Joe Strike sets out to find out how independent animators find work within the system while keeping their independence.
Independent producer/director Mark Simon talks about the death nail to independent production underbids and over-promises.
Taylor Jessen takes a short look at Bill Plymptons Sloppy Seconds, Gary Basemans Dumb Luck and Danny Fingeroths Superman on the Couch.
Traveling to Licensing Show, Karen Raugust checks out the animated properties of all types showcased at annual convention.
Taylor Jessen reviews five short films: Lemmings by Craig Van Dyke, Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher by Alexander Woo, Rock the World by Sukwon Shin, Ryan by Chris Landreth and Flashbacks from My Past: Starry Night by Irra Verbitsky. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
Chris Robinson surveys some of the leading independent animators in the world to discover how they find the funds to produces their films.
Eric Oldrin reveals the animated possibilities and astounding growth of animation and visual effects studios in South Africa.
Joe Strike talks to Tad Stones about his thirtysome years in animation, from Eric Larsons training program at Disney, his work on EPCOT, the influence of Jeffrey Katzenberg, Disney TV Animation and now his new project, Brer Rabbit, at Universal Cartoon Studios.
Gene Deitch shares an interview he did with the Screen Cartoonists Union newsletter, Top Cel, about animation production life in a communist country in 1968.
The Career Coach points out various considerations and things to check out before you enter into a relationship with an employer that will hopefully result in a happy employment.
Jean Detheux in conversation with Michael Fukushima about the National Film Board of Canada and its Hothouse project to encourage new, young animation filmmakers.
A big look at Korean animation and a tribute to legendary Ray Harryhausen are some of the treats in store for Annecy 2004. Sarah Baisley offers an overview and highlights of the world premiere animation festival.
Greg Singer speaks with The Animation Guild, Rhythm & Hues and DreamWorks to see how 2D traditional artists are training for the new 3D/CG economy.
Christopher Harz pays a visit to one of the hottest vfx havens, Londons Soho district, which has attracted a flurry of American movies, thanks to creativity and tax incentives.
Alain Bielik meets the visual effects supervisor behind the hallucinatory images of Blueberry, a French western with a twist.
Marisa Materna looks into the little known career and role of school career counselors, guardian angels who must summon up their marketing and publicity savvy and be a strong networking agent to shepherd students into the working world.
Taylor Jessen reviews five short films: Crimenals by Gregory Araya, After You by Christopher Cordingley, Lorenzo by Mike Gabriel, Early Bloomer by Kevin Johnson and The Old Fools by Ruth Lingford. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
The Career Coach explains what recruiters do for their company or client and how to help them land you a job.