Archives for March, 2010

Henry Selick returns to Disney

Henry Selick, director of “Coraline,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “James and the Giant Peach,” will be making his way back to Disney, setting up shop at Pixar’s studio in Emeryville, CA.

Selick plans to write and direct original features along with adapting books. While he may be set up at Pixar, his films will continue to be produced as stop-motion animation.

No word on whether or not the films will be released under the Disney or Pixar name.

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03/31/2010 | Films | Comments Off on Henry Selick returns to Disney

‘Beauty and the Beast’ coming to Blu-ray Oct. 5th

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced the Blu-ray high-definition debut of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, scheduled to arrive on store shelves on October 5, 2010.

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03/30/2010 | DVD/Blu-ray | Comments Off on ‘Beauty and the Beast’ coming to Blu-ray Oct. 5th

‘How to Train Your Dragon’ debuts at No. 1

DreamWorks Animation’s latest film, How to Train Your Dragon, managed to rake in $43.3 million over its first opening weekend, easily taking the No. 1 spot, pushing last week’s top film, Alice in Wonderland, down to the the No. 2 spot with $17.3 million for a cumulative domestic total of $293.1 million.

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03/28/2010 | Films | Comments Off on ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ debuts at No. 1

‘Shrek Forever After’ Posters

In theaters May 21, 2010

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Check out a second poster after the break.

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03/25/2010 | Films | Comments Off on ‘Shrek Forever After’ Posters

‘Despicable Me’ Trailer #4

In theaters July 9, 2010

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03/25/2010 | Films, Trailers/Videos | Comments Off on ‘Despicable Me’ Trailer #4

Wallace & Gromit’s Energy Conservation Commercial

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03/23/2010 | Television | Comments Off on Wallace & Gromit’s Energy Conservation Commercial

‘The Illusionist’ Russian Trailer

In French and German cinemas now. Coming soon to other territories.

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03/22/2010 | Films | Comments Off on ‘The Illusionist’ Russian Trailer

Short film spotlight: The Crane Machine

Created by Vancouver Film School student Leonardo Cubeddu through the VFS 3D Animation & Visual Effects program.

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03/19/2010 | 3D Animation Spotlight | Comments Off on Short film spotlight: The Crane Machine

Short film spotlight: Rebirth

Created by Vancouver film School Student Azam Kotadia through the VFS Classical Animation program.

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03/19/2010 | 2D Animation Spotlight | Comments Off on Short film spotlight: Rebirth

Short film spotlight: The Longest Date

Created by Vancouver Film School student Tae Joon Park through the VFS Classical Animation program. It was nominated for “Best Classical or Stop Motion Animation” at the 2006 CAEAA awards.

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03/19/2010 | 2D Animation Spotlight | Comments Off on Short film spotlight: The Longest Date

Short film spotlight: Legacy

A story of a confused alien in search for human specimen.

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03/15/2010 | 3D Animation Spotlight | Comments Off on Short film spotlight: Legacy

Short film spotlight: Ark

An unknown virus has destroyed almost the entire human population. Oblivious to the true nature of the disease, the only remaining survivors escape to the sea. In great ships, they set off in search of uninhabited land. So begins the exodus, led by one man…

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03/15/2010 | 3D Animation Spotlight | Comments Off on Short film spotlight: Ark