To celebrate its fortieth anniversary, Annick Teninge takes a look back at the storied history of the Annecy International Animated Film.
Lee Dannacher profiles one of the hottest new childrens players on the Web and finds out that they are an even cooler company.
Brenda Starr is an American icon. Jackie Leger looks at the woman behind her and the long legacy of female comic strip artists, who are unfortunatly not quite as well known
Think those feature film software packages don't apply to comic book production? Think again. Joseph Szadkowski reveals the amazing meshing of production tools that is happening across many media.
Why are The X-Men so popular? Rick DeMott takes a look at the new feature film based on the phenomenally successful comic book series with two of the films executive producers Avi Arad, CEO of Marvel Studios, and Stan Lee, creator of the X-Men.
Edgar Dutka takes a look at the career of Czechoslovakia's great master, Jiri Trnka. His puppet films are masterpieces of subtle rebellion and sophisticated themes.
Why can't animation grow up? Martin "Dr. Toon" Goodman has an interesting take on the problem and highlights some of the medium's hits and misses at reaching the big kids.
Serge Bromberg helmed the Annecy International Animation Film Festival this year as its Artistic Director. Heather Kenyon sat down with him and asked him about his role at Annecy and passion for film preservation.
The United States has a long history of political comics, so how come animation isnt used in Presidential advertising campaigns? Martin "Dr. Toon" Goodman queries the wisdom
Gaming isnt just for kids anymore. It is now a multi-billion dollar business and it shows. Eric Huelsman reports from the Expo floor.
Heather Kenyon talks with Rick Mischel, President and COO of Harvey Entertainment, about the companys transition from a licensor to a producer/distributor with the current production Caspers Haunted Christmas.
Cartoon Network and Sega Dreamcast are bringing Gundam Wing to America from Japan where it is already a smash success. Jacquie Kubin reports.
Larry Lauria starts his two-part series with a conversation with Gary Goldman, co-director of Fox Feature Animations summer release Titan, A.E. and industry veteran.
Watch out Feathers McGraw! Aardmans got a whole new flock. Andrew Osmond visits Aardman Animations as they put the final touches on Chicken Run, the studios first feature film.
Due to a series of legal problems, Kimba, the White Lion, has had numerous enumerations. Fred Patten tracks them all down for us and discusses the latest release the truly original, much loved 1966 television series.
Mark Evanier profiles the career of legendary June Foray, voice actress, ASIFA supporter and Governor of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences.
In a world where image is everything, why has it taken advertising so long to embrace digital cars? J. Paul Peszko finds the answer and why Digital Domain was the company for the job.
Just how are these Internet animation companies making ends meet? Karen Raugust investigates a few ways that clever companies are placing advertising into our favorite Webisodes.
Elizabeth Shin talks with ASIFA-Easts president Linda Simensky about the way ASIFA celebrations are done, New York style!
Renowned drawing instructor Glenn Vilppu begins a new series of articles that discuss sketching on location.
Of the mighty ASIFA sanctioned festivals, Zagreb is perhaps the hidden gem that has survived through some terribly tough times and blows. Borivoj "Bordo" Dovnikovic supplies us with a history and look at Zagreb today.