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ShortsHD and Magnolia Pictures have announced plans to release this year’s Oscar-nominated short films in 200 theaters across the U.S. and Canada on Feb. 10, 2012. Three theatrical programs will give audiences around the country an opportunity to watch the nominated shorts in the animation, live-action and documentary categories prior to [...]
We were lucky enough to catch up with some of the talented artists who were nominated for Oscars this morning. Here is what they had to say about waking up and getting the big courtship call from Mr. Oscar himself! Jennifer Yuh Nelson, director of Kung Fu Panda 2: “I [...]
How Hurricane Katrina and a veteran children’s book advocate in New York City inspired an award-winning animated short and popular iPad app. Many months before critical favorites such as The Artist and Hugo hit the big screen, a 14-minute-long animated short by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg paid a lovely [...]
Last month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences narrowed down the animated short list from the original qualifying 45 to 10 titles that advanced in the Oscar voting process. In January, the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch members will select three to five nominees from this shortlist. [...]
We all know the trials of finding the right holiday gift for your loved ones can make December a horrible, ulcer-inducing time of the year. That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite animation-related goods that will brighten anyone’s miserable winter day. Here’s to the hope [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards. Forty-four projects had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production company: Dimanche/Sunday [...]
William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg’s award-winning The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, the new Pixar short La Luna directed by Enrico Casarosa, Bill Plympton’s Guard Dog Global Jam and Fernando Trueba & Javier Mariscal’s Spanish film Chico & Rita are some of the highlights of this year’s Ottawa [...]
Two new animated projects have joined the summer 2013 slate, Variety reports. On May 17, Fox will present Leafmen, while Paramount is tagging in Turbo on July 19. The latest from Blue Sky Studios, Leafmen will be directed by studio co-founder Chris Wedge (Robots, Ice Age). The toon is based [...]
SIGGRAPH has announced the Computer Animation Festival’s Best in Show, Jury Award, and Best Student Project recipients for SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver, set for Aug. 7-11. A total of 77 films will be shown during the festival. Nominees were chosen by an expert panel of jury members from 891 submissions [...]
Alec Baldwin, Chris Pine, Hugh Jackman, Jude Law and Isla Fischer have been cast in DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians, a 3D animated feature based on the upcoming children’s book series. William Joyce, who created the book series, will co-direct the film with Peter Ramsey, using a script from [...]