Catherine Winder and Zahra Dowlatabadi give step-by-step instructions about what one can expect during a production's casting process. How and when will auditions take place? Who will call? All this and more revealed!
Article Type: Review
I knew this was a dirty assignment when I took it on. Reviewing TV animation isn't as easy as it sounds. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. This week I lose. Big time.
Fred Patten reviews the latest anime releases including new Robotech releases, Spring and Chaos: The Life and Times of Kenji Miyazawa, and the OAV and TV series of Vampire Princess Miyu.
In a small, quiet cafe, motion-capture pioneer Chris Walker and outrageous stop-motion animator Corky Quakenbush got together for lunch and discovered that even though their techniques may appear to be night and day, they actually have a lot in common.
Fred Patten reviews the latest anime releases including: Harlock Saga, Angel Links, Assemble Insert, Hermes: Winds of Love and Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water.
Marie Beardmore details ways for U.K. animators, seeking to make their own works, can obtain funding in order to eat and animate!
There is no denying that the Internet entertainment market has changed...so how are four prominent leaders in the field adjusting to the brave new world? Rick DeMott reports.
Due to a series of legal problems, Kimba, the White Lion, has had numerous enumerations. Fred Patten tracks them all down for us and discusses the latest release the truly original, much loved 1966 television series.
Part One of a three-part series that describes the steps involved in different specialties of visual effects production, the specific skills required for each specialty as well as what the studios are looking for in a portfolio and demo reel.
Fred Patten reviews the latest anime releases including: Martian Successor Nadesico, Pet Shop of Horrors, Moldiver, Black Jack and Amon Saga.
Fred Patten reviews the latest anime releases including: Trigun, Shamanic Princess, Blue Seed, Silent Service and Maze.
Jade Ohlhauser takes a look at Discreet's Character Studio 3 and discovers that it's more than just a 3DS max plug-in.
Jon Hofferman joins us to review short films: The Dance of the Saracen Asparagus by Christophe Le Borgne, Maria Vasilkovsky's Fur & Feathers, Run of the Mill by Borge Ring, Andreas Hykade's Ring of Fire and Paul Fierlinger's long-awaited Still Life with Animated Dogs. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
Fred Patten reviews the latest anime releases inbluding: Outlaw Star, Cardcaptors, Cardcaptor Sakura, The Vision of Escaflowne, Cowboy Bebop and Generator Gawl.
Fred Patten reviews the latest anime releases including: Jubei-chan, th e Ninja Girl, Tenamonya Voyagers, Phantom Quest Corp. Perfect Collection, Gasaraki and Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure.
Fred Patten reviews the latest anime releases including: The Legend of Black Heaven, Samurai X: Rurouni Kenshin, Virgin Fleet, Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise and Sol Bianca: The Legacy.
Within the world of animation, most experimentation occurs within short format productions, whether they be high budgeted commercials, low budgeted independent shorts or something in between. The growing number of short film festivals around the world attest to the vitality of these works, but there are few other venues for exhibition of them or even written reviews. As a result, distribution tends to be difficult and irregular. On a regular basis, Animation World Magazine will highlight some of...
Chris Robinson interviews Polish independent animator Piotr Dumala regarding his latest masterpiece, Crime and Punishment, leading to a discussion of his unique plaster technique, Hitchcock and post-war Poland.
From the local bowling alley to elaborate theme parks like Disneyland to virtual reality pods, location-based entertainment has come a long way and, as Martin "Dr. Toon" Goodman explains the possibilities are endless.
The Hiroshima Animation Festival has always seemed like a bastion of Western animation in the midst of animation rich Japan. Chris Robinson interviews festival director Sayoko Kinoshita regarding the festival's purpose and success.
Joan Kim interviews David Bowers about Casper's Haunted Christmas' final challenge: finding shelf space and effective promotions.