For the Six Point Harness creative director, producing hundreds of animated segments for Michelle Obama and Netflix’s new live-action series meant bringing a fun, colorful, and meaningful world of food and nutrition to kids and families.
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Using popular Nickelodeon characters, the newly launched animated show teaches kids about the contributions of Black people to American culture and features iconic figures such as Ruby Bridges, Thurgood Marshall, Katherine Johnson, and Guion Steward Bluford Jr.
Multi-year agreement taps pair to produce and develop animated and live-action series and movies across Disney branded television.
Premiering tomorrow on Netflix, the poignant and moving animated short draws directly from the director’s childhood loss; he hopes his film encourages storytellers in the Black community to get their voices heard.
Channeling Golden Age UPA cartoons, Childish Gambino’s ‘Feels Like Summer’ and ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,’ director Musa Brooker and Six Point Harness — the studio behind Oscar winner ‘Hair Love’ — create an animated music video for the two-part ‘Black-ish’ election special.
The Oscar-winning director of ‘Hair Love’ details how the animated election special for ‘Black-ish’ was brought from script to screen in just six weeks.
Studio has begun work with the Oscar-winning ‘Hair Love’ director on an afro-centric, coming-of-age take on the boy King, Tutankhamun.
Move comes in response to controversy over claims that characters on Silvergate Media’s new animated kids’ series are strikingly like those in Matthew A. Cherry’s Oscar-winning short.
With a distinguished career in both stop-motion and 2D animation, the veteran USC professor of animation and digital arts continues to provide indispensable artistic leadership for the animation studio.
Two-day event running September 25-26 promises innovative and insightful content with screenings, presentations, panels and industry guests.
New 2D animated series, based on characters from director’s Academy Award-winning short, ‘Hair Love,’ to be produced in conjunction with Sony Pictures Animation.
Companies enter exclusive first-look partnership focused on animation studio’s licensed and original IP.
Dean shares letter from Executive VP of Creative at Sony Pictures Animation, about the peaceful protests turning to riots, #BlackLivesMatter, and painful realities we’re all facing as a community and country.
Companies enter into multi-year/multi-project joint venture to bring both existing and new IP projects to the Chinese market.
‘1917’ also takes home Oscars for Best Cinematography and Sound Mixing in the final ceremony of the 2020 awards season.
Heading into this coming Oscar Sunday on February 9th, catchup on AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for this year’s Best Animated Short Film.
Contenders in the animated feature, animated short film and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.
Dean DeBlois’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,’ Jérémy Clapin’s ‘I Lost My Body,’ Sergio Pablos’ ‘Klaus,’ Chris Butler’s ‘Missing Link,’ and Josh Cooley’s ‘Toy Story 4’ receive nominations for Best Animated Feature.
Matthew A. Cherry’s delightful and touching ode to a dad’s brave attempt at taming his daughter’s unruly hair shows that diverse stories can resonate with the “parent” and “kid” in all of us.
Voting for nominations closes January 7; VFX and Animated Short Film categories whittled down to 10 films each.
Sony Pictures Animation, Netflix’s Melissa Cobb and director Brenda Lopez’s ‘Abeo’ will be honored at upcoming Spark Animation 2019, which runs October 24-27 in Vancouver.
Running October 18-20, the festival will showcase 10 new animated features and special presentations, including ‘I Lost My Body,’ ‘Ne Zha,’ ‘White Snake’ and ‘No. 7 Cherry Lane.’