Each time I return to New York, my spiritual home, it takes even less time for me to become uptight, tense, stressed and mistrustful towards others.
Entertainment legends discuss undying principles of storytelling, building relationships, and how audiences have changed.
To begin with, what more could any Disney fan ask for – this groundbreaking film has never looked sharper.
2014 brings us another year of great variety in animation style and storytelling, though my pick for Oscar winner and my favorite short are not the same this year.
In a world where animation is reality, how would animated characters judge the best of filmed narratives?
It’s that time of the year again where 6000 male, mostly-white, 60 year olds put on their bi-focal 3D glasses and try to figure out what visual effects are.
Wondering about copyright? Finally, a freely available guide to fair use (in accordance with American law) for the visual arts.
KLIK! INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL at THE EYE in AMSTERDAM, 4 - 9 November 2014
KLIK! is always a perfect blend of excellent animation and fun, Fun, FUN, but when Lesley the Pony pranced into the Eye this year he brought a whole new meaning to fun! The spirit of Lesley the Pony, created by Christian Larrave as his junior year project at the Rhode Island School of Design (USA), fit right in with this year’s festival theme of Gender Bending: Girls, Boys, and Beyond.
Did we utilize 3D scanning and printing to create a high-end party favor? Yes, but if the sex industry can do it, so can we.
AWN’s Miscweant talks to Heritage Auctions about the upcoming LAIKA event planned for Thursday, February 12.
Animated television has changed dramatically since I began writing, I'm happy to say for the better...
Podcast examines the idea that “content is King” with a roundtable discussion with Talk NYC founder Derek Smith, Disney Online Originals VP Margie Gilmore and Defy Media’s Andy Tu.
Feeling famished and deprived in the relative calm of the Green Desert, my journey back to D.C. and New York is a welcome, though not altogether pleasant reprieve.
Jon Sasaki is the Charlie Chaplinesque little guy struggling with his Sisyphean challenges. Only the things he’s trying to achieve fall more into the realm of the bizarre and ridiculous than the practical.
Nik and I love Portugal, the food, the wine, the people, so when I was invited to be on the jury of FIKE and Nik was asked to give a workshop we were very excited. We had never been to Evora before so we weren’t prepared for the unique beauty of the historic town.
The Animate Dubai Animation Festival, running April 22 - 25, 2015 is looking for submissions. The deadline is February 8, 2015.
Open call for animation directors, documentarians and creative producers:
For projects in development, creative research and for forming new collaborations.
Through a series of professional seminars, ANIDOX:LAB will offer talented documentary and animation filmmakers the opportunity to engage and combine their two worlds.
The coaching seminars and collaborative workshops are designed to progress from fine-tuning an initial idea, through narrative and visual development, to pitching sessions at our prestigious partner festivals.