Animation

The big animated films of 2015

Simon Brew Odd List Dec 17, 2014

Looking for a handy guide to 2015's biggest animated movies, from Shaun The Sheep to Minions and Peanuts? Then step this way...

When Marnie Was There and the future of Studio Ghibli

Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 4, 2014

As a trailer for Studio Ghibli's latest and possibly final feature When Marnie Was There emerges, Ryan ponders company's uncertain future...

100 years of animated characters in live-action films

Ryan Lambie Feature Jun 18, 2014

From 1914 to Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes in the present, Ryan charts the evolution of animated characters in live-action film...

How Disney is remaking its animated films in live action

Mark Harrison Feature Apr 14, 2014

As hand-drawn animation falls out of favour, Disney's dipping into its vault to reimagine various classics as live action movies...

Exclusive: Laika chasing Terry Gilliam for animated film

Ryan Lambie News Mar 13, 2014

A stop-motion film by Terry Gilliam? The director's exclusively revealed that the makers of Coraline have approached about making one...

Hayao Miyazaki officially announces his retirement

Ryan Lambie News Sep 6, 2013

At a live press conference, Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki announces his sad retirement from feature filmmaking...

Looking back at the animated films of Rene Laloux

Aliya Whiteley Feature Jun 21, 2013

Laloux's three feature-length animated films are all fascinating and worth tracking down, as Aliya explains...

Bob Godfrey 1921 - 2013

Mark Pickavance Feature Feb 26, 2013

Mark Pickavance remembers one of his personal heroes, the creator of Roobarb, Henry's Cat and much, much more, UK animator Bob Godfrey...

Exclusive: brand new CG animation studio for the UK?

Simon Brew News Nov 22, 2012

The director of Arthur Christmas is trying to set up a major animation studio in the UK, we can exclusively reveal…

Sarah Smith interview: Arthur Christmas, animation and America

Simon Brew Interview Nov 22, 2012

The director of Arthur Christmas, out on disc now, looks back at the film, the stop-motion glass ceiling, and Aardman in America…

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