As seen in today’s daily Variety.
The Academy included Surf’s Up in the nominations for Best Animated Feature today. Congratulations to the entire team who made the movie and especially Ash Brannon and Chris Buck who are up for the award!
A friend recently crashed his Mac. We were chatting when he cracked me up with this gem:
Hope I don’t have to meet a mac genius. I’d look so un-cool standing next to him
The VES Awards were announced today and Surf’s Up got 4 nods in 3 categories.
Best Single Visual Effect of the Year
Riding the Visual Effects Tube
Rob Bredow, Lydia Bottegoni, Daniel Kramer, Matt Hausman
Outstanding Effects in an Animated Motion Picture
Riding Waves – CG Style
Rob Bredow, Daniel Kramer, Matt Hausman, Danny Dimian
Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Motion Picture
David Schaub, Moon Jun Kang, Brian Casper, Andreas Procopiou
David Schaub, Pete Nash, James Crossley, Shia LaBeouf
The surfing community has embraced Surf’s Up. Chicken Joe ranked #1 on Surfer Mag’s most interesting surfers of 2007.
From the article:
Chicken Joe didn’t care. He just surfed. A theme that has been the backbone of our sub culture forever.