Each week, Animation World Magazine offers new articles, special features and theme-based coverage of the art, craft and industry of animation. New this week:
Don't work in a studio or live next to a school but want to learn Maya? John Edgar Park offers a solution and reviews the best Maya training videotapes around.
Jerry Beck finds that "Tiny Planets" teaches big concepts to preschoolers in a completely charming way.
NATPE 2002 was a breaking point for the event. Split into two different venues with a steep decline in attendance, some said it was the end...but others just shrugged and did their usual business. How bad is it? Adam Snyder reports.
Interactive content producer/creator Eric Oldrin relates his experiences from the trenches of NATPE 2002, where he came with the intention to sell and found that he was anything but alone.
In the world of international voice dubbing, Jacques Barreau sees the need for a universal vocabulary that will help actors properly place their voices and attain the perfect voice that is needed for a job.
Jerry Beck reviews "Saddle Rash," another entry for Cartoon Network's Adult Swim. This one may just ride quietly into the sunset...