Joe Strike takes a ride with Doogal to discover the long journey the classic British TV series, The Magic Roundabout, took to arrive in U.S. theaters.
AWN editor in chief Sarah Baisley lays out the dos and donts of pubic relations so that animation companies and indies can promote themselves better and get more bang for their pr buck.
VFXWorld presents the first excerpt from Learning Maya 7 | Foundation from Alias|Learning Tool. This excerpt begins a close-up look at how to animate a polygonal orb.
Taylor Jessen reviews five short films One Man Band by Andrew Jimenez and Mark Andrews, Badgered by Sharon Colman, Imago by Cedric Babouche, The Dentist by Signe Baumane and The Wraith of Cobble Hill by Adam Parrish King.Includes QuickTime movie clips!
Mary Ann Skweres shoveled her way through the snow and crowds of Sundance to discover the spotlight on animation.
Is the French animated feature, Renaissance, the shape of things to come? If anything, it heralds a new era of filmmaking, just like Polar Express or Sin City did. Mireille Frenette and Benoit Guerville reveal the magic.
In checking out the Animated Scene this month, Joseph Gilland passes down some of his nearly 30 years of experience to the next generation of animators.
Tom Sito takes a historical look back at the great 2D animation renaissance of the late 1980s and 1990s.
John Cawley investigates the 2D title work of Kurtz and Friends on the new Pink Panther live-action feature.
In Mind Your Business, Mark Simon steps foot on the creative construction site, putting on his hardhat contract for not only his safety, but also that of his client.
For February, the Career Coach Pamela Kleibrink Thompson writes a Valentine about her move to Los Angeles and introduction to the film industry.
In this month's column, Dr. Toon sits down with the makers of Hoodwinked to talk about many an animator's dream — producing their own independent feature.
In this months Animators Unearthed, Chris Robinson profiles the influences behind Theodore Ushevs Tower Bawher.
Joe Strike looks into the growing opportunities of repurposing content from other mediums on the Internet.
Christopher Harz examines the international new media market, chronicling its evolutions and revolutions.
Christopher Harz looks into the real potential of IPTV is it a boom waiting to explode or is a fad thats soon to bust?
Brands still dominate, but a growing number of opportunities exist for animators to sell their content for cell phone distribution. Karen Raugust reports.
Sharon Katz talks with independent animators Patrick Smith and Signe Baumane about the agony and the ecstasy of entering ones film into festivals.
Taylor Jessen reviews five short films Amfraid by Anne Sophie Bertrand, Thibault Debeurme, Sophie Van De Velde and Pascal Verkindt, City Paradise by Gale Denis, The Fan and the Flower by Bill Plympton, Hadacol Christmas by Brent Green and The Sandbox (Sunaba) by Kory Juul. Includes QuickTime movie clips!