...not just those centering around animation (not that there's anything wrong with that :o ) but books In General. Nothing like a good- or even halfway-decent- piece of litra-choor to jump-start one's inspiration.
Me? I just re-read Mieville's Iron Council for the third time. Read Titus Groan for the first time (the mini-series didn't do it justice).
"...It is a foolish mistake to even try to second-guess the public. Make things for yourself and if by chance someone agrees with you, it's coincidental."