Dreamworks, Trolls (2016)

Trolls is an upcoming American 3D computer animated musical comedy based on the troll dolls by Thomas Dam. The movie is directed by Mike itchell and Walt Dohrn. The films stars Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Russell Brand and Iconc Pop. The film is scheduled to be released on November 4th 2016 by 20th Century Fox. The budget of the film consisted of $120 million and was announced back in 210 to create a film based on the popular childrens toys.

 

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43rd Annie Awards Nominees

Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the 43rd Annual Annie Awards will be presented in 36 categories including animated feature, animated feature-independent, broadcast production(s), broadcast commercial, short subject, and student film, as well as the achievement and honorary awards
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The 43rd Annual Annie Awards will take place on February 6, 2016 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California. You can watch the live showing here.

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The Oscars: Best Animation

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  1. Anomalisa (Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson and Rosa Tran)

    Michael Stone, a middle aged motivational speaker who is grappling with an existential crisis, attends a customer service convention in Cincinnati to give a speech. At the hotel, he meets and falls for Lisa, a seemingly ordinary woman who sparks his imagination and energizes him to reexamine his life.
  2. Boy And The World (Alê Abreu)

    Despite his family’s poverty, young Cuca lives a satisfying life, full of wonder at his rural surroundings, until his father goes on a train trip and disappears. While searching for his father, Cuca meets a wide variety of people as he journeys from a farming camp to the ocean and a large factory and then back to the big city. Continue reading

The Oscars: Best Animated Short

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  1. Bear Story (Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala)

    Every day, a melancholy old bear takes a mechanical diorama that he has created out to his street corner. For a coin, passersby can look into the peephole of his invention, which tells the story of a circus bear who longs to escape and return to the family from which he was taken

  2.  Prologue (Richard Williams and Imogen Sutton)

    2,400 years ago, four warriors, two Spartan and two Athenian battle to the death in an intense struggle witnessed by a little girl, who then runs to her grandmother for comfort.
  3. Sanjay’s Super Team (Sanjay Patel and Nicole Grindle)

    Young Sanjay, a first generation Indian American, is obsessed with television, cartoons and his superhero action figures. He is reluctant to spend time in daily prayers with his devout Hindu father, but a flight of imagination helps him develop a new perspective that he and his father can both embrace
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