In the debut of a new monthly column about life in the animation business trenches, Mark Simon gives advice to those waiting for that elusive post-first date phone call in the volatile world of client courtship.
In this last in a series of three interviews, Joe Strike talks with historian and filmmaker John Canemaker about his family and his latest film, the confessional The Moon and the Son.
The Career Coach gives strategies and tips on how to work the job fair, especially at SIGGRAPH 2005.
Alain Bielik speaks with Digital Domain and visual effects supervisor Joel Hynek about bringing the fast-paced action of Stealth to the big screen.
Janet Hetherington takes a look at why graphic novels are leaping from comic shops and bookstore shelves to big screens across North America and beyond.
The graphic novel craze is taking over the world. Christopher Panzner investigates the European scene to see what the hottest properties are.
Nancy Cartwright discusses and gives advice about an important, but little talked about area of the voice acting business promotions and marketing.
In a letter, John Culhane remembers his long-time friend and Disney animator Rowland B. Wilson, who passed away on June 28, 2005.
Dr. Toon talks to producer/writer/director/animator Rob Renzetti about his career, his influences, and that spunky Robotic Global Response Unit XJ9 (a.k.a Jenny Wakeman), star of My Life as a Teenage Robot. The show’s first one-hour special airs on Nickelodeon August 13.
Taylor Jessen reviews five short films Moo(n) by Leigh Hodgkinson; The Man Without a Shadow (Lhomme sans ombre) by Georges Schwizgebel, The Birthday (Syntymv/em>) directed by Kari Juusonen, Handshake directed by Patrick Smith and Through My Thick Glasses (travers mes grosses lunettes) directed by Pjotr Sapegin. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
Tom Sito revisits the Civil War of Animation and tells how the Great Walt Disney Cartoonists Strike of 1941 changed the course of animation and comics.
The Eisner Awards have introduced a new category this yearDigital Comics. Janet Hetherington explores the exciting new breed of digital comics creators and publishers.
In this last excerpt from 3D for Beginners, authors Carol MacGillivray and Anthony Head discuss how to export a character into Director.
Joe Strike continues his talk with historian and filmmaker John Canemaker, who speaks about his many influences.
Taylor Jessen reviews five short films Flatlife by Jonas Geirnart, Snip by Steven Woloshen, Pita by Mike Hollands, Bear Hunt by Vance Reeser and Everybody Else Has Had More Sex Than Me by Bernard Derriman. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
Karen Raugust looks at how Indian animation programs are teaming up with studios and software providers to expand the countrys workforce as its 3D industry grows.
Craig Zerouni looks at the state of CG and wonders if weve reached the end of significant technological breakthroughs in the medium.
Janet Hetherington checks in with independent animators across Canada to find out whats hot and whats not on the Canadian animation scene.