Here is a video to get you in the Christmas spirit. Animated lego moves around a Christmas tree playing a giant Pack-Man style game. It is set to the music of In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg. Production by Andrew Jive in Brooklyn, New York, USA. It was shot with Dragonframe… Read More »
This is the first of seven Tom and Jerry cartoons to receive an Academy Award. The short features Tom and Jerry chasing each other in a pseudo-warfare style, making numerous references to World War II technology such as jeeps and dive bombers.
The first animated cartoon to be filmed and released in widescreen CinemaScope, Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom won the 1954 Academy Award for Best Short Subject (Cartoons). In 1994, it was voted #29 of the 50 Greatest Cartoons of all time by members of the animation field.
When Magoo Flew by Stephen Bosustow won an Academy Award in 1954. Near sighted Mr. Magoo goes to see a movie but instead mistakes the airport across the street for the theater and takes a seat on a departing airplane.
A 1983 Academy Award winner for Best Animated Short Film Short. Mayor Ed Koch sings a variation on the “Theme from ‘New York, New York’” in an entirely claymation animated film depicting a variety of locations and celebrities associated with New York City.