A survey of computer animation artists, Claire Armstrong, Tim Harrington, and Victoria Livingstone, answering the question, "What ten films would you want to have with you if stranded on a desert island?
Ever heard of Romer Grey and his lost studio? You probably haven't. Michael Mallory tells the story and the significance.
Brad Bird's The Iron Giant is turning out to
be the surprise success of the summer, both artistically and with
audiences. Bob Miller interviews Brad and finds out how he has put
Warner Feature Animation back on the map.
Buzz Potamkin introduces us to disintermediation, the process of squeezing out the middleman and asks how much longer will the Internet be classified as "new" media before it becomes "the" media.
Whether you are a student creating reel, a professional who wants to live a life of freelance, or a director of short films, computer animation at home is possible and affordable. Mike Amron explains.
Dan Sarto, co-publisher of Animation World Network, takes us on a tour of all the different facets of AWN and discusses what each offers students and professionals.
If you want to post animations on the Internet then you need to become familiar with Macromedia Flash. Here Tom Calthrop does the introductions in a very useful "how to."
Jennifer Champagne takes us into other venues like papers, panels, Millenium Motels and more to discover what other animated highlights SIGGRAPH `99 has to offer.
Nick Jr.'s dog Blue has taken pre-schoolers, and their parents, by storm. Judith Cockman reviews three Blue's Clues CD-Rom interactive games: ABC Time Activities, Blue's Birthday Adventure and Blue's 1,2,3 Time Activities.
I recently got a message in a fortune cookie--"A wise man knows everything.A shrewd one, everybody." That message is the essence of networking.
Charles Solomon reviews Pierre Lambert's latest book, Mickey Mouse, which, with its stunning art work, deserves a place on any Disney fan's coffee table.
With surprising results, Ralph Bakshi sets the record straight as to what he considers adult animation.
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.