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.
Adam Beckett’s tragically short career as experimental animator and budding effects master are celebrated in a collection of his restored films.
The annual Ursa Major Awards, for the best anthropomorphic (“funny animal”) literature and art of the year, is now open for voting for works produced during the calendar year 2011.
IM Global posted concept art for “The Happytime Murders,” a movie about a world where puppets and humans co-exist and a puppet detective must solve a murder.
New York and Melbourne-based studio XYZ announced that it has added Mat Landour to its artist roster.
Part of the Shop Talk Masterclass Series sponsored by Studio Technique, a masterclass with legendary Disney animator Andreas Deja will be held in Montréal on June 2 & 3, 2012.
Sheldon Moldoff, who drew some of the most recognizable superheroes of comic books’ golden age without receiving recognition in his own right until decades later, died on February 29 near his home in Lauderhill, FL.
For some time now I have been promising myself a return to organic art. In my case this means line drawing. I love how line fluctuates, swings, cuts, curls, twists, envelopes, stubs, caresses, how it becomes a natural extension of an artist, how its creator can funnel into it the inner thoughts, passions, desires, frustrations or dreams.
Joe Strike interviews R.O. Blechman at the NY Society of Illustrators on March 7, 2012, as part of the “Interview with an Animator” series.
Fred Patten discusses Studio Ghibli's lush new book detailing the production art of their latest feature film.
Thursday morning found our traveling band of Oscar short animation nominees and AWN staff trekking eastward for a morning at the Animation Resource Library (ARL). The definitive, company-owned archive for all Disney production materials, ARL is something of an in-house secret, playing host to over 60 million pieces of original production artwork.
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.
Jan Berenstain, who with her husband, Stan, wrote and illustrated the Berenstain Bears books that have charmed preschoolers and their parents for 50 years, resulting in two television series, a number of TV specials and even a videogame, suffered a severe stroke on Thursday and died Friday in Solebury, Pennsylvania.
Special Guest: OIAF Animators' Picnic 2011 - Part 1
Joel and Alan bother legends of international animation as they try to eat, drink, and be wary at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011.
Live, from the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011, entertainment's own comedy pangea, Dino Stamatopoulos, is paid to sit down with the very Joel Frenzer and Alan Foreman for the most overmodulated audiophonic conver-senation* about his animated series Morel Orel and Mary Shelley's Frankenhole. Topics include: writing for adult animated comedy while drinking, drinking for adult animated comedy while writing, star-shaped facial hair, adopting classical horror literary author names into titular innuendo forever linking them historically, and poutine.
LA-based Green Dot Films teamed up with Home.corp. director Kim Jacobs to plaster city streets with wall-climbing art in an electrifying spot, “Graffiti,” for Pepsi.
Beginning on September 26, 2011, the Cartoon Art Museum’s ongoing Small Press Spotlight will feature the art of Ric Carrasquillo.