Tag: animation

WOLFWALKERS: Watch The Full Proof Of Concept Trailer For Tomm Moore's Next!

It was just a week ago that we shared the first proof of concept teaser for Song of the Sea and The Secret Of Kells director Tomm Moore's latest animated feature, Wolfwalkers. Moore is co-directing this one with his Song...

Interview: SAMURAI JACK Actor Phil LaMarr Gets Back to the Past

Long ago in a distant land, Cartoon Network abruptly, mysteriously, cancelled one of their most critically-acclaimed series about a foolish Samurai warrior wielding a magic sword, who stepped forth to oppose Aku, the shape-shifting Master of Darkness.  After a full...

Hand Drawn SciFi Feature NOVA SEED Coming Soon! Check Out A Clip And Song From The Soundtrack!

We've been keeping an eye on hand drawn scifi film Nova Seed around these parts for quite some time now, the entire film being not just a throwback to a bygone (and fondly remembered) era but also a testament to...

UNICORN WARS Teaser Will Cuddle You To Death

It's teddy bears versus unicorns in acclaimed director Alberto Vazquez' upcoming Unicorn Wars. And, yes, Vazquez appears to be making this every bit as dark and absurd as you may hope from that premise. Teddy bears and unicorns have been...

WOLFWALKERS: Watch The Proof Of Concept Teaser For Tomm Moore's Upcoming Animated Feature

Song of the Sea and The Secret Of Kells director Tomm Moore has been off at the Cartoon Movie co-production and finance market pitching his upcoming effort Wolfwalkers - this one to be co-directed with his Song of the Sea...

CERULIA: Watch The Trailer For The Latest From XX Animator Sofia Carrillo

One of the great pleasures I had in producing all-female horror anthology XX was having the opportunity to work directly with Mexican stop motion animator Sofia Carrillo. I'd had the chance to program some of her short films over the...

SONG OF THE SEA Director To Return With WOLFWALKERS

Good news for fans of animation with word that twice Oscar-nominated Irish director Tomm Moore - The Secret of Kells and Song Of The Sea - is now gearing up his third feature film, Wolfwalkers. Now taking part in the...

IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD Trailer: Katabuchi Sunao's Animated, Wartime Tale

After debuting in its native Japan last November, Katabuchi Sunao's In This Corner of the World (Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni) is heading for release in Hong Kong on March 30, and so we have a trailer to gaze upon....

Behold The Wonders Of BLACK HOLES And Give Them Your Money To Make More Wonders!

We have been raving about David and Laurent Nicolas' animated short film Black Holes since before its world premiere as part of the Sundance Film Festival and now is the time to stop reading what we think about it and...

AnarchyVision: THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE, JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 and PATERSON

Another fine week of fine films, including sequels The Lego Batman Movie and John Wick: Chapter 2, as well as Jim Jarmusch's fine and poetic Paterson. Watch the video below....

HAVE A NICE DAY: Watch A Clip From The Berlin Selected, Chinese Noir Animation

Fans of international animation will do well to keep a close eye on Berlin this week, where Chinese director Liu Jian's animated neo-noir Have A Nice Day is slated to have its premiere February 17th. A hard rain is about...

Behold The Rise OF The Melon In New BLACK HOLES Clip

Though the short films never draw as much attention as the features at a major festival, David and Laurent Nicolas' Black Holes stands as one of my favoritate discoveries of Sundance 2017 despite its brief run time. An animated short...

Sundance 2017: BLACK HOLES Is A Gloriously Stylish Animated Oddity

Short film programs at major film festivals are a tricky animal, always struggling to draw attention away from the longer form material on display. And yet for those who dip in there are some absolute gems to find. And Laurent...

Interview: THE RED TURTLE Director Michael Dudok de Wit Talks Studio Ghibli and More

Dutch animator, director and illustrator, Michael Dudok de Wit is the first foreign director to collaborate with Studio Ghibli as the Japanese animation house embarks into foreign waters and international production. After years of making award winning shorts (how many...

Review: THE RED TURTLE, Gorgeous and Seriously Emotional

Human emotions can be fragile, unpredictable things. However, they can sometimes also be pretty damned predictable. Show someone a kitten and they'll feel an emotional pang. Show a human going through the stages of life from youth to life's logical...

Space Man Versus Space Melon In First BLACK HOLES Teaser

We've been in love with the look of Sundance selected animated short Black Holes since we first got a look at visuals from David and Laurent Nicolas' work. Word that Steve Little and William Fichtner were among the voice cast...

Exclusive Clip: NERDLAND, How to Become Infamous

"Elliot, we've been idiots. We've been going about it all wrong." No, that's not deleted dialogue from E.T. The Extra Terrestrial -- that Elliott spells his name differently -- but instead fresh new dialogue, featured in our exclusive, NSFW (not...

Review: Strange Magic, an underrated animated musical from Lucasfilm

Strange Magic was supposed to be George Lucas’ swansong, his final big budget motion picture —as a producer, mind you, not director— before his inevitable retirement from the movie business. Alas, that didn’t quite happen. Strange Magic was released in...

William Fichtner Anchors Voice Cast For Sundance Selected Animation BLACK HOLES

It was just a little bit before Christmas that we brought news of Sundance selected animated short film Black Holes - the tale of an astronaut driven to a state of insecure paranoia by his co-pilot, who happens to be...

Dave Is Going To Space With A Melon And Feeling Very Insecure About It All. Check Out The First Images From BLACK HOLES.

About to premiere as part of the short film program in Sundance is David and Laurent Nicolas' quirky animated short Black Holes. Designed as the pilot / proof of concept for a proposed television series this tale of male angst...