The Santa Barbara International Film Festival celebrated the wrap of its 25th edition today with high attendance figures, an impressive lineup of awards-season in-person guests and the announcement…
The Art Directors Guild has tapped "Avatar," "The Hurt Locker" and "Sherlock Holmes" as winners of its top feature awards.
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.
What's wrong with this picture? Three of the 10 top-grossing films of 2009 -- "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs," "Monsters vs. Aliens" and "Up" -- were shiny, state-of-the-art computer-animated…
Two of the noms share a comically macabre tone.
In the animation world, all voice actors know the drill.
Laika got lucky its first time out, earning both impressive box office and an Oscar nomination for its debut feature, "Coraline." But where does the Portland, Ore.-based animation studio go from here?
Think "Queen Victoria" and the first image that comes to mind is probably that of a heavyset older woman swathed in yards of black silk, a dour expression on her face.
T hough it was delayed midway through filming by the death of star Heath Ledger and rejiggered with a trio of "replacement" actors to limn Ledger's character in fantasy sequences, Terry Gilliam's…
Persuading prospective Vulcans and Romulans that they needed to shave their heads and eyebrows was makeup department head Mindy Hall's first challenge. "It took a little bit of negotiating with…
The task of imbuing Rob Marshall's musical "Nine" with all the glitz and glamor of its Cinecitta-style setting was a particularly difficult one for the film's Oscar-nominated production designer…