“They say Mexicans have a special fascination with death,” writes Christian Bermejo of the Mexican animation website Tweenbox. “We don’t believe it but maybe playing around with mapping in the cemetery doesn’t help.”
Month: July 2014
Science Saru, the new studio started by Japanese directors Masaaki Yuasa and Eunyoung Choi, has shared a behind-the-scenes look at how they used Flash in the recent TV series “Ping Pong.”
The first trailer for the mixed-media SpongeBob movie “Sponge Out of Water” was released today, and it’s a real winner.
The Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) is putting a special emphasis on animation this year, and has announced that Disney’s “Big Hero 6” will be the opening night film of their 27th edition.
Nickelodeon unveiled the revamped Nick.com today, and as part of the new site, they offered a 90-second first-look at “Welcome to the Wayne,” which is their first animated series made exclusively for digital platforms like the Nick App.
Warner Bros. Animation’s “Mike Tyson Mysteries” is a throwback to the celebrity-endorsed TV cartoons of the 1970s and ’80s, but the comedic twist is that the “celebrity” is a wife-beating, drug-abusing, flesh-biting, convicted rapist.
Scheduled to debut in 2015, Comedy Central’s “Moonbeam City” is described as an absurdist take on the sex-drenched crime dramas of the 1980s.
On Monday, Jeffrey Katzenberg became just the second animation figure to receive the National Medal of Arts.
“Annedroids” creator J.J. Johnson talks to Cartoon Brew about science-based kids programming, the challenges of making live-action/animation hybrids, and why not understanding the animation process can work to a producer’s benefit.
A collection of rarely seen drawings by former Disney artist Jesse Marsh, who drew the “Tarzan” comic books for nearly twenty years.