Eleven films will vie for the animated feature film Oscar this year. Come Jan. 27, this list will be winnowed down to three nominees.
First the conventional wisdom: The only thing that would jinx an animated feature film nomination for Disney/ Pixar's digitally animated "Finding Nemo" is the unexpected interference of a Chicago…
What's in it for a big movie studio to get involved with an animated short subject? When you're Sony Pictures Imageworks, producers of last year's animated short film Oscar winner "The ChubbChubbs!"…
Throughout the Academy's 70-year history of awarding an Oscar for animated short, there have been notable winners in every decade.
Imagine an Oscar category with films inspired by legendary artists Dali and Giacometti. Then add a cartoon about tadpoles, a piece about sheep from the artist who designed "Toy Story's" Woody the…
One almost needs a storyboard to explain the rules governing the Academy's animated feature film category. An animated feature is defined as "a motion picture of at least 70 minutes in running time…
Andrew Stanton is on the phone from the Bay Area, where he is packing his bags for Tokyo. The movie he directed, "Finding Nemo," will have its premiere in Japan, six months after it opened in the U.S.
Revising its intentions in light of last week's overturn of the screener ban, the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. has announced its members will vote for the org's annual film awards, which earlier…
Multihyphenate Lucas Belvaux's three interlocking features known collectively as "La Trilogie" and helmer Noemie Lvovsky's hit "Les Sentiments" tied Tuesday for the prestigious Prix Louis Delluc for…
"The Statement" scribe Ronald Harwood talked about the joys of adapting others' work during the Q&A following the Dec. 3 unspooling of his latest pic in the Variety screening series.
The preem's after-party was at the St. Regis Hotel, where, perhaps in solidarity with the pic's theme of Civil War deprivation, there was a notable lack of food. Fortunately, there was enough alcohol…