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Behind ‘Lost Ollie’s Endearing and Engaging Floppy-Eared Character Design

For series creator and executive producer Shannon Tindle, the show’s toys, living alongside live-action human characters, must be believable, experiencing hardship and pain as well as joy and fun.

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Re-VIEW: ‘Lost Ollie’ – The Power of Memory

Shannon Tindle and Peter Ramsey’s new four-part live-action/animated series, based on William Joyce’s ‘Ollie’s Odyssey,’ reminds us that memories can be fun, but also filled with emotions - unreliable and often fragile - that can be heartwarming or haunting, and easily gone forever.

A Toy Must Find his Boy VFXWorld

Shannon Tindle and Peter Ramsey Talk ‘Lost Ollie’

The touching, visually stunning hybrid live-action/CG animated adaptation of Oscar winner William Joyce’s children’s book, about a lost toy braving danger as he searches the countryside for the boy who lost him, premieres today on Netflix.

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Netflix Shares ‘Lost Ollie’ Official Trailer and Key Art

The epic adventure of a lost toy who braves many dangers in search of the boy who lost him; the 4-part animated/live-action hybrid limited series finds its way to the streamer in August.

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First Look Images: William Joyce Book-Inspired ‘Lost Ollie’ Series

Part of the Netflix Family Summer 2022 slate, the 4-part animated/live-action hybrid show, about a lost toy searching for the boy who lost him, hits the streamer August 24.

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Final FMX 2022 Program Additions Update

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 3:40pm

With the conference starting next Tuesday, a final selection of new program highlights includes a showcase of an LED Wall and Unreal Engine in a virtual production stage, ‘Real vs. Unreal’ real-time graphics panel, and The World to Come - A look ahead at Metaverse.’

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DNEG Animation Names Tom Jacomb President

Previous managing director will now oversee the studio’s worldwide expansion efforts; five new senior hires include VFX supervisors Freddy Chaleur and Yancy Lindquist, animation director Jay Boose, head of look development Sonja Burchard, and producer Audrey Ford.

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Mary J. Blige, Jake Johnson, and Jonathan Groff Join ‘Lost Ollie’ Cast

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 10:50am

Shannon Tindle and Peter Ramsey’s live-action / animation hybrid limited series also adds Tim Blake Nelson, Gina Rodriguez, and Kesler Talbot; production underway, with CG characters created by ILM, on the story of a lost toy on an epic adventure.

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DNEG Feature Animation Expands Leadership Team

Industry veteran Archie Donato heads to London as VFX supervisor on new studio project; Ted Ty brings 25+ years of 2D and 3D animation experience to Montreal as new global head of character animation.

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FMX Adds Joyce, Shankly and Naylor

Conference also sets Animation Production Day for April 26-27, releases third trailer in a series and confirms new participants.

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William Joyce Helms Animated Feature ‘The Extincts’

William Joyce, whose film ‘The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore’ won the Oscar for Best Animated Short in 2012, will direct the film, which is recently-formed Cirrina Studios’ first animated feature and first collaboration with French production comphany Dwarf Animation Studio.

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Moonbot Taps Google Cloud Platform for ‘Taking Flight’ Short

Colorful animated short combining 2D and 3D techniques relies on Google Cloud Platform and its Compute Engine solution to help the concept truly take flight.

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Moonbot Pilot, ‘The Numberlys,’ Launches on Amazon Video

First introduced as a Webby Award-winning app in 2012, whimsical world of ‘The Numberlys’ expanded for Amazon Video pilot.

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Amazon Announces New Kids Pilots for its 2015 Fall Pilot Season

Amazon Studios launching six new animated pilots, including an adaptation of the ‘If You Give a Mouse a Cookie’ book series, Moonbot’s ‘The Numberlys,’ and ‘Eddie of the Realms Eternal,’ from writing duo Bill Motz and Bob Roth.

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Moonbot ‘Taking Flight’ with New Animated Short

Directed by Brandon Oldenburg and executive produced by William Joyce and Trish Farnsworth-Smith, new CG-animated short is inspired by the life of Antonio Pasin, inventor of the Radio Flyer wagon.

AMPAS Blogs

The Miscweant: ‘Icons of Animation’ at The Academy

AWN's The Miscweant attends The Academy’s “Icons of Animation,” dedicated to the work of character designer and New Yorker cover artist Peter de Sève; artist and animator William Joyce; Argentinian illustrator, author and animator Carlos Nine; and the King of Indie Animation, Bill Plympton.

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The Academy to Present ‘The Art of Illustration’ June 4

In conjunction with the Society of Illustrator’s "Icons of Animation" exhibit, Bill Plympton, Peter de Seve and William Joyce participate in a panel discussion, “The Art of Illustration,” on June 4, 2014.

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Moonbot to Develop ‘Olivia Kidney’ Feature

Moonbot Studios is acquiring film rights to award-winning author Ellen Potter’s Olivia Kidney trilogy of young adult books, to be made into a live-action film with significant animation sequences.