Posts Tagged ‘Animation Studio’

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Bedtime in the Balkans: Animation Goes into the Woods

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“Through deep dark forest all day long, Hedgehog Hedge roams, proud and strong.”  Like anyone who grew up in Sarajevo, NFB producer Jelena Popović and filmmaker Eva Cvijanović know Hedgehog’s Home by heart – and they will happily recite all 75 verses in the original Serbo-Croat. “Hedgehog’s Home’s was one of the first stories that

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Hercules Enters the Ring: New NFB Animation

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An anime-inflected retelling of the Hercules story and brand new work from the Dutch-Canadian master Paul Driessen are among projects currently in the works at the Montreal-based Animation Studio. Noir meets Anime in Tale of Youthful Rage The tale of a conflicted young boxer unfolds against a dark urban backdrop in BAM, the latest work

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Pacific Animation: Three to Watch

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Three. Count ‘em. It’s barely a year since Shirley Vercruysse assumed duties as executive producer of the Pacific & Yukon Studio, and she’s already stickhandling an ambitious troika of animated films into production — three distinct auteur projects, each nurtured and driven by a specific artistic sensibility. Haida artist adapts First Nations legend Myths are

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Producing Producers

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Producing the Animation Studio producers is only a bit different from producing films – and perhaps even a bit more fun and interesting!

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My Heart Attack: The Beat Goes On

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It was a case of the World Wide Web unearthing treasure on the doorstep. It was late, after midnight, and Sheldon Cohen was online conducting an increasingly urgent search. Everything was in place to start the sound mix on his new animated short My Heart Attack, but he was still looking for a theme song. Suddenly, thanks

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A Screening, A Tour, A Reflection

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Marcy Page reflects a moment on sources of creativity and inspiration as the Animation Show of Shows winds down, and the pre-Oscar® weekend flurry ramps up.

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We Tour on Tours, and Obama, Oh My!

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Bay Area Show of Shows animation studio tours, Day 2, for Marcy, Torill, and Lise. And President Obama, oh my! Pre-Oscars® excitement, indeed.

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The Show of Shows Oscar® Tour Pt. 1

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Marcy Page’s vivid pictorial tale of the Me And My Moulton team on the Bay Area portion of the Show of Shows studio tour!

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Annie Awards: Torill’s First Red Carpet!

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Marcy Page’s and Torill Kove’s first pre-Oscar® Hollywood adventure, at the Annie Awards red carpet and after-event!

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Name-dropping at Academy® Nominees’ Luncheon

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Torill Kove and Marcy Page name-drop like bandits and mingle with the stars at the Academy® Nominees’ Luncheon and class photo!

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Academy Awards®: Pondering “THE DRESS”

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Me And My Moulton producer, Marcy Page, shares the agony that is finding the perfect dress for her Academy Awards® walk down the red carpet.

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English Program: Five to Watch in ’15

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Get an overview of 5 projects in production at the National Film Board of Canada – including new docs, interactives, and the NFB’s very first featured animated documentary.

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