A brilliantly simple and creative New Year’s greeting by Swiss animator Rafael Sommerhalder. I won’t say anything more.
Month: December 2012
Let us celebrate the final day of 2012 with inspiring visuals by animation legend Ferdinand Horvath.
Crowdfunded through Kickstarter, this new stop-motion paper animated music video is an inspired 3-way collaboration.
There’s some ugly stuff to be found in the dusty bins of animation history. Case in point: this wildy inappropriate ad promoting Krazy Kat theatrical animated shorts.
Three months before Toy Story was released, Pixar owner Steve Jobs took to the stage at the SIGGRAPH conference and explained why the film represented a major leap in film technology.
Let us take a moment to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of the animation community members who we lost in 2012.
Keiji Nakazawa, the creator of the manga series Barefoot Gen, passed away on December 19th from lung cancer.
Check out this great looking 30-second teaser for a new Australian kids show.
A beautiful visualization of Carl Sagan’s famed monologue, musing on the most distant photograph ever taken of Earth.
Holiday boredom setting in? This will snap you out of it.
In case you were wondering what these characters would be like in CG – wonder no more.
He wasn’t an animator – he was a pioneering television puppeteer – but he influenced everyone who grew up with his work.
A preview of Steve Stanchfield’s latest four-star collection of rare animated films from World War II.
A well conceived mix of hilarity and discomfort packaged into one very odd-mannered individual.
This is the eighth Christmas we’ve celebrated on Cartoon Brew, and we’ve never posted the holiday special Ziggy’s Gift.
A new collection of celebrated works by independent artists, carefully curated and beautifully restored.
Bruno Bozzetto – who has produced a remarkably solid body of work, ripe for rediscovery.
Amsterdam-based animator Nigel Upchurch offered us Chirstmas Warmer, a 21st century interpretation of the Yule Log film.
Animator Aaron Long has just released a new Fester Fish cartoon – a heartwarming Christmas special.
Ok, call off the search. I’ve found this year’s best animated Christmas greeting, and it’s by none other than Cyriak!
The film, which will be animated in a colored pencil style, is “a story of love and sacrifice set in Russia.”
Japanese design studio Tymote has finally answered the age-old question: What if Wassily Kandinsky used Cinema 4D?
Brace yourself for one of the most creative animation cycles you’ll see this side of the Fleischer brothers.
Brooklyn-based filmmaker doesn’t like the holidays. But she does like felt puppets.
A fun holiday greeting from comic legend Stan Lee and his new YouTube channel World of Heroes. Two of the artists involved are Cartoon Brew Student Festival winners.