Jennifer Champagne takes us into other venues like papers, panels, Millenium Motels and more to discover what other animated highlights SIGGRAPH `99 has to offer.
Whether you are a student creating reel, a professional who wants to live a life of freelance, or a director of short films, computer animation at home is possible and affordable. Mike Amron explains.
Nick Jr.'s dog Blue has taken pre-schoolers, and their parents, by storm. Judith Cockman reviews three Blue's Clues CD-Rom interactive games: ABC Time Activities, Blue's Birthday Adventure and Blue's 1,2,3 Time Activities.
Kellie-Bea Cooper tells us where and when the latest andgreatest films will be screened at SIGGRAPH. From the Art Gallery|technOasis,to the Electronic Theater, to the Animation Screening Rooms and AnimationTheaters, make sure you don't miss one computer generated frame.
Jerry Beck reviews Disney's latest, Tarzan, a film that follows the familiar genre but adds a few new tricks and a masterful grasp of animation techniques and innovations.
Annecy's MIFA is becoming a key event for the European animation industry. Insider Christian Davin explains why.
The Visual Effects Society put on its first festival and with such guests as Dennis Muren, Robert Abel and Ken Ralston how could it have been anything less than a resounding success? Eric Huelsman reports.
Thomas Korn takes a look at the German comic book character that has become a cultural phenomenon and a winning businessventure.
Attending New York's L!censing show can be like looking into a crystal ball. Eric Lurio relates what he's learned on detecting the winners and losers...
L!censing '99 was packed again this year, filled with animated product. Mike Lyons takes a closer look at what this $132 billion industry holds in store for us.
Every network on TV seems to have a prime time cartoon these days. Martin "Dr. Toon" Goodman explores some of the causative factors behind this rush to the evening tube.
Sharon Schatz takes a closer look at David Kirk's latest book, Nova's Ark, which was illustrated using both the artist's own paintings and CGI.
Charles Solomon reviews Pierre Lambert's latest book, Mickey Mouse, which, with its stunning art work, deserves a place on any Disney fan's coffee table.
A Californian winery is experiencing a boom in Japanese sales...why? Because one hot shot manga character chose to drink their Pinot Noir.
Don Duga relates his Annecy experience where he met filmmakers, attended screenings and was part of an international dialogue between animation instructors and ASIFA board members.
Russell Bekins colorfully portrays the events in Positano, Italy, where for a few days the world's animation elite invade a small seaside fishing town.
Most animation and Beatles fans know Yellow Submarine is a great film, but why did it take 17 years for MGM to revive this classic in theaters and 12 years to bring it back to video stores? Karl Cohen relates the unusual circumstances that led to the film's re-emergence on the silver screen.
After nearly three decades of research and study, MichaelBarrier's book, Hollywood Cartoons, is finally here, and as Bob Miller relates, well worth the wait.
Art Spiegelman takes us into the world of the Tijuana Bibles, little hand-drawn pornographic pamphlets that provide a subversive peak at America from the 1930s-1950s.
Scott Maiko reviews Saturday Morning Fever by Timothy& Kevin Burke and reveals some good historical facts and a lot of nostalgicfluff.
Fred Patten reviews Paul Wells latest text, UnderstandingAnimation, and reveals why it is an oxymoron.
The Classical Animation Society at the Savannah Collegeof Art and Design critique Danny Antonucci's Ed, Edd n Eddy, a popularnew series on Cartoon Network.
Joseph Szadkowski details the proceedings at E3 and details the new games and products, and who is bringing them to life for us.