AWN’s The Miscweant attends the opening reception for ‘What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones’ at New York City’s Museum of the Moving Image.
Other than screenwriting software, all of the writing tools you need are available for free online. Here are the tools I use almost every day while I...
Other than screenwriting software, all of the writing tools you need are available for free online. Here are the tools I use almost every day while I write or do the business of writing...
The Pimp waxes nostalgically about his early affection for the game of baseball…and shares some baseball-themed animated shorts.
To ignite, liberate and empower imagination to its fullest and most potent we must open our minds and embrace "gravity free & reality independent” thinking.
Final Draft 9 was released earlier this year. I have now used it for the past 5 months and gotten pretty familiar with some of the new features. So I figured it’s time I gave it a review.
AWN's The Miscweant attends The Academy’s “Icons of Animation,” dedicated to the work of character designer and New Yorker cover artist Peter de Sève; artist and animator William Joyce;...
With four seasons under its belt, The Hub channel’s My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic celebrates its season-ending two-part episode and a just-announced 26-episode season five with one of its “What’s the Hubbub?” online chats.
Why is it that many live action filmmakers look down upon Animation as a lesser and an inferior medium?
Based on a recent interview Bill Desowitz did with Wally Pfister (Transcendence), Marc ponders the question whether technology actually fails us.
Painters start with a blank canvas, sculptors with a blank block of stone and writers with a blank page. Like a sculptor, a writer starts by chipping away the blank page.
From the guy who asked “What if Star Wars was a Tarantino film?” comes a new twist on Disney’s blockbuster animated musical: “If Frozen was a Horror Movie.”
In Part 1 I explained how I pitched one series with $13,000 worth of artwork and another with two sentences on the fly, and I sold the two sentences. But why did my two-sentences sell? What was it about the concept? What made it so good? ...
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is offering an online look at Bruce Alcock's (At the Quinte Hotel) latest film, 54 hours...
I can't get enough of Saki Yori's freewheeling, animated anxieties that somehow calm. Her latest is The Tale of The Plump Bird.
Germany's Studio Film Bilder just picked up a shiny award for their new pre-school series, Patchwork Pals. The series was created by acclaimed indie animator, Angela Steffen.
During the evenings between April and June, people can spend an evening viewing 7 commissioned Norman McLaren influenced projects that will be projected onto the facades of 7 Montreal buildings.
The task is harder than it seems. Can you identify 43 cartoon theme songs in this Ensemble ACJW mashup? My attempt was an epic FAIL!
Many people have a general idea of what a voice sounds like, but there is a tremendous amount of skill and integrity involved with voice-matching an actor.
Days 1 and 2 are filled with sessions pushing developers to be more daring in every aspect of their creative efforts.
The most refreshing, relevant and important ideas come to the surface at the Independent Games Summit.