100 Pixar Characters Infographic

Graphic designer Juan Pablo Bravo has created this awesome infographic showing 100 Pixar characters with their estimated sizes.

Click the thumbnail below to see a full resolution version.

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04/03/2010 | Films | Comments Off on 100 Pixar Characters Infographic

‘WALL-E’ wins Oscar for Best Animated Feature

During last night’s 81st Academy Awards, Pixar’s WALL-E took home the award for Best Animated Feature, marking Andrew Stanton’s second win in the category. In case you’re wondering, he also won for Finding Nemo. WALL-E was a huge hit for Disney/Pixar, raking in over $534MM worldwide and receiving a movie critic review average of 96% on RottenTomatoes.

Also announced at last night’s awards ceremony was the winner for Best Animated Short. The winner was “La Maison En Petits Cubes,” directed by Kunio Kato, which you can watch in its entirety here.

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02/23/2009 | Films | Comments Off on ‘WALL-E’ wins Oscar for Best Animated Feature

Video interview with Andrew Stanton

Check out this interview with Andrew Stanton, the writer and director of Wall-E and Finding Nemo.

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02/07/2009 | Interviews | Comments Off on Video interview with Andrew Stanton

WALL-E nominated for six Oscars

The morning it was announced that Pixar’s WALL-E had been nominated for six Academy Awards, including best Animated Feature. Competing against WALL-E are Disney’s Bolt and DreamWorks Animations’ Kung Fu Panda.

The other awards WALL-E was nominated for are:
Original Screenplay
Score
Song (Down to Earth)
Sound Mixing
Sound Editing.

WALL-E tied Beauty Beast as the animated movie with the most Oscar nominations. Rounding out the animated movie nominees were Waltz With Bashir for Foreign Language Film and La Maison de Petits Cubes, Lavatory – Lovestory, Oktapodi, Presto, and This Way Up for Animated Short Film.

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01/22/2009 | Films | Comments Off on WALL-E nominated for six Oscars

2009 BAFTA nominees announced

The BAFTA nominees have been announced, and here are the nominations that matter, to us at least:

Animated Film:
– PERSEPOLIS
– WALL-E
– WALTZ WITH BASHIR

Film Not In The English Language:
– THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX
– GOMORRAH
– I’VE LOVED YOU SO LONG
– PERSEPOLIS
– WALTZ WITH BASHIR

Music:
– THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
– THE DARK KNIGHT
– MAMMA MIA!
– SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
– WALL-E

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01/15/2009 | Films | Comments Off on 2009 BAFTA nominees announced

Interview with Pixar producers Jim Morris and Lindsey Collins

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01/14/2009 | Interviews | Comments Off on Interview with Pixar producers Jim Morris and Lindsey Collins

‘Wall-E’ and ‘Waltz with Bashir’ win Golden Globes

Congrats go out to everyone at Pixar and Sony Pictures Classics for winning Golden Globes at last night’s ceremony. Pixar’s Wall-E nabbed the Best Animated Feature Film award, while Sony Pictures Classics’s Waltz with Bashir won Best Foreign Language Film.

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01/12/2009 | Films | Comments Off on ‘Wall-E’ and ‘Waltz with Bashir’ win Golden Globes

‘WALL-E’ wins Critics’ Choice Award

There’s no stopping Pixar’s little robot as he receives another award. At the 14th Critics’ Choice Awards, WALL-E won the award for Best Animated Feature. Waltz with Bashir, which was competing against WALL-E in the animation category, won Best Foreign Language Film. The rest of the animation nominees were Bolt, Kung Fu Panda, and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.

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01/09/2009 | Films | Comments Off on ‘WALL-E’ wins Critics’ Choice Award

‘WALL-E’ wins two more awards

With many awards already claimed, WALL-E nabbed two more over the weekend.

The New York Film Critics Online awarded WALL-E its Best Animated Feature of the Year award and also picked the film as one of the year’s Best Pictures.

The second award came from AFI via their annual Top 10 Movies Of The Year awards. Below are the films that AFI named the Top 10 of the year.

(Alphabetical Order)
THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
THE DARK KNIGHT
FROST/NIXON
FROZEN RIVER
GRAN TORINO
IRON MAN
MILK
WALL-E
WENDY AND LUCY
THE WRESTLER

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12/15/2008 | Films | Comments Off on ‘WALL-E’ wins two more awards

2009 Golden Globe animation nominees

The 66th Annual Golden Globe nominees have been announced and Kung Fu Panda, WALL-E and Bolt were nominated for Best Animated Film. Both WALL-E and Bolt were also nominated for Best Original Song. The nominated WALL-E song was co-written by Peter Gabriel and the “Bolt” song was co-written by Miley Cyrus.

The Golden Globes ceremony will be broadcast on Sunday, January 11th, 2009 at 8 PM EST on NBC.

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12/11/2008 | Films | Comments Off on 2009 Golden Globe animation nominees

‘WALL-E’ nominated for three Grammys

And the nominations just keep coming for Pixar’s masterpiece, WALL-E. This time around the film was nominated for three Grammys. The awards will be broadcast early next year.

1) Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
WALL-E, Thomas Newman, composer

2) Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
Down To Earth (From WALL-E ), Peter Gabriel & Thomas Newman, songwriters

3) Best Instrumental Arrangement
Define Dancing (From WALL-E ), Peter Gabriel & Thomas Newman, arrangers

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12/05/2008 | Films | Comments Off on ‘WALL-E’ nominated for three Grammys

Pixar’s “BURN-E”

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12/04/2008 | 3D Animation Spotlight | Comments Off on Pixar’s “BURN-E”