On the Road to the 93rd Oscars: The Animated Feature Film Nominees

[ad_1] Amidst a relentless, ongoing pandemic, the world of animation has thankfully continued to shine. Throughout 2020, as most all live-action productions were either canceled or postponed, animation teams quickly found their adjusted stride through the trials and tribulations of remote filmmaking. Though cinemas remained mostly off-limits, streamers and VOD outlets picked up the slack; …

Nominations Announced for 93rd Academy Awards

[ad_1] The wait is finally over. Actor-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas and singer, songwriter and actor Nick Jonas announced the 93rd Oscars nominations this morning, live from London at 5:19 a.m., via a global live stream on the Academy’s digital platforms, an international satellite feed, and broadcast media. Nominees for Best Animated Feature are Onward, directed …

Next PreVIEW Set: ‘Animated Features Oscar Contenders – A Directors’ Discussion’

[ad_1] VIEW Conference is offering audiences another exclusive PreVIEW event, this time featuring a panel of 12 acclaimed film directors who will discuss contenders for the animated feature category at the upcoming 93rd Academy Awards. The free online event takes place on March 5, 2021at 10:00 PST / 6:00pm UK / 19:00 CET. The 90-minute …

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Skillfully and Honestly Embraces Ethnic and Cultural Diversity

[ad_1] Pixar’s highly anticipated new animated masterpiece, Soul, finally arrives tomorrow on Disney+. Deprived of a theatrical release by the COVID-19 pandemic, the film nonetheless should quickly establish itself as one of the studio’s finest, most honest, and socially relevant efforts. Directed by the two-time Oscar winner Docter, co-directed by writer/producer Kemp Powers, and produced …

Designing the Illusory: Souls, Counselors, and The Great Before of ‘Soul’

[ad_1] Pete Docter and Pixar’s highly anticipated new animated feature, Soul, is set in two completely different and uniquely designed worlds: middle-school band teacher and Jazz enthusiast Joe Gardner’s fast-paced New York City home, and the abstract, illusory realm of The Great Before. Much of the film takes place in this ethereal, cosmic world, a …

Pixar’s ‘Onward’ Gets Early Digital and Disney+ Release

[ad_1] With theatres closing and much of the world’s population on lockdown in the fight against the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, feature films already in release are facing a drubbing at the box office. In a bid to get their latest animated feature, Onward, in front of audiences now mostly confined to their homes, Walt Disney …

CLIPS: New Pixar’s ‘Onward’ Voice Cast Featurette and TV Spot

[ad_1] When teenage elf brothers Ian and Barley Lightfoot (voiced by Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) get an unexpected opportunity to spend one more day with their late dad, they embark on an extraordinary quest aboard Barley’s epic van Guinevere. Like any good quest, their journey is filled with magic spells, cryptic maps, impossible obstacles and unimaginable discoveries. But when …

Pixar Releases Latest ‘Onward’ Trailer and Posters

[ad_1] Their quest is harried, urgent, and ultimately imperiled… sounds like the makings of a hilarious family outing bound for a bittersweet ending! We see hissing unicorns fighting over trash, plenty of ‘Weekend at Bernie’s’ inspired floppy dad’s missing top-half disguise, a four-legged policeman with an awesome stache, and a Manticore, once a fearless warrior, …

WATCH: Pixar’s New ‘Onward’ Trailer is Not ‘Half Bad’

[ad_1] Disney and Pixar’s ‘Onward,’ coming to U.S. theatres on March 6, 2020. Images © 2019 Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved. And you thought things were tough with your last “bad hair day”… imagine having a “bad missing the top half of your body” day! Well, in the new trailer for Disney and Pixar’s upcoming animated …

TEASER CLIP: Chris Pratt and Tom Holland Play Elf Brothers in Pixar’s ‘Onward’

[ad_1] They barely survived Thanos’s wrath and the destruction of Avengers: Endgame, and now, they’re here to thrill us once again… as suburban elves! With a souped up van! Tom Holland (Spider-Man) stars as Ian Lightfoot, with Chris Pratt (Star-Lord) as his older brother Barley, two teenagers who embark on an extraordinary quest to discover …