Critics have called it “overstuffed” and “unfocused,” yet most were happy to forgive those faults thanks to the film’s virtues.
Illustrator Pablo Lobato, who had never worked in animation prior to this film, had to both learn – and unlearn – craft and skills to design characters for stop motion.
“I wanted to have evidence of [stop motion’s imperfections],” says Selick. “I think the audience needs to work a little bit to make the magic real, but then the movie means more to them.”
Historian Vincent Alexander has exhumed a frightening list of stop-motion gems worth dusting off this Halloween.
John Lasseter “really couldn’t support my vision,” says Selick.
Nora Twomey and Henry Selick will be in attendance on opening night with their films ‘My Father’s Dragon’ and ‘Wendell & Wild.’
‘Wendell & Wild’ will gets a limited theatrical run on October 21 before landing on Netflix worldwide October 28.
What does a Toronto selection mean for Wendell & Wild’s Oscar prospects, and what has a TIFF premiere meant for animated films in the past?
Netfix will release the film in time for Halloween.
Harley Jessup, Henry Selick, and Brian Narelle share their memories of an iconic American filmmaker.
Works by Guillermo del Toro and Chris Williams, alongside three anime features, are also in the mix.
Meet demon-dusting teen goth Kat.
The film stars two “hellishly funny demons,” voiced by Key & Peele.
Netflix’s animation ambitions are to do what “no major studio has ever done.”
For less than $17, experience the first virtual edition of the famous Annecy festival.
See the complete list of 2019 Annie Award nominations.
“I like taking on something that’s not going to be that easy,” says “Uglydolls” director Kelly Asbury.
Netflix is shaking up the animation industry in a big way. Here a look at the studio’s upcoming projects.
In addition to “Funan,” the Spanish film “Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles” was also recognized with a special jury prize.
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