We don’t often post trailers for animated shorts, but the 2-minute teaser for “Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker” has attracted a lot of attention over the past few days, and deservedly so.
Author: Amid Amidi
Kevin Blankenship makes pancakes in the shapes of various cartoon characters.
“The Who, the What, and the When” is a new book by Jenny Volvovski, Julia Rothman and Matt Lamothe that celebrates the “secret sidekicks of history” who propelled famous historical figures to greatness.
Yesterday evening, Pixar quietly revealed on Twitter that the new director of “The Good Dinosaur,” scheduled to be released in November 2015, is Peter Sohn.
Actor Tyler Perry, whose drag performances as an elderly African-American woman named Madea have resulted in explicable live-action success, has transferred his Madea act to animation with the dreadful-looking “Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Tough Love.”
Cartoon Brew looks at some of the likely contenders in the Oscar race for this year’s best animated short film.
To accompany its fawning story on the success of Walt Disney Animation, “Wired” labeled John Lasseter and Ed Catmull as “big heroes” on its cover.
Meet the Burrowing Owl. He has recently lost his mate to a large predator that is hunting in his treacherous natural habitat. How will he survive in this dangerous wilderness alone? This is a story of love lost… and survival.
This week in Vancouver, the Spark CG Society will hold its annual Spark Animation conference and festival with an impressive group of presenters including Glen Keane, Nora Twomey, Roger Allers, Robert Kondo, and Graham Annable.
This weekend the $50 million-budgeted Fox/Reel FX film “The Book of Life,” opened in the United States with an estimated $17 million.
In this 1980 tribute to legendary animation director Tex Avery, fellow legendary director Chuck Jones shared six lessons that he learned about comedy from working with Avery in the 1930s. The advice remains essential to animation director working today.
José is a teenage pig living in a Spanish town; he is the only pig in his family. One day a new neighbour moves in next door, and José starts to come to terms with who he really is.
Someone, somewhere within Warner Bros. Consumer Products, approved these Halloween costumes for sale to the general public.
Today, Reel FX’s film “The Book of Life” opens in the United States, and the story of its 39-year-old director, Jorge Gutierrez, is also one worth telling.
Turner Broadcasting announced yesterday that they will rebrand the Cartoon Network spin-off Boomerang in 2015, changing it from a channel of classic cartoons and Cartoon Network re-runs to a “global all-animation, youth-targeted network.”
Here’s a 4-minute piece from the upcoming “Penguins of Madagascar” that DreamWorks Animation teased last weekend at New York Comic Con.
A lonely creature, on a lonely planet, abducted into the false allure of a computer generated world.
Last weekend at New York Comic Con, Cartoon Network screened the following six-minute preview of their new show “Over the Garden Wall” created by former “Adventure Time” creative director Pat McHale.
Here’s an inevitable product of our time: custom-designed storyboard pads for people creating content specifically on iPads and iPhones.
I just returned from an awesome week in Bucharest, Romania where I was on the jury of the 9th edition of the Anim’est festival.
Halifax, Canada-based media company DHX Media has signed a deal with Sony Pictures Animation to adapt “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” into a “traditionally-animated” TV series.
Animation is good for communicating just about any message, even for encouraging dudes to touch their junk.
In a nice bit of Halloween-themed marketing savvy, Sony has released a free character rig of a zombie bellhop from “Hotel Transylvania.”
Last week Bob Iger said that he had signed a two-year contract extension that will allow him to remain as CEO and chairman of the Walt Disney Company until June 2018.