Producer Tom Bancroft, who worked as a Disney animator for many years, talks about the making of his new documentary, which looks at the Disney renaissance of the 1990s and the changes wrought by the rise of CG.
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Bay Dariz and Phil Earnest’s film celebrates the 2D hand-drawn animation renaissance that began in the late 1980s that was quickly upended by the computer animation explosion that followed; narrated by Ming-Na Wen, the film features Pete Docter, John Musker, Floyd Norman, MacFarlane and many others.
During his Tuesday Masterclass, the Emmy and Annie-award-winning director, animator and designer revealed a new, limited series based in the ‘Maya and the Three’ and ‘Book of Life’ mythological Mesoamerican universe.
More than 12 Change.org petitions have been created to save the series, axed at Netflix after one season despite a Season 2 renewal; 20,000+ signatures were collected in a single day.
The adult-animation comedy was the first in-house series for Netflix Animation Studios, as well as the first project produced through creator and showrunner Shion Takeuchi’s overall Netflix deal.
Award-winning animated series culminates with 3 specials following Luz's journey to save the Boiling Isles from the evil Emperor Belos and the unpredictable Collector; the 1st special debuts on Disney Channel and Disney XD next month, with the final 2 coming in 2023.
As Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ continues its seemingly inexorable march toward the Oscars, director and co-writer Mike Rianda reflects on what it all means.
‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ writer/director says he was ‘terrified’ of making his first feature, and writing these creative rules helped bring his vision into focus.
The streamer offers an inside look at the art behind the multi award-nominated CG animated movie about a chaotic family road trip that turns into an apocalyptic adventure… with robots!
A family road trip evolves into a quest to save the world from a machine apocalypse in the hit CG animated comedy adventure; bonus features include Katie Mitchell’s hilarious sock puppet parody short, ‘Dog Cop 7: The Final Chapter,’ a look into her filmmaking process, a look behind the making of the movie, as well as tutorials on how to make sock puppets and Katie face cupcakes.
In the parody short directed by Caitlin VanArsdale, ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ filmmaker heroine creates a sock-puppet action film featuring a redoubtable canine; short releases today as an exclusive bonus feature on the film’s Blu-ray release.
From the ‘Gravity Falls’ writer and creator/executive producer comes the first adult animated series created in-house by Netflix Animation Studios; show delves into the daily grind of creating conspiracies for the ‘shadow government.’
Third season will feature three 44-minute specials; renewal comes ahead of show’s June 12 Season 2 premiere.
The ‘Gravity Falls’ creative director’s TV production skills got a thorough workout, and then some, in his animated feature film directing debut, now streaming on Netflix.
Distinctively styled 2D, 3DCG, and live-action, integrated with a highly personal and relatable story, give Mike Rianda and Jeff Rowe’s new apocalyptic comedy adventure a uniquely ‘human’ touch.
Premiering April 30th, animated comedy from the Oscar-winning ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ producers tells the story of a dysfunctional family’s fight to reconnect… and save the world from a robot apocalypse.
Watch, listen, and groove! Disney Channel’s special extended Halloween-themed episode of Matt Braly’s animated ‘frog-out-of-water’ comedy premieres October 17.
Animated comedy, created and executive produced by Matt Braly, joins new Saturday night animation programming block starting July 11.
Hybrid CG-animation/live-action film following a new character and storyline in the Pokémon universe is being scripted by ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ writer Nicole Perlman and ‘Gravity Falls’ creator Alex Hirsch.
The creator of Disney’s offbeat mystery ‘toon series signs a production deal for a script and presentation pilot for Fox and 20th Century Fox TV.
Disney's Emmy Award-winning animated series ‘Gravity Falls’ reaches its final showdown in a one-hour finale airing on Disney XD on Monday, February 15.