Column: The Animation Pimp
The Animation Pimp sets the record straight with sensitive artist doofs who get upset when their films dont make a festival competition, but still make a special screening section.
This month the Animation Pimp gets a little queer about the gay hysteria circling around various cartoons.
Sean Wagstaff reviews MotionBuilder 6, which remains unmatched at manipulating, re-using and blending animation data from multiple sources, and creating character performances from scratch.
Zombies attack the world of animation! The Animation Pimp seems to think there coming from ASIFA chapters all over the globe.
The Animation Pimp returns with a third installment in his unsung animators series. This time riding with Stephanie Maxwell.
The Animation Pimp looks back on the emotional agony of receiving an award at the ASIFA-East Festival.
The Animation Pimp rediscovers Ryan Larkin and Chris Landreths intimate short film on the fallen star animator.
Henry Turner investigates the newest developments in motion capture and motion control, which brings the technology on-set. Includes a QuickTime movie clip from Hidalgo.
The Animation Pimp offers a very personal journey of self-discovery and advice as he eulogizes his grandfather.
Taylor Jessen reviews five short films fresh from the festival circuit: Maanvis (Moonfish) by Isabel Bouttens, Im A Star! By Stefan Stratil, How To Cope With Death directed by Ignacio Ferregras, How Mermaids Breed directed by Joan Ashworth and Chainsmoker directed by Ulf Lundgren. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
Animation Pimp ponders the effect of comprising the Ottawa Festivals jury with worldclass criminals instead of international intellectuals.
The Animation Pimp gives his sage advice about how to submit films to the Ottawa Film Fest, thus not pissing him off.
Known for being racy himself, the Animation Pimp tackles the adultness ofSpike TVs new primetime The Strip line-up.
Class is in, and the Pimp is teaching Animation 101 to students and schools that churn out cloned work.