MAGAZINE: VOLUME 23, ISSUE 9, # 198, NOVEMBER 2009
THIS MONTH'S ANIMATION MAGAZINE:
Fans are hoping that Pixar’s animated octogenarian is
nominated alongside live-action heavyweights.
Animation Oscar Cheat Sheet
A quick look at the diverse Best Animated Feature contenders,
their pros and cons.
Short of It
We don’t envy the Academy judges who have to pick just
one of this year’s awesome toon shorts selections!
Animation Oscar Preview
Yes, we all know it’s way too early to start even thinking
about next year’s animation awards contenders. Somehow,
though, the devil sitting on our shoulder made us take a quick
No question about it: Audiences will get their money’s
worth of eye-popping, end-of-the-world vfx in Roland Emmerich’s
disaster movie, 2012.
Fantastic Retro Fox Rewrites the Rules
Wes Anderson delivers a delightfully quirky adaptation of Roald
Dahl's children's book.
Spain's Ilion Animation Studios and Sony Pictures deliver a
flip on the classic alien flick with Planet 51.
to Make a Cult Movie with No Money!
Inspired by classic holiday specials, Disney's CG-animated Prep
& Landing puts the spotlight on Santa's efficient helpers!
Jose State Students Capture Bin Laden
With the aid of SJSU students, writer-director Scott Sublett's
Flash-animated Bye-Bye Bin Laden hits the festival
circuit and gets a DVD release.
Adam Elliot, the Oscar-winning director of Mary and Max,
talks about the joys and heartaches of making his first feature
length stop-motion movie.