In Jim Capobianco and Pierre-Luc Granjon’s new stop-motion film, the iconic Renaissance man, who wrote grocery lists on his sketches, was insatiably curious and headstrong, so much more interesting than his usual depiction as an untouchable genius; the film hits U.S. theaters September 15.
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Official competition selections include ‘The Girl with the Red Beret’ by Janet Perlman, ‘Miserable Miracle’ by Ryo Orikasa, ‘HARVEY’ by Janice Nadeau and ‘Boat People’ by Thao Lam and Kjell Boersma; NFB programs include NFB HOTHOUSE@20 and Show-and-tell with the NFB Animation & Interactive Studio.
This month, we pause to remember the iconic animator and filmmaker, who died in a tragic motorcycle accident August 17.
The British experimental short filmmaker, known for his early scratch frame films ‘His Comedy’ and ‘The Albatross’ as well as his single frame works like ‘Five Minute Museum,’ was killed in a motorcycle accident in Wales last Thursday.
Animation director Kirsten Lepore discusses the herculean challenges of working with a miniscule mollusk in the Oscar-nominated, Annie Award-winning Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, now in theaters and streaming on Showtime.
The director and co-creator shares his seven-year journey to produce the Oscar nominated, Annie Award-winning stop-motion animated film about a tiny, googly eyed, tennis shoe-wearing seashell hoping to one day reconnect with his long-lost family.
Brothers Stephen, Edward, and Charles are pleased director Dean Fleischer Camp didn’t listen to their ideas about making the Oscar-nominated film; changing their approach to stop-motion ultimately helped them capture the director’s unique vision and deliver his special brand of storytelling magic.
The actor, comedian, and writer is inextricably and perfectly bound to the loveable pink-shoe-wearing seashell she voices – and created with Dean Fleischer-Camp – in the Oscar and Annie Award-nominated stop-motion / live-action hybrid feature film.
In a wide-ranging interview, the acclaimed, Oscar-winning director shares insights into his stop-motion masterpiece, now streaming on Netflix, and the wonders of the creative process.
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 Oscar-winning director’s timely masterpiece about a father and son finally united in the simple knowledge, and unconditional acceptance, that each of them is who he is, reminds us that acceptance of diversity is vitally important, perhaps more now than ever before.
For Georgina Hayns, the highly anticipated film’s puppets creative supervisor and director of character fabrication, using metal 3D printers pushed the famed wooden boy’s material boundaries in ways never done in stop-motion.
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.
Company veteran will head the newly reorganized technology group that combines, IT, production technology and business system departments.
The Two-Time Academy Award-Winning artist, animator and filmmaker’s stop-motion masterpiece of horror, 30 years in the making, releases on DVD and SteelBook DVD/Blu-ray December 6.
The hauntingly beautiful stop-motion reimaging of Carlo Collodi's classic tale about a wooden marionette who is magically brought to life stars Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, and Cate Blanchett ; now showing in select theaters, the film streams December 9.
The animator, producer, director, and composer who worked diligently on some of the most popular stop-motion holiday films of the 1960s and 1970s with his production partner Arthur Rankin Jr. passed away on Tuesday.
Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, and Cate Blanchett star in the stop-motion fantasy reimaging of Carlo Collodi's classic tale about a wooden marionette who is magically brought to life; coming to the streamer and select theaters in December.
Oscar-nominees Amada Forbis and Wendy Tilby’s ‘The Flying Sailor’ among 4 films selected in official competition; other films include the special presentation and world premiere of ‘Theodore Ushev: Unseen Connections’ by Borislav Kolev.
The streamer has both changed and finalized theatrical and streaming dates for its slate of animated films coming to audiences starting this October.
Carey Mulligan, Mahershala Ali, Awkwafina, Angela Bassett, and Richard E. Grant lead an all-star voice lineup for the multi-award-winning animation studio’s next feature, which ventures into an ‘unknown’ land filled with strange talking animals, roguish bandits, and powerful figures with the darkest intentions.
It’s every bit as beautiful as we’d imagined – the Oscar-winning director’s reinvention of Carlo Collodi's classic tale of the wooden marionette magically brought to life by the grieving woodcarver Geppetto comes to the streamer this December.
The animation production company’s CEO and co-founder discusses the ‘Why now?’ and ‘What’s next?’ of the streaming giant’s surprise acquisition earlier this week of the studio he started more than 30 years ago.
Streaming giant continues its aggressive expansion into animation and VFX production with its purchase of one of the industry’s leading independent creative studios.