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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 [...]
Blue Sky Studios co-founder and Oscar-winning animation director Chris Wedge took some time out of his busy schedule to show a few scenes from his upcoming feature Epic to members of the press recently. Best known for helming features such as Ice Age and Robots and voicing the beloved character [...]
There’s a veritable olio of diverse DVDs simmering in the pot this week. Rising to the top of our list is DreamWorks’ magical adventure Rise of the Guardians (Paramount/DW, $29.99). Based on the book series by William Joyce, the 3-D CG-animated film is directed by Peter Ramsey and follows 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 [...]
Just in time for Thanksgiving, animation fans have a new sneak peek at Fox/Blue Sky’s 2013 feature Epic. Directed by Chris Wedge, the film is based on William Joyce’s hugely popular book The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs. The storyline follows a teenage girl named Mary Katherine (voiced by [...]
Fans of DreamWorks’ beautifully animated feature Rise of the Guardians can now buy some of the exquisite artwork created for the project from Sanders Art Studio. Sanders, a leading producer of handcrafted, limited edition artwork from DreamWorks Animation, is currently offering 42 images, captured on canvas and paper, featuring concept art [...]
Fans of Winsor McCay’s classic Little Nemo got a lovely present today (October 15) on the 107th anniversary of the comic-strip. The famous Google Doodle paid homage to the influential strip with one of the search engine’s most elaborate and visually arresting doodle animated projects to date, created by Jennifer [...]
In case you haven’t gotten yourself psyched for the holiday season yet, here’s something that will help: A new 90 second spot for DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians has been making the rounds online and reveals more of the revamped classic kids characters as well as some of the [...]
Although DreamWorks’ animated feature Rise of the Guardians is set to open on November 21, the much-anticipated fantasy is already getting a head start on the awards department. The pic, which is directed by Peter Ramsey and exec produced by Guillermo del Toro and William Joyce, will receive the Vanity [...]