If oddsmakers are right, at least two female-produced films will compete for animated feature honors at the 2011 Oscars ceremony: Pixar's "Toy Story 3," produced by Darla Anderson, and Dreamworks…
The term "hand-drawn" evokes images of pencil-wielding artists painstakingly flipping from one drawing to another to create the illusion of life and movement.
In the animation world, all voice actors know the drill.
While live-action films cast actors, then use costumes and makeup to achieve the look they want, animated productions get to design their characters, limited only by imagination.
While the animation industry carefully watches the fate of Disney's hand-drawn "The Princess and the Frog" to see if traditional toon techniques can compete in a CG-dominated industry, another…
"Topical animation" on TV sounds like an oxymoron, since animation typically takes so long that up-to-the-minute references are impossible. Not anymore.
Animation fans know Hayao Miyazaki as the living legend behind four decades of hand-drawn classics.
For two decades, animation master Hayao Miyazaki has supported the nonprofit Totoro Forest Project to protect a Tokyo woodland from development.
Oscar lore is full of tales about the winding roads that many movies travel to reach their nominations. In the animated feature category, all the nominees have lengthy backstories because the process…
During the 13 years since Pixar unveiled its computer-animated "Toy Story," CG filmmakers have tackled one major stylistic hurdle after another, perfecting photorealistic fur, skin and water, complex…
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