The world's only magical and peculiar floating animation festival is reviewed by oTTo Alder in "A Long Voyage Down the River Dnjeper," which is available in both German and English.
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Licensing and merchandising is playing to kids and teaching them that they can get what they want, in a big way.
It is no secret that Japan consumes a massive amount of animated entertainment, but just how big is the home video market? Fred Patten puts it all in perspective.
What is CARTOON and just what are they doing in Arles? Heikki Jokinen answers all of our questions as he outlines the European Union's MEDIA program, CARTOON, the European Association of Animated Film.
Our coverage of the fifth annual festival in Rio Di Janiero, Brazil includes: a review by Edmundo Barrieros, "Anima Mundi In Brief," in both Portuguese and English, an essay, "On the Winning Film: Dada," by Lea Zagury and Aida Queiros which discusses Piet Kroon's Dada, and a Quicktime movie of the award-winning film.
Robby London discusses the importance of licensing and merchandising in regards to production with Heather Kenyon.
The first Student Animation Festival of Ottawa is reviewed by Joan Ashworth of the Royal College of Art. Will this become another Ottawa tradition?
Why all the studio stores? Control, control, control. Teresa Klein investigates the many profitable facets of studio stores.
Thomas Basgier reports on the second annual Fantoche Festival in Baden, Switzerland, a festival which prides itself on screening the best in experimental and alternative animation.
Yvette Burrows describes the Museum's collection and many of the intriguing animation events and training courses being held at London's world-famous MOMI.
Karen Raugust takes us to Japan where animated merchandise can produce huge profits in a very competitive marketplace.
"Yehi hai right choice, Baby. Un Huh'!" sing two young rag-pickers as they wade through a heap of rubbish, gathering scraps of metal, paper and old bottles to sell in New Delhi, the bustling capital of India. Hips swinging and voices raised, the children seem to be caught in a spirited bubble which, for an instant, was lifting them above the dirt and filth on which they danced. Listening to these children sing out with spontaneous, joyous abandon makes one smile and then wonder at the incongruity of it all: for they are, in fact, warbling the television...
Marketing consultant Jennifer Deare details the steps to building a strategic marketing plan for an animated project's success.
Dave Siegel gives us his inside view on the kids of today, what they want and the influence that they wield.
If you remember Truckzilla, Apu's Secret Garden, or The Sandwich, then it's time for you to move to Virtual Springfield. Joe Toledo reviews this much anticipated new game from Fox Interactive.
Flatworld by Daniel Greaves. Tandem Films Entertainment. Shock by Zlatin Radev. Zlatin Radev Films.
An international jury comprised of Raoul Servais (Belgium), Natalia Orlova (Russia), Monique Renault (The Netherlands), and Natalia Chernyshova (Ukraine) awarded the following prizes and diplomas at KROK `97: Prizes Grand Prix: Daniel Greaves for Flat World (Great Britain) Special Jury Prize: Mikhail Aldashin The Nativity (Russia) Special Jury Prize: Nick Park for A Close Shave (Great Britain) Special Jury Prize:...
Cartoon Network explains why they chose to promote their new World Premier Toons in pools around the U.S.
AWM visited Henderson, Nevada, to see first-hand the home of The Simpsons. View our Quicktime movies for a full tour of the house and coverage of an entire day of Fox festivities.
For the fifth consecutive year, Anima Mundi stands again as the most important cultural event in Rio De Janeiro. Spanning ten days in August, more than 22,000 people enjoyed 126 films and dozens of videos, and participated in various workshops, talks, and other events.Cesar Coelho, Valeria Colela, Lea Zagury, Aida Queiroz, Marcos Magalhaes. Photo: Lula Rodrigues. © Anima Mundi. Anima Mundi's Impact This unique animation festival, the only one of its kind in Latin America, brings to the Cariocas (as the residents of Rio refer to themselves) the best in worldwide...
John Goldsmith of Metropolis defines just why you need an agent to help navigate through your career.
Pelo quinto ano consecutivo, Anima Mundi foi o principal evento cultural do Rio de Janeiro por dez dias do m de agosto. Desta vez, mais de 22 mil pessoas assistiram a 126 filmes e dezenas de veos, al de participarem de oficinas e palestras. O ico festival do gero em toda a Amica Latina novamente trouxe para os cariocas o melhor da produo autoral internacional, assegurando uma sintonia com o mundo que come a render seus primeiros frutos. Se antes de Anima Mundi os animadores brasileiros tinham...