Rango is be awarded the 2011 Hollywood Animation Award at the 15th annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards on 24 October 2011. The animated feature was directed by Gore Verbinski. Johnny Depp voiced the titular lizard character in the film, which also features the voices of Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, Alfred Molina, Bill Nighy, Harry Dean Stanton, Ray Winstone and Timothy Olyphant.
Air Mater is the tenth episode in the Cars Toons series. It will be released with the DVD and Blu-ray release of Cars 2. It was written and directed by John Lasseter and Rob Gibbs.
English title A Monster in Paris. It is set in Paris,1910. Emile, a shy movie protectionist, and Raoul, a colorful inventor, find themselves embarked on the hunt for a monster terrorizing citizens. The film is being made by Bibo Bergeron’s French studio, Bibo Films, and will screen in France in October. Bergeron previously directed Shark Tale and The Road to El Dorado.
Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain – a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. The Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz to the much coveted Pirate Of The Year Award. Directed by Peter Lord with the voices of Hugh Grant, David Tennant, Imelda Staunton, Martin Freeman and Jeremy Piven. Video copyright Aardman / Sony Animation.
A clip from Disney’s new Winnie The Pooh movie. Walt Disney Animation Studios returns to the Hundred Acre Wood with the first big-screen Pooh adventure from Disney animation in more than 35 years. This clip displays the gentle humour I associate with Pooh.
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards take place on February 27th, 2011. There are the three films nominated for the Animated Feature Film category:
How to Train Your Dragon Trailer (2010)
A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed. Directors: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders.
The Illusionist Trailer (2010)
The Illusionist is one of a dying breed of stage entertainers. With emerging rock stars stealing his thunder in the late 1950s, he is forced to accept increasingly obscure assignments in fringe theatres, at garden parties and in bars and cafes. Then, while performing in a village pub off the west coast of Scotland, he encounters Alice, an innocent young girl, who will change his life forever. Director: Sylvain Chomet.
Toy Story 3: Trailer (2010)
Oscar winner. The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it’s up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren’t abandoned and to return home. Director: Lee Unkrich.
Lightning McQueen is back in action, with best friend Mater in tow, to take on the globe’s fastest and finest in this new installment of the “Cars” saga. While racing through England, Italy and Japan, they face a host of new and worthy competitors. The USA release of Cars 2 is planned for June 24, 2011 and will be presented in Disney Digital 3D™ in select theaters.
The filmmakers behind Disney’s upcomong feature Tangled introduce the intricately animated world of Rapunzel and Flynn! Featuring production design by Doug Rogers, art direction by Dave Goetz, and visual development by Victoria Ying.
From the look of this trailer Tangled (previously known as Rapunzel) is going to be a great movie. Shot in 3D by Walt Disney Animation Studios, it will be the 50th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series.
Winner and Nominees for the 2010 Academy Awards Best Animated Feature Film.
Winner – UP – Pete Docter – Official Trailer.
In his acceptance speech for the Animated Feature Film Award, Up director Pete Docter said, “Boy, never did I dream that making a flip book out of my third grade math book would lead to this.”
Coraline – Henry Selick – Official Trailer.
Fantastic Mr. Fox – Wes Anderson – Official Theatrical Trailer.
The Princess and the Frog – John Musker and Ron Clements – Trailer.
The Secret of Kells – Tomm Moore – Promotional Trailer.
See the other nominations on the Oscars website.