Animation may not be the first thing that pops to mind when you hear the word Jamaica, but the Caribbean island of nearly 3 million people is making an effort to position itself as a player in the global animation industry.
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In this special Cartoon Brew series, we asked the five nominees of the 2013 Best Animated Short Academy Award to discuss the artwork of their films. Today we continue this exclusive look at the short contenders with “Possessions,” a Japanese film directed by Shuhei Morita. The film initially appeared in Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Short Peace” film omnibus.
In this special Cartoon Brew series, we asked the five nominees of the 2013 Best Animated Short Academy Award to discuss the artwork of their films. Today we begin this exclusive look at the shorts with “Feral,” an independent film directed by Daniel Sousa.
Experimental animation meets Disney iconography. A failing attempt to create the best Pluto ever.
Todd Vaziri, a compositing supervisor at ILM, has written an enlightening piece about the subtle use of the dolly zoom in a shot during Pixar’s “Ratatouille.”
A surreal trip through the subconscious of a stifled musician as he struggles to sing.
The YouTube channel Really 3Dmakes a convincing argument that everything is more hilarious when it’s remade using computer animation.
Remember last year when the mainstream media started writing about the glut of animated features and questioning whether the industry was producing too much animation? As usual, they underestimated the animation medium and the connection that audiences have with the art form.