Thursday, February 23, 2012

Oscars® Roundup & More!

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In case you missed it, here's the segment that aired earlier today on Good Morning America.  Your Three Words: Oscar Nominees Edition includes a Moonbot reaction clip!

This is the week of Winner Predictions. Here are a few lists:
DMagazine's interview with Directors William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg is a must-read. Additionally, check out this Immersed In Movies post.

Brilliant composer John Hunter on creating the music for Morris: "Brandon and Bill always made themselves available to take a listen to a riff or short sequence. It was a true collaboration. It was a great way of working. Unconventional by todays standards. But very effective."

NPR Marketplace is airing a segment produced by Red River Radio's Kate Archer Kent tomorrow (Friday 2/24)! The show can be heard on 89.9 in Shreveport at 6:30 p.m. It airs at 6:30 as well on KPCC 89.3 in Los Angeles.

For those of you who wonder "how'd they do that?" MoonBOT Jamil Lahham breaks down the spinning house shot on his blog.  


We were thrilled to come across this  CG Society feature as well as CG Hub's post. 

Discovery.com has posted a series of Curiosity video interviews with William Joyce: 



Lunar Activities
If you're in Shreveport this weekend, check out the Oscar-nominated short films screening at the Robinson Film Center. Showtimes are 11 AM Saturday and Sunday morning.  

Finally, last weekend Brandon Oldenburg was the Grand Marshall of Shreveport's Krewe of Highland Mardi Gras parade! Indeed, somehow between flying to LA for Oscars events, BrandonBOT managed to lead the procession aboard the Moonbot float. Robert Trudeau notes: the BOTS were outfitted in custom Dickies coveralls.

1 comment:

Wilson Swain said...

Congrats on all the exciting coverage. I was lucky enough to make the Shorts symposium at the Academy Tuesday night and was thrilled to hear all William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg had to say. Charming!