Barry J.C. Purves shared his sentiments on the coming of the computer. Now Barry's back to share his thoughts on the last two years that have been both exhilarating and disappointing for him.
We asked six stop-motion maestros to reveal a few tricks of the trade. Henry Selick, Barry Purves, David Fain, Andrew Ruhemann, Voltaire and Mikk Rand responded with an odd assortment of ingredients that may be useful to you in your next stop-motion film.
In a small, quiet cafe, motion-capture pioneer Chris Walker and outrageous stop-motion animator Corky Quakenbush got together for lunch and discovered that even though their techniques may appear to be night and day, they actually have a lot in common.
Palo Alto, California-based PACIFIC DATA IMAGES (PDI)has hired JOHN BATTER to the newly created position of Chief FinancialOfficer. He previously held the same post at DreamWorks Interactive wherehe was part of the start-up management team. Prior to DreamWorks, Batterwas CFO for game developer Xatrix Entertainment. Batter's appointment willfree up time for PDI founder and president Carl Rosendahl to move into achairman's position. The company is also searching to fill an additional
In a personal memoir, Candy Kugel describes how she and a small team created an icon that would one day take the world by storm.
Wendy Jackson interviews Fonda Snyder, co-founder of Storyopolis, a unique company which is a symbiosis of a bookstore, art gallery, development think tank and production company.
Melissa Chimovitz interviews Polish independent animators Jerzy Kucia and Piotr Dumala, with the help of oTTo Alder, at the Fantoche Film Festival.
Everybody's favorite animated race car driver is turning 30. With all eyes on Speed and crew, we decided to interview J.J. Sedelmaier about his award winning Volkswagen commercial and Elizabeth Moran's new book, Speed Racer: The Official 30th Anniversary Guide.
With the direct-to-home video release of Babes in Toyland, Toby Bluth shares his memories with us of growing up in a household that included brother Don...
Heather Kenyon interviews Christie's animation art expert, Elyse Luray-Marx, for an inside view into the prestigious auction house. Are they stuffy? Guess again!
Robby London discusses the importance of licensing and merchandising in regards to production with Heather Kenyon.
Gene Walz chronicles the mysterious career of Charlie Thorson, a crucial character designer who was quite a character himself.
Mo Willems hosts a conversation over dinner with CTW's Arlene Sherman and MTV's Abby Terkuhle. What does this unlikely duo have in common? More than you would think!
Rose Bond interviews Joanna Priestley and reveals the unique relationship between the filmmaker and her films.
Janet Benn relates how hard work and The Fates helped Nancy Beiman to her rightful place in the Pantheon of Disney Animators.
Computer animators Steve Williams, Webster Colcord and Doug Dooley reveal their top ten animated films.
Surviving a war and sanctions, the Bikic Studio returns to the marketplace and prepares for an uphill waltz.
Traditional animator Guionne Leroy describes her first digital experience. Currently working on a new clay short, she is shooting it with a digital camera and having a blast with the new opportunities.