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Countdown to Annecy 2021 Headline News

Annecy 2021 Announces Juries and More Special Programs

Festival reveals new judges, along with more must see/do special activities, programs, previews, and professional conference sessions; activities run June 14-19 online and in-person.

Machines Rule! ANIMATIONWorld

Mike Rianda Talks ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 2:19pm

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.

Machines Rule! ANIMATIONWorld

‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’: A Scrapbook of Art, Nostalgia, and Killer Robots

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.

And the Oscar Goes to…? ANIMATIONWorld

On the Road to the 93rd Oscars: The Animated Short Film Nominees

‘Burrow,’ ‘Genius Loci,’ ‘If Anything Happens I Love You,’ ‘Opera,’ and ‘Yes-People’ vie for this year’s Best Animated Short Oscar.

Stop-Motion ANIMATIONWorld

The Carefree Claymation of Gilligan Moss’ ‘Slow Down’ Music Video

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 10:25am

Francesca Morea takes the Brooklyn-based electronic duo on a surreal but easygoing journey in the ocean, forest, and outer space.

The Chicken Comes Home to Roost! ANIMATIONWorld

‘Archibald’s Next Big Thing Is Here’ Returns with More Slapstick and Sincerity

Premiering today on Peacock, Emmy Award winner Tony Hale and DreamWorks Animation’s 2D animated comedy about the misadventures of a curious, loveable chicken is back with a new season of hijinks and heart.

animated short films ANIMATIONWorld

The Charming, Tiny Hero’s Journey of ‘The Snail and the Whale’

Max Lang and Daniel Snaddon are back with an enchanting stop-motion / CG tale about a most unlikely pair taking a sea-going trip of a lifetime.

short film animation ANIMATIONWorld

‘Cops and Robbers’: Contrasting Childhood Play with Racial Hatred

Premiering today on Netflix, Timothy Ware-Hill and Arnon Manor’s powerful new spoken-word animated short harkens back to simpler days when hands up was for blocking shots on the court, not in the streets.

SVOD Headline News

Quibi Greenlights ‘Filthy Animals’ Animated Series from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 12:50pm

Created by acclaimed artists Nikolai and Simon Haas, the 2D sci-fi comedy stars Rashida Jones and is executive produced by Will McCormack.

Awards Headline News

Sam Gainsborough’s ‘Facing It’ Takes Home 2019 VIEW Award

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 3:14pm

Francesco Filippi’s ‘Red Hands’ wins the Italianmix for best short; ‘Trois Francs, Six Sous,’ and ‘Blieschow’ also take top honors.

Will Vinton Headline News

Starburns Industries, XYZ Films Producing Will Vinton Documentary

Directed by Marq Evans, documentary feature ‘Welcome To My Daydream’ will include new original Claymation scenes using characters the legendary stop-motion animator helped design prior to his death in 2018.

obituaries Headline News

Claymation Pioneer Will Vinton Dies at 70

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 5, 2018 at 11:45am

Famed Oscar and Emmy-winning director, who created memorable California Raisins characters before being dismissed from studio that bore his name, passes away after long battle with multiple myeloma.

In Passing Headline News

‘Wallace and Gromit’ Voice Actor Peter Sallis Dead at 96

British actor and voice talent was the voice of Wallace in ‘Wallace and Gromit,’ the eccentric cheese-loving inventor in the stop-motion animated films from Aardman and Oscar-winning director Nick Park.

Music Videos Headline News

CineMiniature Pictures Creates Rankin/Bass-Inspired Video for The Kickback

Chicago animators David Wall and Lauren Travers of CineMiniature Pictures deliver a hyper-imaginative stop-motion animated video Inspired by the style of classic 1960s Claymation.

The Simpsons Headline News

Fan-Made ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag is Brutal & Amazing

Independent stop-motion animator Lee Hardcastle creates his own take on the classic couch gag that opens each episode of the series with a tribute to Adam Wingard’s home invasion horror film, ‘You’re Next.’

Licensing Headline News

GBI Acquires ‘Gumby,’ ‘ABC Monsters’ for Kid Genius Channel

Genius Brands International acquires two series from NCircle Entertainment, ‘Gumby,’ the timeless, innovative, stop-motion claymation series created by Art Clokey, and ‘ABC Monsters.’

Aardman Headline News

Aardman’s Peter Lord Honored with Gold Badge from Blue Peter

CBBC’s ‘Blue Peter’ presents Morph co-creator Peter Lord with the show’s highest accolade, the gold Blue Peter badge, in an animation special that aired on Thursday, July 9.

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