Noted historian and professor Karl Cohen surveys top artists and educators on what is great animation.
Category: Short Films
BiG MACHiNE participates in "Videophonic," a collaborative effort of nine leading design studios working on a common assignment: create a music video for a classic song from the pre-MTV era.
Growing up, I was a latch key kid, often coming home to an empty house after school. My babysitters’ names were Popeye, Tom, Jerry, Bugs and Daffy. I was literally raised on those old school cartoons with their over the top slapstick violence and impeccable timing.They would leave an indelible mark on me.
Disney/Pixar release a trailer for the brand-new Toy Story Toon, “Partysaurus Rex,” which will run in theaters before “Finding Nemo 3D” starting September 14th.
100s of disabled and non-disabled young people from 12 countries and 23 schools are connecting live online to produce an animation celebrating the Paralympics in time for London 2012!
Red Car Designer Chris Bialkowski collaborates with Fallon ECD Todd Riddle and his band to tell a forlorn New York love story in this animated/mixed media music video.
Adam Floeck and Roque Ballesteros have won the top spots in AniMazSpot’s fourth and final quarter for the 2012 festival season.
It's about an old animator... 90 plus now... and it's written LIKE listening to a 90 year old talk... random and all over the place... like my sister.
Lucky Post’s Sai Selvarajan has created a dynamic promo film that is a tribute to Magic Johnson and the inspirational power of basketball.
Convincing an MTV exec to greenlight a couple of Celebrity Deathmatch shorts seemed like a herculean task. Turns out that would become the first of many battles to get “Celebrity Deathmatch: The Series” on the air.
With little over a month to go, the AniMazSpot 2012 animation festival, September 10 - 16, is picking up the pace.
French director Xavier Fauthoux has been chosen as the Grand Prize winner for the James Brown Music Video Challenge.
Dr. Changyou Chen, the father of 11-year-old movie critic and filmmaker Perry Chen, passed away on July 19, following illness from terminal cancer.
“The Duel,” set in the Unseen University of Terry Pratchett’s “Discworld,” is a new animated short film being produced by Ireland’s Animation Hub.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) announces the official selection of films that will compete and be screened at this year’s festival running September 19th-23rd.
In the case of Celebrity Deathmatch, I knew I had a solid concept – two celebrities with a score to settle face off in a clay animated wrestling ring…and fight to the death! The pitch could not have been any simpler and yet it had all of the components of great entertainment – pop culture, biting satire, cartoony violence and an animation style that was beloved but seldom seen. And yet it would take MTV over a year to greenlight a pilot!
Brad Clark, our intrepid character rigging master, puts Autodesk’s latest software suite through its paces.
Union VFX announces its collaboration with artistic director Danny Boyle and the BBC to create short films to be featured in the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony.
The San Francisco chapter of the International Animated Film Association announces the winners of the first-ever ASIFA-SF Spring Festival.
Our tireless festival stalwart Nancy Phelps shares her in-depth perspective on this year’s Annecy festival.