This Week At Animation World Magazine
- History In The Round
Martin "Dr. Toon" Goodman takes a look at the DVD as a source of animation history.
- A Retro-future Metropolis
Fred Patten discusses Osamu Tezuka's METROPOLIS, a landmark film which cleverly straddles the past and the future to depict a tragic tale in a sprawling city where individuals struggle to assert their identities and freedom.
- Fresh from the Festivals: February 2002's Film Reviews
Jon Hofferman reviews five short films fresh from the festival circuit: 2+2 by Benita Raphan and Clayton Hemmert, Stefan Gronsky's THE BOX, JEDNÉ NOCI V JEDNOM MESTE (ONE NIGHT IN ONE TOWN) by Jan Balej, TOKEN LIFE by David Donar, and Victoria Livingstone's WINDOW. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
- Vampires, Lice and a Dose of History: Juan Padrón and Cuban Animation
John A. Lent relates the new atmosphere of Cuba's still thriving animation community through the eyes of Juan Padrón, one of the island nation's leading animation forces.