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Street Talk for November 11, 2016
The Trizz team at their studio in Barcelona

NY-headquartered Blacklist has added Barcelona-based boutique production studio Trizz to its directorial roster. Founded in 2010 by transplanted New Yorkers Oriol Puig (creative director) and Christopher Vulpi (executive producer), Trizz specializes in CG, live action, and VFX-based projects. The artists at Trizz are specialists at mixing CG with the practical language of traditional filmmaking. The studio is particularly skilled at understanding the essence of a brand, and in using that knowledge to create daring and unexpected content. In addition to its film and TV projects, Trizz work appears in art galleries, publications, live concerts, and at multimedia events. Previously, Trizz has created spots for Hyundai, Red Bull, and Armani, as well as experiential installations for events including the Coachella Music Festival. Trizz is already working on its first production with Blacklist, which will air globally later this year....

ASIFA-Hollywood has donated $20,000 to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to assist with the curation and documentation of a major collection of original production artwork, donated by Miramax, of work created for Richard Williams’ production of The Thief and the Cobbler. The collection consists of thousands of hand-painted cels, pencil animation and water color backgrounds, and covers the course of more than 20 years work. While the film was eventually finished under the auspices of a completion bond company, much of this material was removed from Williams’ studio and cut from the theatrical release. The two decades of its production employed some of the world’s best animation artists, and the film serves as an important bridge between two generations of animators. The hope is to have the collection available to researchers in the New Year....