Charles Solomon’s new book provides an extensive history of the beloved Peanuts franchise’s 46 year history of TV specials and theatrical features.
In Part 1 of his 3-part review of Hayao Miyazaki’s book, Peter Tieryas looks at the early life of the pioneer animation director.
Lou Scheimer’s autobiographical Filmation history is a must read for anyone interested in the formative years of "Saturday Morning Cartoons."
Mark discusses how laziness and over-reliance on communication technology can lead to serious project failures.
Mark Salisbury’s new book provides in splendid detail Ridley Scott’s storyboards, film stills, concept art and other visual materials from his sci-fi epic, Prometheus.
Co-directors Seamus Walsh and Mark Caballero discuss the making of the Rankin/Bass styled stop-motion TV special, It’s a SpongeBob Christmas!
Karl Cohen discusses the art of Ben Ridgway, Zeitguised, Max Hattler, Andrew Jones and PES as examples of a new aesthetic in animation.
Fred Patten reviews Robert McKimson Jr.’s richly detailed new book about the life and career of his prolific father and uncles.
William Joyce and Peter Ramsey discuss the use of enchantment and new animation breakthroughs in the latest DreamWorks Oscar contender.
Fred Patten reviews the spectacular companion volume to The Fairest One of All, both commemorating the film’s 75th anniversary.
Fred Patten looks at the incredible new book detailing the art and history of Disney’s animated classic.
Dr. Toon shares his take on the announcements of Blue Sky’s Peanuts and Disney’s Sofia the First: Once Upon A Princess.
Animation producer Justin Weyers describes the massive production challenges of turning Chapman’s A Liar’s Autobiography into an animated 3-D feature.
Jennifer Lee and Maggie Malone take an in-depth look at the visual development stages of Disney’s latest animated feature.
Disney's definitely back with Wreck-It Ralph and I talk to director Rich Moore and the animators about the latest rebirth of animation.
The Slamdance co-founder’s book guides filmmakers on making and distributing socially relevant low budget films.
Catherine Morrissey reports on the growing importance of second screen and new media platforms for TV animation producers.
Fred Patten looks at Giuseppe Cristiano’s comprehensive new guide book for storyboarding professionals.
Pam talks about the tremendous outpouring of resources and community support in the wake of Digital Domain’s Port St. Lucie shutdown.
The Goth King returns to his childhood roots for this stop-motion adaptation of his celebrated short.
The directors of A Liar’s Autobiography discuss their new animated feature about “the dead one,” Monty Python’s Graham Chapman.