Craig J. Clark chats with Aqua Teen Hunger Force creators Matt Maiellaro and Dave Willis about bringing their Adult Swim hit to movie film theaters.
Taylor Jessen chats with Bill Plympton about the making of and theatrical release of his genre-busting 1950s throwback feature, Hair High.
For this month's "Career Coach," Pamela Kleibrink Thompson encourages readers to sail beyond their comfort zones.
Martin "Dr. Toon" Goodman takes the challenge of address growing discontent from animators toward the industry by asking the question -- if animation is hell now than what was it 25 years ago?
In this round of "Mind Your Business," Mark Simon reminds animators that you're in sales, so you have to learn the art of listening or just shut up and sell more.
It's no joke; Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla has game reviews for God of War II, Wario: Master of Disguise and Killzone: Liberation in this month's "Press Start."
Christopher Harz returned to the GDC this month -- held for the first time at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco -- and reports back on the latest and greatest games, developments and trends.
Bill Desowitz speaks with some of the creative forces behind Disney's latest animated feature, Meet The Robinsons.
Janet Hetherington examines how original animated direct-to-DVD animated adventures based on toy brands may extend the play value of popular toys.
In the lead up to their first full-length movie and forthcoming hour-long finale, Karen Raugust digs up the scoop on the making of Cartoon Network's long-running series, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy.
Joe Strike uncovers the end of the line for Disney direct-to-video sequels and how the studio is moving forward under the new corporate climate.
Despite a recent burst in production of animated shorts, short film compilation discs remain a tiny niche within the DVD market. Karen Raugust reports.
Joe Strike connects with the filmmakers behind TMNT to discover the mystical secrets behind Imagi Ent.'s first CG feature and the relaunch of a popular franchise.
Taylor Jessen reviews five short films -- The Passenger by Chris Jones, Ujbaz Izbeneki Has Lost His Soul by Neil Jack, Cranium Theater by Jason D. Sandri, The Ballad of Mary Slade by Robin Fuller and Pika-Pika (Lightning Doodle Project) by Takeshi Nagata and Kazue Monno. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
In her latest column, Nancy Cartwright will begin a series of insider takes on the animation industry. This month, she chats with longtime Simpsons producer Mike Scully.
Pixar directors, writers and artists shared their storytelling experience and expertise during a series of keynote talks and panel discussions as part of Screenwriting Expo 5, sponsored by Creative Screenwriting Magazine. In this brief overview of the all-day seminar, Greg Singer reports how Pixar manages to capture lightning in a bottle.
Joe Strike attends year two of the New York Comic Con to find out if the event is growing to a must-attend level like other Cons or if it will fade away in a few years.
Learn how to configure the interface and change preference settings in this first excerpt from Poser 7 Revealed: The e frontier Official Guide by Kelly L. Murdock.
Alain Bielik uncovers the role of CG in meticulously recreating the infamous serial murders and period look of San Francisco in David Finchers Zodiac. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
For the March "Press Start" column, Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla reviews four PSP games, Syphon Filter, Lumines II, Tekken: Dark Resurrection and Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops.
In this month's "Career Coach" column, Pamela Kleibrink Thompson celebrates St. Patrick's Day by laying out the reasons why counting on luck for success is a recipe for failure.
Martin "Dr. Toon" Goodman chronicles the long history of animation colliding with celebrity in this month's column.
This month, "Mind Your Business" boldly goes where no column has gone before... Mark Simon reveals the Star Trek rule of art delivery.