On Tuesday, May 15, the Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Howard Chaykin and Steve Leialoha for a special presentation on the origins of the "Star Wars" comic book and their experiences in creating the official Marvel Comics adaptation of the film.
Organizers of the Ottawa International Animation Festival have unveiled the lineup for the 2012 edition of the festival, along with poster art from Koji Yamamura, winner of the 2007 grand prize for his film “A Country Doctor.”
Tim Burton is participating in an “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” art contest in which he will serve as the judge selecting the grand-prize winner.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) announced the creation of a new category specifically created for video game artists.
The Productive has opened its doors to industrious animators, digital artists, writers and publishing professionals.
Welcome to 2012 with FFAF's very special Valentine's Day Special! Who, what, where, when, why, and how do Joel and Alan love? Then, animator/sculptor/toy-designer Gina Kamentsky joins the talk to discuss found-footage animation, kinetic esthetics, thorns in butts, and her new autobiography, Gloves and Goggles: The Gina Kamentsky Story.
Montreal-based Rodeo FX created digital landscapes and environments for Tarsem Singh's Snow White feature “Mirror Mirror.”
Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) and The Creative Talent Network (CTN) have partnered to offer one complimentary registration in the Animation Master Class taught by one of the world's most talented and revered legendary animators, Eric Goldberg.
These days, when technology plays such a significant role in all aspects of our lives, and in much of what we do, there is a strong relationship between “IT” and our imagination: when they are not in balance, technology itself can overshadow imagination and seemingly become the ultimate answer to all. But when they are, technology empowers us, acting as our “magic wand”.
To mark the one-year anniversary of the Japan relief efforts, Artists Help Japan is offering an exciting opportunity to buy rare memorabilia and original artwork from the animation industry's top talent.
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.
A 2-foot bronze statue of Dr. Seuss’ Lorax character was stolen from the backyard of Audrey Geisel’s La Jolla hillside mansion.
The Cartoon Art Museum's latest exhibition, “What, Me Worry? 60 Years of MAD” celebrates the rich history of MAD from the original comic book through the black-and-white magazine to its latest incarnation as a full-color bi-monthly publication supplemented by online content.
To share ideals and bring about meaningful transformations one needs a voice. Coming from a country where artists were the heralds of freedom and the voices for change against an oppressive system shaped by single-minded and intolerant ideology and resulting government, I have found mine through the power of imagination.
The AC Institute Satellite Space in New York City has curated an exhibit of Grella's "Notes to Self" project, running March 29 through April 28.
Gameforge, one of the world's leading online game providers, will be sponsoring the AppArtAward in the Game Art category of the ZKM | Centre for Art and Media Technology.
Fred Patten reviews a must-have book for fans of Pixar's individual films and students of modern animation in general.
MoCCA hosts a one-time master class with the legendary Gahan Wilson, famous for his bizarrely humorous work for Playboy and National Lampoon, on April 17, 2012.
Chris Sullivan's “Consuming Spirits,” a meticulously constructed tour de force of experimental animation, will have its world premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.
Vincent Morisset’s interactive work "BLA BLA," produced at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), took the SXSW Interactive Award for Art.
Animation historian Adam Abraham will join curator and host Jerry Beck at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art's “Madcap Modernism: Mid-Century Cartoons from UPA and Beyond” on Friday, March 30, 2012, at 7:30pm.