What would Shrek be without his Scottish accent? Can you even imagine it? But not only was the character of Shrek NOT Scottish in William Stieg’s original books, (in fact, his name comes from Yiddish) but Mike Meyers very nearly never got the chance to play Shrek.
Nancy Phelps travels to Changchung, China to attend the The International Animation, Comics and Game Forum.
The issuing reflections are probably the most complex of all of those I have written until now, difficult and troublesome for me to reflect upon and even more so verbalize. Nonetheless, I feel a deep need to face a challenge of distilling and then sharing my personal thoughts and observations on this perplexing topics.
We thank those AWN readers who contributed their thoughts on the passing of legendary Russian animator Fyodor Khitruk.
These are three sentiments we have all felt at one time or another when it comes to how we may feel about our careers.
Should current technologies motivate and dictate new innovative designs or can concept designs inspire novel technologies? Which one is better, wiser, more advantageous in a long run?
Bill talks about plans for animation production expansion in Fuzhou, China.
Question: What are some of the positive responses from celebrities who got skewered on the Celebrity Deathmatch?
Before you turn into a cast member from “The Walking Dead” know that you can manage the loss of your career and let it RIP.
“Rise of the Guardians” is almost as big a flop as “Mars Needs Moms”. What is wrong with this picture? Ed Hooks takes a look and points to significant animation industry trends.
Ed discusses his problems with Wreck-It Ralph as well as the issues of "empathy," "sympathy" and animators as actors with pencils.
Passing along a special note from WIA/LA announcing a fundraising drive for Rusy Mills, who is suffering from colon cancer.
Last month, the whole team at Resnick Interactive did some Motion Capture (MOCAP) testing for a video game we’ll be working with in the near future.
Android has a bigger market share than iOS, so a bigger pool of potential users should mean that Android apps drive more revenue, right? Not necessarily.
It might be nice to placate your client but in some cases, realizing you know best and following your instincts may be your best defense.
Much has been written about the subject of BE-DO-HAVE in the self-help arena. But applying it to screenwriting can be very helpful as well.