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SPIELBERG SAYS HE FELT LIKE “A PAINTER” WORKING ON TINTIN

July 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Steven Spielberg has replied — indirectly — to comments made last month by animation producer Stephen Paul Leiva (Space Jam) that Spielberg’s upcoming The Adventures of Tintin should not qualify for an Oscar nomination as an animated feature because it uses performance capture technology. In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Leiva had said, […]

ANIMATION EXEC DECRIES POSSIBLE ENTRY OF TINTIN IN OSCAR RACE

June 6, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Animation producer Stephen Paul Leiva has spoken out against Steven Spielberg’s reported efforts to persuade the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to allow his film The Adventures of Tintin, which uses performance-capture technology to compete for an Oscar in the best animated picture category next year. In a commentary published in Sunday’s Los […]

ROGER RABBIT SEQUEL PERPLEXES BOB HOSKINS

September 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although he has agreed to reprise his role in Robert Zemeckis’s planned sequel to Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Bob Hoskins has expressed his reservations about what he says is Zemeckis’s intention to use “performance capture” animation for the human characters. In an interview with today’s (Wednesday) London Daily Telegraph, Hoskins said, “The format they want […]