For head of story and animation director Giovanna Ferrari, Nora Twomey’s touching animated feature film’s depiction of how turmoil can upend a child’s life, and how parents face their own doubts while trying to stay strong for their kids, strikes a very personal chord.
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At the recent VIEW Conference 2022, director Nora Twomey talked to AWN about what moved her to chose Ruth Stiles Gannett’s 1948 children’s book for her new film, Cartoon Saloon’s first non-co-produced feature, a delightful 2D animated fantasy dropping on Netflix November 11.
Inspired by Ruth Stiles Gannett’s Newbery-honored children’s book and directed by Academy Award nominated Nora Twomey, the film tells the tale of a young boy’s adventures of discovery - ferocious beasts, a mysterious island, and the friendship of a lifetime – coming to the streamer in November.
An all-star acting lineup joins Oscar-nominated director Nora Twomey’s upcoming animated feature about a young boy who runs away to rescue a young dragon.
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.
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.
One of the film’s storyboard artists makes her first pitch of the ‘bears running through the city’ sequence from the new animated movie based on the popular series, now available on DVD and digital.
New animated movie, based on the popular Cartoon Network original series, will launch September 12 simultaneously across eight WarnerMedia channels and apps in Asia Pacific.
The producer of both ‘Trolls’ films helps DreamWorks Animation create a masterful celebration of how art and music can bring people together.
Production designer Kendal Cronkhite Shaindlin returns to lend her fuzzy sense of style to DreamWorks Animation’s charmingly frenetic ‘Trolls’ sequel.
With his sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2016 hit, ‘Trolls,’ releasing straight to digital home viewing this Friday, the director shares his thoughts on the joyful experience of creating six new musically-themed ‘lands’ of fuzzily immersive charm.
Just in time for the film’s April 10 premiere, studio rolls out downloadable party pack and coloring book, plus a ‘How to Draw a Troll’ tutorial series.
With massive musical medleys unleashing incomparable amounts of pizazz, untold volumes of glitter, and one lone tumbleweed, DreamWorks Animation shares the latest from its upcoming animated extravaganza.
Dang! In a blistering, yet sparkly mélange of spoof, satire and ‘smooth jazz’ euphoria, DreamWorks Animation and Walt Dohrn tease us with ‘trollific’ new footage and images from their upcoming April 17, 2020 release.
Lead Guitar and Ukulele collide in our first look at the the studio’s sparkly ‘Trolls’ sequel, opening in theatres next April.
Ozzy Osbourne, George Clinton, Mary J. Blige and Kelly Clarkson join Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake in the studio’s upcoming ‘Trolls’ sequel, set to hit theatres next April.
Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake return in the Walt Dohrn-directed sequel to ‘Trolls,’ the studio’s 2016 musical comedy hit.
Writer and directors Kevin Adams and Joe Ksander discuss the making of the Chinese-Canadian animated co-production about the bittersweet power of memories.