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Blogs Kosovo’s Fantastic Anibar International Animation Festival

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 12:51pm

I had never thought of Peja, Kosovo as an ideal holiday spot but when I was invited to be on the International Jury of Anibar International Festival, the 22nd through the 27th of August, 2012, I discovered how wrong I was.

Blogs Perry’s Previews Movie Review & Director Interview: “Paperman,” A Flight of Imagination

By Perry Chen | Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 12:44pm

“Paperman” is an incredible film, the best animation short I have seen this year! The art is a seamless bend between CG and 2D animation, retaining the feel of fluid hand-drawn movements.

Blogs HOW TO WRITE FOR ANIMATION NOW AVAILABLE FOR KINDLE

Emmy-winning writer Jeffrey Scott’s acclaimed book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats

Blogs Encounter with Peru Part 3: Non-human Storytellers

Nature’s unsurpassed poetic, imaginative, intricate and glorious artistic ingenunity, the range of infinite design resources through which it is able to express its ideas and experimentation, are never captured visualized as magnificently as in astoundingly delicate designs Nature never seems to run out of, be shy about, or short on alternate renditions of its explorations, all in its perpetual strive for utter perfection.

Blogs We think of many things as being artistic but are they all art?

So, can we discuss art without having a clear definition of what it is?Certainly, I’m doing it now. Think of all the opinions you've heard and consider how many other diverse views there must be - then try to fashion one that works for you. This is the fun part. Try to create a definition that supports your idea that film or moving images should be considered art as much as a painting or a piece of pottery.

Blogs Take The "Four C" Challenge

By Lisa Kaye | Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 11:16am

When it comes to figuring out what makes sense for you in how you handle your career, there are a few basic principles that might help. It does not matter whether you are starting out or have been at this job thing for a while now. What matters is how you arrive at your destination and what are the values you bring along with you to work everyday.

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