Posts Tagged ‘Shorts’

Check Out This Animated Short: Frostbite

by Peter Paltridgeon December 22, 2016
Here’s a cool short that plays with shadows, timing and mystery to create a tense atmosphere. This nameless astronaut visits planets to scavenge for valuables…sometimes even living ones. When he discovers a crashed freighter, he hops right in — and into trouble. If the cel-shaded art style reminds you of the Borderlands video game series, […]
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“Glass Ceiling”: A New Crowdfunded Animated Short

by Peter Paltridgeon December 19, 2016
“Glass Ceiling” is a cartoon short now under production at the Savannah College of Art and Design, directed and Produced by Cierra Maach (currently a Senior at Savannah). Cierra is commanding a twenty-two member team, made up of her classmates, to work on the animation. It’s an abstract short where a man and a woman […]

Check Out This Short: “Wire Cutters”

by Peter Paltridgeon December 23, 2015
Everyone reading this has probably seen WALL-E already. But there’s more than one story you can tell about a robot working on a desolate planet. This award-winning short, created by Jack Anderson, is about a boxy bot that spends its days looking for treasure until it has an encounter with another bot….but the similarities to […]

Review: “Pixar Short Films Collection Vol. 2” – More Little Gifts from Planet Pixar

by Ed Liuon November 14, 2012
Way back in 2007, when I reviewed the Pixar Short Films Collection Vol. 1, our own staffer Duke asked: “Does Pixar even have enough short films for a second volume? Or will that second volume come out in 2011?” Duke, wherever you are, you were only off by a year. The second collection of Pixar […]

Platform International Animation Festival: Best of World Student Animation: Highlights of Annecy 2012

by Christopher Glennonon November 12, 2012
October 26, LOS ANGELES, CA—As part of Platform’s International Animation Festival, a selection of films animated by students was screened.  Picked straight from this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival, these are the best animated student films the world has to offer.  Animation is such a diverse medium full of possibility that anything can happen, […]

PR: Boomerang CelebratesThanksgiving Week with Network Premiere of "Horton Hears a Who!"

by Ed Liuon November 18, 2011
Boomerang Celebrates Thanksgiving Week with Network Premiere of Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! Additional Specials Include Animated Literary Tales of Oliver and the Artful Dodger and Alice in Wonderland Plus Holiday Classics The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn’t and Tis the Season to be Smurfy Boomerang is getting a jump start on the Thanksgiving Holiday […]

PR: Boomerang Celebrates Original Smurfs in Advance of Movie Premiere

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2011
Boomerang Celebrates Original SMURFS in Advance of Movie Premiere Month-long Tribute to Emmy Award-Winning Cartoon Revisits Little Blue Characters Prior to July 29 Film Opening This July, Boomerang will whet fan appetites for all things “smurfy” as the all-classics cartoon network heralds the worldwide premiere of the new 3D live-action/animated film, The Smurfs, opening Friday, […]

PR: Boomerang Celebrates Earth Day 2011 with 12-Hour "Captain Planet" Marathon

by Ed Liuon April 20, 2011
Boomerang Celebrates Earth Day with 12-Hour Captain Planet and the Planeteers Marathon . Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

Boomerang to Air "Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn’t" on November 25, 2010

by Ed Liuon November 20, 2010
Boomerang will continue their holiday tradition of broadcasting The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn’t on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 2010, at 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM (Eastern). The Hanna-Barbera special follows the heroic Jeremy Squirrel as he seeks the lost boys Johnny Cooke and Little Bear to bring them home in time for the Thanksgiving feast […]

Boomerang Celebrates "Flintstones" 50th Annivesary from Sept 30 – Oct 3, 2010

by Ed Liuon September 8, 2010
Boomerang will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of The Flintstones with special programming on the day-and-date anniversary of September 30, 2010, followed by a 24-hour marathon starting at 6:00 AM (Eastern presumed) on Saturday, October 2, 2010. Highlight episodes will include “The Flintstone Flyer,” the first episode of The Flintstones ever aired; […]