In this short animation, Oscar-winning director Chris Landreth (“Ryan”) uses a common social gaffe—forgetting somebody’s name—as the starting point for a mind-bending romp through the unconscious.
Yesterday we looked at “Boonie Bears,” a Chinese attempt to emulate Western-style computer animation. But at the risk of overgeneralizing contemporary Chinese animation on the basis of their most derivative and commercial efforts, I wanted to offer another perspective.
‘Tis the season for animated holiday greetings. Here’s a selection of some of the pieces we’ve come across recently.
French animator David Besnier who was featured here last week for his impressive Flash website banner returns again with a humorous short revealing how he listens to music from Disney’s “The Lion King.”
A new website called “The Blue Umbrella” Making-Of Holiday Calendar promises a rare and revealing insider’s look at Pixar’s creative process.
Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner took to his Twitter account yesterday (yes, he has a Twitter account) to proclaim the Disney short “Get a Horse!” as the best film of the year.