The Acrobat Issue Of Animation World Magazine Is Now Online!
The July Acrobat issue of Animation World Magazine is now on-line! July focuses on Internet animation. There is no denying that the Internet entertainment market has changed...so how are four prominent leaders in the field adjusting to the brave new world? Rick DeMott reports. Jacquie Kubin gains insight from executive Paul Samulski on NewKidCo, which is bringing some of the most well known properties and characters into the children's gaming arena. Tom Sito visits the construction site of what is sure to become a destination for animation fans worldwide -- the Ghibli Museum, honoring none other than Hayao Miyazaki, one of animation's foremost legends. Alan Neal reviews Susan J. Napier's latest book on anime entitled "From Akira to Princess Mononoke" and reveals a less than perfect text. Maureen Furniss reviews five more short films straight from the festival circuit: "The Shadow of Doubt" by Cynthia Wells, Patrick Smith's "Drink," "Grace" by Lorelei Pepei, "Chicken Kiev" by Thomas Stellmach and "We Are Immortal" by Daniel Guyonnet. Includes four QuickTime movie clips! We also hear from regulars, The Animation Pimp, Catherine Winder and Sahara Dowlatabadi's Producing Animation, Pam Thompson's Career Coach, and more.