Author: Amid Amidi
This press release was interesting to me because I wasn’t aware that Technicolor is making a push into original content development.
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, here are two photo galleries worth exploring: African-Americans in the Animation Industry
Italian-American artist Joe Magro was hired at Disney in 1936 during the studio’s expansion to produce Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Magro left Disney in 1937 and returned to the East Coast. When Magro left, his Disney colleagues presented him with a “good luck” book filled with gag drawings.
Venture will be supported by revenue from South Park and the Broadway musical Book of Mormon.
Well, that didn’t take long. The entertainment companies that took millions of dollars from YouTube to operate content channels are coming under fire for their mistreatment of content producers
Pixar’s Brave won the Golden Globe tonight for Animated Feature Film.
“Anal Retention in Three Dimensions” has a certain ring to it…
Our best wishes to Pixar’s big boss John Lasseter who turns 56 years old today!
Another installment in our continuing series of short animation clips, tests, commercials and exercises.
There’s more than a little truth in this comic by Sarchasm.
Here is Uncle Grandpa, who is everyone in the world’s uncle and grandpa, as drawn by John Kricfalusi.
Earlier this week, the editor of Super Punch wrote of his desire for an Ed Emberley-esque drawing guide for Adventure Time.
Just in case you’re interested, Glenn Beck discussed Walt Disney and read from yesterday’s Cartoon Brew post…
Walt Disney has been accused of being everything from a racist to an anti-Semite to a megalomaniac. What can the Disney company do about it?
The pet project of UP director and flipbook aficionado Pete Docter: a packaged boxed-set of nine flipbooks.
Cartoon voice acting from the Golden Age of theatrical and TV animation (1930s to 1960s) was almost uniformly excellent.
Here’s a bit of irony: this piece of animation went viral primarily because people didn’t realize it was animated.
Cartoon Brew reader Skifi writes, “One of the worst drawn things ever makes fun of a cute show for being badly drawn.”
I was quite impressed with Jake Fried’s animation when I first saw it last year, and I’m just as impressed with his latest piece.
The career of director George Dunning will always be summed up with two words: Yellow Submarine.
Lots of wonderful, crazy, and frustrating things happened in the animation world last year, and we covered most of it on Cartoon Brew.
The human desire to animate drawings may stretch further back (much further back) than a couple hundred years.
Animation can provide a fascinating window into the past. In the 1950s and 60s, cars became a daily part of life and animation reflected the new automobile culture.
A brilliantly simple and creative New Year’s greeting by Swiss animator Rafael Sommerhalder. I won’t say anything more.