There had been a lot of talk in the L.A. animation community about why Bryant had been invited to serve on the festival’s jury.
Kobe Bryant may be an Oscar winner, but he won’t be allowed to become a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
While at least three animated films are dogged by sexual harassment/assault controversies at the Oscars this year, only one film has a nominee who has had rape charges filed against him.
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“Dear Basketball” has the publicity edge among the animated shorts competing for an Academy Award nomination this year.
Watch an animation legend and a basketball legend speak about their film project.
The first still from the project has also been released.
Glen Keane and Kobe Bryant are making an animated project together.