Computer Animation

Coco

By David Jenkins

Pixar mine the theme of mortality for light-hearted frolics in this Mexican-set adventure.

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My Life as a Courgette

By David Jenkins

There’s magic in every stop-motion frame of this miniature gem from Claude Barras and Céline Sciamma.

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This amazing VFX breakdown shows how The Jungle Book was made

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See Baloo, Bagheera and co come to life via the latest computer animation technology.

What can we learn today from Ralph Bakshi’s Wizards?

By Taryn McCabe

The technophobic message at the heart of this cult ’70s animation rings especially true today.

The LEGO Batman Movie

By Manuela Lazic

With great jokes and a subversive moral core, this animated comedy manages to have its brick-based cake and eat it.

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Sing

By Manuela Lazic

Don’t miss this animated jukebox musical from Son of Rambow director Garth Jennings.

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Is experimental animation on the rise?

By Matt Turner

The recent Edge of Frame Weekender showcased bold contemporary visions and rarely seen masterpieces.

Moana

By Alexia Stam

A feisty Polynesian princess takes care of business on the high seas in this delightful animated caper.

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Sing – first look review

By Manuela Lazic

Brit director Garth Jennings turns his hand to an eccentric animated singing competition in this utterly delightful new work.

Watch these stunning short films inspired by Kubo and the Two Strings

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Four amazing animators have put their own spin on Laika’s stop-motion gem.

In praise of Luxo Jr – the short film that changed cinema

By Michael Dalton

Thirty years ago Pixar’s charming debut ushered in a new age of cinematic storytelling.

Kubo and the Two Strings

By Charlie Theobald

Laika Studios may have delivered their masterpiece with this staggering stop-motion fable.

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Finding Dory

By Anton Bitel

Pixar’s latest transoceanic odyssey is a pixel-perfect comedy about learning to overcome adversity and disability.

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Jon Favreau on the art of digital storytelling

By Adam Woodward

The director reveals how practical effects and a dash of magic helped bring Disney’s The Jungle Book to life.

Why Disney’s 1967 The Jungle Book continues to inspire

By Matt Packer

Three self-confessed super fans of this animated classic discuss what makes it so special.

The Jungle Book is the melancholy coda to Jon Favreau’s Chef

By Phil W Bayles

The director’s recent collaboration with Disney provides a bittersweet tang to his story of a talented cook.

The Jungle Book

By Adam Woodward

Jon Favreau brings Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale crashing into the 21st century. The result is astonishing.

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