In this month's trio of anime reviews, Chris Feldman tells us about Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex: The Laughing Man, The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye and Pumpkin Scissors.
Futurama is back, and Joe Strike tells us how the TV series found new life on DVD in the new feature release, Bender's Big Score.
With the feature animation industry booming in India, Lisa Goldman reports on the opportunities and challenges presented by an immense and diverse audience.
Jon Hofferman surveyed a host of filmmakers to find out what we can expect from them in the near and distant future.
Ellen Wolff chats with veteran animator Lou Dellarosa on how the filmmakers brought holiday cheer to a grumpy old ogre in ABC-TV's special, Shrek the Halls.
Janet Hetherington checks in with Canada's award-winning National Film Board and finds that its commitment to innovation in animation is as fresh as ever.
Taylor Jessen reviews three short films -- I Met the Walrus by Josh Raskin, Shut-Eye Hotel by Bill Plympton and t.o.m. by Tom Brown and Daniel Gray.
Joe Strike talks to the creators of Disney's Enchanted, who blended new and old to achieve a style that's both fresh and familiar.
In this month's "The Animated Scene," Joseph Gilland wonders if all this connectivity causes animators to lose connection with their work.
Disney launches a new shorts program with a timely Goofy misadventure, and Bill Desowitz gets an AWN exclusive from some of the directors, animators and John Lasseter.
In this month's "Mind Your Business," Mark Simon hears the call of strike and feels a pain in his pocketbook.
Marco Consoli converges on the VIEW Conference in Torino, Italy to discover a bit about the future of visual effects and animation.
In this month's "Press Start," Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla checks out Folklore, Guilty Gear XX: Accent Core, DK Jungle Climber and Spider-Man: Friend or Foe.
Tara DiLullo Bennett chats with VFX Supervisor Gary Hutzel about the fourth and final season of Battlestar Galactica and the challenges and opportunities of doing the vfx in-house.
In the latest "Dr. Toon," Martin Goodman sees a promising future for comic book superheroes in animation, compared to their past toon incarnations.
MPC had numerous challenges to contend with on the more action-oriented Elizabeth: The Golden Age, and Alain Bielik reports on the results.
In this month's "Career Coach," Pamela Kleibrink Thompson talks about how we can show our thanks and help our careers in the process.
Joe Strike gives readers a taste of how DreamWorks Animation worked with Jerry Seinfeld to bring the comedian's vision of an insect society to life in Bee Movie.
As High School Musical has shown, tweens can be loyal fans, avid viewers and significant purchasers of merchandise.
How a new crop of international co-productions is changing the Italian animation industry. Russell Bekins lays down the rules for success.
Joe Strike investigates the behind-the-scenes mysteries that go into the creation of The Secret Show.
Taylor Jessen reviews five short films -- One Voice One Vote by Cile Rousset and Jeanne Paturle, Once Upon a Christmas Village by Michael Attardi, Mesh by Beau Janzen, Haunted Hogmanay by Neil Jack and Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf by Suzie Templeton.