February 5th, 2007

El Manana video picks up animation award

The animated video for the Gorillaz song “El Manana” took the Grand Prix at the 2007 Imagina Awards in Monaco. Held on 1st February at the Grimaldi Forum, the ceremony recognized digital film and television work in nine categories including animation and visual effects. Other winners include DreamWorks’ Over The Hedge, which took the Prix de l'Animation, and Eurocorp’s Arthur and the Invisibles (Arthur et les Minimoys), which was named best feature film. Check out a longer article on the awards here.

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Jamie and Damon interview with Rolling Stone Latin America (2005)

This interview with Jamie and Damon was published in 2005 around the time of the release of Demon Days, but it hasn't appeared on Gorillaz-Unofficial before now, and in light of the exceptional and often outspoken content, we thought it was worth translating and bringing it to the visitors here. Many thanks to Eddgar88x for bringing this overlooked article to our attention. Read the original on the Rolling Stone Latin America site here (in Spanish) or read G-U's exclusive translation by clicking 'Read More' below.

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