3D Charlie

Variety today reporting that French production giant MK2, Method Animation and animation house DQ Entertainment will be producing a series of animated Charlie Chaplin shorts in 3D. “There won’t be any direct movie adaptations. We will use gags from the films, pay homage and try and keep the spirit of Chaplin,” said Method president Aton […]

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Sita Sings the Blues—and gets her mouth duct-taped.

1920s jazz chanteuse Annette Hanshaw hasn’t had this much press since … well, the 1920s. Nina Paley’s feature length animated feature, Sita Sings the Blues, has become something of a critics darling over the past few months during its search for a distributor, only to find itself in copyright purgatory. Paley’s film is an animated […]

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