Director Sanjay Patel and producer Nicole Grindle will be at San Diego Comic-Con next month to debut Pixar Animation Studios’ new short Sanjay’s Super Team.
Have you been watching Star Wars Rebels? Well you should know by now that the baddest space villain of them all, namely Darth Vader (and voiced again by the one and only James Earl Jones), is part of the series, at least for the beginning of season 2, which debuts on June 20th on Disney X-D.
DreamWorks Animation has dropped a brand new teaser trailer for their upcoming feature Kung Fu Panda 3.
The “Drac Pack” is back in this great new trailer for Sony Picture Animation’s upcoming feature Hotel Transylvania 2.
We can’t get enough of this new trailer for The Peanuts Movie!
How could a character who emotes so much with virtually no dialogue NOT make the top ten—especially when that character is a hopelessly romantic, whimsically eclectic robot whose only friend left on the abandoned futuristic wasteland of Earth is a cockroach that he loves like a labrador? WALL•E is not just another Johnny Five, (although he undeniably looks like J5’s very close cousin) he is an endlessly fascinating character from SCENE ONE of Andrew Stanton’s masterful film.
Inside Out deserves—and is getting—unending praise from critics and fans, so my exuberant hurrahs will only add to the fervor of the roaring crowd. That’s fine and that’s what I intend to do, but I will also add that films like this continuing to come into the world fill me with so much vigor and hope; not just because of the overwhelmingly uplifting message of the story, but because of the memories it sparks in me of how good animation can and has changed the world.
In cast you missed in, June 14th was Global Smurfs Day (I missed it, too). Sony Pictures Animation took advantage of the day to announce the title of their new fully-animated Smurfs movie currently in production as well as announce the cast for three of the lead roles in the film.
Animator Eric Goldberg has joined the faculty of the University of Southern California. He will teach classes on the fundamentals of character animation at the John C. Hench Division of Animation and Digital Arts, which is part of the prestigious USC School of Cinematic Arts.