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Hypothetically Speaking ANIMATIONWorld

The Forward-Looking, Retro Visual Style of ‘What If…?’

Head of Visual Development and Character Design Ryan Meinerding talks about early twentieth-century influences for the character designs in Marvel Studios’ acclaimed new animated series, now playing on Disney+.

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Nailing the Unique, Stylized Animation of ‘What If…?’

Animation Supervisor Stephan Franck talks about how the production’s creative ‘toys’ were all employed to mix 2D and 3D effects, backgrounds and characters into a visual style never seen before in Marvel Studios’ groundbreaking animated series, now playing on Disney+.

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Paul Lasaine Talks the Not So 3D World of ‘What If…?’

The production designer on Marvel Studios’ and Disney+’s first-ever animated series discusses the difficult, tireless work his ‘five-headed Hydra’ team performs poring over every detail of the stylized, mostly 2D show’s environments, lighting, color, and cinematography.

Fun in the Italian Sun! ANIMATIONWorld

Re-VIEW: The Fabulous Journey of ‘Luca’

Enrico Casarosa’s heartwarming story of a shy young sea monster, whose insatiable curiosity helps him discover the magic in the everyday, is as complex as the ocean is deep.

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Netflix Teams with Lupita Nyong’o on New Animated Musical ‘Sulwe’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 19, 2021 at 3:10pm

Based on the Oscar-winning ‘12 Years a Slave’ actress’ #1 New York Times bestselling children’s book of the same name, the film will tell a story about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.

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BAFTA Releases Longlists for British Academy Film Awards 2021

New 2021 rules promote diversity in membership and voting; Pixar’s animated feature ‘Soul’ longlisted in five categories including Best Film, Animated Film, Special Visual Effects, Original Score, and Sound.

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WATCH: Animated ‘Pinocchio and Friends’ Series Coming Late 2021

Check out new trailer for upcoming show from Rainbow Group and Toonz Media Group, who are partnering on CG adaptation of Carlo Collodi’s ‘The Adventures of Pinocchio.’

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‘The Magician’s Elephant’ Animated Feature Underway at Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 10:11am

Streamer announces production has begun on film based on two-time Newberry Award winner Kate DiCamillo’s novel of the same name.

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Reimagined ‘Pinocchio and Friends’ CG Series Coming in 2021

From Italian animation pioneer Iginio Straffi, Pinocchio is transported to a contemporary world that combines old stories with traditional adventure and Italian locals, creating magic events that clash with modern everyday life.

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All Star Cast Revealed for Guillermo del Toro’s Stop-Motion ‘Pinocchio’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 11:04am

Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Cate Blanchett and newcomer Gregory Mann top a stellar voice acting lineup in Netflix’s upcoming animated musical, based on Carlo Collodi’s classic story, written and directed by the Oscar-winning ‘The Shape of Water’ director.

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Huge ‘Peter Pan’ Artwork Collection Being Auctioned June 19-21

73 lots of featured art includes collections of rare production cels, animation drawings, and concept artwork, David Hall and Mary Blair pieces, and a variety of memorabilia signed by Walt Disney.

Home Entertainment ANIMATIONWorld

Ron Clements and Mark Henn Reminisce About ‘The Little Mermaid’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 25, 2019 at 3:00pm

30 years after its initial release, the film’s co-writer/director and supervising animator discuss the groundbreaking musical’s unique spot in Disney’s pantheon of classic animated features.

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Netflix Unveils Robust Slate of Animated Event Programming

Six all-new animated feature films and series -- including projects from Jorge Gutierrez, Craig McCracken and Nora Twomey -- join previously announced production slate.

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Guillermo del Toro Co-Directing Stop-Motion ‘Pinocchio’ Feature for Netflix

Creator of the Emmy-winning ‘Tales of Arcadia’ trilogy to co-direct a darker version of the beloved classic tale alongside ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ animation director Mark Gustafson.

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WATCH: Lionsgate Debuts New Trailer for ‘Pinocchio’

Colorful adaptation of Italian author Carlo Collodi’s 1880 serialized adventures produced by Italy’s Cometa Film in conjunction with Iris Productions (Luxembourg), Walking the Dog (Belgium) and 2d3D Animations (France) arrives on DVD, Digital, and On Demand on April 10th.

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Disney Animation, Imagineering Legend X Atencio Dies at Age 98

Iconic artist worked on ‘Pinocchio’ and ‘Fantasia,’ and played key roles in creating the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and ‘Haunted Mansion’ rides at Disneyland.

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Disney Studio’s Ink & Paint Department to be Celebrated on Forever Stamps Featuring Disney Villains

Ten classic Disney villains including ‘Sleeping Beauty’s Maleficent, ‘One Hundred and One Dalmatians’ Cruella De Vil, ‘The Little Mermaid’s Ursula and ‘Beauty and the Beast’s Gaston to be included in dedicated sheets of 20 Forever stamps.

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