This “making of” book takes an in-depth look at the concept and production art of DreamWorks’ upcoming animated feature, Madagascar 3.
My mom always says that you need the right tools for the job. Finding work is a job. Here are the tools you need:
AWN attempts to set the record straight and eliminate confusion surrounding the submission rules for short film Academy Award qualification.
NAB just had their giant, leg-numbing conference in Vegas. Their byline is “Where Content Comes to Life.” Is it really a place for content creators? The answer is yes and no.
The Animation Pimp dishes up a rather cynical, vulgar and surprisingly hostile list of his favorite and not so favorite animated feature films.
Marc Steinberg’s book discusses the importance of character merchandising on the popularity and cultural influence of anime.
See how Let’s Go Chipper!, an eco-educational property, uses books, animated shows and interactive applications to teach young kids about character, community and caring for the environment.
Joe Strike’s selection of the all-time funny 10 Best Cartoon Villains contains a number of surprising choices.
The inaugural MIPCube conference showed how new technology is fueling a seismic shift in TV, as the infestation of ‘second screens' fundamentally changes the broadcast world.
Fred Patten reviews the first American book devoted to the work of a master of comedy in both animated shorts and live-action features.
Pixar screened the first half-hour of Brave last week and Bill Desowitz reports his impressions and speaks with director Mark Andrews.
Nancy Phelps discusses the 12 collected essays analyzing women and their history and involvement in animation.
An Aussie, a Brit, a Latvian and an Israeli walk into a bar - The Animation Pimp discusses the issue of why animators are making such big, fat films.
Bill Desowitz reports increased cloud computing and further optimization from last week's Autodesk summit.
Larry the Cable Guy has always been an animated character. Mark describes the production of an animated version of Larry for his latest movie Tooth Fairy 2.
Fred Patten reviews Dart's unusual but delightful first in the Yuki 7 Gadget Girls series that combines an original secret-agent novel with a Flash-animation “complete movie trailer” DVD.
Fred Patten reviews a must-have book for fans of Pixar's individual films and students of modern animation in general.