Bit by bit, overtly gay characters are making inroads into animation targeted primarily at children, but the fear of gay cartoon characters has existed for years.
Children still cry over hand-drawn animation in 2014.
Don Lusk turns 101 years old today and Willis Pyle turned 100 a few months ago. It’s time to honor them with a Winsor McCay Award.
The state of California recently expanded its tax credit program for film and TV productions. Here’s why it won’t work.
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.