This month's Producing Animation excerpt by Catherine Winder and Zahra Dowlatabadi discusses animation's three main job categories and a little about how to get started in each.
The Tehran International Animation Festival ran February 19 - 22, 2001. Nag Vladermersky was lucky enough to attend and relates his experiences animated and otherwise.
Marie Beardmore sits down with Marc du Pontavice to learn about the many facets of Xilam as it takes to television, gaming, the Web, features and more.
How have we all ended up in this animated world? Martin "Dr. Toon" Goodman relates his journey into animation fandom. Does it resemble your own?
Heather Kenyon finds out how some of the past years' leading independent films were funded. From Flying Nansen, to On the Possibility of Love, to Rejected, to Clandestino and more, we find out how these clever filmmakers positioned themselves in the money.
Okay, so maybe ten years is an exaggeration, but why do the majors' feature films take so long to make? Evan Backes investigates.
New to Flash and don't have a clue? James Dalby outlines Flash's strong points from utilization to staffing. If you have a story to tell in five minutes or less, Flash may be just the thing you need.
Through his experienced eyes, Steven Walsh takes a look at the future of feature films in Europe. Will Cartoon Movie prove to be as successful as the Cartoon Forum? What's at stake and play...
Animating for television series has evolved a great deal over the past twenty-five years and the incorporation of digital equipment and procedures is a huge part of this evolution. Here Sylvia Edwards details the production process and how digital tools are impacting the traditional model.
Have you tried to dress an elephant lately? Jan Sawkins does every day! Read on as she outlines the lay of the land as it applies to co-producing animated television series in Europe.
While they are two very different mediums, with different demands and dollars, the development of a video game compares with the production of a movie -- and so do their audiences. Jacquie Kubin explains.
Welcome to Producing Animation, Catherine Winder and Zahra Dowlatabadi's new book, which discusses the nuts and bolts and beyond, of the mysterious art of producing.
Renowned drawing instructor Glenn Vilppu continues with his sixth sketching on location teaching installment. This month he is discussing the artists most basic of tools and how it should be properly used: the pencil!
This month the Animation Pimp, Chris Robinson, takes on the Academy of Arts and Sciences. Three films? Three films represent all the international animation arena has to offer?!
The Brussels Cartoon and Animated Film Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary. Join us for a special photo gallery of twenty years.
Veteran animation director Paul Brizzi reviews Ed Hooks' book, which combines his years of theater and teaching experience to reveal principles Brizzi says ring true.
Fred Patten reviews the latest anime releases including: Trigun, Shamanic Princess, Blue Seed, Silent Service and Maze.
Animation World Magazine's yearly "Publisher's Notebook" column introducing the April 2001 issue, where co-publisher Dan Sarto contemplates the past rocky year and mulls over headlines that never were.
Jade Ohlhauser takes a look at Discreet's Character Studio 3 and discovers that it's more than just a 3DS max plug-in.
March signals the advent of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, which means spring cleaning and renewal. Whether you are working, unemployed or about to enter or re-enter the job market, here are some tips to make sure you are in shape for springing into action.
We take a look at how Klasky-Csupo used Toon Boom Technologies' USAnimation to deliver top quality animation for the film Rugrats in Paris...
Have you ever thought that Ren and Stimpy's popularity was based on their abstract representation of our early '90s fears and anxieties regarding political uncertainty and the AIDS epidemic? Well, Martin "Dr. Toon" Goodman has.
Tired of Teletubbies and need another bizarre pre-school fix? Well check out Consortium of Gentlemen's Yoho Ahoy on the BBC. Soon you'll know every line...
Jon Hofferman joins us to review short films: The Dance of the Saracen Asparagus by Christophe Le Borgne, Maria Vasilkovsky's Fur & Feathers, Run of the Mill by Borge Ring, Andreas Hykade's Ring of Fire and Paul Fierlinger's long-awaited Still Life with Animated Dogs. Includes QuickTime movie clips!