During the first Dark Ages, folks living in the shadow of the Roman Aqueduct said, “What the heck is that thing?” They yanked stones from it to build their huts, it became a landmark, but as far as they knew, IT was created by wizards—or maybe the more advanced thought aliens were responsible. The records of what IT was, and how and why IT was built were either lost, destroyed, or irretrievable through the methods of the day.
Category: Music and Sound
If you're tired of watching music videos featuring people with clothes on, or, worse yet, videos in which people's bodies are constructed according to the basic laws of biology, then you need to check out the Klaxons' Twin Flames, which both dispenses with the excess outerwear and gives us a whole slew of new ways to look at the human body.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), DC Entertainment and Nick Grace of Water Lane Productions Ltd (WLP) announced today that BATMAN LIVE – a unique action-packed live show - will tour arenas for the first time ever across the UK and Europe, beginning in summer 2011 and arriving in North America by summer 2012.
The new Con on the block, brought to us by Chase Wang, continues to grow. July is shaping up to be a good month for anime and manga fans.
Disney’s 1995 backup animated feature A Goofy Movie – and one of its songs in particular – struck a chord with a generation of school kids who are now in college. Fan videos and mash-ups are nothing new, but one student took it a step – or two – further…
GK Films is in talks to acquire the rights to a feature project based on Michael Jackson's legendary THRILLER music video, reports Deadline.com.
Announced last night in New York from the infamous Guggenheim Museum, Steve Scott's 'Parachute Endings' for Birdy Nam Nam is to be shown at the Guggenheim Museums around the globe (New York, Bilbao, Berlin, Venice & Abu Dhabi) as part of YouTube Play.
IMAX Corporation today announced the launch of its new nXos Calibrator, a patent-pending technology designed to tune and automatically monitor IMAX audio systems.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) comes to an end with a highly anticipated closing ceremonies which were held this evening at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. OIAF organizers announced the 2010 winners of the official competition during the ceremonies.
I spoke with Lou Pomanti to get his take on music for animation. Lou Pomanti is an award-winning, performer, arranger, and producer. He’s a keyboard wizard, and worked with Blood Sweat and Tears, James Taylor, Gordon Lightfoot, Leonard Cohen, and Michael Buble. He even was the arranger for the finalists for the Hockey Night in Canada Anthem Challenge, which, in Canada, is pretty much the national anthem.
Elton John and Lady Gaga will perform the song "Hello, Hello" for the upcoming GNOMEO & JULIET (Feb. 11, 2011 from Touchstone Pictures).
Toon Radio announces the acquisition of Cartoon Carnival. The internet radio station Toon Radio(toonradio.net) has picked up Cartoon Carnival with Joe Bev for broadcast on its audio stream.
Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment, the comic book legend and Yoshiki, Asia’s most influential music artist, join forces to develop a music Super Hero comic book and motion comic series.
FAMILY GUY mastermind Seth MacFarlane has inked a record deal with Universal Republic Records, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Company 3 recently completed work on Lady Gaga’s newest music video, “Alejandro,” which was released on the web on June 7.
The inaugural MAX event in Los Angeles is almost here. Set to take place at Club Nokia, I think I can smell the success brewing.
This week on the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum, Alan experiments with the fine art of circular breathing and Joel achieves a record-setting number of "nows" while both puzzle over the continuing misappearance of the FFAF computer. Then, after some hard-battled man-powered guest-summoning, screen writer and Troma film starlet Adeline Colangelo enters the Forum to dish about writing for animation, how one stumbles into being a professional writer, and the finer points of like, ya know, mumble-core.
On this decisode of the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum, Alan and Joel lament over the mysterious disappearance and unplanned obsolescence of The FFAF Computer, while entertaining a career in side-show freakery. Then Baman Piderman's own power-couple, shoe-illustrator Lindsay Small and shoe-phobic Alex Butera, discuss dinner, dating, working in cartoons, cartoon networking, avant-god animation assignments, and how perfectly complimentary skill sets boost both animation production and home economy. FFAF then gets a personal invite to their wedding where Joel and Alan will release doves through inventive voice-acting calisthenics.
On a Full Forum Super-Seven-Student Panelpalooza, Joel and Alan survey animation students who study animation at Boston's extra-prestigious School of the Museum of Fine Arts about their likes, dislikes, and the future of future animation futures. During the course of the discourse, many fundamental life questions are questioned; what's the best way to animate glitter raining down on a stripping cat?, would you really give up your right pinky for the abilities of a changeling?, how can one take a shower in the classroom?, and most importantly, can Hamburger Helper help you to help yourself?
Cuppa Coffee Studios President and Executive Producer Adam Shaheen has announced the launch of a new personal venture, Saucer Sound.
Girls and Corpses Magazine, in conjunction with the animation company Pretend For Real Studios, will premiere a wild three minute animated music video at their ROCK 'N' COMIC-CON booth on MAY 28th - May 30th, 2010 at the Pasadena Convention Center http://www.rockncomiccon.com/.