Emmy-winning writer Jeffrey Scott’s acclaimed book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats
Paramount unveils a first look at Russell Crowe as Noah in director Darren Aronofsky's biblical project “Noah.”
Actress Ginny Tyler, who did voice work for many Disney cartoons, the animated sequences in the studio's “Mary Poppins” and for “Davey and Goliath” and “The Gumby Show” among other TV series, died July 13 in Seattle.
Steven Spielberg has his eye on “Thor” star Chris Hemsworth for the upcoming sci-fi blockbuster, “Robopocalypse."
The producer of Seth MacFarlane’s new hit film talks about blending motion-capture, CG and improvisational comedy.
We have enough people that can do hat tricks with computers. What we need are a few visionaries and dreamers.
Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen joins Tom Hiddleston as the antagonists of the sequel to Disney and Marvel’s “Thor.”
Welcome to 2012 with FFAF's very special Valentine's Day Special! Who, what, where, when, why, and how do Joel and Alan love? Then, animator/sculptor/toy-designer Gina Kamentsky joins the talk to discuss found-footage animation, kinetic esthetics, thorns in butts, and her new autobiography, Gloves and Goggles: The Gina Kamentsky Story.
My book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats. Read what Jeffrey Katzenberg, Stan Lee and others have to say about it.
Special Guest: OIAF Animators' Picnic 2011 - Part 2
It's the FFAF Pre-Holiday Holiday Spectacular as Joel and Alan continue to bother more legends of international animation trying to eat, drink, and be wary at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011, Part 2. PLUS, backstage hijinks and hosting recap of the OIAF 2011 Closing Ceremonies.
The new trailer for the long awaited sci-fi action comedy “Men in Black III” hit the web early Monday, giving a deeper look at the back-in-time adventure that sends Will Smith’s Agent J to the swinging 1960s.
Rango opens the door for U.S.-made animated features for adults. Ed explains why acting styles are evolving from the Disney silent film model to the 1950’s Method acting model.
Special Guest: OIAF Animators' Picnic 2011 - Part 1
Joel and Alan bother legends of international animation as they try to eat, drink, and be wary at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011.
Live, from the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011, entertainment's own comedy pangea, Dino Stamatopoulos, is paid to sit down with the very Joel Frenzer and Alan Foreman for the most overmodulated audiophonic conver-senation* about his animated series Morel Orel and Mary Shelley's Frankenhole. Topics include: writing for adult animated comedy while drinking, drinking for adult animated comedy while writing, star-shaped facial hair, adopting classical horror literary author names into titular innuendo forever linking them historically, and poutine.
eyeon’s Fusion and Dimension software applications helped to drive fantasy to reality for Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.
Arnold Schwarzenegger will star opposite Sylvester Stallone in the action/thriller “The Tomb,” which will be directed by Swedish filmmaker Mikael Håfström.
In this second episode in our sit down with voice over actor Nolan North, we find out how voice acting for video games may differ from other projects.
As winter blows through the northern hemisphere, the season brings with it the chilling threat of illness to those in the voice over industry. Nothing halts a voice over production faster than the actors losing their voices! Even worse, for the struggling actor or singer, blowing an audition because you’ve caught a cough can be a devastating hit.
Screen Actors Guild presented its awards for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2011 at the “18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards” in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held Sunday, January 29, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center.
The gaming industry is creating its own stars as they come even closer to motion pictures. Most notably known for his portrayal of Drake in the Uncharted franchise, North is the closest the gaming industry can come to a leading man. His resume is extensive having appeared in Batman: Arkham City as The Penguin, Assassin’s Creed as Desmond Miles, Prince Of Persia (as The Prince), & And Then There Were None as Patrick Narracott.
The Engineer put his/her heart and soul into each project and their performance cannot be understated or overlooked. One could argue that they are our Tin Man – seemingly machine, but truly much heart.
You have to get very creative in your death scenes. You can only die so many times and in the world of video games, you can die over and over again. The interesting thing about a death scene is that this isnt something we can truly relate to ourselves. And the way we die in animations isn’t realistic to most deaths we know. So we have to become very creative and think outside the box.
What are the roles of a Voice Over Producer and Director? If we use the analogy of The Wizard Of Oz, the producer would ultimately have to be The Wizard, that being said s/he can be the Wicked Witch as well. The Director is the liaison between actors and the engineers, writers and producers, and must be as loved as the Scarecrow by all.