With Will Wright's hotly anticipated video game now in stores, Janet Hetherington chats with the creators about how Spore was cultivated.
As the U. S. electoral season heats up (and spirals downward), Karl Cohen takes a look at the past and present of political animation.
In this month's column, Pamela Kleibrink Thompson suggests that so-called authorities don't always have all the answers.
AWN's annual "Hot Spots Showcase" is back for its sixth edition. Each year, AWN curates the best in animated and vfx commercials from our readers.
Heather Kenyon talks to the creators of the award-winning shorts Mauvais Rôle, Our Wonderful Nature and Oktapodi.
Andrew Farago reviews five short films: The Breakout by Arnaud Demuynck, John and Karen by Matthew Walker, The White Wolf by Pierre-Luc Granjon, The Bridge by Vincent Bierrewaerts and A Mouse's Tale by Benjamin Renner.
Nancy Denney-Phelps reports on the doings at Annecy while Don Duga dreams a vicarious sketchbook of festival highlights.
In this edition of her bimonthly column, Nancy Cartwright interviews the inimitable voice actor Rob Paulsen.
Chinese studios are struggling to generate revenues at home while trying to expand their presence in the global marketplace. They face many hurdles, but signs point to success in the long term.
On the occasion of the official Disney tribute to the animation legend who passed away in April, AWN offers remembrances from those who knew and were influenced by him.
Director and nWave Pictures co-founder Ben Stassen talks about the creation of the first CG feature conceived exclusively for 3-D.
Bill Desowitz chats with Director Dave Filoni about the creation of the new animated feature Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
From the record-breaking lines to the ubiquitous eye candy, Mark Simon offers his take on the Con of Cons.
Bill Desowitz chats with Art Director Grant Freckelton about Animal Logic's sophomore CG-animated feature, Guardians of Ga'Hoole, directed by Zack Snyder.
Janet Hetherington and Dan Bennett join some 140,000 attendees (give or take) to experience the incredible number of animation, video game and vfx-themed panels offered at Comic-Con 2008.
In this month's column, Martin "Dr. Toon" Goodman sniffs the air for signs of creativity, but finds only a smelly contrivance.
In this month's column, Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla visits the world of digital downloads with 1942: Joint Strike, Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 and Rocketmen: Axis of Evil.
Joe Strike talks to the creators of the new documentary American Teen about turning teenage fantasies into animated vignettes.
Erstwhile Animation Pimp Chris Robinson talks to Nina Paley and Bill Plympton about their new movies.
In this month's column, Pamela Kleibrink Thompson emphasizes the necessity of learning the latest tools.
The co-creator of the hit Nickelodeon show chats with Andrew Farago about punk rock, CalArts, Mexican folklore, and his role as "the Diego Rivera of animation."