This week, we spotlight five directors competing in the Oscars’ relatively unsung animated shorts category.
Animated shorts that Academy voters should take some time to consider.
And do it soon — these films won’t all remain online for long.
“It was a film by a woman, featuring a woman who was talking about very un-cartoony topics,” says Furniss of Joanna Priestley’s 1985 short. “I’d never seen anything like it.”
This year may just have set a new record for the number of animated shorts qualified for an Oscar.
At Montreal’s Les Sommets festival last week, two veteran managers of awards campaigns spoke about their work. Here are our key takeaways.
Says Bollinger: “Witnessing Daffy Duck coming apart at the seams as his world was deconstructed in front of him … it was sheer genius!”
Stan Lee waxes lyrical about “the most useful word in the English language” in Fromm’s juicy film.
We consider some films very likely to be competing for an Oscar, from Pixar’s latest to an indie film made for $80.
The British Film Institute (BFI) is granting £922,406 (USD$1.2 million) to 15 recipients for the development and production of animation …
“This film had everything for me: experimentation, creativity, visuals, sound, movement, rhythm, tempo, dynamics, pace, energy,” says Keukeleire.
Some of the best, funniest, and downright weirdest films on the animated shorts circuit are now available to view for free online.
A simple question did not have a simple answer — until now.
Nihei’s new film “Polka-Dot Boy” premieres this week at the Ottawa International Animation Festival.
Ambition, exploitation of labor, environmental pollution, human degradation, surplus value, corruption, and much more in the amazing world of capitalism.
“I wasn’t sure what the film was about,” says Clapin, “and that hardly mattered to me.”
Dinosaurs collide with cavemen, Adam with aliens, in this zany send-up of creation myths.
Quentin Tarantino goes on a wild ride in Roberto Biadi’s new short.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival has picked 92 shorts and 6 features in competition for its 2020 edition.