Category: Award Season Focus
This year’s topsy-turvy animation award season shows no signs of letting up; after being shut out of the Oscars, ‘The Lego Movie’ won the Critics’ Choice Movie Award tonight for best animated feature.
A pretty much perfect response from “The LEGO Movie” co-director Phil Lord on being overlooked by the Oscars.
Torill Kove, who received her third Oscar nomination this morning for “Me and My Moulton” celebrates with a new animated short called “Party Time.”
We present complete coverage of the animation-related Oscar nominees for the 87th annual Academy Awards.
“Big Hero 6,” “The Boxtrolls,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and the TV series “Game of Thrones” lead the VES Awards with five nominations apiece.
Not every animation director won a Golden Globe last night, but they all had a good time.
“How to Train Your Dragon 2,” directed by Dean DeBlois, was awarded the Golden Globe tonight, marking a first for DreamWorks Animation.
The nominees for the 2015 BAFTA Film Awards, the British equivalent of the Academy Awards, were announced yesterday.
“Mexico is way more complicated than anybody thinks.” Jorge Gutierrez talks like a man on a mission. For the past decade-and-a-half, he has sought to bring a more authentic portrayal of Mexico and its people to Hollywood.
“Why should kids be the only ones who get pleasure out of animation,” says the revered indie animation director Bill Plympton. “It offends me that American animation is stereotyped this way.”
“I do think that animation can have a language of its own, rather than simply mimicking live action.”
Moonbot has released a trailer for its new short “The Raven.”
Hundreds of other animated shorts were released last year; which ones were the best?
Five animated features have been nominated for a Golden Globe in the best animated feature category.
The Golden Globes, handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, have announced that 17 animated features are eligible for consideration this year.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association have just named Isao Takahata’s “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” as the top animated film of 2014
My vote for the most provocative animated film review of the year: the CBC’s Robert Fontaine and his dual-assessment of Disney’s “Big Hero 6” and Signe Baumane’s indie feature “Rocks in my Pockets.”
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this afternoon the 10 films that have ben shortlisted for the visual effects Oscar.
The National Film Board of Canada premiered its Oscar-shortlisted and Annie-nominated film “Me and My Moulton” on the Internet this afternoon. The catch is that the film will only be available to view for 48 hours.
The National Board of Review named ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ the best animated film of the year.
Former Pixar art director Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi talk about the challenges of directing their first independent film “The Dam Keeper.”
The New York Film Critics Circle named “The LEGO Movie” the best animated film of the year.
Laika’s “The Boxtrolls” topped the noms with a total of thirteen; the awards will be handed out January 31, 2015, in Los Angeles, California.
Signe Baumane talks about why animation was a better choice than live-action for her feature film debut “Rocks in My Pockets.”
A 40-minute video roundtable with six feature film directors and producers contending for an Oscar this year.
“The LEGO Movie,” directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, picked up the feature film prize at the BAFTA Children’s Awards.