Girls in the animation business say a lot of strange things.
To acknowledge the crucial role of animators in the evolving world of filmmaking, the Visual Effects Society today nominated Ryan Stone, Bullock’s character in “Gravity,” for Outstanding Animated Character in a Live-Action Feature Motion Picture.
While we’ve already debunked Meryl Streep’s accusations that Walt Disney was a “gender bigot,” let us use her commetns as an opportunity to dig even deeper and find out what actions Disney actually undertook to encourage the advancement of women at his studio.
Starkist has created a Charlie Tuna TV ad for the first time in 12 years. The character has been “updated,” which today means only one thing: computer animation.
One day after “Frozen” won the Golden Globe, Disney CEO Bob Iger has confirmed that the studio is in talks to turn the animated hit into a Broadway musical.
Last night when “Gravity” director Alfonso Cuarón won best director at the Golden Globes, he began his acceptance speech by saying, “This is for the hundreds of people that made this film possible,” a reference to the film’s crew, including countless vfx/animation artists.
“Smoking: The Choice is Yours…” is a 1981 Disney educational short directed by John Ewing, who worked on “Sleeping Beauty,” “Sword in the Stone,” and “The Jungle Book.” Ewing, however, did not make this cartoon while at Disney.
Disney’s “Frozen” won the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature tonight.
“Despicable Me 2”, retitled “Super Thief Nanny 2,” had the biggest opening for an animated feature in China since 2012.
If you missed the CTN Animation Expo last November in Los Angeles, don’t fret. This one-hour lecture features director/animator extraordinaire Eric Goldberg (supervisor of Genie in “Aladdin,” head of animation on “Get a Horse!”) interviewing himself about his personal history. Lots of clips and lots of fun to watch—all from the comfort of your own home.