Nancy Denny-Phelps reports from the festival known for its relaxed atmosphere and warmth, where big changes were in evidence this year.
Bill Desowitz chats with the Pixar director about his upcoming feature, in which a grumpy old man and an irksome boy in a flying house wind up in a South American adventure.
Andrew Farago reviews five short films: Chainsaw by Dennis Tupicoff, Hot Dog by Bill Plympton, Mammon by Robin Fuller, Styri (Four) by Ivana Sebestová and Vaterschaftstest (Paternity Test) by Katherine Landgrebe.
Writer/director Kirk De Micco and Producer John H. Williams talk about the making of the sci-fi spoof with the right stuff.
From Bakshi and Disney to Riddick and beyond, the cutting-edge animator continues to do things his own way.
Bill Desowitz chats with first-time director Chris Williams about his new Disney short, Glago's Guest.
This month James Brusuelas reviews Death Note Vol. 5, Hell Girl Vol. 1, Mushi-Shi Vol. 1, and Naruto Uncut Box Set, Vol. 8.
From J-Pop and Robotech to the return of Astro Boy, the Los Angeles event was an exhilarating encounter with the land of otaku.
In this month's column, Mark Simon messes with the Zohan and finds inspiration for pushing the animation envelope.
In this month's column, Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla checks out Metal Gear Solid 4, Mario Kart Wii, Ninja Gaiden II, Lost Planet: Colonies Edition and Okami.
In this month's column, Pamela Kleibrink Thompson provides some tips on creating the all-important résumé.
Joe Strike talks to the Pixar artist about cars, Cars and the creation of the robotic couple of the year.
Bill Desowitz talks to DP Jeremy Lasky and Directing Animator Angus MacLane about making the new look old in Pixar's latest animated masterpiece.
At this year's festival, Philippe Moins sees the continuation of a trend toward more features and fewer short films.
Andrew Farago reviews five short films: Berni's Doll by Yann J, Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor by Koji Yamamura, Ron the Zookeeper by Darcy Prendergast, Sebastian's Voodoo by Joaquin Baldwin and Presto by Doug Sweetland.
The last Licensing Expo to be held in New York -- it moves to Las Vegas next year -- featured plenty of animation, both new and nostalgic.
The former work-for-hire power transitions into a source of proprietary animation for the global market.