Halloween might be over, but feel the hangover with this incredible short by Robert Morgan. Part of Channel 4’s Random Acts, INVOCATION premièred last night. You can watch it here or above.
We also have an exclusive interview with Robert Morgan, master of stop-motion-macabre here! The article includes an in-dept filmography, so you can gain insight into Robert from the safety of your computer.
Montreal, October 24, 2013 – To mark International Animation Day (October 28), the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is launching the seventh edition of Get Animated!, which runs from October 28 to November 30. This year, for the first time ever, all films will be offered online at nfb.ca/getanimated, and foreign productions from other catalogues will also be shown, providing audiences in Canada and around the world with greater access to a remarkable and FREE selection of the best films from the NFB’s Oscar-winning animation studios.
We have a great video.
James Williams, Head of Layout (Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2)
“In March 2013, reports of a hunger strike at Guantánamo Bay, the US detention camp in Cuba, began to surface. Details were sketchy and were contradicted by statements from the US military. Now, using testimony from five detainees, this animated film reveals the daily brutality of life inside Guantánamo. Today there are 17 prisoners still on hunger strike, 16 of whom are being force-fed. Two are in hospital”
Warning: contains scenes some viewers might find disturbing.
The Guardian offer a “Making of Guantánamo Bay: The Hunger Strikes” article here, and you can read the story of the making of Guantánamo Bay: The Hunger Strikes, plus an interview with David Morrissey about why he got involved in this Sunday’s Observer.
Not our usual event we review, But We’ll make an exception with this one! Mighty Skwigly writer Ben attended, listened and reviewed one of the only Danny Elfman events in the UK… and you can read it here!!
Danny Elfman is best known for his musical scores for The Simpsons, Nightmare before Christmas, Corpse Bride Frankenweenie.
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Presenting the fifteenth episode of the Skwigly podcast! If you wish to get involved or have any topic you wish us to address in the next podcast then please get in touch with us on either Facebook, Twitter, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment below.
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Over in the states The Simpson’s have just begun their 25 season. With the announcement of Season 26 to air next year, fans are expectant of more of Homer’s mishaps. However a statement from executive producer Al Jean has revealed a decision to kill-off one of the regular characters.
“We’re actually working on a script where a character will pass away, I’ll give a clue that the actor playing the character won an Emmy for playing that character, but I won’t say who it is.”