Article Type: Review
Fred Patten reviews the comprehensive coffee table book showcasing the beautiful artwork from Pixar’s Monsters University.
This year the Trickfilm Festival has taken its place at the top of world class animation festivals and once again I can honestly say that if I could only attend one festival a year it would be the Trickfilm Festival.
Fred Patten looks at this visual feast of concept art, sketches, storyboards and other digital art from Blue Sky’s latest animated feature.
I highly recommend “Epic” to all age groups. It’s a thrilling adventure with magic, fantasy and a lot of heart.
A stellar Motion Picture Academy VFX Convergence program shines a welcome spotlight on the world of previsualization.
Each year I look forward to Anima Brussels because it is my first festival of the year and an opportunity to see a large number of new Belgian animated films. Over the ten days of ANIMA there are also many noted guests and old friends.
Fred Patten describes why fans of the new DreamWorks feature will love this definitive movie art book.
The Motion Picture Academy hosted a special 25th Anniversary screening and discussion of Who Frame Roger Rabbit.
Oscar®-winning animator Chris Wedge teased the assembled press with a look at his new feature, the tantalizingly beautiful Epic.
“It wouldn’t be the first time a labor of love arrived stillborn.” That was the closing line to a 1980s article about animator Richard Williams’ long-gestating animated feature The Thief and the Cobbler.
What a treat to watch this DVD on a big screen TV, comfy couch, warm slippers, hot popcorn and trusty bottle of Makers Mark in hand.
Day 3 of the LA leg of the Oscar Showcase Tour finished up with a screening for The Simpsons production crew.
Day 2 in LA concludes with a screening at the Motion Picture Academy hosted and moderated by Jason Schwartzman.