VARIETY EXCLUSIVE

Carlos Stevens’ Spec ‘Zero’ Optioned By Imagine Entertainment and Animal Logic (EXCLUSIVE)

"Stevens will develop and direct the film as well, with details on the project being kept under wraps for now."

By Justin Kroll


VARIETY NEWS ROUNDUP

Luma has tapped Carlos Stevens to develop two original animated feature films with an option to direct for the studio’s animation division, Variety has learned exclusively.

“Carlos Stevens is a true talent, a lyrical, emotional and imaginative storyteller who has a clear vision for his films,” said Luma’s Jill Gilbert.

By Dave McNary


THE FILM EXPERIENCE

THE ALCHEMIST'S LETTER REVIEW

"It's a brilliant little jeweled egg of a short, evocatively sketching out a whole human life in less than five and a half minutes, and doing it through some utterly beautiful design and animation."

By Tim Brayton


CG Society Interview

Creating a Modern Classic - The Alchemist's Letter

"This poetic masterpiece was directed by Student Academy Award Nominee for Best Animated Film Carlos Andre Stevens..." 

By Mike Hepburn


Are You Screening

The Alchemist's Letter Short Gets A Trailer

"this is a trailer you have to see.... it already looks so good that it will have you begging for more." 

By Marc Eastman


IndieWire

Trailer: Laika/house Studio short "The Alchemist's Letter"

"Although this was the last film created at Laika/house’s Pettygrove animation facility, we can say that these artists certainly saved the best for last." 

By Cydney Fisher


Skwigly Interview

Interview with Writer/Director Carlos Andre Stevens.

"The film promises to be both visually and emotionally captivating."  

By Laura-Beth Cowley


The Awesomer

The Alchemist's Letter (trailer)

Carlos Andre Stevens' animated short film about a young man who inherits his father's mysterious invention looks incredible, with stunning visuals and brilliant voice work. We can't wait to see it when it hits the festival circuit this May.


Rotoscopers

Pixel Veil debuts trailer for Alchemist's Letter short film

As awards season is coming down to the wire for this year's competing short films, we now learn of a new, upcoming short that may well be a 2015 standout.

By Brandon Smith


Animation Magazine

John Hurt Stars in ‘Alchemist’s Letter’ Short

The short features the voices of two-time Academy Award® nominee John Hurt and up-and-comer Eloise Webb, who plays Lily James' counterpart in Disney's live-action Cinderella this year.

By Mercedes Milligan


AWN

NEW TRAILER AVAILABLE FOR ‘THE ALCHEMIST'S LETTER’

Pixel Veil Productions unveils trailer for new short, ‘The Alchemist’s Letter,’ from the director of 2008 Student Academy Award finalist ‘Toumai.’

By Jennifer Wolfe 


the hollywood reporter

Finalists chosen for student Oscars

"In the animation category, the finalists are... "Toumai," Carlos Stevens, The Art Institute of Portland, Oregon."