#OregonMade “Pinocchio” Wins Golden Globe – Best Animated Feature Film

Guillermo del Toro‘s take on the classic story of “Pinocchio” was honored with a Golden Globe on Tuesday night with a win for “Best Animated Feature Film”.

The Portland animation studio, ShadowMachine, collaborated with writer-director, del Toro (“The Shape of Water”, “Pan’s Labyrinth”) on this new, and darker, version of the age-old favorite fable for Netflix. The story is set in Mussolini’s fascist Italy and features the voices of Ewan McGregor, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, and John Turturro. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Pinocchio” Wins Golden Globe – Best Animated Feature Film”

Peek Behind-The-Scenes On #OregonMade “Pinocchio”

#OregonMade “Pinocchio,” directed by filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson, has released a beautiful behind-the-scenes peek at the making of this stop-motion animated musical.  “Pinocchio” is a co-production of del Toro, The Jim Henson Company, and Portland-based ShadowMachine. ShadowMachine also created the popular Bojack Horseman and The Shivering Truth, among other shows. The film features Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, and Gregory Mann, other cast includes Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, John Turturro, Ron Perlman, Tim Blake Nelson, Burn Gorman, Christoph Waltz, and Tilda Swinton.  Continue reading... “Peek Behind-The-Scenes On #OregonMade “Pinocchio””

Henry Selick’s “Wendell & Wild” To Premiere At TIFF

 

Henry Selick’s “Wendell & Wild” was the only animated film to make the recently announced Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) lineup. It will premiere in the Special Presentations section of the festival. “Wendell & Wild” is directed by Henry Selick, (“Coraline“) and co-created with writer and filmmaker Jordan Peele (“Get Out, Us”), Keegan-Michael Key, and Lyric Ross star (voice.)

Read more.  TIFF runs September 8-18, 2022

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#OregonMade “Pinocchio” Coming To Netflix Later This Year

Netflix has released an official teaser trailer for the upcoming #OregonMade “Pinocchio” directed by filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson.  This stop-motion animated musical features Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, and Gregory Mann, and other cast includes Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, John Turturro, Ron Perlman, Tim Blake Nelson, Burn Gorman, Christoph Waltz, and Tilda Swinton. “Pinocchio” is a co-production of del Toro, The Jim Henson Company, and ShadowMachine (Portland). ShadowMachine also created the popular Bojack Horseman and The Shivering Truth among other shows. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Pinocchio” Coming To Netflix Later This Year”