As Belle hits UK cinemas, the acclaimed Japanese director talks Digimon, virtual cityscapes, and parenthood in the digital age.
Studio Ghibli’s first computer-animated feature boasts bags of charm and one its most endearing heroines.
By Simon Bland
Directors Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson reflect on the cultural afterlife of their 2001 computer animation.
The classic Japanese manga series makes the jump from 2D to 3D, and makes it look easy.
Director and designer Shōji Kawamori sees hand-drawn animation going the way of noh or kabubki in Japan.
Pixar mine the theme of mortality for light-hearted frolics in this Mexican-set adventure.
There’s magic in every stop-motion frame of this miniature gem from Claude Barras and Céline Sciamma.
See Baloo, Bagheera and co come to life via the latest computer animation technology.
By Taryn McCabe
The technophobic message at the heart of this cult ’70s animation rings especially true today.
With great jokes and a subversive moral core, this animated comedy manages to have its brick-based cake and eat it.
Don’t miss this animated jukebox musical from Son of Rambow director Garth Jennings.
By Matt Turner
The recent Edge of Frame Weekender showcased bold contemporary visions and rarely seen masterpieces.
By Alexia Stam
A feisty Polynesian princess takes care of business on the high seas in this delightful animated caper.
Brit director Garth Jennings turns his hand to an eccentric animated singing competition in this utterly delightful new work.
Four amazing animators have put their own spin on Laika’s stop-motion gem.
Thirty years ago Pixar’s charming debut ushered in a new age of cinematic storytelling.
Laika Studios may have delivered their masterpiece with this staggering stop-motion fable.