Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Watch: A Trailer for 'Big Bad Fox' by one of the 'Ernest and Celestine' Directors

Benjamin Renner (one of the directors behind the great Ernest & Celestine) is directing Le Grand Méchant Renard - Big Bad Wolf in English (along with Patrick Imbert, animation director on Ernest & Celestine and April and the Twisted World).
Big Bad Wolf is a traditionally animated film based on Renner's comic book of the same name, which was released in 2015.
Check out the trailer for the film (with French dialogue) below.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Disney and LucasFilm Are Launching 'Star Wars Forces of Destiny'

Forces of Destiny is a multi-part campaign based on the heroines of the Star Wars universe. It will introduce a new line of toys, books and a new animated TV series. The episodes will be very short (2-3 minutes), and tell key moments in the lives of Leia, Jyn Erso, Rey and more female characters of the extended saga.

Get a first look at what the show will look like in the presentation video below.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Meet the Robinsons 10th Anniversary: How it changed and brought new life to Walt Disney Animation Studios

Today marks the 10th anniversary of Disney Animation's 47th film - Meet the Robinsons - a film that may not be well-remembered or universally beloved but that nonetheless, ushered a new golden age of animated features at WDAS and deserves to be remembered, re-watched and discovered by audiences around the world.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Watch: 'Dante's Lunch', a New Pixar Short set in the 'Coco' Universe

Usually, the shorts based on Pixar feature films arrive after the movie itself; but the Emeryville studio apparently decided to shake things up with Coco: a few months before the release of the Lee Unkrich film, Yahoo Movies got an exclusive short called Dante's Lunch, starring Dante, the hairless dog that appeared in the Coco teaser trailer. Watch it below.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Watch: The 'Ferdinand' Trailer is a Bull in a China Shop

Blue Sky Studio's next feature film is Ferdinand, the story about a gentle bull set in Spain. The film is directed by Carlos Saldanha (Rio, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs…) and will be released this December in theaters. Take a look at the first trailer for Ferdinand after the break.