This short animation of a seemingly CG bear climbing stairs is garnering a lot of attention on the Internet because it’s actually a CG bear printed as 3-D models and then animated in stop motion.
“Green Lantern: The Animated Series” showrunner Giancarlo Volpe drew a mini-comic about his first experience attending a focus group for his series.
“The Tale of the Plump Bird” was directed, animated and edited by Saki Iyori
“Ren & Stimpy” creator John Kricfalusi attended the Dallas International Film Festival this weekend to accept the Texas Avery Award.
A man appears on a talk show.
The elaborate “Simpsons” couch gag directed by Sylvain Chomet (“Triplets of Belleville,” “The Illusionist”) now has a making-of video courtesy of the production company that produced the opening, London-based th1ng.
This week the influential Gawker Media brand launched an animation-specific site called, quite simply, Animation. The blog is a subsite of the larger io9 brand, which already publishes a fair amount of animation coverage. Another Gawker site, the gaming-oriented Kotaku, covers anime and will continue to do so.
In honoor of National Siblings Day, today’s Cartoon Brew Short Pick of the Day is “The Kings of Siam.”