What does “Postmodern” really mean in terms of animation? Dr. Toon takes a look at an overused term.
In this previously unknown essay, the former ASIFA Int’l President implores community action to keep animation alive and relevant.
The seasoned VFX vet shares how an integrated pipeline built upon Adobe software brings greater creative freedom and efficiency to the production.
The director, fresh from his Annie Award win for Best Student Film, discusses his Oscar-nominated stop-motion gem.
ASIFA-Hollywood’s president describes how voting changes brought fairness, and Disney, back into the fold.
The Animation Mentor CEO discusses educational philosophy and how his school’s new AMP fully distributed production pipeline meets a changing industry’s needs.
Fred Patten looks at Brian Sibley’s book chronicling the making of Aardman’s exquisite Oscar-nominated stop-motion feature.
As we start 2013, Pam talks about being open to receiving opportunities, friendships, and help from unexpected sources.
Dr. Toon makes his case for 7 animated U.S. films he believes are worthy of National Film Registry preservation.
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.