The nominations for the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning, and the big animation news isn’t who was nominated, but who wasn’t: “The Simpsons”
Believe it or not, he doesn’t think it’s a live-action “Dumbo.”
Dickie Jones, the voice of Pinocchio in the 1940 Disney film, died on July 7, 2014. He was 87 years old.
Sony Pictures Animation is exploring new directions with the announcement of the stop motion/live-action hybrid feature “Superbago.” The superhero-themed film will be directed by John Harvatine and Eric Towner, both veterans of “Robot Chicken” among other animated TV shows.
Disney is developing a live-action feature based on the 1941 animated film Dumbo. Ehren Kruger, who has written or co-written three of the four Michael Bay “Transformers” films, will write the script
Five years after its debut, the Oscar-nominated Irish feature “The Secret of Kells” finally has its own art-of book.
Tech site Pando Daily has been providing amazing coverage of the Department of Justice antitrust invesigation and subsequent class action lawsuits over wage-fixing amongst Silicon Valley tech companies and animation studios.
Hand-drawn feature animation from Brazil is gaining momentum on the international festival circuit. Last month the Brazilian feature “The Boy and the World” (“O menino e o mundo”) won the top feature prize at Annecy.
Actor Andy Serkis may have changed his tune somewhat from earlier this spring when he insisted that animators do nothing but add ‘digital makeup’ on top of his acting.
An amusing reflection on our habit of looking before we leap. What he shows us is the little person inside each of us, the cautious character we all know, who acts to keep us out of trouble but also in a state of defeat. The film show how to face up to your fears, how to make your worst fears look plain silly.