Sunday, December 19, 2010

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Storytime (Gilliam, 1968)

Storytime, is the first cartoon, or series of cartoons, from Terry Gilliam. It is composed of 3 stories.

Director: Terry Gilliam
Country: USA
Year: 1969
Running time: 8 Minutes

Friday, December 10, 2010

Sisyphus - Jankovics Marcell (1974)

Marcell Jankovics (21 October 1941,-) is a Hungarian Oscar nominated graphic artist, cartoon director, animator and author. He received his Oscar nomination for the 1974 animated short movie "Sisyphus". He also received a Palme d'Or for the short movie "The Struggle" at the Cannes Film Festival in 1977.


Director: Marcell Jankovics
Country: Hungary
Year: 1975
Running time: 3 Minutes

Sunday, December 05, 2010

10 animated Short films for 2011 Oscar nomination

The Academy Awards announced today that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 2011 Oscars. 33 films were entered into this year’s race.
The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production company:
  • “The Cow Who Wanted to Be a Hamburger,” Bill Plympton, director (Bill Plympton Studio)
  • “Coyote Falls,” Matthew O’Callaghan, director and Sam Register, executive producer (Warner Bros. Animation Inc.)
  • “Day & Night,” Teddy Newton, director (Pixar Animation Studios)
  • “The Gruffalo,” Jakob Schuh and Max Lang, directors (Magic Light Pictures)
  • “Let’s Pollute,” Geefwee Boedoe, story-design-animation (Geefwee Boedoe)
  • “Madagascar, Carnet de Voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary),” Bastien Dubois, director (Sacrebleu Productions)
  • “Sensology,” Michel Gagne, director-producer (GAGNE International LLC)
  • “The Silence beneath the Bark,” Joanna Lurie, director (Lardux Films)
  • “Urs,” Moritz Mayerhofer, director (Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg)