Last Friday the Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a list of 21 scientific and technical achievements in 16 different areas, which have been selected for further awards consideration.
Author: Amid Amidi
Last night was a night of cartoon firsts at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards as “Bob’s Burgers” and “Simpsons” voice actor Harry Shearer each won an Emmy Award for the first time.
Candid conversations between counterculture icon Charles Bukowski, his wife, and his producer that took place in Bukowski’s home during the recording session for his classic “Run With the Hunted” in 1993.
Stan Sakai’s much-admired comic book “Usagi Yojimbo” is being developed as a feature film.
“How to Train Your Dragon” has surpassed “Rio 2” as the top-grossing animated feature of 2014 to date.
What do you get when you cross a British reality TV show host, the studio that made “Happy Feet,” and an 84-year-old cartoon sex symbol? You may not have to wait long to find out.
We are very excited to announce today the launch of Cartoon Brew Jobs, a new resource for the animation community.
A series of romantically unfortunate twentysomethings are interviewed, describing in vivid detail their expectations as they search for the ideal partner.
Legendary Hollywood actress Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89.
Here are the official statements on the death of Robin Williams provided by Eric Goldberg, the supervising animator of the Genie in “Aladdin,” and John Musker and Ron Clements, the directors of “Aladdin.”
Ron Tippe, the animation producer of the live-action/animated hybrid feature “Space Jam” and the Oscar-nominated Disney short “Runaway Brain,” passed away on August 1st after a year-and-a-half battle with brain cancer.
In addition to “Star Vs. The Forces of Evil,” Disney TV Animation is producing a second action/comedy series slated to debut on Disney XD in 2015: “Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero.”
Stop motion animation just got a little easier with the introduction of Nikon Animator’s Kit.
Actor Robin Williams has died at the age of 63 from an apparent suicide.
Australian animation studio Rubber House has completed a series of bumpers and idents Adult Swim.
A grumpy hedgehog trying to confess his love.Will he be able to overcome his insecurities?
Paramount’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” opened with an estimated $65 million in the United States.
The latest trailer for Fox’s “The Book of Life” opens up the festive-looking world of the film with new plot points like a love triangle and the introduction of new characters like the Candle Maker portrayed by Ice Cube.
The Golden Globes, awarded annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., has revised its rules for the animated feature category. The winner of the category has gone on to win the Oscar in six of the last seven years.
What can one say about the new trailer for “Penguins of Madagascar” that hasn’t already been said about the previous twenty-plus DreamWorks Animation comedies?
To the average cartoon viewer, SpongeBob is SpongeBob and Bart Simpson is Bart Simpson, but cartoon connoisseurs recognize that characters evolve over the years, not just personality-wise but graphically.
“Drunk History,” the Comedy Central series in which drunk celebrities explain real history, set their inebriated sights last night on Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks, and the creation of Mickey Mouse.
It’s always amusing when people criticize Walt Disney for being sexist because of the way he ran his company over 70 years ago, while completely overlooking the contemporary Disney Company’s abysmal track record of promoting women into top creative positions.
Join Mr. Piggy on an adventure through time and space. Please wear 25-D glasses.
Cartoon Brew’s fifth annual Student Animation Festival will launch tomorrow, August 5th, with the grand-prize winning work “Mr. Piggy Dies in 25 Dimensions” by Josh Sehnert.
In episode 1 of “Tales of Stuff,” see what happens when the dragon finds a bottle of beer!