Variety Names Top Upcoming Animators
Neary drew attention on the Web with his NYU graduation film COWBOY CHICKEN. Now the filmmaker works at Blue Sky, animating on ICE AGE 4 and RIO.
Newton began working at Pixar on character designs for THE INCREDIBLES and RATATOUILLE. Now his first Pixar short, the 3-D DAY AND NIGHT, will play before TOY STORY 3.
Hear from Newton about the making of DAY AND NIGHT.
View a clip and tests from DAY AND NIGHT on AWNtv!
Hosoda started work on the DIGIMON series, but has gained great acclaim for his features THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME and SUMMER WARS.
Ward's CalArts graduation film landed him a deal with Frederator Studios for a short called ADVENTURE TIME. After huge success on the Web, the short has been adapted into a series on Cartoon Network.
Read ANIMATION WORLD MAGAZINE's interview with Ward.