 12 at the opening night of the the Annecy International Animation Festival. The new 104 x 11 series is produced by Gaumont with the property owner Calidra and Italy’s Studio Campedelli. The [...]
FMX, Europe’s most influential conference on digital entertainment successfully concluded last Friday (April 26) drawing an international audience of professionals, innovative talents and students from 46 countries. “Thanks to its interdisciplinary focus, FMX 2013 constituted an ideal platform to bring industry, education and research together,” commented FMX managing director Niels [...]
As I sat in my seat at the Newark Museum auditorium, I realized that I was spending an afternoon ogling lost Ferdinand Horvath sketches from the ’30s and also singing along with a TV show theme song from the ’80s. This, in essence, is what the D23 Fanniversary is all [...]
A couple of days ago, we had the chance to catch up with Timothy Reckart, the young animator who wrote and directed the Oscar-nominated stop-motion short Head Over Heels. The project, which centers on the troubled marriage between a woman who lives on the ceiling and her husband who lives [...]
Since the Oscar nominations were announced early this morning (see http://bit.ly/10iwMPV), we have been collecting some euphoric reactions from the lucky nominees in via email and phone interviews. Here is a recap: Chris Butler, co-director and writer, ParaNorman: “I was in bed in my hotel room in Los [...]
Family Guy creator and next month’s Academy Award host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announced the nominees for this year’s Oscars at 5 a.m. this morning. (January 10) in Beverly Hills. The nominees for Best Animated Feature are: Brave (directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman) Disney/Pixar Frankenweenie [...]
Iconic indie toon fest Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation will be holding a 30th Anniversary Celebration this year which will feature the most popular and award-winning short animations from the festival’s influential history—including early works by Disney-Pixar director Ralph Eggleston and over 10 Academy Award-winning or nominated shorts. The [...]
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 [...]
The post-holiday DVD scene can be hit or miss—do you want those must-have titles to come out in time to stuff stockings, or to pop up on shelves to tempt the gift card carrying and slightly exhausted January crowds? One tail-wagging offering should be topping everyone’s list this week: Tim [...]