Bill Desowitz gets a clone's-eye-view of the creative process behind the hotly anticipated new Star Wars series.
Janet Hetherington and Jon Hofferman report on the animated workshops, panels and screenings at the 2008 Ottawa International Animation Festival and the Television Animation Conference.
Andrew Farago reviews four short films: A-Z by Sally Arthur, The Gloaming by Andy Huang, KJFG No. 5 by Alexei Alexeev and Skhizein by Jérémy Clapin.
At the 19th edition of the premier event for European animation, new media -- and, once again, France -- lead the way.
At the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Joseph Gilland teaches a workshop designed to put the real back in reality.
Janet Hetherington chats with producer Max Howard about Igor, the new animated feature whose protagonist is as independent as the company that made him.
In this month's column, Mark Simon explains why the deficiencies of Journey to the Center of the Earth bode well for the animation industry.
XSI expert Ed Harriss chips away at ICE to tell us the scoop on the latest edition of Softimage|XSI.
This month anime reviewer James Brusuelas checks out Death Note Vol. 6, InuYasha Fifth Season, Dead Space Downfall and Bleach Uncut Season 2.
In this month's column, Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla checks out the extremity of Soulcalibur IV, Bionic Commando Rearmed, Too Human and Braid.
In this month's column marking his ninth anniversary as a columnist, Martin Goodman timidly suggests that turning animated properties into live-action films IS A REALLY BAD IDEA.
With Will Wright's hotly anticipated video game now in stores, Janet Hetherington chats with the creators about how Spore was cultivated.
As the U. S. electoral season heats up (and spirals downward), Karl Cohen takes a look at the past and present of political animation.
In this month's column, Pamela Kleibrink Thompson suggests that so-called authorities don't always have all the answers.
AWN's annual "Hot Spots Showcase" is back for its sixth edition. Each year, AWN curates the best in animated and vfx commercials from our readers.
Heather Kenyon talks to the creators of the award-winning shorts Mauvais Rôle, Our Wonderful Nature and Oktapodi.
Andrew Farago reviews five short films: The Breakout by Arnaud Demuynck, John and Karen by Matthew Walker, The White Wolf by Pierre-Luc Granjon, The Bridge by Vincent Bierrewaerts and A Mouse's Tale by Benjamin Renner.
Nancy Denney-Phelps reports on the doings at Annecy while Don Duga dreams a vicarious sketchbook of festival highlights.
In this edition of her bimonthly column, Nancy Cartwright interviews the inimitable voice actor Rob Paulsen.
Chinese studios are struggling to generate revenues at home while trying to expand their presence in the global marketplace. They face many hurdles, but signs point to success in the long term.