Author Archives: JChan

Big Hero 6 Trailers

If you haven’t seen them yet, below are the recent trailers for Disney’s Big Hero 6. Enjoy!

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Behind the Scenes with ‘Boxtrolls’

From Animation Magazine.             Back in Spring, the Animag editorial team was invited on a delightful, mind-boggling tour of LAIKA studio in Portland, Oregon, where teams of craftsmen, artists and animators were hard at work on the upcoming Focus Features release The Boxtrolls (September 26). According to producer David Ichioka, […]

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Alliance Francaise is showing 5 animated features in July!

The Alliance Française of San Francisco offers a weekly Movie Night to any and all who love French cinema. Join us every Tuesday at 6:30pm in the lower AFSF Theater for a presentation before the film, which begins at 6:30pm. A $5.00 donation is suggested for the refreshments that are offered. July 2014: Get Animated! […]

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Pixar in Concert at the San Francisco Symphony

From the San Francisco Symphony: From the Toy Story trilogy to The Incredibles and Up, Pixar Animation Studios has forever impacted filmmaking and given audiences of all ages some of the most beloved characters in cinematic history. This summer, the San Francisco Symphony presents Pixar in Concert, with visually stunning clips and memorable scores from […]

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Thoughts About “How to Train Your Dragon 2″ with SPOILERS

It is hard not to write a movie review without revealing spoiler alerts, especially before the film is officially released in the U.S. theaters. Perhaps the only people who should be reading this right now should be the folks who have luckily seen it? Well, you have been warn… Someone asked me if I thought […]

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First Trailer of “The Book of Life”

From The Film Stage: While he’s currently off to work on the Jessica Chastain and Tom Hiddleston-led horror feature Crimson Peak, Guillermo del Toro is keeping busy with a variety of side projects. His FX show The Strain will bow in July and this fall brings another producing effort, the feature animation The Book of […]

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Studio AKA

From Studio AKA’s Vimeo page. STUDIO AKA is a multi-BAFTA winning & Oscar Nominated independent animation studio based in London. We’re known internationally for our idiosyncratic & innovative work, expressed across an eclectic range of projects. Our story involves a creatively diverse group of artists who often work in close collaboration with each other as […]

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How the Father of Claymation Lost His Company

A great article about Will Vinton from Priceonomics! Below is an excerpt. Read the full article here! On a rainy autumn afternoon in 2002, Will Vinton sat alone in a board room, reviewing his severance package. His desk, now barren, had once displayed the emblems of a storied career: an Oscar, six prime-time Emmys, a […]

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DON’T FORGET: Animation Spring Festival Screening on May 9/Friday!

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Enroll Now for Summer 2014! Studio X

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