Thursday, November 15th, a big crowd gathered to get a glimpse of Christine Steinberg, Chris Pine, Isla Fisher and Peter Ramsey cast and crew of the Christmas 3D animated film “Rise of the Guardians”.
The fantasy-adventure film is based on William Joyce’s The Guardians of Childhood book series and The Man in the Moon short film by Joyce and Reel FX. Peter Ramsey directed the film and stars the voices of Chris Pine as Jack Frost, Jude Law as Pitch (The Boogeyman), Alec Baldwin as North (Santa Claus), Hugh Jackman as E.Aster Bunnymund (Easter Bunny), Isla Fisher as Tooth (Tooth Fairy) and Dakota Goyo as Jamie.
Rise of the Guardians had its premiere on October 10, 2012, at the The Mill Valley Film Festival in Mill Valley, California, followed by the international premiere at The International Rome Film Festival on November 13, 2012. Two days later, the London premiere followed. The film will be released in the U.S. on November 21, 2012.
The Rome Film Festival and Vanity Fair Magazine awarded the new “Vanity Fair International Award” for Cinematic Excellence on November 13, 2012 to Rise of the Guardians.
The film also received the Hollywood Animation Award at the 16th Annual Hollywood Film Festival, held on October 22, 2012.
The Mill Valley Film Festival awarded The Rise of the Guardians the Audience Favorite Children’s Film.