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Horton Hears a Who


Horton Hears a Who opened in Canadians theatres in March 14, 2008.  This is the first Animated Feature for 2008.

It represents the finest creation for Blue Sky studios.  The story arc flows smoothly as the film progresses.    There are no confusing moments or out of place sequences, one shot leads to the other.   Even the gags fits graciously pointing to the next sequence and proving that the computer animation studio is determined to pay serious attention to its story telling department.


The character design is well transitioned from drawing to three-dimensional models.   Horton the elephant being the main character, its a well rounded product of both creative skills and technical craftsmanship.  The mayor of Whoville performance is gorgeous,  the animators balanced the study of the actual with the animation medium, making it a highly appealing character to watch.   The rest of the cast is well received by the audience, and one of the audience's favourite character was the little yellow ball who had a shy and light personality.



Horton Hears a Who shows that Blue Sky has never been better in presenting all the process together to its audience.


About the Director:
Jimmy Hayward is brought to Blue Sky Studios to work with and direct the story telling department during Robots.  Unfortunately the production was already started, making it difficult for corrections since several sequences were fully finished.  For Horton Hears a Who Jimmy Hayward brings his vision from the beginning demonstrating that he has something to say to the world, he can hold and entertain his audience in an Animated Feature Film.

Jimmy started his canadian animation career at Mainframe Entertainment a Vancouver based studio responsible for creating the first Computer Animated TV series in the World.   Jimmy then moved to Pixar Animation Studios working for a decade in projects such as: Toy Story, Toy Story 2, A Bug's Life, Monsters and Finding Nemo.

For a Box-Office analisys go to Box Office Prophets.com

Man, I CANNOT wait to see this movie! I absolutely love the look and feel from the trailers and images.

Wicked job BluSky!!! =]

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