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?
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.
The basic elements of every story and character are BE-DO-HAVE. Understanding how these elements interrelate is vital to creating a meaningful character arc and a lot more.
Last month marked the third edition of the AniMazSpot Festival in Glendale, California. It’s a small, non-profit boutique festival that celebrates the best animated short films from around the world.
I enjoyed this film immensely, and I recommend it to children of all ages. I am so excited that Tim Burton is returning to his original spooky, stop-motion roots with this amazing new movie.
Mobile emulators and simulators can help developers test their apps on different devices without having to actually have them on hand. The testing tools can make testing easier, particularly where there are lots of variations in device types, screen sizes and operating systems. But they also face some limitations.