’Inner Workings’: How Disney Innovated the Oscar-Contending Hybrid Short
Bill Desowitz for Indiewire goes inside Moana’s short counterpart with director Leo Matsuda and key creatives — plus a fresh clip! Bestill my anthropomorphic heart.
VIDEO: ‘Monster Trucks’ Clip “Hiding from the Cops”
Paramount Pictures’ vehicular invader arrives in theaters Jan. 13 in the new flick directed by Chris Wedge. You can also check out a second clip,” new iOS mobile game and downloadable activity sheets!
’Imaginary Mary’: When TV Network Comedy & Animation Mix
Anthony D’Alessandro breaks down the struggle in creating a lovable cartoon character in a live-action world for the upcoming ABC sitcom, EP’d by David Guarascio and Oscar-winning animator Patrick Osborne (Feast, Google Spotlight’s Pearl).
Getty Presenting Lotte Reiniger’s ‘Adventures of Prince Achmed’ March 21
Swedish rockers Dungen created an original live score to accompany the historic silhouette animation created by the pioneering filmmaker. The 1926 adaptation of Arabian Nights will play at the Getty Center in LA.
Special Signing Held for ‘The Walt Disney Film Archives: The Animated Movies 1921-1968’
More animation history was celebrated last week at a special event for the new Taschen treasure, with the cream of Toon Town society in attendance — including Disney animators Floyd Norman, Andreas Deja and Fox Carney, composer Richard M. Sherman and critic/historian Leonard Maltin.