One of the most versatile and talented visual development artists, designers, and storymen to ever work at The Walt Disney Studios passed away on Thanksgiving Day from congestive heart failure.
Much has been written about the subject of BE-DO-HAVE in the self-help arena. But applying it to screenwriting can be very helpful as well.
GKIDS enters into a distribution agreement with Japan’s Toho Co. for North American theatrical rights to the 1988 feature “Grave of the Fireflies.”
Eric Fogel, the man behind Celebrity Deathmatch, talks about reactions from Marilyn Manson, Howard Stern and Lucy Lawless.
Fred Patten reviews the spectacular companion volume to The Fairest One of All, both commemorating the film’s 75th anniversary.
Fred Patten looks at the incredible new book detailing the art and history of Disney’s animated classic.
I had never thought of Peja, Kosovo as an ideal holiday spot but when I was invited to be on the International Jury of Anibar International Festival, the 22nd through the 27th of August, 2012, I discovered how wrong I was.
“Paperman” is an incredible film, the best animation short I have seen this year! The art is a seamless bend between CG and 2D animation, retaining the feel of fluid hand-drawn movements.
Animation producer Justin Weyers describes the massive production challenges of turning Chapman’s A Liar’s Autobiography into an animated 3-D feature.
Disney’s new BRDF lighting system stands front and center in the array of new tech tools anchoring the studio’s animation production pipeline.
Autodesk Inc. announces the release of "Starforce Battlement," a new 2D mobile tower defense game developed by the Autodesk Gameware team.
Disney's definitely back with Wreck-It Ralph and I talk to director Rich Moore and the animators about the latest rebirth of animation.
A newly restored and remastered version of the controversial 1975 masterpiece now available on Amazon.
Over the years this has been one of the most frequently asked questions put to me, regarding Celebrity Deathmatch.
“Hotel Transylvania” director Genndy Tartakovsky unveils a new short film about the ghoulish retreat called “Goodnight Mr. Foot.”
Emmy-winning writer Jeffrey Scott’s acclaimed book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats
Too big to fit into one blog entry: Joe Strike's report on the NY Comic Con continues with coverage of Adult Swim's Venture Bros. and Robot Chicken panels.
FOX orders a fourth season of 22 all-new episodes of the Emmy-nominated animated comedy “Bob’s Burgers.”
Building a stop-motion animation studio can be a challenging endeavor. Especially when that studio is located on the 31st floor of a corporate office building right smack in Midtown Manhattan.
Fred Patten looks at Giuseppe Cristiano’s comprehensive new guide book for storyboarding professionals.