Fred Patten reviews the first American book devoted to the work of a master of comedy in both animated shorts and live-action features.
Pixar screened the first half-hour of Brave last week and Bill Desowitz reports his impressions and speaks with director Mark Andrews.
Nancy Phelps discusses the 12 collected essays analyzing women and their history and involvement in animation.
An Aussie, a Brit, a Latvian and an Israeli walk into a bar - The Animation Pimp discusses the issue of why animators are making such big, fat films.
Bill Desowitz reports increased cloud computing and further optimization from last week's Autodesk summit.
Larry the Cable Guy has always been an animated character. Mark describes the production of an animated version of Larry for his latest movie Tooth Fairy 2.
Fred Patten reviews Dart's unusual but delightful first in the Yuki 7 Gadget Girls series that combines an original secret-agent novel with a Flash-animation “complete movie trailer” DVD.
Fred Patten reviews a must-have book for fans of Pixar's individual films and students of modern animation in general.
Adam Beckett’s tragically short career as experimental animator and budding effects master are celebrated in a collection of his restored films.
Pamela Kleibrink Thompson reminds us that with persistent, consistent effort, you will make progress on the path to success and reach your goals.
Adam Abraham’s new book smartly tells the story of UPA’s meteoric rise, eventual decline and lasting artistic and creative impact still felt today.
How do you tackle one of the most seminal works in science fiction history? The Oscar-winning director describes how he grappled with the challenges of bringing Edgar Rice Burroughs’ epic tale to the big screen.
Catherine Morrissey explains how Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) just might be the co-production finance partner you’re looking for.
Fred Patten discusses Studio Ghibli's lush new book detailing the production art of their latest feature film.
The director of the latest Dr. Seuss adaptation discusses the challenges of bringing Ted Geisel's darkest and most personal work to the big screen.
Dr. Toon dives into the intersection of young children’s animation with society, psychology, and economics.
The all-mighty New York Times has done it. They’ve pissed me off! And I’m not the only artist. Lots of cartoonists are pissed.
The NFB’s latest nominated short proves once again that there’s more to like about the Great White North than maple syrup pie and Molson’s.