LightBox Expo Online (LBXO) returns September 7 – 12; this year’s celebration of visual arts will feature over 400 guests and more than 200 presentations for everyone from aspiring artists and students to professionals and fans, with a focus on animation, illustration, and concept art. Featured guests will include Oscar winner Domee Shi (director
We finally get a peak at Pixar and Oscar-winning Bao director Domee Shi’s upcoming animated comedy, Turning Red. The 3DCG animated film stars Rosalie Chiang as Mei Lee, a 13-year-old who suddenly “poofs” into a giant red panda when she gets too excited, which based on the behavior of her overprotective mother, played by
Premiering June 18 on Disney+, Disney and Pixar’s Luca, according to director Enrico Casarosa, is “about the friendships that change us, a love letter to the summers of our youth -- those formative years when you’re finding yourself.” Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, the film tells the story of
Premiering tomorrow, December 25, on Disney+, along with Pixar and Pete Docter’s anxiously awaited new feature, Soul, is the studio’s latest SparkShorts animated short film, Burrow. Written and directed by Madeline Sharafian and produced by Mike Capbarat, Burrow is a gentle, funny, and utterly charming 2D short about a young rabbit who embarks on
*** SPOILER ALERT: This article contains references to characters and story points in the Academy Award-winning animated short film Bao. *** The accomplishment of Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Domee Shi in garnering an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 91st Academy Awards has prompted a variety of reactions: the joy of Domee’s friends and...
LOS ANGELES – Statuettes were handed out at the 91st Academy Awards Sunday night, with the Oscar for Best Animated Feature going to Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller for Sony’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Pixar short Bao, directed by Domee Shi and produced by Becky Neiman-Cobb, won the...
Oscar-nominated director Domee Shi details her journey taking an aging Chinese mother suffering from empty-nest syndrome from early sketches to the
Animated Feature event to be hosted by DreamWorks Animation producer and Bonnie Arnold; USC School of Cinematic Arts professor Tom Sito