Sharon Schatz profiles the big name talent -- Elton John, Tim Rice, Hans Zimmer and John Powell -- behind The Road to El Dorado and finds how music and art are carefully crafted into one.
DreamWorks SKG is seeking box-office gold with their new film, The Road to El Dorado. J. Paul Peszko goes behind the scenes to reveal a new production process, a new type of artist and why this film might just reach the promised land.
Alyson Carty & Chris Robinson offer an indepth look at Alexander Petrov's IMAX spectacular, The Old Man and The Sea.
Eric Huelsman predicts that Walking With Dinosaurs will be hailed as one of the most scientifically significant technological benchmarks in broadcast television for many years to come. Here's why...
While Korea is recognized as a world animation power, she is not known to have creative control over the projects on which she works. Now could be the right time for Korean companies to change this role. Joe Jo suggests a few tactics.
Pixar does it again! In a sequel many are calling better than the first (is this possible?!), the Toy Story gang is back in theaters. Karl Cohen paid a visit to the studio and spoke with the film's directors and producers. A real treat.
Stuart Little is coming to the screen in a big way this fall. Ilene Renee Gannaway visits Sony Pictures Imageworks to see the work that has gone into making this CGI mouse real.
Donald Alan Siegal, accomplished writer and producer of songs, music and story, discusses the proper way of using musical numbers in animated features.
Robert Story continues his behind the scenes memoirs of his time working with animation legend Bob Clampett. This month he concludes with the tale of the animated show Beany and Cecil.
Screenwriter Annabelle Perrichon and director Jean-Louis Bompoint explain how a couple of zoot suited Jazz players, escaping Big Apple mobsters were brought to life by a French creative team.
Brad Bird's The Iron Giant is turning out to
be the surprise success of the summer, both artistically and with
audiences. Bob Miller interviews Brad and finds out how he has put
Warner Feature Animation back on the map.
Jeff Kleiser and Diana Walczak talk about how they took on the challenges of bringing Spider-Man to life in the brand-new ride-film The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man.
Universal is making a multi-million dollar bid in Disney's town with Universal Studios Islands of Adventure. Joseph Szadkowski goes behind the scenes for a sneak peak at The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man attraction.
PDI's Lee Lanier, director of Millennium Bug, describes how he took black and white photographs and turned them into a moving, satirical peak at the future.
Tyron Montgomery leads us through the production process of Our Garden, a stop motion theatrical piece he recently completed utilizing digital technology. Includes a Quicktime movie clip.
The last installment of Barry Purves' productiondiary as he chronicles producing a series of animated shorts for Channel4. An Animation World Magazine exclusive.
Director Mark Osborne discusses the making of More, the world's first 70mm/15 perf stop motion film. Includes a Quicktime movie clip
he eighth installment of Barry Purves' production diary as he chronicles producing a series of animated shorts for Channel 4. An Animation World Magazine exclusive.
Contrary to popular belief, the Internet and kids are made for each other. Ted Pedersen & Francis Moss take us into the world of the post-television generation.
The seventh installment of Barry Purves' production diary as he chronicles producing a series of animated shorts for Channel 4. An Animation World Magazine exclusive.
What elements does FCC friendly programming need to keep kids paying attention and tuning in for more? Jennifer Kotler outlines the musts.
The sixth installment of Barry Purves' production diary as he chronicles producing a series of animated shorts for Channel 4. An Animation World Magazine exclusive.
Buzz Potamkin attended New York City's first serious look at the increasingly complex and important world of taping into the kids' market. He was pleasantly surprised by the insightful panels and discussion. he 1998 Golden Marble Award Winners were announced at the event as well.
The fifth installment of Barry Purves' production diary as he chronicles producing a series of animated shorts for Channel 4. An Animation World Magazine exclusive.