Blue Sky artists explain how important “Peanuts” was during their childhood.
The legendary animator responsible for “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” “The Thief and the Cobbler,” and so much more is on social media at least.
Male artists and the Disney Company continue to dominate the Academy’s animation and vfx branches.
Floyd Norman made history when he started working at Disney in 1956 — and he’s still working in the industry today.
The “Iron Giant” director has revealed that he’s not done yet with hand-drawn animation.
The Hungarian animation director opens up on his more than 50 years in animation.
The creator of “Aladdin'”s Genie turns sixty today!
A new online project is bringing women out of the shadows of animation history.
“Book of Life” director Jorge Gutierrez has some inspiring advice for young filmmakers.
Happy centennial birthday to Bill Peet (1915-2002) who was born in Grandview, Indiana exactly one hundred years ago today.
A pretty much perfect response from “The LEGO Movie” co-director Phil Lord on being overlooked by the Oscars.
Japan’s Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo has announced the three animation filmmakers selected for its 2015 residency program: Alex Grigg from Australia, and Anna Budanova and Natalia Chernysheva, both from Russia.
What can we learn about the animation industry from this photo of the animation crew from “Lord of the Rings”?
A collection of animation work by Terry Gilliam on the occasion of his 74th birthday.
An appreciation of the work of Kyu-Tae Lee, a South Korean filmmaker, illustrator, and comic artist.
Designer Todd Oldham, who has compiled impressive monographs on mid-century illustrators and designers like Charley Harper and Alexander Girard, looks to have made something special again with his book on Ed Emberley.
Saschka Unseld, who conceived and directed the Pixar short “The Blue Umbrella,” has moved to the East Coast to become the creative director of Passion New York,
Jorgen Klubien lives a double life: he’s an animation artist in the United States and a pop singer in Denmark.
Sony Animation has posted this nicely produced nine-minute profile of Lauren Faust, who is developing their “Medusa” feature.
It’s perhaps a mixed blessing that the only public personality who talks frequently about Walt Disney nowadays is the right-wing political commentator/conspiracy theorist Glenn Beck.
A collection of rarely seen drawings by former Disney artist Jesse Marsh, who drew the “Tarzan” comic books for nearly twenty years.
Disney veteran Lino DiSalvo, the head of animation on “Frozen” who gained notoriety for comments about animating women, has left Disney to join Paramount Animation as its creative director. He is also slated to direct an upcoming animated feature at the studio.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the stodgy group of film industry workers who hand out the Oscars, has revealed a list of the 271 people it has invited to become members of its organization this year.
John Lasseter, who became a doctor for the second time last week, delivered the commencement speech to this year’s graduating CalArts class. Lasseter’s speech is a cross between a revival meeting and a rock concert, complete with rowdy audience members chiming in, like in this exchange.
This evening John Lasseter received an honorary doctorate from his alma mater California Institute of the Arts. He also delivered the commencement address to the graduating class. Five years ago, Lasseter received his first honorary doctorate from Pepperdine University, the school that he dropped out of to attend CalArts. So, does this mean we have to call him Dr.² Lasseter now?