Over Labor Day weekend the official Star Wars YouTube account dropped three animated shorts they called “Star Wars blips.” These cartoons capture the fun Charlie Chaplin personality of the fan favorite droid BB-8, the celebrity status of R2-D2, and introduce the porgs, a dark side… Read More »New animated Star Wars clips feature BB-8, Chewbacca, and the porgs
Return to the forests of the moon of Endor in the third Star Wars: Forces of Destiny animated short. The third episode is titled – Ewok Escape. It’s set during the time when Wicket the Ewok was walking Princess Leia back through the forest. Yes,… Read More »Star Wars: Forces of Destiny brings back Ewoks and Princess Leia in Episode 3
As has been the Pixar Animation Studios tradition since their first animated feature, audiences are treated to an amuse-bouch before the main meal in the form of an animated short. For “Cars 3,” Pixar is serving up “Lou.” “Lou” features a creature, force really, that… Read More »Pixar short Lou has valuable lesson
Pixar has released a new animated short that introduces animation fans to Dante, the dog that journey’s with the young boy Miguel to the land of the dead in the upcoming movie – “Coco.” The new short “Dante’s Lunch – A Short Tail” features Dante… Read More »New Pixar short features dog from “Coco”
A new title card for Pixar’s next animated short – “Lou” was released today. The short will accompany “Cars 3” when its released this June. “Lou” as you might be able to tell from the poster is about items you might find in a “Lost… Read More »Pixar shares title poster for next animated short – “Lou”
Where I grew up in Oregon, we frequently took trips to the beach and every time we went, we encountered a flock of Sand Pipers, small birds who stayed close to the wet sand, as they used their beaks to peck at potential food hidden… Read More »Pixar short Piper will chirp into theaters ahead of Finding Dory on June 17, 2016.
If you saw Disney’s animated feature “Zootopia” you might have remarked how it was strange not to have an animated short film attached to it as has been the tradition recently with Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios. It’s a tradition Disney really wanted to… Read More »Disney’s new short “Inner Workings” to debut at Annecy Animated Film Festival
The technology team at Walt Disney Animation Studio (WDAS) has been a core component of the animation process since the early days of Walt Disney inventing the modern animator’s table in his garage and the ability to synchronize music to animation (not to mention the… Read More »How Walt Disney Animation Studio technology helped make the Paperman short