Month: November 2013
Classical hand-drawn animation lovers can’t be too choosy nowadays. We’ve got to get our fix wherever we can find it, so here’s an Eric Goldberg-animated spot for the “Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party” event at Walt Disney World.
Our Artist of the Day feature is extra-cool this week because we’re focusing on artists who contributed to Disney’s new film Frozen, which expands nationwide this week.
It’s hard to believe that Craig McCracken’s “Powerpuff Girls” turn fifteen years old this month. When the series premiered on Cartoon Network on November 18, 1998, it was the highest rated premiere in the network’s history at the time.
Indie animated feature distributor GKIDS has announced that the highly anticipated hand-drawn French film “Ernest and Celestine” will open in New York and Los Angeles on March 14, 2014.
The new virtual pet app Hatch is being described as a Tamagotchi for iPhones. While that may not excite too many readers of this site—if readers are even old enough to remember what Tamagotchis are—the app’s intro cinematic merits a look.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. That appears to be the DreamWorks motto for its property “Turbo.”
April Liu is a second year animation student at CalArts. Her blog is a mixture of personal and school work with drawings and animated studies from projects in progress, such as a short about a fellow with a sprout growing from the top of his head.