Flux Animation play their part in Academy Award win

27 02 2007

Congratulations goes out to Flux Animation Studio for their part in the award of best documentary feature at the Academy Awards™ for Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Truth’.

Flux worked on the feature film ‘An Inconvenient Truth’, which documents Al Gore’s campaigning on climate change. The film is won best documentary feature in the glamorous annual awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood.

Flux created two animated sequences in the 90-minute film, and the same sequences have also been screening as a backdrop to Al Gore on stages throughout the world when he has delivered his highly-acclaimed environmental speeches.

Flux animator Fraser Monroe directed one sequence, which was based on the parable of the boiled frog in which a frog remains in water that is gradually heated until boiling. Andrew Newland directed the other sequence, which centres on the plight of a polar bear searching desperately for a scrap of polar ice.

“An Inconvenient Truth’ has grossed More than US$43 million (NZ$58.5 million) since in was released in May 2006. It currently ranks the United States’ third-highest grossing documentary in the past 25 years, behind ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ and ‘March of the Penguins’

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