The Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum hits Hollywood this week as they kick off their exclusive and elusive star-studded six week podcasting tour of the west coast animation dynasty. It's FFAFLA 2010! Join Alan, Joel, Computer, and Sam Olschan as they tinkle and toast their way into the hearts of the industry's most influential celebrataunts and debuties. Special guest and International Manimator of Mystery, Mike Overbeck, gets things going as he discusses his commercial work, personal films, unemployment animation time-fillers, and interrogation spy techniques.
The billionaire Super Hero in the iron suit is back in Marvel Studios' and Paramount Pictures' thrilling sensation IRON MAN 2, debuting on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital download September 28, 2010.
No marching brooms, cartoon mice, dragons or robotic tentacles: Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel and Alfred Molina star in Jerry Bruckheimer’s The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.
On this week's episode of the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum, Alan gives Joel a sneak peek at his decades-old experimental energy sleep activity cycle! Then, the most impressively twinned pair of animation super-star multi-makers Fran and Will Krause ride into the forum on their tandem bike to discuss making things, breaking things, and their high-octane bacon-powered recipe for dancin' dancin' dancin'.
On FFAF's big 5-week anniversary celespectaculation, Joel expunges another special circuitous grievance about inconsequential matters pertaining to his favorite subject, Animation, with no real concluding statement. Alan's face reacts quizzically. Later, Director and Animator Dan Abdo enters The Forum to discuss comics, commercials, censuses, corporate identities, and exactly why Vermont is for lovers.
The entire original cast and Family Guy's Seth MacFarlane, as the voice of I.S.R.A.E.L, get drawn into the brand new animated feature film, which is now available on DVD and download-to-own.
Coprophilia, necrophilia, aroused onscreen genitalia, an endless supply of “fuck”s, “shit”s and language even less polite; it must be The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie!
Author, animator, and 80's cartoon voice reenactor, The Definitive Tim Finn, stops by to discuss coffee-table books, animation based on colors, and 3D Chess. Joel and Alan then engage Tim in a very brief but colossal battle of capitalism in FFAF's newest radio game, "Two Minute Monopoly". All is then put classier when the beautiful, the insightful, and the ever effervescent Lorelei Pepi reveals her unorthodox recipe for Italian Wedding Soup, her thoughts on animation and art, and why FFAF's other newest radio game, "Brain Cloning", is a good excuse to beat up on Joel's face.
The best of everything our industry has to offer, and then some, comes together every May at this powerhouse event in Stuttgart.
Trying to get an adult animated series onto cable? You might want to learn how Devin Clark, creator of Comedy Central’s new series Ugly Americans went about it.
COMINGSOON.NET reports that Warner Bros. Pictures launched two online games, SCORPIOCH ATTACK and MEDUSA'S CURSE, at the official Web site for CLASH OF THE TITANS.
New Line and Warner Bros. are developing a feature film version of SPEEDY GONZALES, according to THE HEAT VISION BLOG.
Mashimaro is coined from the word, marshmallow, but the way that a baby might pronounce it. Mashimaro is a rabbit with sleepy eyes, short legs and chubby body. He is a mischievous troublemaker but, sweet by nature.
From the early stages of the Korean animation production business in the 1980’s, Big Star Enterprise, Inc. has been a leading animation production company, since its establishment in 1986. Big Star is one of the few studios in Korea that provides animation services in the major animation mediums – traditional, CG and flash.
Scott Free Prods., Ridley and Tony Scott's production house, have tapped the services of Jack Arbuthnott, former BBC Films' development exec, and Surian Fletcher-Jones, former BBC television drama script editor.
Joe Strike takes a look at the tax implications for freelancing on both employers and contractors and how companies like MBO Partners can help.
For the seventh year, AWN's Rick DeMott puts together a collection of the best commercials and music videos from the past year submitted by readers.
The newly released animated film "Astro Boy" brings the iconic Japanese manga character to movie theaters. Filmmaker Imagi International Holdings Limited (HKEx: 585) created "Astro Boy" with Autodesk Maya software from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK).
Columbia Pictures has hired Etan Cohen (TROPIC THUNDER) to pen the third part of the MEN IN BLACK series, according to VARIETY.
The 20th annual Cartoon Forum took place September 22-25 in the beautiful town of Stavanger, Norway. Always marked by a convivial atmosphere, the event in this milestone year had an especially positive and cohesive vibe, with attendees seemingly enjoying simply being together to share their common enthusiasm.
DreamWorks are in talks to adapt animated web series XOMBIE into a feature, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.