Stephen Lynch visited Sydney's AEAF 2001 and found it to be a treasure trove of star talent presenting some of the most exciting effects coming to a screen near us soon.
The Tehran International Animation Festival ran February 19 - 22, 2001. Nag Vladermersky was lucky enough to attend and relates his experiences animated and otherwise.
The Brussels Cartoon and Animated Film Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary. Join us for a special photo gallery of twenty years.
Veteran animation director Paul Brizzi reviews Ed Hooks' book, which combines his years of theater and teaching experience to reveal principles Brizzi says ring true.
Fred Patten reviews the latest anime releases including: Trigun, Shamanic Princess, Blue Seed, Silent Service and Maze.
Jade Ohlhauser takes a look at Discreet's Character Studio 3 and discovers that it's more than just a 3DS max plug-in.
Tired of Teletubbies and need another bizarre pre-school fix? Well check out Consortium of Gentlemen's Yoho Ahoy on the BBC. Soon you'll know every line...
Fred Patten reviews the latest anime releases inbluding: Outlaw Star, Cardcaptors, Cardcaptor Sakura, The Vision of Escaflowne, Cowboy Bebop and Generator Gawl.
Jacquie Kubin visited New York City's Toy Fair and has a full report on the hot properties for 2001 and beyond. What's going to be in your Happy Meal? Read on...
With the new Toy Story: The Ultimate Toy Box and Fantasia Anthology, Disney has clearly pulled ahead of the competition, putting together expansive bonus selections and features to showcase these great animated features. Gerard Raiti reports.
Exporting your animation to Flash so that it plays smoothly and soundly over the Internet is getting more complicated with every new product crowing about its 'Flash-export capability.' Mark Winstanley is here to make sense of it all for you.
Jon Hofferman joins us to review short films: The Dance of the Saracen Asparagus by Christophe Le Borgne, Maria Vasilkovsky's Fur & Feathers, Run of the Mill by Borge Ring, Andreas Hykade's Ring of Fire and Paul Fierlinger's long-awaited Still Life with Animated Dogs. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
Traveling all the way to la Rnion, an island in the Indian Ocean, Jean Detheux discovers a remote location struggling to join the technology revolution and raising questions about our rampant globalization.
Jacquie Kubin visted New York City's Toy Fair and has a full report on the hot properties for 2001 and beyond. What's going to be in your Happy Meal? Read on...
We take a look at Discreet's 2D/3D paint and compositing solution - combustion. Can it live up to the hype? We find out...
Rick DeMott takes a look at Animation Scriptwriting, the latest how to book on scribing, revealing that this road map might not lead everyone to fame and fortune.
Visit the most recent Holland Animation Film Festival. AWN's Ron Diamond attended and brought back photos of festival participants and the lovely city of Utrecht.
Maureen Furniss reviews short films: Daddy and I, a collective Korean student film, Hein?! by Mauricio Vidal, Renan de Moraes and Sergio Yamasaki, Au Premier Dimanche d'Ao (A Summer Night Rendez-Vous), directed by Florence Miailhe, Film S Djevojcicom (Film with a Girl), directed by Daniel Suljic and Bob Godfrey's Millenium - The Musical. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
Project:messiah 1.5 is about to expand into messiah:studio, a new modular and innovative approach to animation. Mike Amron investigates. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
Fred Patten reviews the latest anime releases including: Jubei-chan, th e Ninja Girl, Tenamonya Voyagers, Phantom Quest Corp. Perfect Collection, Gasaraki and Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure.
Cartoon Forum is helping to build Europe into a powerful animation force. TV-Loonland's John Bullivant discusses this past year's Forum and how this precious tool might evolve into the new millennium.
Let's check in with a few of the participants from this past year's Cartoon Forum and see where Gotland's leads have taken them. Participants include: Honeycomb Animation, Artoon S.A., Fictitious Egg and Sav! The World Productions.
Once again Universal Studios Florida's newest attraction -- the largest dark ride to date is a show stopper featuring Men In Black and new technology. Jacquie Kubin offers a trip inside.