How do we anticipate the future and what will be the role for artistic individuals in its shaping? What kind of creative canvases will the future offer us? How will technology, sciences and their fusion with arts impact our creative powers? How will imagination fit into this brave new world?
Odyssey Pictures has put out a sneak peek at some of the artwork for the forthcoming animated feature, “Hank the Cowdog,” based on the beloved children’s literary franchise by John R. Erickson.
From our very origin humanity has been striving to unravel and unveil the grand design, the very scheme by which this vast Universe, and all within it, works, and the ingenuity by which it all begun, as well as where it is all evolving to. In this pursuit, as history has shown, we have wasted a lot of time seeing ourselves as unique, the center of it all, the ones around whom everything revolves.
This “making of” book takes an in-depth look at the concept and production art of DreamWorks’ upcoming animated feature, Madagascar 3.
I challenge students to expose themselves, not physically but spiritually. I call upon them to “take the condom off their head”, have an unsafe idea, for life is too short and precious for following in someone else’s steps, make your own path through an untapped space.
Pratt Institute, currently celebrating its 125th anniversary year, will be showcasing a host of talent at Pratt Show 2012, which will take place from May 7-10.
The Cartoon Art Museum celebrates five decades of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes with “Avengers Assemble!” an exhibition featuring some of the most iconic characters in comic book history, including Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Ant-Man, The Wasp, Hawkeye, Black Widow and The Incredible Hulk.
It's just a nifty day, as shown here by a nifty storyboard sequence from the new Aardman and Sony film, The Pirates! Band of Misfits.
We've got a nifty collection of model sheets from Aardman's and Sony's new feature, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, which hits the theatres in the US today.
To many the “system” is the symbol of oppression, the foe to resist in almost any cause. To us, not understanding something is a challenge that motivates and inspires, it ignites our imagination, makes us restless until, if fortunate, we arrive at an answer, a climax, whether right or not.
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.