Posts Tagged ‘Stop Motion Animation’

"Looney Tunes Super-Stars": Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote: Supergenius Hijinks Coming

by Classic Speedyon January 26, 2011
Updated 2/23/11 The next volume in the Looney Tunes Super-Stars line is coming sometime in Fall 2011. The single disc DVD will contain the following Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote shorts: * Whizzard of Ow (2003, Bret Haaland) * Chariots of Fur (1994, Chuck Jones) * Little Go Beep (2000, Spike Brandt) * Sugar […]

Reward Offered for Stolen Sylvester & Tweety Statue

by Craig Crumptonon December 4, 2010
NBC-2 News is reporting that a 24-inch Sylvester & Tweety statue has been stolen from an elderly couple’s home in Fort Meyers, FL, even though the statue was “deeply embedded into the ground, and…reinforced with steel rods.” “Sylvester and Tweety were the center of attention,” says the homeowner, who adds that the statue holds “extreme […]

"Looney Tunes Super Stars" Continues With Foghorn, Sylvester & Tweety

by Classic Speedyon August 26, 2010
The next wave of “Looney Tunes Super Stars” DVDs will feature one release of Foghorn Leghorn cartoons (and others), while the other will feature Sylvester & Tweety cartoons. Both will be released on 11/30/10 for $19.98 each. At this time, the contents of the Foghorn DVD, entitled “Barnyard Bigmouth”, are as follows: (all cartoons directed […]

Academy to Screen Nine Chuck Jones Shorts

by Maxie Zeuson July 30, 2010
Chuck Jones’ nine Oscar-nominated animated shorts will get a screening courtesy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on August 20, Animation Magazine reports. The screening, which takes place in conjunction with the exhibit Chuck Jones: An Animator’s Life From A to Z-Z-Z-Z, will feature “For Scent-Imental Reasons”; “So Much for So Little”; […]

"Bugs Bunny" Concert Series Relaunches

by Maxie Zeuson June 2, 2010
Warner Bros. will launch Bugs Bunny at the Symphony, a sequel concert series to Bugs Bunny on Broadway, as part of a global Looney Tunes initiative, the studio announced yesterday. The concert series will play in 38 markets worldwide after its May 2010 debut at Australia’s Sydney Opera House, including a July 2010 performance at […]

New "Bugs" and "Daffy" DVD Sets Coming in August

by Maxie Zeuson May 27, 2010
Warner Bros. will release two new collections of Looney Tunes shorts to DVD on August 10, featuring newly remastered and new-to-DVD shorts, Animation Magazine reports. The two new titles, Bugs Bunny, Hare Extraordinaire and Daffy Duck, Frustrated Fowl, will appear under the umbrella title Looney Tunes Super Stars. Shorts to be released on the Bugs […]

New "Looney Tunes" Animator Profiled

by Maxie Zeuson May 27, 2010
The Vancouver Sun profiles Jessica Borutski, one of the animators who has done design work for the upcoming The Looney Tunes Show. Borutuski got the job after receiving a terse invitation eighteen months ago from Warner Bros. creative producer Tony Cervone, the newspaper reports. The profile gives Borutski the responsibility for Bugs’ enlarged feet and […]

New "Roadrunner" Shorts Get Theatrical Play Dates

by Maxie Zeuson May 21, 2010
Warner Bros. will give a theatrical release to three new CG-animated Roadrunner and Coyote shorts by attaching them to upcoming releases, the studio said yesterday. The first of the three-minute shorts will be released on July 30 with Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore. The second will be released on September 24 with […]

New York Times on the New "Looney Tunes"

by Maxie Zeuson May 20, 2010
Today’s edition of The New York Times has a story casting a skeptical but nonjudgmental eye on Warner Bros.’ latest attempt to reinvigorate the Looney Tunes franchise. The studio is producing The Looney Tunes Show, a 26-episode half-hour comedy that casts Bugs and Daffy as roommates and other characters as neighbors. The series, which costs […]

"Up", "Fantastic Mr. Fox" and "Coraline" Nominated at the BAFTAs

by MonkeyFunkon January 21, 2010
It has been announced that Up, Fantastic Mr. Fox and Coraline have been nominated for the Orange British Academy Film Awards in the Animated Film category. In addition, Up has been nominated for Original Screenplay, Music and Sound. Fantastic Mr. Fox has also been nominated for Music. The three nominees in the Short Animation category […]