November is another packed, globe trotting issue as Animation World takes a
look at the exciting arena of animated feature films. Heikki Jokinen
reveals the health of the European feature market and its high hopes for
the future. Ilene Gannaway takes us inside the production of Sony
Imageworks' next wower, "Stuart Little." From story to technical
innovations, Ilene gives us the inside scoop on how Imageworks is turning a
CGI mouse, into one of the family. Andrew Osmond debates whether or not
animated features have indeed grown up, and Ron Price of Character Builders
writes about working on animated feature films from Ohio...yes, you read
correctly Ohio! We continue our "Fantasia 2000" series, and Donald Siegal,
accomplished lyricists and composer, offers insight into the purpose of
songs in feature animation.
Education & Training is also included in this issue. PBS' new show "Doodle"
is profiled, as well as the trip the students of Denmark's Animation
Workshop took in order to study animation in India with Ram Mohan. Plus, in
other articles France's CNC is highlighted and John R. Dilworth is
interviewed as Courage the Cowardly Dog becomes a Cartoon Network series.
MIPCOM, a market of global importance, is reviewed by producer Iain Harvey
and Maureen Furniss continues her reviews of films currently on the
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