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The Oscar-winning special effects and animation legend discusses his 30-year hero’s journey to finally finish a very personal and awesomely dark descent into cinematic madness.
The legendary filmmaker's award-winning stop-motion animated horror movie takes viewers on a journey through a forbidding world of tortured souls, decrepit bunkers, and wretched monstrosities; bonus features include director commentary and a behind-the-scenes montage and video photo gallery.
From GKIDS and Shout! Factory, Mamoru Hosada’s Annie-nominated animated movie’s special edition features the original Japanese version and English dub, plus new dialogues with the cast and interviews with Takeru Satoh and Eric Wong; bonus content from previously released Blu-ray also included.
A virtual awards ceremony honored a multi-national list of films including ‘Fresh Breeze’ by Gabriella Coumau, Alyx Ecalle, Saliha Sittler and Constantin Rytz; ‘Love is Just a Death Away’ by Bára Anna Stejskalová; ‘Angakusajaujuq: The Shaman’s Apprentice’ by Zacharias Kunuk; and ‘Üks imeline mees’ (‘A Most Exquisite Man’) by Jonas Taul.
Disney releases high-definition special editions of its hit ‘101 Dalmatians’ prequel, starring Emma Stone and Emma Thompson, about the early days of the fashionable villain, Cruella de Vil; home entertainment versions feature an array of bonus features, deleted scenes and bloopers.
The 13th edition runs September 10-19, and features the panel discussion, ‘Indigenous Stop-Motion Productions—Voices and Images,’ and a stop-motion character workshop by Jean-François Lévesque.
Top honors go to multi-national list of films including ‘The Silly Duck Wizard’ by Terry Ibele; ‘Une de Perdue’ by Marie Clerc; ‘Uzi’ by Dina Velikovskaya; and ‘Un Coeur d'Or’ by Simon Filliot.
‘The Ultimate Collection’ limited edition also being released features 160-page hardback series bible, soundtrack CD, special portfolio and the pilot film that inspired the series; watch the trailer and unboxing videos now!
‘Home Sweet Home’ 12th edition will connect the international stop-motion animation community virtually.
Launch of themed ‘ANIMATIONISM - All Creativity Welcomed’ site coincides with this year’s Annecy 2020 Online animation festival.
Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s stop-motion animated short ‘The Burden’ fuses Gene Kelly and Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismaki into a proletariat existential musical about an assortment of loners, losers and minimum wage earners working dead-end jobs in a dead-end world.
Every Monday or so, Chris Robinson asks an animator how they made a particular film. This week: RISD Graduate Calvin Xingpei Shen discusses his student film, 'Lotus Lantern.'
Canadian independent animation director details the making of her award-winning feature telling the story of a naïve young woman of mixed descent who travels abroad to a poetry festival in Iran.
In which Chris Robinson asks animators profound and inane questions that have little to do with animation. This week's guest is animation renaissance man, Fran Krause
After 16 years of touring his annual animated short film program around the world, Acme Filmworks founder and producer Ron Diamond releases his latest program in theatres for the first time.
‘Big Hero 6’ Producer Roy Conli discusses story, production challenges and the boy and his robot at the heart of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ latest feature.
Co-directors of Disney's most technologically advanced film to date discuss production challenges, creating a robot that learns, and Hyperion, the studio's new global-illumination rendering system.