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Animation Headline News

Calabash Animation Adds New CG Production Manager & Lead Animator

Forecasting a busy summer of production, Calabash Animation has added accomplished animation director Chris Blake as the company’s new CG Production Manager, and Lead Animator Eric Meister.

Autodesk Headline News

Designers and Technology Leaders Converge on Autodesk University

Autodesk University (AU) is where architects, engineers, and designers come together with industry and technology leaders to better understand new technologies, exchange best practices, and form new business strategies.

Comedy Blogs

CARS 2 (2011) (***)

John Lasseter's follow-up to his ode to car culture is the least like any other Pixar film. The spy spoof is an unabashed genre flick. WALL*E was sci-fi, but had a compelling love story at its core. Where the original CARS had an aww-shucks charm in its tale of finding pleasure in the simple side of life, this part two sets that aside for international intrigue, mistaken identities and fish out of water tomfoolery. It's of course done at the high performance quality level that Pixar has set since 1995.

Comedy Blogs


TOY STORY's story is not over. Pixar has decided to extend the franchise in a series of shorts, this one being the first. Woody and the gang are preparing for some R&R as their new owner Bonnie is headed off on a Hawaiian family vacation over the winter break. Stowed away in the little girl's backpack are Ken and Barbie, who are extremely disappointed when they discover they're at Bonnie's house and not a luau on the beach. So in order to rescue the couple's first vacation together, the rest of the toys team up to bring paradise to a preschooler's bedroom.