AWN’s long-time resident provocateur, Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson, gets the directors behind this year’s Best Animated Short nominees - ‘Affairs of the Art,’ ‘Bestia,’ ‘Boxballet,’ ‘Robin Robin,’ and ‘The Windshield Wiper’ - to share their insightful answers to his anything but standard questions.
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Expatriate Iranian director Reza Riahi and producer Eleanor Coleman discuss their expertly crafted, dialogueless stop-motion short film about a musician, blinded by Genghis Khan - while taking his girlfriend as a slave/consort - who 50 years later, is summoned to perform at the castle where she is being held.
AWN’s Animation Pimp and Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson shares his takes on this year’s set of 15 films shortlisted for a spot as one of five nominated for the upcoming Academy Awards.
More than 300 works have been curated into seven gallery sections that explore each of the legendary, Oscar-winning director’s films; the museum is scheduled to open April 30, 2021.
Directed by Oscar-nominated ‘The Simpsons’ veteran David Silverman, short finds Maggie Simpson in a funk over thwarted attempts to see her new baby beau.
If ‘Frozen 2’ is now the highest grossing animated feature film of all time, where does that leave Jon Favreau’s ‘reinterpretation’ of ‘The Lion King?’
Cites need for additional member discussion as reason not to add award for most popular film at upcoming Oscars.
Formal VES statement mirrors sentiment of many artists unhappy with decision to cut categories from live Academy Awards broadcast.
Organization’s Board of Governors also selected officers for six committee chairs in its annual leadership vote.
Does surprise Motion Picture Academy announcement mean fan-favorite blockbusters can compete alongside obscure member selections?