With the economy tanking all around us, Martin Goodman takes a look at the best animated shorts to come out of the last Depression.
On this April Fool's Day edition of her column, Pamela Kleibrink Thompson warns us against posting foolish things to the internet.
Longtime animation industry exec Buzz Potamkin examines the world economy, and shares his thoughts on how the problems will affect animation.
Bill Desowitz hangs out with a few of the creators of those iconic monsters and aliens that comprise the first natively authored stereo feature at DreamWorks Animation.
In the first part of our in-depth Watchmen coverage, we get an overview from Alex McDowell, the production designer, and John DJ DesJardin, the overall visual effects supervisor.
Mark Simon gives us humans a peek at DreamWorks Animation's first foray into 3-D, Monsters vs. Aliens (opening Friday).
This month anime reviewer James Brusuelas checks out Black Lagoon, Darker Than Black, Claymore, STR.A.IN., Love Hina, Baccano and Shin Chan.
The Venture Bros. co-creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer talk about the show's new DVD/Blu-ray release, the upcoming season and why they felt the need to kill off a beloved minor character.
Tired of trying to talk Hollywood out of foolishly adapting animation into live action, Dr. Toon suggests some pitches of his own.
At this year's KidScreen in New York, Heather Kenyon surveyed the participants on how they're surviving the recession and what we all should do to keep the animation industry afloat.
Cartoon Movie's 11th edition moved from its home in Germany to Lyon, France, bringing a new focus on videogames and a record number of participants.
Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla has a run at some pretty outstanding games this month, including Street Fighter IV, Afro Samurai, Big Bang Mini and F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin.
In his last "The Animated Scene" column, Joseph Gilland ruminates on the last year, his new book and some big changes.
In this month's column, Pamela Kleibrink Thompson fills you in on the "hidden" job market, and how to find it.
Janet Hetherington chats with director Lauren Montgomery and producer Bruce Timm about their fresh take on Wonder Woman in the new animated movie treatment of the classic DC Comics heroine.
Joe Strike sits down with Emily Hubley to explore her her life as an artist and animator -- and being a Hubley.
PBS children's series WordGirl isn't your average ponderous educational show: its heroine uses plucky charm in a retro setting to defeat villains with her word power.
In this sixth and final excerpt from The Official Luxology modo 301 Guide, author Daniel Ablan shows how to sculpt landscapes.
Dr. Toon looks over a period of American animation history when racism and hatred toward the Japanese was prevalent.
In her latest column, Nancy Cartwright finds out about Grey DeLisle's first musical performance, how she comes up with the voices and her biggest challenge so far in v.o. work.
Andrew Farago interviews the directors of the five animated shorts nominees for the 2008 Academy Awards.
In this breakout year for 3-D animation, AWN takes a glimpse at what's aesthetically and technically at stake.