The great Dutch shorts director turns 75 years old today and he’s not slowing down one bit.
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C.H. Greenblatt, creator of the animated series “Chowder,” is back with a new series, “Harvey Beaks,” that premieres this Sunday on Nickelodeon.
Cartoon Brew talks with Patrick Osborne about his Oscar-nominated Disney film “Feast.”
Albert ‘t Hooft and Paco Vink discuss the challenges of directing a low-budget theatrical feature in a small animation market like the Netherlands.
Cartoon Brew speaks to director Greg McLeod about “365,” a new short with an unusual concept.
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.
“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.”
“Pim and Pom: The Big Adventure” was not only made on a tiny budget, but had the added challenge of translating the visual style of one of the most beloved Dutch children’s book illustrators.
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.
Google’s ATAP group has released a mini-featurette about the making of Glen Keane’s short “Duet,” which was released earlier this week in its intended interactive version.
While the Academy still hasn’t released a shortlist for the visual effects category, we identify the frontrunners in this year’s Oscar race.
We go behind-the-scenes of the Oscar-shortlisted “The Bigger Picture” with animator Chris Wilder.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this afternoon the list of 10 animated shorts which will advance in the voting process for this year’s Academy Awards.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced yesterday afternoon that 20 animated features have been submitted for Oscar consideration in the 2014 animated feature category.
Don Lusk turns 101 years old today and Willis Pyle turned 100 a few months ago. It’s time to honor them with a Winsor McCay Award.