UCLA Greek literature professor Dr. John Rundin conducts a lively review of Disney's feature adaptation of the traditional Greek fairy tale.
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Mark Kausler reviews Serious Business: The Art and Commerce of Animation in America From Betty Boop to Toy Story, and has some serious problems.
MainBrain's Tom Mason (Dinosaurs For Hire), Steve Rude (Nexus) and Randy and Jean-Marc Lofficier (The Garage) describe their experiences in the world of development.
Mark Langer chronicles the evolution of one of the most enduring characters in animation history, the sailor man who got his start in comic strips.
As the world becomes smaller, individual countries' comics industries are changing. John A. Lent explains.
Developing an animated series or feature from a comic book might seem easy from the standpoint that the comic book would give a development team a solid starting point. However, developing a comic book into an animated property has its own set of special problems. We asked a select group of development executives, "What were/are the most challenging aspects of transferring a property from comic book form to an animated one?" While story plays an important role, it seems the actual shift in medium remains to be the most problematic aspect of the process. ...
Heather Kenyon introduces this issue with a focus on two hot topics in the comics world plus introduces two new features of the magazine.
AWM's report from the mother of all animation festivals includes A Booming MIFA, But For Whom? by Buzz Potamkin, and Annecy: The Long and The Short of the Carnival by the Lake in English and in French by French journalist and Annecy veteran Michel Roudevitch.
Brian Camp reviews The Complete Anime Guide , a Japanese Animation Film Directory and Resource Guide.
Theresa Plummer-Andrews recounts her typical experience as one of the most sought after buyers at one of the world's largest markets.
John Cawley looks at the relationship between comics and animation over the years, from Gertie the Dinosaur to Men In Black.
Ben Edlund, the creator of The Tick, talks to Deborah Reber about the evolution of everyone's favorite blue superhero and what's next on his horizon.
Independent recruiter Pamela Thompson investigates where the industry's top recruiters look for their next hires.