The signing of Hugh Jackman as host of the 81st Oscarcast is a signal that "we are trying to turn a corner and to give the evening more of a nightclub-party feel -- which it once had," said the…
The Academy has shortlisted 15 films in the visual effects category. While the list is heavy with superheroes, the Academy recognized the reverse-aging of "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and…
Jerry Lewis will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 81st Academy Awards.
As professional institutions go, the Oscar Best Actress Club is a bit like the U.S. Senate. There aren't any official dues (although plenty get paid), the idea of new members makes old members…
Lightwave, Maya and Flash were supposed to liberate animators from the horrific expense of traditional computer animation, and while intrepid souls have ventured into the animated feature film world…
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…
For the Acad's animation branch, 2008 may be remembered as the last fling with the flat.
In wartime, you see all sides. You see all casualties. You see the cost of the war and the ongoing conflict.
We sell an amazing amount of "Despereaux," just like "Stuart Little" -- I would equate it with that. These are classic stories.
Bolt comes from an animal shelter. That's a great idea. What's interesting is the bond Bolt has with the little girl and the extent to which he sees that bond driving his journey of self-discovery…
One of the areas that I've been involved in the last few years is looking at the effects of gravity on the body. Pixar asked me what humans would look like if they had lived in space for 700 years.