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The 22nd Annual Art Directors Guild Awards

January 28, 2018 | By
The 22nd Annual Art Directors Guild Awards

The 22nd Annual Art Directors Guild Award – January 27, 2018 Checking in to the Art Directors Guild 22nd annual event was a moment I won’t be likely to forget anytime soon! With the Dolby’s towering elephant statues to the right, and the bustling red carpet to the left, I truly felt like I stepped into the old world of Hollywood. Not the people... »

The 2018 Art Directors Guild Awards Winners

January 27, 2018 | By
The 2018 Art Directors Guild Awards Winners

    “The ADG Awards is one of the awards season’s premier events and we are thrilled to be sharing the news live from the red carpet with audiences around the world,” said ADG President Nelson Coates. “This year’s nominees have raised the bar for creative excellence and the ADG is looking forward to... »

GKIDS Acquires 3 Titles For Acclaimed Anime Director Masaaki Yuasa

January 17, 2018 | By
GKIDS Acquires 3 Titles For Acclaimed Anime Director Masaaki Yuasa

Gkids Acquires 3 Titles From Acclaimed Anime Director Masaaki Yuasa    Cult Classic Mind Game  Plus Two Award-Winning New Titles Lu Over The Wall Night Is Short, Walk on Girl Coming in 2018!  GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, announced it has acquired the North American distribution... »

Alchemy Post Sound Steps Up Its Game with Welcome to the Wayne

July 25, 2017 | By
Alchemy Post Sound Steps Up Its Game with <em>Welcome to the Wayne</em>

The animated series Welcome to the Wayne recently debuted on Nickelodeon, becoming the network’s first original series to move from digital to broadcast, having originally launched in 2014 as a series of shorts on Nick App and Nick.com. Created by Billy Lopez, the show centers on two 10-year-old boys living in a Manhattan high-rise, dubbed The... »

ADG Film Society Celebrates Bambi and Honors Legendary Artist Tyrus Wong

June 20, 2017 | By
ADG Film Society Celebrates <em>Bambi</em> and Honors Legendary Artist Tyrus Wong

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and American Cinematheque have announced that on Sunday, June 25, 2017, they will present Oscar-nominated animated classic Bambi (1942), to celebrate its 75th year, and Pamela Tom‘s 2017 documentary Tyrus, a film tribute to legendary artist Tyrus Wong. This event is part of the 2017 ADG Film Society Screening... »

Oscars 2017: Moonlight Becomes Them

February 27, 2017 | By
Oscars 2017: <em>Moonlight</em> Becomes Them

One could write about the just-concluded Oscars from a Below the Line standpoint — the lack of La La Land tsunami, for example, and the interesting spread of awards — or from an Above the Line vantage, talking about the remarkable Mahershala Ali being the first Muslim actor to ever win an Oscar, for... »

Annies Showcase Animation Across Myriad Media

February 8, 2017 | By
Annies Showcase Animation Across Myriad Media

Put on by ASIFA-Hollywood, animation’s top organizational body, the February 5 Annies, again held at UCLA’s Royce Hall, showcased the best in the many media across which animation has its demonstrable wingspan. For one, Max Karli, the Annie and Oscar-nominated My Life as a Zucchini producer, explained the 10-year journey to get his film... »

44th Annie Award Winners Announced

February 5, 2017 | By

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia took the top honor as Best Animated Feature at the 44th Annual Annie Awards, Saturday evening at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Zootopia also received an Annies trophy for Outstanding Storyboarding – Dean Wellins; Outstanding Character Design – Cory Loftis; Outstanding Voice Acting – Jason Bateman as Nick Wilde; Outstanding Writing... »

The View from La La Land

January 24, 2017 | By
The View from La La Land

So the Oscar nomination process is on the one hand modernizing: the Academy realized they no longer have to gather everyone “live” at 5 in the morning, feeding all those press minions breakfast before they head back to their newspaper offices with printed handouts, to type up stories for afternoon editions. Instead, they could... »

2017 Oscar Nominations

January 24, 2017 | By

BEST PICTURE La La Land Moonlight Manchester by the Sea Arrival Lion Hidden Figures Fences Hell or High Water Hacksaw Ridge ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE Emma Stone, La La Land Natalie Portman, Jackie Ruth Negga, Loving Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins Isabelle Huppert, Elle ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Viola Davis, Fences Naomie Harris,... »

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