Sony Pictures delays – and renames - its highly anticipated ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ sequel as it revises its theatrical release calendar, which also now includes an official opening date for the third ‘Spider-Verse’ film and third ‘The Equalizer’ offering.
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The Oscar-winning creative powerhouses penned an urgent op-ed on the Academy’s failure to treat animated features as seriously as their live-action counterparts.
As Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ continues its seemingly inexorable march toward the Oscars, director and co-writer Mike Rianda reflects on what it all means.
Join the free March 4 online 'PreVIEW' conversation with 12 acclaimed directors and producers behind this year’s Oscar nomination line-up.
‘Dune’ receives 10 nominations including Best Visual Effects and Best Picture; ‘Encanto,’ ‘Flee,’ ‘Luca,’ ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines,’ and ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ are nominated for Best Animated Feature; ‘Affairs of the Art,’ ‘Bestia,’ ‘Boxballet,’ ‘Robin Robin,’ and ‘The Windshield Wiper’ are nominated for Best Animated Short.
‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ writer/director says he was ‘terrified’ of making his first feature, and writing these creative rules helped bring his vision into focus.
The streamer offers an inside look at the art behind the multi award-nominated CG animated movie about a chaotic family road trip that turns into an apocalyptic adventure… with robots!
A family road trip evolves into a quest to save the world from a machine apocalypse in the hit CG animated comedy adventure; bonus features include Katie Mitchell’s hilarious sock puppet parody short, ‘Dog Cop 7: The Final Chapter,’ a look into her filmmaking process, a look behind the making of the movie, as well as tutorials on how to make sock puppets and Katie face cupcakes.
In the parody short directed by Caitlin VanArsdale, ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ filmmaker heroine creates a sock-puppet action film featuring a redoubtable canine; short releases today as an exclusive bonus feature on the film’s Blu-ray release.
We finally get our first real look at the sequel to Sony Pictures Animation’s 2018 Oscar-winning animated feature; highly anticipated follow-up set to hit theaters October 7, 2022.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller to be honored for Outstanding Achievement in Animation for ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines;’ hybrid event runs in-person and virtually October 23-30
Kirk DeMicco, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, Tim Miller, and Everett Downing Jr. join growing list of industry leaders and experts who will lead a variety of sessions at Italy’s premiere animation, VFX and CG conference, taking place online and in-person October 17-22; early bird tickets are now on sale.
Written by former AWN editor-in-chief Jennifer Wolfe, the detailed profiles share valuable and important insight into the Women in Animation initiative that continues to support and inspire the careers of numerous mentees.
Network announces new season premiere date as part of summer slate reveal, though no official word on how star Jessica Walter’s passing will be handled.
Come June 30, the world will finally learn the ‘real’ story of the fight for American independence, complete with colonial AT-ATs, energy weapons, and plenty of salty language.
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.
Take an exclusive look at the innovative techniques used to bring Mike Rianda’s animated comedy to life with VFX supervisor Michael Lasker and character designer Lindsey Olivares; film now streaming on Netflix.
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.
The streaming giants shares release dates, teaser trailers, and new images from their upcoming slate – including Lin-Manual Miranda’s ‘Vivo’ - that starts this Friday with Mike Rianda’s ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines.’
‘The Legend of Korra’s Joaquim Dos Santos will be joined by ‘Soul’s Kemp Powers and the first ‘Spider-Verse’s Justin K. Thompson to direct the highly awaited Oscar-winning animated feature’s sequel.
Emily Spivey’s animated comedy about a group of broke Southerners struggling for the American dream of status and wealth will not return after finishing its second season run this May.
Premiering April 30th, animated comedy from the Oscar-winning ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ producers tells the story of a dysfunctional family’s fight to reconnect… and save the world from a robot apocalypse.
Winning project is a platform that allows sharing of custom digital brushes inspired by real-life objects; finalists include a fantasy role-playing game ‘Kawia's Adventure’ and ‘Icebreakers,’ a VR comic that invites individuals to step into the panels of a pirate adventure.
Streamer shares images and synopsis of new projects, part of an aggressive animation programming expansion that includes orders for ‘Clone High,’ ‘Velma,’ and ‘Fired on Mars’ as well as a two season ‘Close Enough’ renewal also announced today.