“Bao,” a Canadian production by Pixar, has won the 2019 Oscar for short animated film, continuing a heritage first established by animation pioneers at the National Film Board.
These short films are like particularly bent New Yorker cartoons. Just a little silliness to get you laughing on a Monday morning.
This project by Hungarian artist Rebeka Molnar mixed paper cut with motion to create short loopable animations
Toronto-born animator George Dunning (1920-1979) is best known for his role as director of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine but he had a significant impact in Canada, especially at the National Film Board. In Britain, he’s regarded as the father of British commercial animation.
Renowned South African visual artist William Kentridge, best known for his animated films of shape-shifting charcoal drawings, has won the prestigious Princess of Asturias award, Spain’s top art honour. What’s remarkable about his works are that they’re “as beautifully drawn as a Rembrandt, but they also come to life,” […]
Two young Canadians have scored an upset win at the South by Southwest Film Awards for a visually arresting short film using VFX and 3D animation as the trailer for a new book.