Thursday, March 17, 2011

New WDA short animated "The Ballad of Nessie" to be released with Winnie the Pooh

The artwork article of the week is thanks to Walt Disney Animation Studios. "The Ballad of Nessie" is the new short animated movie which will be released with the new Winnie the Pooh movie to be released soon.

Here is the synopsis: "A story set in the bonny blue highlands of Scotland, and centered on Nessie, the friendly Loch Ness monster, her best friend MacQuack the rubber duck, and how the duo came to live in the moor they call home. Problems arrive in the form of a land developer named MacFroogle, who wants to build a mini-golf empire on top of Nessie's home".

This short animated is directed by Emmy Awards winners Stevie Wermers-Skelton et Kevin Deters, in 2D traditional animation i.e in Walt Disney Animation Studios grand tradition. Nessie's animation was supervised by five of WDAS greatest artists: Andreas Deja, Mark Henn, Randy Haycock, Dale Baer et Ruben A. Aquino and Michael Giacchino wrote the music score. All of this sounds good, and i'm sure it's going to be good!

Pictures: copyright Walt Disney Animation Studios

1 comment:

liako said...

There was a special screening of Winnie the Pooh yesterday at the British Film Institute in London and I was able to watch this short, beautiful design and animation, perfect short to go in front of Winnie.