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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Walt Disney’s Childhood Home up for sale!

There must be people in the world who constantly monitor the 4 or 5 houses that Disney lived in throughout his life just incase one of them is put back on the market. About a year ago we shared the … Read more ⇒

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Annecy favourites – Story of Him

It’s always nice -though surprisingly rare -when your favourite films from festivals win the awards, but this years Annecy Animation Festival made some very good decisions. The Story of Him, by Pascual Perez, shows the life of an ordinary man and … Read more ⇒

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Annecy Favourites – one minute puberty

With the many new ways of animating, so much software to make the process easier and less time consuming, it’s rare to see a piece of really fluid, imaginative animation that really pushes the limits of drawings that move. One … Read more ⇒

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Annecy favourites – Animated… fish?

One of the things that is so exciting about animation, is the ability to bring pretty much anything to life. And by anything, I mean anything! One of the earliest animators, Vladislav Starevich used dead insects and other animals with teeny little … Read more ⇒

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Earliest Oswald cartoon unearthed?!

Actual footage of Mickey’s predecessor; Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, is hard to come by. Disney lost the rights to the character in 1928 and Universal, his new owners, soon had to watch Mickey’s popularity greatly eclipse the Oswalds. Add to … Read more ⇒

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Annecy favourites – Irish Animation

Every year Annecy Animation festival focusses on the animation films of a different country, and this year, the honour went to Ireland. Irish animation as we know it today began in 1985 when the Sullivan Bluth Studios arrived in Dublin … Read more ⇒

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Paperman – Disney’s new short

With their latest short from director John Kahrs, Disney have shown that they are once again at forging the way forward for animation. When Walt Disney died, he left a studio that was the very best at 2D animation. No … Read more ⇒

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Annecy animation festival 2012

Annecy animation festival is definitely one of the hi-lights of the animation industry’s calendar. Sure, there are other animation festivals around the world (currently 248 according to animation-festivals.com), but none can boast a setting or a spirit that compares to … Read more ⇒

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