Oscars 2017 Animated Shorts: Will ‘Piper’ End Pixar’s 16-Year Drought?

Oscars 2017 Animated Shorts: Will ‘Piper’ End Pixar’s 16-Year Drought? It’s been 16 years since Pixar won the Oscar for best animated short (Ralph Eggleston’s “For the Birds”). Wouldn’t it be fitting if Alan Barillaro’s fine-feathered “Piper” ended the drought? That ...

2017 Oscar Predictions: Best Animated Short

2017 Oscar Predictions: Best Animated Short This year a record 69 animated short films vied for an Oscar nomination, with ten making the shortlist, and five final nominations. For six years, Disney or Pixar has been nominated in the category ...

‘Piper’ Exclusive Clip: Catch a First Look At The New Pixar Short Preceding ‘Finding Dory’

‘Piper’ Exclusive Clip: Catch a First Look At The New Pixar Short Preceding ‘Finding Dory’ Pixar’s “Finding Dory,” the sequel to their 2003 film “Finding Nemo,” will soon enter theaters and the early buzz has been very positive. IndieWire’s own David Ehrlich described the film as Pixar’s ...

Oscar predictions: 'Sanjay's Super Team' will win Best Animated Short'

Oscar predictions: 'Sanjay's Super Team' will win Best Animated Short' While Pixar has been a force to be reckoned with in the Animated Feature category at the Oscars winning seven of its 10 bids, it has not been as strong in the Animated Short category, with only three ...

Cool Stuff: Custom Lego Version of Pixar’s ‘Tin Toy’ Short

Cool Stuff: Custom Lego Version of Pixar’s ‘Tin Toy’ Short Today audiences know Pixar Animation for delivering stunning feature length computer animated movies. But before they were able to complete the incredible feat that was Toy Story, they created ...

Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Mitchell And John Lasseter To Present At 42nd Student Academy Awards On Thursday, September 17

Actress Michelle Rodriguez, actor Jason Mitchell and Oscar-winning director John Lasseter, along with Roy Conli, Don Hall and Chris Williams, the producing and directing team behind the Animated ...

Class Disparities and Prostitution Tackled in Early Female Director's Drama

Pioneering woman director Lois Weber socially conscious drama 'Shoes' among Library of Congress' Packard Theater movies (photo: Mary MacLaren in 'Shoes') In February 2015, National Film Registry ...

John Lasseter talks about Japanese inspirations

John Lasseter talks about Japanese inspirations Walt Disney chief creative officer (Cco) John Lasseter talked about the influences of Japan, its art and Hayao Miyazaki’s animation in particular on his work, Pixar and even in winning his wife’s hand ...

The movie directors who could use a good boss

They're talented, individual, but could, possibly, do with a bit of editorial guidance. Could these directors use a boss, we wonder? Odd List In truth, we're a bit frightened about this one. Several ...

First Look at Combat Carl in Pixar's 'Toy Story Of Terror!'

One of the highlights of the Disney animation panel at this year's D23 Expo was the ten minutes of footage screened from the first-ever Pixar television special, "Toy Story of Terror!," a "Toy Story" ...

The joy of short films: Sbs's Tropfest treats

Sbs's countdown to Tropfest highlights the best of short film ahead of the summer festival. Which are your favourites? For Australian film fans, Tropfest is a summer essential that has long been ...

Watch Dean Parisot and Steven Wright’s 1988 Oscar-Winning Short ‘The Appointments of Dennis Jennings’

This is another edition of Short Starts, where we present a weekly short film(s) from the start of a filmmaker or actor’s career. You may not think there’s anything worth knowing about the director of ...

Film Review: ‘Finding Nemo 3D’

An incredible and rewarding work of art that’s improved with age. About a year ago, Disney produced 3D conversions of both Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King for Blu-ray. The latter was ...

Walt Disney Teases Beautiful Animated Short Paperman

Short films attached to animated features are nothing new. Studios did it years ago to pad the run time of usually shorter animated efforts. Then Pixar brought back the lost art, giving us such ...

The 10 Best Pixar Characters: From Infinity to Squirrel!

For more than fifteen years, Pixar has represented the gold standard in computer generated films. Since the studio’s early days of making groundbreaking short films to producing Oscar-winning ...

Oscar Watch: Casarosa Talks 'La Luna,' Pixar's Longest Short

Oscar Watch: Casarosa Talks 'La Luna,' Pixar's Longest Short Pixar, of course, cut its teeth on shorts, winning its first Oscar for "Tin Toy" (1989), which paved the way for "Toy Story." Since then, Pixar has continued to regularly leverage its shorts program ...

Short Film Of The Day: The Death of Traditional Animation with ‘Technological Threat’

Why Watch? In 1988, Pixar’s Tin Toy won the Oscar for Best Animated Short. The studio’s history after that is well known, but one of the shorts that it beat out for gold was just about as symbolic as ...

Av Room: Toy Story 3D Blu-Ray Combo Pack

Toy Story 3D Blu-Ray Combo Pack Walt Disney Home Entertainment 1995 & 2009/Rated G/Running Time 81 Mins List Price: $49.99 – Available November 1, 2011 Back during the Fall of 1995, I had absolutely ...

John Lasseter Gets the 2453rd Star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

John Lasseter Gets the 2453rd Star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame While Disney was promoting the Blu-ray and DVD release of Cars 2 on November 1, the day Disney/Pixar animation czar John Lasseter happened to get his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it was still a ...

Steve Jobs: 1955-2011

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has died at the age of 56, it’s been confirmed. The world is down one geek today, as it’s been announced that Steve Jobs has died, at the age of 56. It’s no secret that ...

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