ANIMATION WORLD MAGAZINE - ISSUE 4.2 - MAY 1999

by David Kilmer and Amid Amidi


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Business: Harvey Posts Losses, Disney May Convert Internet Holdings, Cinar Approved For Stock Listings, Motion Factory Receives Funding, C-3D Digital Acquires Strata, Loop Filmworks Opens Up Shop, Neurone Rescues Fantome, Marvel Gains Credit, Silicon Graphics Changes Name To SGI.

People: Musical Chairs.

In Passing: Evelyn Lambart, 1914 - 1999; Jean Vander Pyl, Best Known As Wilma Flintstone's Voice, Dies; Schoolhouse Rock Creator Dies In Car Accident.

Films: AWN Animated Box Office Report, Spider-Man To Swing Without Cameron, Marvel/Sony Win Spider-Man Suit, Rocky & Bullwinkle Starts Production.

Visual Effects: Spontaneous Combustion Revs Up The New Audi TT Campaign, New Visual Effects Training Videos.

Television: Futurama Has Popular Premiere, Futurama Has A Future, Gary And Mike Hit The Road, Animania Schedule For April, TV Tidbits, Disney Is Whomptastic, Arthur Shall Return, Archie On Pax TV.

Commercials: Seeing Spots by Simex Digital Studios, Class-Key-Chew-Po Commercials, The Ink Tank, Curious Pictures, Radium, Simex, Helium Productions, Inc. and Two Headed Monster, Aardman Animations, Topix/Mad Dog, Tricky Pictures.

Home Video: Rupert Arrives On DVD, Ottawa Festival To Release Videos, Rugrats Debut On Video, Vampires In Havana!

Education: Gnomon Adds New Classes, George Lucas & Steven Spielberg Give To USC School Of Cinema-Television, College Offers New MFA In Computer Animation, SVA Animates Yale Study.

Technology: New Technology Puts Animators Back In Control, SGI Launches Digital Media Production Suite, Alias|Wavefront Previews Maya Paint Effects, Alias|Wavefront Delivers Maya IPR.

Internet & Interactive
: Law Suit Blames Computer Games For Shootings, Viewers Animate MTV, Mindscape Makes Babyz.

Books: Attention Educators: Author Seeks Info.

Call For Entries
: Chicago International Children's Film Festival, New York Digital Salon, Film Roman Fine Arts Competition, Teletoon Scholarship Award, Fox TV Wants Your Cartoons, The New York Festivals Call For Entries, Fantoche Is Back, Makin' Wookiee.

Awards: The First Snow Of Winter Wins Award, BAFTA Awards Canterbury Tales, ASIFA-East 1999 Awards Have Been Announced.

Events
: MIPTV99: A Pivotal Market, Last Month In Animation, Upcoming Events in Animation.


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