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Blogs DESTINO (2003) (***1/2)

Sensual is not a word often thought of when one thinks of a Disney animated film. But this Disney short flows with it. But this isn't just any Disney short, it originated as a collaboration between Walt Disney and Salvador Dali. A seemingly unlikely pair of artists to work together. Disney wanted to experiment with the animation form and Dali saw animation as a perfect way to explore surrealism on film. The project started in the 1940s with Dali drawing dozens of images, but the film never came to be. Following the production of FANTASIA/2000, Roy E. Disney championed its completion using original storyboards and journals.

Headline News South Park Creators Apologize for Lifting Dialogue

Matt Stone and Trey Parker have issued an apology to the unapproved lifting of dialogue from a CollegeHumor short, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Blogs Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 14

Special Guests: Signe Baumane & Isaac Short. On this episode of the Forum, Joel and Alan prognosticate the future of cinema and how podcasts are this century's booming artform. Then, independent animator and bunny-lover, Signe Baumane, presents her perspective on animation as art, art as animation, sex ed, the animated short vs. feature, how to finance your independent animation career, animation as a drug-habit, and how not to be a lonely rapist. All are then joined by 6-year old Isaac Short as he works through his unhealthy obsession with early pioneers of animation.

Blogs DAY & NIGHT (2010) (****)

This endlessly clever short is one of the best produced by Pixar. Teddy Newton’s film features two 2D characters with a CG world alive in their bodies. One represents day and the other night. When Night sees the beautiful women sunbathing by the pool inside Day, a howl of jealousy bellows from him. He tries to take what day has, but every attempt shows that things that go on in the light are not the same in the dark.

Headline News Crash! Bang! Wallow? Wins 6th NFB Online Short Film Contest – Cannes

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) announced today in Cannes the winner of the 6th NFB Online Short Film Contest: Crash! Bang! Wallow? by Jon Dunleavy and Keith Wilson-Singer of the United Kingdom.

Headline News Spanish & Jordanian Children Create Short Film

Eighteen children between six and twelve of Spanish and Jordan origin collaborated on an animated short film with the partnership of PDA (Pequenos Dibujos Animados-Small Cartoons) and the Cervantes Institute.

Headline News Five NFB Animations Presented At The Worldwide Short Film Festival

The National Film Board of Canada returns to the Worldwide Short Film Festival (June 1 to 6, 2010) with five animated shorts films, including the world premiere of Theodore Ushev's latest film about enigmatic filmmaker Arthur Lipsett.

Headline News CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival 2010 Call For Submissions

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 8:39am

Now in its 16th year, the CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival (WSFF) is the premier venue for the exhibition and promotion of short film in North America. The WSFF offers one of the largest prize packages for short film in the world, presenting over $60 000 in cash and prizes.

Headline News International Short Film Festival Leuven 2009 Awards Announced

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 12:56pm

‘C’est dimanche’ of French film maker Samir Guesni received the Jury Award of the European Short Film Competition of the International Short Film Festival Leuven. The CANVAS Audience Award in this competition went to Romanian Gabriel Sirbu’s ‘Life’s hard’. The festival’s fifteenth edition welcomed over 8,000 visitors, a bit more than last year.

Headline News ABC Family Will Host Night of Pixar Short Films

By Matt Kapko | Monday, November 23, 2009 at 12:20pm

For the first time on television, ABC Family will air a two-hour presentation of Walt Disney Pictures Presents "Pixar Short Films," featuring twenty animated Pixar shorts, as part of the network's annual *25 Days of Christmas* programming event (December 1-25).

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