Art Spiegelman takes us into the world of the Tijuana Bibles, little hand-drawn pornographic pamphlets that provide a subversive peak at America from the 1930s-1950s.
Jerry Beck reviews Disney's latest, Tarzan, a film that follows the familiar genre but adds a few new tricks and a masterful grasp of animation techniques and innovations.
Description: Want a professional looking script and don't know where to start? Paul T. Abramson and David D. Williamson offer us the formatting basics of what makes a good "reading" script.
We've all heard his unmistakable tunes time and time again in our favorite 'toons, but who is the man behind the music? Irwin Chusid portrays maestro Raymond Scott.
Annecy's MIFA is becoming a key event for the European animation industry. Insider Christian Davin explains why.
Don Duga relates his Annecy experience where he met filmmakers, attended screenings and was part of an international dialogue between animation instructors and ASIFA board members.
Every network on TV seems to have a prime time cartoon thesedays. Martin "Dr. Toon" Goodman explores some of the causativefactors behind this rush to the evening tube.
The Visual Effects Society put on its first festival and with such guests as Dennis Muren, Robert Abel and Ken Ralston how could it have been anything less than a resounding success? Eric Huelsman reports.
A Californian winery is experiencing a boom in Japanese sales...why? Because one hot shot manga character chose to drink their Pinot Noir.
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Ain't That Ducky
In an 18th Century Drawing Room
Twilight in Turkey
A survey in which we asked Brel, Gregory Noveck and Robinson Crusoe, "What ten films would you want to have with you if stranded on a desert island?"
Thomas Korn takes a look at the German comic book character that has become a cultural phenomenon and a winning businessventure.
As a result of Cedric Littardi's first article about AnimeLand's prosecution in Animation World Magazine, letters of support flooded in. Now Cedric talks about the trial's results, the issues discussed and the mixed outcome.
Attending New York's L!censing show can be like looking into a crystal ball. Eric Lurio relates what he's learned on detecting the winners and losers...
L!censing '99 was packed again this year, filled with animated product. Mike Lyons takes a closer look at what this $132 billion industry holds in store for us.
You've heard it before. To get a good job in the entertainment industry, youhave to know someone. But that's okay, because you do know someone. And that someone knows someone.If you have enough someones in your network, you can get a good job. Thismonth I am going to tell you what networking is and how it works. Next monthyou'll read about how to do it.
Most animation and Beatles fans know Yellow Submarine is a great film, but why did it take 17 years for MGM to revive this classic in theaters and 12 years to bring it back to video stores? Karl Cohen relates the unusual circumstances that led to the film's re-emergence on the silver screen.
William Moritz relays the life of Elfriede Fischinger, wifeof Oskar, who made significant contributions to the preservation of animationhistory.
Russell Bekins colorfully portrays the events in Positano, Italy, where for a few days the world's animation elite invade a small seaside fishing town.
William Moritz and Con Pederson, special effects supervisor on 2001: A Space Odyssey, talk about his early years, Stanley Kubrick and crosswords.