Little Animocje - Guillermo del Toro: Pinokio, dir. Mark Gustafson, Guillermo del Toro

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Academy Award-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro brings his own version of Carlo Collodi's classic novel about a wooden puppet that magically comes to life to comfort a grieving carpenter named Geppetto. Directed by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson, this imaginative stop-motion musical follows the adventures of the mischievous and wayward Pinocchio as he searches for his place in the world.


- American Academy Award (the Oscar) in the category of Best Animated Feature Film, Los Angeles, 2023, USA;
- British Academy Film Award (BAFTA) in the category - Best Animated Feature Film, London 2003, UK;
- Hollywood Foreign Press Association Award - Golden Globes in the category - Best Animated Film, 2023, USA;
- Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award, New York, 2023, USA;
- American Society of Editors Award, USA, 2023;
- Annie Awards - International Society of Animated Filmmakers in the categories: Best Animated Feature, Best Individual Achievement: Character Animation, Best Individual Achievement, Best Individual Achievement: Directing an Animated Feature Production, Best Individual Achievement, Los Angeles, 2023, USA;
- Producers Guild of America, Laurel Award - Best producer of an animated film, 2023; American Guild of Production Designers - Best Production Design in Animation, USA, 2023;
- Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) - Best Animated Film, 2023, USA;
- Chicago Independent Critics Award in the category - Best Soundtrack - Best Animated Film, 2023, USA;
- Central Florida Critics Association Awards, 2023, USA;
- Critics Choice Award, 2023, US–Canada;
- Denver Film Critics Society Award, 2023, USA;
- Society for Visual Effects Awards, 2023;
- Utah Film Critics Association Awards,2022;
- Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Awards, 2022, USA;
- Hawaiian Film Critics Association Award, 2023, USA;
- Hollywood Critics Association; Washington Film Critics Association Awards, 2022;
- Atlanta Film Critics Association (AFCC) Award, 2022, USA;
- Chicago Film Critics Association(CFCA) Award, 2022, USA;
- Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) Award,2022, USA;
- International Film Festival Award - Capri Hollywood, 2022, USA;
- UK FilmCritics Association Award, 2022;
- Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, 2022,Canada;

Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro was born on October 9, 1964 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Raised by his Catholic grandmother, del Toro developed an interest in filmmaking as a teenager. Later he learned about make up and special effects from the legendary Dick Smith (The Exorcist (1973)) and worked on his own short films. At the age of 21, del Toro executive produced his first feature film, Dona Herlinda and Her Son (1985). Del Toro spent nearly 10 years as a make-upsupervisor, and started his own company, Necropia, in the early 1980s. During this time he also produced and directed Mexican TV shows and taught film. Throughout his film career, Del Toro has alternated between Spanish-language darkfantasy works such as gothic horror films "El espinazo del diablo"(2001) and "El laberinto del fauno” (2006) and more popular American action films such as "Blade II” (2002) or “Hellboy” (2004).


2022 – Lnightmare Alley (drama, thriller);

2018– The Shape of Water (drama, fantasy, music);

2015 - Crimson Peak (horror, drama);

2013 - Pacific Rim (adventure, sci-fi);

2008 – Hellboy II: The Golden Army (adventure, fantasy);

2006 - Pan's Labyrinth (war, drama, fantasy);

2004 - Hellboy (adventure, fantasy);

2002 - Blade II (horror, sci-fi, action);

2001 – The Devil's Backbone (drama, horror, thriller);

1997 - Mimic (sci-fi horror);

1992 - Cronos (drama, fantasy, horror);

1987 – Geometria (short, horror, thriller);

1986 - Doña Lupe (short, horror, drama);

Mark Gustafson

Mark Gustafson was born on September 19, 1959. In the early 1980s, helanded his first job as a production assistant at pioneering animation houseWill Vinton Studios. In 1985, he worked on the films "The Adventures ofMark Twain" and "Return to Oz" and in 1988 he became the chiefanimator on the Emmy-nominated film "Meet the Raisins!". In 1992, hewon an Emmy Award for the stop-motion film Claymation Easter. Gustafson was theanimation director on Wes Anderson's Oscar-nominated Fantastic Mr. Fox beforemaking his co-directing debut on Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio.



2004 –Joe Blow (animated short)

2009 –Fantastic Mr. Fox (animated, comedy, adventure)

2003 –Ananda (animated short)

1997 –Bride of Resistor (animated short)

1994 –Mr. Resistor (animated short)

1992-Claymation Easter (animated short)

1985 –The Adventures of Mark Twain (adventure, family, animation)

1985 – Returnto Oz (fantasy, family, adventure)