As part of Animation World Magazine's monthly Hidden Treasures column on archives, Patrick Loughney, Ph.D. defines what animation treasures lie behind the massive doors of the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C
In the wake of Annecy going annual,ASIFA International president Michel Ocelot discusses the history and significance of ASIFA's selective sponsorship and patronage of international animation festivals
Joseph K. Bevilacqua highlights what's new in animation for the U.S. 1998/99 television season, from CBS to Cartoon Network.
The first installment of Barry Purves' production diary as he chronicles producing a series of animated shorts for Channel 4. An Animation World Magazine exclusive.
Debra K. Chinn explains the growing U.S. studio interest in international dubbing and the production process involved.
Kellie-Bea Rainey tests out Animation Toolworks' Video LunchBox, an innovative frame-grabbing tool for animators, students, seven year-olds and potato farmers alike!
Through a series of pointed questions we take a look at the relationship between educators, industry representatives and students. School profiles are included.
Chris Robinson investigates the current status of animation in Canada and the tricky balance between art and industry.
Wendy Jackson reports on the second annual BrainCamp, an exclusive think tank for executives in the kids' entertainment industry.
Joe Cloninger, Director, DH Institute of Media Arts, Santa Monica, U.S.A. Before anyone starts here we make sure the expectations are sensible and they know the great rewards as well as the harsh realities of being in this industry. We point out weaknesses and strengths that an individual may have so they are on solid ground to build a true career path. Once they get into the program we expose them to people in the industry through a lecture series and encourage them to get out and explore the industry themselves through SIGGRAPH meetings, events, conferences, user groups, etc. We also...
Kit Laybourne muses about the evolution of independent animation and looks "below the radar" for the growth of new emerging domains of digital animation.
Lyn Hart, Capilano College Commercial Animation Program, North Vancouver, B.C. Here I am; a squeaky-clean, fresh-out-of-school animation graduate. With my portfolio in hand and a slightly hesitant smile, I'm stepping out into the real world. But what has my two years of sweat and toil in Capilano College's Animation Program done for me?
For starters, it did exactly what it was supposed to do by providing me with the important basics I needed to land my first job. Some might have expected more. I must admit, I thought I was pretty hot stuff when I first began my animation education. I soon...
Renowned drawing instructor Glenn Vilppu offers the first installment in his new bi-monthly Animation World Magazine online drawing course.
A survey of animation and visual effects artists, asking, "What" ten animated films would you want to have with you if stranded on a desert island?
Animation World Magazine profiles Jared, the singing, animated smiley face which has become a cult phenomenon on the World Wide Web.
Buzz Potamkin tells us how the much-awaited first annual Annecy International Animated Film Festival faired.
Melissa Chimovitz profiles the healthy independent animation scene in New York, focusing on the work of seven animators: George Griffin, John Canemaker, Kathy Rose, Debra Solomon, Steve Dovas, Lewis Klahr, Janie Geiser.
Julien Dubois fait un compte-rendu de l'ition 1998 du MIP-TV Cannes, rant un marchinternational de l'animation agit
Julien Dubois reports on the 1998 MIP-TV market in Cannes, revealing a troubled international marketplace for animation.
3-D animator Bill Fleming details the development of technologies for animating fur and hair in computer animation.
Georges Lacroix's open letter to the French Minister of Economy, Finances and Industry and to the French Minister of Culture and Communication alerts us all to the peril that France's successful 3-D industry is currently facing, especially Lacroix's Fante which is in danger of closing.