Mark Kausler describes his impression of Animation Nation's first meeting and discusses why from a historical standpoint this movement is necessary and critical now.
Bob Miller reviews animator and educator Ernest Pintoff's new book, Animation 101, that includes many essays from top industry leaders and some mixed advice...
Annick Teninge interviews Georges Lacroix about the New Technology Conferences taking place in Annecy late this month and into June. This second time event holds lofty goals... Available in French and English.
Annick Teninge interview Georges Lacroix propos des Journs Nouvelles Technologies qui vont avoir avoir lieu Annecy dut juin. Pour sa deuxie ition, ces journs semblent prometteuses... Article disponible en franis et en anglais.
Darris Dobbs reviews the book, Inside Lightwave 3D, a comprehensive guide to this powerful computer animation program.
Philippe Moins reviews Michel Ocelot's first feature film Kirikou and the Sorceress. Despite trials and tribulations, it is a charming success. Available in French and English.
Philippe Moins fait une critique du premier long mrage de Michel Ocelot, Kirikou et la sorcie. En dit des als d'une production qui connut une faillite, ce charmant long mrage est un succ. Article disponible en francais et en anglais.
Paco Rodriguez reports from MIPTV in Cannes and relates a number of issues currently facing the European animation community.
Newly revised and updated with an emphasis on digital technologies, Kit Laybourne's classic, The Animation Book, is reviewed by Tom Sito.
Robin Allan takes a second look at Make Mine Music, a feature film which falls almost exactly in the middle of Disney's animation career, and utilizes a number of animation and musical styles.
Maureen Furniss reviews this touching Oscar nominated animated documentary that depicts the filmmaker Shui-Bo Wang's perception of Chinese Communism from his childhood to the massacre.
While steering clear of true innovation, The King andI, does have some interesting twists and the same old, time tested andtrue score. Ilene Renee Gannaway reports.
Spike and Mike's latest collection of classics reveal anaward winning, crowd pleasing line-up for animation connoisseurs. WendyJackson gives us the details.
Heikki Jokinen reviews the Tampere Festival in Finland,a unique short film festival that makes sure to integrate animation intoall of its programs.
There are no surprises here! Bill Mikulak reviews thishome video turned motion picture that is sure to please young Doug fans.
Animation World Magazine exhibits the five animation films that were short listed in the 1999 Oscars race, but unfortunately, were not nominated.
While steering clear of true innovation, The King and I, does have some interesting twists and the same old, time tested and true score. Ilene Renee Gannaway reports.
L Zagury gives us a taste of The Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano in Havana, one of the most important venues for Latin American filmmakers.
1999 was a key year for ImagIna, Europe's premier computer technology showcase and festival. Held in both Monaco and Paris for the first time, Sthane Singier is happy to report that the 18th edition of the event came through with flying colors.
The first animation series to be entirely produced and aired in the same day is here, Le JourNul de Franis Pusse,care of motion capture, key framing and KliK Animation. Heather Kenyontakes a look at their grueling schedule.
There are no surprises here! Bill Mikulak reviews this home video turned motion picture that is sure to please young Doug fans.
While Terrence Briggs feels he should loathe shows likeFOX's new Family Guy, he is still too sore from laughing to complain.Let him explain....
Terrence Briggs reviews the new HBO Family show, A Little Curious, and reveals that while it isn't as imaginative as Sesame Street, parents could leave their children in the hands of much worse programming.
William Moritz discovers Otto Alder's excellent documentaryon Feodor Khitruk, where Alder uncovers not only the life and works of theelusive Cold War soviet master, but also sheds light on the soviet animationregime.