Today, Reel FX’s film “The Book of Life” opens in the United States, and the story of its 39-year-old director, Jorge Gutierrez, is also one worth telling.
Suppose you wanted to make an animated film or TV series, but you didn’t have any new ideas and (gasp) you don’t want to remake the same old properties. Take heart: there’s a lot of great material out there just begging to be adapted into animation.
There’s too much post-apocalyptic fiction around, in books and movies, TV and games. I’d toss the lot into a dumpster now, except for “Adventure Time.”
Why Nickelodon’s public pitching spectacles are a disservice to the network and to the artists who work there.
Ross O’Donovan, an Australian animator who creates Internet cartoons using the handle Rubber Ninja, has posted a video that argues recent changes in YouTube’s algorithms give preferential treatment to live-action content creators while making it more difficult for animation creators to earn money on YouTube.
At a presentation for LAIKA’s third stop motion feature “The Boxtrolls,” LAIKA’s CEO Travis Knight told San Diego Comic-Con audiences that he hopes to make a hand-drawn animated film at some point in the future.
If you thought the faces of the new hyper-real Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were disturbing, wait until you see their dongs. This “Onion” piece is an instant classic:.
As part of their website redesign, the “New Yorker” has made every article they’ve published since 2007 available for free on their website, including some animation-related pieces.
Believe it or not, he doesn’t think it’s a live-action “Dumbo.”
Actor Andy Serkis may have changed his tune somewhat from earlier this spring when he insisted that animators do nothing but add ‘digital makeup’ on top of his acting.