They say cats have nine lives.
A bit of advice to John Lasseter.
If you didn’t like the Disney Company’s make-believe version of Walt Disney in “Saving Mr. Banks,” fret not, an independent company has now produced their own fantasy Walt biopic: Walt before Mickey.
As part of the Tokyo International Film Festival’s animation focus this year, they will host the 3D premiere of “PIKMIN Short Movies” produced by videogame legend Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Nintendo’s Mario, Donkey Kong, and The Legend of Zelda.
The average child or adult animation fan with an untrained eye might look at the animated feature “Foodfight!” and think to themself, “That’s not the greatest animated film I’ve ever seen in my entire life.” That’s precisely why the average child or adult animation fan with an untrained eye doesn’t work in a movie studio.
The highly anticipated “Simpsons”-“Family Guy” Crossover…as made by fans.
Sony Animation has posted this nicely produced nine-minute profile of Lauren Faust, who is developing their “Medusa” feature.
Shocking details of wage-theft conspiracy emerge in a class action lawsuit filed against DreamWorks, Disney, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Digital Domain 3.0, Sony Pictures Imageworks and others.
Focal press has released cover art for what is sure to be one of next year’s most popular animation titles: Andreas Deja’s “The Nine Old Men: Lessons, Techniques, and Inspiration from Disney’s Greatest Animators.”
Daisy Jacobs’ “The Bigger Picture,” a graduation film from Britain’s National Film and Television School, won the top prize at the 12th annual Fantoche animation festival, which wrapped up last Sunday in Baden, Switzerland.