For the UK’s John Lewis Christmas ad, Hornet/Blinkink directors Elliot Dear and Yves Geleyn take the two most traditional and time-honored animation processes – stop-motion and traditional hand-drawn 2D animation – and combine them to create something innovative and unique.
Series creator Loren Bouchard and illustrator Jay Howell share their thoughts on the origins of Fox’s Sunday night hit.
With over 2 billion views on YouTube, ‘Happy Tree Friends: Complete Disaster’ is the first time the entire series is available in one package.
From first-time series creator Rebecca Sugar, ‘Steven Universe,’ Cartoon Network’s newest original animated comedy series, becomes the network’s most-watched series premiere to date in 2013 among kids 6-11 and boys 6-11.
Fred Patten reviews the long awaited book showcasing the tremendously rich legacy of Maurice Noble’s background designs.
The directors of Comedy Central’s sophomore animated hit have found comedy gold in the hills of a dysfunctional national park.
Elastic director Andy Hall teams with agency McCann New York to create a new spot, “Get Stung,” for Jose Cuervo’s new cinnamon-flavored Cuervo Cinge.
I quite enjoy the animation films of Joseph "Joe" Pierce. His work serves up a piercing perspective of family, community, social roles and groups.
Studio 100 Media GmbH signs a licensing agreement with Planeta Junior for the new animation series Tashi.
The world unfolds in a brilliant animated palette in Nathan Love Director Joe Burrascano’s ‘Power for Change’ promo for energy industry up-and-comers North American Power.
The legendary 3-time Oscar winning animator kicked off his interactive exhibition with a mesmerizing lecture.
Smith Micro releases a Spanish version of 2D animation creation software Anime Studio Debut 9.5 and Anime Studio Pro 9.5.
David Vandervoort’s short film Pinched, produced by Titmouse, Inc., lands on the Apple iTunes marketplace.
French WIZZdesign animation collective CRCR returns with a pulp sci-fi video for C2C’s “Delta” animated in the style of Genndy Tartakovsky.
Boomerang announces their Halloween lineup which includes the first-time premiere Cartoon Network’s original animated series, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, beginning October 12.
Filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro scares up a history of horror in the opening credits of The Simpsons’ “Treehouse of Horror XXIV,” airing Sunday, October 6, on FOX.
Beginning as tiny stickman in the sketchbook of Berlin-based animator Dante Zaballa (aka Podoboo), The Doodle Project is an exercise in collaborative illustration featuring the doodles of 62 artists from around the world.
It’s Day Four and, as I’m told is the norm in Ottawa, the weather here has changed completely. The city is now dotted with umbrellas and bathed in a beautiful sheen of water.
The Animation Conference (TAC) has wrapped up and we are now in our third full day of festing. And I still have to fill you in on all of yesterday’s events. Here we go…