Surf’s Up at the Oscars

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…

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VES Nominations

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…

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Surfer Mag likes Chicken Joe

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…

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Number 17

Surf's Up makes an appearance as #17 on CG Society's 2007 Retrospective--"the public-voted list of the most requested cool items for 2007". They make note of the hand-held camera work…

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Surf’s Up for Best Visual Effects?

Variety has an interesting article today on whether movies like Surf's Up should be considered for Best Visual Effects in the Academy Awards. What do you think?

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Surf’s Up @ AEAF

On Wednesday, November 14th I'll be presenting a detailed look at the making of Surf's Up at the Australian Effects and Animation festival. If you're going to be near Sydney…

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Surf’s Up DVD #1

The Hollywood Reporter reports that Surf's Up was the #1 seller on DVD in the first week of it's release making $8.1 million.

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