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La Luna at Telluride Film Festival

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Here’s what I couldn’t tell you till now since the festival keeps its plans under wraps until the last minute: La Luna is playing at Telluride Film festival this weekend ! I’m so excited about this. It’s playing in front of Vim Wenders Pina. I’m a huge fan, I couldn’t be more honored, I was [...]

La Luna’s north American premiere!

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

I am happy to announce The Los Angeles Shorts Fest will host the north American premiere of La Luna on Sunday July 24th! The short will also screen on Thursday July 21st in their opening night program. I’ll be flying down for the screening on sunday the 24th (@ noon) and I’ll give a “Making [...]

True Grit trailer

Monday, September 27th, 2010

I CAN’T WAIT FOR THIS ONE! Beautiful photography! Deakins must be behind this Coen Brothers film too.

Shinya Kimura

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

I find these kind of characters, filled with such passion, determination and dedication, so inspiring. Filmed beautifully too. shinya kimura @ chabott engineering from Henrik Hansen on Vimeo.

Watching Ponyo with Fio

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

Ponyo is opening this weekend in the US … hope people out there will enjoy the movie. Fio loves watching the DVD, she loves the driving scenes especially. "brooom brooom" she goes every time the car shows up. Very cute. By the way, here’s an interesting post regarding Ponyo on Anipages Daily. A good read. [...]

Trailers OTD

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Today for some reason I received links to several fantastic trailers. Movies to be excited about: A serious man, The Cove and a new featurette for Where the Wild Things are (which is looking more and more amazing!). Lastly a trailer I couldn’t quite muster much excitement for … Fantastic Mr Fox.

Alma

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

My very good friend Rodrigo Blaas is not only one of the top animators here at Pixar, he’s also an amazing director! Here’s his blog with a teaser for his beautiful short “Alma”. I hope you get a chance to see this short on the festival circuit and maybe soon on the itunes store too!

It’s time for UP

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

UP is about to hit theaters in the US. We’re pretty excited around here. The first weekend of a film release is quite an interesting experience for its crew, as of course you hope and wish for the movie you are so proud of to get a significant reception in Theaters. If the public’s response [...]

Be Italian!!

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

The trailer for “Nine” the musical (not to be mistaken for the animated movie, which also looks cool) looks pretty darn interesting. A Felliniesque musical? I’m fully intrigued. The cast is impressive and so is the beautiful photography.

Up photos

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

/film has posted a nice gallery of photos from the Up production, ranging from stills from the movie to the research trip to Venezuela. Also more reviews are starting to appear everywhere on the web, here‘s the one from Variety. The film is set to have its world premiere in Cannes tomorrow!