Netflix’s animated short anthology uses every trick in the book – from disturbing grotesquery to quirky humor – to explore humanity’s overriding fear of death, ultimately shining an enriching light on our daily existence and what it means to be human.
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Read the film and director list - with images - from the batch of nine news shorts in Netflix’s epic, Emmy Award-winning anthology that returns on May 20; executive producer David Fincher makes his animation directorial debut, and Oscar winner Alberto Mielgo returns with another piece.
The streamer drops first look image and casting news for its upcoming animated feature, based on the award-winning graphic novel by ‘She-Ra and the Princesses of Power’ creator ND Stevenson, that had been in production at Fox Animation and then Blue Sky prior to it shutting down last year.
Executive producer Julia Parfitt and director Patrick Osborne talk about how they brought a real-time animated Grog and Scanlan to the Season 1 Finale Watch Party for the hit Prime Video series.
Tune in for five days of free sessions with the studio’s directors and creative experts; Q&As follow all talks.
Given only three months, the Oscar-winning animation director worked quickly to capture the Grammy-winning artist’s signature moves, weaving a hazy, noirish 80s journey through her hometown into ‘Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles,’ her cinematic concert experience performed on stage at the Hollywood Bowl, now streaming on Disney+.
Doors will close sometime in April; 450 employees will lose their jobs as the studio behind the hugely successful ‘Ice Age’ franchise falls victim to the pandemic’s continuing economic impact.
Disney’s innovative experimental short film program that began in 2016 has just premiered its inaugural set of distinctly different films from 14 first-time directors.
Hybrid CG-animation/live-action film based on the acclaimed mobile puzzle game by Ustwo Games to be produced by Akiva Goldsman and Weed Road Pictures.
GSS luminaries gather for opening night reception launching ‘The Art of Google Spotlight Stories’ book and art exhibit on display at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, CA through April 22.
Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and Cartoon Network’s ‘Adventure Time’ receive awards for Outstanding Animated Program and Outstanding Short Form Animated Program, while Seth MacFarlane is recognized for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for ‘Family Guy.’
Patrick Osborne’s VR short ‘PEARL’ for Google Spotlight Stories wins award for Outstanding Innovation in Interactive Programming.
Animated feature adaptation of the Harvey and Eisner Award-nominated graphic novel by ‘Lumberjanes’ creator Noelle Stevenson is currently in production at Blue Sky Studios for 20th Century Fox.
Kickstarter campaign seeking to raise $100,000 to help bring high-quality animated shorts from around the world to theaters runs through July 13.
Imaginative new comedy series from the Oscar-winning director of Disney’s ‘Feast’ combines live action with CG animation produced by Vancouver’s Zoic Studios.
In which AWN’s Chris Robinson scrutinizes the Oscar-nominated animated short film contenders at the 89th Academy Awards, and reveals his pick for the gold statuette.
The Oscar-winning director of ‘Feast’ and Google Spotlight Stories project group team up on a heartfelt story created specifically for leading-edge 360 mobile and VR viewing.
Pollen partners Alexis Harte, JJ Wiesler and Scot Stafford also just won the Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music for an Animated TV/Broadcast Production and recently received an MPSE Golden Reel nomination for ‘Pearl.’
2017 Oscar nominated short films arrive in theaters in New York on Wednesday, February 8th, nationally on Friday, February 10.
Slate of presenters includes animator and film director Patrick Osborne, ‘Moana’ voice actor Auli’l Cravalho; animator, author and illustrator Glen Keane, directors Travis Knight (‘Kubo and the Two Strings’) and Michael Dudok de Wit (‘The Red Turtle’), and more.
Contenders in the animated feature, animated short and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.
Abstract: Nominees for Best Animated Feature are ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘My Life as a Zucchini,’ ‘The Red Turtle,’ and ‘Zootopia.’
Ten animated short films out of 69 qualified projects advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards; nominations to be announced on Tuesday, January 24.
Twelve charming, family-friendly films join four provocative shorts exclusively for mature audiences in the 18th annual Animation of Show of Shows; theatrical run in cities across the U.S. now underway.