After a screening of Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming stop-motion adaptation, excitement was building. PinocchioSaturday at the conclusion of the Animation Film Festival.
At the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, del Toro was on hand for a conversation about filmmaking with Oscar-winning visual effects veteran Phil Tippett (Jurassic Park) after screening. “It’s a whole different creative way of thinking, doing something like that,” Tippett said. “You completely lose yourself in the world-building.”
From his approach Pinocchio, del Toro said he sees animators as actors. “I promised you would be actors, and that is what we want. But if the doll tells you something different, do it. There is no other type of anime with a link [between animator and character] Very close.
He added that his hope is that people might think about it after 30 minutes of going to the cinema.
Pinocchio Presented as a special event to close the 5th edition of the Animation is Film Festival. per week, Little Nicholas (Little Nicholas), directed by Amandine Fredon and Benjamin Massoubre, won the festival’s Grand Jury Prize. In the spring, he won first prize at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
My father’s dragonDirected by Oscar nominee Nora Twomey (Le Breadwinner) and produced by the Cartoon Salon of Ireland (The wolf walkers) won the Special Jury Prize for its release on Netflix. Winner of the Audience Award of the Year Aurora sunrise The short film directed by Inna Sahakyan won the Jury Award Ice cream sellerDirected by Joao Gonzalez.
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