Keep your eyes peeled for this female protagonist coming soon to a TV near you in Japan, autumn 2014! Based on the book by Swedish author, Astrid Lindgren (Pippi Longstocking), the TV series will be directed by Hayao Miyazaki's son, Goro Miyazaki (Tales of Earthsea; From Up on Poppy Hill). Production will be completed by Polygon Pictures.
Normally, as you have probably already realized, I try to keep work out of this project as much as possible. In many ways it is easy to dodge politics because I have no ties to a studio, and I work independently. However, today I feel compelled to share with you my love for Diane Disney-Miller.
Happy Halloween! Best known for her work on both The Nightmare Before Christmas and Corpse Bride, Thompson is also an accomplished writer for live-action films. I would love to see her adaptation of The Master and Margarita animated! Read an article on her work [here] or a short interview with her [here].
It’s easy to see these men as repulsive. But the ending is delightful, and the facial expressions Jeanette uses are subtly precise for each moment. Let this short film guide you through the mid-week work hump!
Animated Heroine of the Day – Edna Mode, The Incredibles
Did you recognize the star of today’s Google Doodle? Based on renowned fashion icon Edith Head, the design of Edna Mode shown above is by Teddy Newton, and the sketches below come from Lou Romano. Luck favors the prepared!