The Saga of Rex @ Newsarama
December 14th, 2010
"He might look like a small country fox, but Rex has been over the river, through the woods, to outer space and back again!
In the recently released graphic novel The Saga of Rex by Michel Gagné, a diminutive fox dubbed “Rex” is plucked away from Earth by a mysterious spaceship and dropped in an arcane world called Edernia. Curious as a cat and as wild as can be, Rex romps through some out-of-this-world (literally) terrain and discovers strange creatures who think he’s just as strange."
Read full article here.
The Saga of Rex - Publishers Weekly Review
December 12th, 2010
"While children may enjoy this graphic novel for its gorgeous art--especially the cute characters--its story line will more likely be appreciated by older readers. The almost wordless story isn't meant to be read on a literal level but instead on more a mystical and dreamlike level."
Click here for full review.
The Saga of Rex - Blog Reviews
December 6th, 2010
The MASKS blog has put out a list of ten graphic novels that make great gifts for the holiday season. Glad to see The Saga of Rex on there. You can read the review here.
Comics-and-More gave The Saga of Rex a fairly positive review. Click here to read.
10 Animated Shorts Move Ahead in 2010 Oscar® Race
December 1st, 2010
Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 83rd Academy Awards®. Thirty-three pictures had originally qualified in the category.
The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production company:
The Cow Who Wanted to Be a Hamburger, Bill Plympton, director (Bill Plympton Studio)
Coyote Falls, Matthew O’Callaghan, director and Sam Register, executive producer (Warner Bros. Animation Inc.)
Day & Night, Teddy Newton, director (Pixar Animation Studios)
The Gruffalo, Jakob Schuh and Max Lang, directors (Magic Light Pictures)
Let’s Pollute, Geefwee Boedoe, story-design-animation (Geefwee Boedoe)
The Lost Thing, Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann, directors (Passion Pictures Australia)
Madagascar, Carnet de Voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary),” Bastien Dubois, director (Sacrebleu Productions)
Sensology, Michel Gagne, director-producer (GAGNE International LLC)
The Silence beneath the Bark, Joanna Lurie, director (Lardux Films)
Urs, Moritz Mayerhofer, director (Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg)
The Short Films and Feature Animation Branch Reviewing Committee viewed all the eligible entries for the preliminary round of voting in screenings held in New York and Los Angeles.
Short Films and Feature Animation Branch members will now select three to five nominees from among the 10 titles on the shortlist. Branch screenings will be held in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco in January 2011.
The 83rd Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.
The Saga of Rex reviewed on G4's Fresh Ink
November 26th, 2010