Animated productions overcame the odds at the Imagen Awards and ended up on top.
Lightbox Expo 2022 runs October 14-16 at the Pasadena Convention Center, with the 2022 Concept Art Awards closing out the festivities.
It was somehow fitting that in an evening absent of all decorum, the Academy found two different ways to trash the animation art form.
Awards season comes to a close this weekend with the Oscars, which makes it an ideal time to review some of our key coverage of this year’s Oscar-nominated features and shorts.
Who should win the Oscars for best animated feature and animated short? Who will win?
“Encanto” could have easily become a Mirabel and Bruno buddy story, but “from the beginning we knew we didn’t want to fall into that trope,” explained Byron Howard.
Two of the frontrunners in the Oscar race for best animated feature traded awards on Sunday evening.
Netflix won 20 of 31 categories.
Dune and Encanto led the pack with four awards apiece.
The company reported better-than-expected subscription growth for Disney+ last quarter.
This year’s animated feature nominees were predictable. The short ones certainly weren’t.
Animation had its big breakout at the Oscars, with nominations in seven different categories.
Check out the words and artwork that went into “Luca,” “Encanto,” “Raya and the Last Dragon,” and “The Mitchells vs. the Machines.”
“Flee” is up against “Encanto,” “Luca,” and “The Mitchells vs. the Machines” in the animated feature category.
There’s good news for “Encanto,” “Luca,” “The Mitchells vs. the Machines,” “Sing 2,” and “Raya and the Last Dragon.”
You’ve never heard animation soundtracks like these.
Disney was the only U.S. studio nominated this year. Unsurprisingly, it won.
The Walt Disney Company followed with 34 nominations for its projects.
Three Disney films are up against “Flee” and “The Mitchells vs. the Machines.”
Two indie titles from Europe also made the list – “Flee” and “My Sunny Maad” – while key Sony contender “The Mitchells vs. The Machines” was snubbed.
Favorites like “Encanto” and “Flee” are jostling against smaller films such as “The Spine of Night” and “The Ape Star.”
These artists made Disney’s latest the visual spectacle it is.
If any animated film can crack $100 million at the domestic box office this year, it’s “Encanto.”
“This might be the best Disney animated film since ‘Frozen,'” wrote one critic.
The conference features a stellar line-up of speakers, including Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Enrico Casarosa, and Dean DeBlois.
Walt Disney Animation Studios released a teaser today for “Encanto,” its sixtieth animated feature.