Julien Dubois reports on the 1998 MIP-TV market in Cannes, revealing a troubled international marketplace for animation.
William Moritz reviews the ninth Stuttgart Animation Festival which took place from April 3 through April 8, 1998 in Stuttgart, Germany.
Buzz Potamkin reviews two new books: What Kids Buy and Why: The Psychology of Marketing to Kids by Dan S. Acuff and The Business of Children's Entertainment by Norma Odom Pecora.
Mark Segall reviews Manga Entertainment's debut theatrical compilation of short animated films, General Chaos: Uncensored Animation
Film preservationist Jere Guldin highlights the holdings of the largest university-based media archive in the United States. With over 200,000 select holdings, the UCLA Film and Television Archive in Los Angeles is a gem.
An article by Christian Coppin describing his experiences with an animated film project about drug awareness that links Bolivia with Europe. The project was completed with Belgium's Atelier Graphoui, an animation studio that works on pro-social projects.
Are animation and multimedia producers really learning to work together? Deborah Todd gives us the lowdown of what happened at the 1998 International Content Market for Interactive Media (MILIA) in MILIA 1998: Towards Convergence?
Want to make professional-looking banners for the Web that are complete with animations? Ged Bauer puts this new banner-creating software, MicroSites, to the test.
A review of the 1998 Brussels Cartoon and Animated Film Festival, by Valie Hamon-Rivoallon. Available in French and English.
Animation World Magazine attended the opening celebration of Nickelodeon's brand new animation studio in Burbank, California. Join us on a visual tour of the first new television animation studio to open in Hollywood in 35 years.
Un article de Christian Coppin qui a animdes ateliers de cina d'animation avec des enfants, des adolescents et des adultes dans des contextes li la consommation de drogue, la fois en Bolivie et en Europe. Ce projet a menpar l'Atelier Graphoui, studio belge d'animation qui travaille sur des projets sociaux-culturels.
Marcy Gardner reviews the short, animated film The Blue Shoe, by FableVision's Peter Reynolds. This film is guaranteed to soften even the hardest heart.
Compte-rendu de l edition 1998 du Festival du Dessin Anime et du Film D Animation de Bruxelles, par Valerie Hamon-Rivoallon. Article propose en francais et en anglais.
When television's number one rated toddlers hit the road with Rugrats: A Live Adventure, Animation World sent Ron MacFarlane to see Nickelodeon's stage show.
Anne-Marie Meissonnier describes The International Content Market for Interactive Media's (MILIA) main topics in "MILIA 1998: The Key Points," available in French and English.
What makes a show or character a cult craze? Dominic Schreiber investigates the similarities, from South Park to SpeedRacer.
Over 40,000 attendees stopped by the Big Apple to get a peak at approximately 5,000 new toys. Here is a rundown...
Emru Townsend reviews Piet Kroon's new film, T.R.A.N.S.I.T., a fascinatingly complex journey of imagery and story.
Wild Brains Dave Marshall, co-director of FernGully 2, discusses how he tailored the pre-production process of FernGully 2 to guarantee the best final film for the budget.