Tonight in downtown Los Angeles: Beyond 3D: The Animated World of David OReilly, a retrospective of work by the Irish filmmaker.
Today we look at the work of Robert Löbel, Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day!
“The LEGO Movie,” directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, picked up the feature film prize at the BAFTA Children’s Awards.
Illustrator Stephen Collins in “The Guardian” imagines a CGI makeover for Aardman’s clay character Morph.
A collection of ideas too half-baked to stand alone, amassed towards no pinnacle of expression.
A collection of animation work by Terry Gilliam on the occasion of his 74th birthday.
Today we look at the work of David Rosel, Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day!
Google’s ATAP group has released a mini-featurette about the making of Glen Keane’s short “Duet,” which was released earlier this week in its intended interactive version.
There are bad trailers, and then there’s this incomprehensible thing promoting “Strange Magic,” an animated feature that feels like Blue Sky’s “Epic” produced by the people who made “Delgo.”
Steve Hulett on everything from “Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore” to “Katy Caterpillar.”
Following the grueling completion of each DreamWorks animated feature, the company’s employees engage in a ritualistic cake sacrifice ceremony.
Business publication The Motley Fool offers an interesting assessment of which Disney acquisition—Pixar or Marvel—generates more revenue for the studio.
While the Academy still hasn’t released a shortlist for the visual effects category, we identify the frontrunners in this year’s Oscar race.
Symptom: Children seem listless and bored. Cure: Casper
Today we look at the work of Rony Hotin, Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day!
Our new Animation Festival Guide is a hand-picked list of calls for entries from respected festivals around the globe. This week, we add three new calls for entries from Annecy, France; Zagreb, Croatia; and Melbourne, Australia.
A handmade video that recreates the inner workings of the defunct Paramount Records factory (where records by artists like Blind Lemon Jefferson, Louis Armstrong and Charley Patton were pressed in the 1920s and ’30s). The video is made entirely from paper atop a plywood set.
We often hold up box office numbers as proof of a movie’s success or failure, but even for “Frozen,” which is the highest-grossing animated movie of all time, its box office gross is a fraction of the merchandising revenue it has generated for the Walt Disney Company.
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.
Celebrated stage and film director Mike Nichols (“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,” “The Graduate) died yesterday at the age of 83.
Troubling new details about the abruptly-halted merger talks between DreamWorks Animation and Hasbro have been revealed.
Today we look at the work of Jeff Simpson, Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day!
The wage-theft scheme run by big animation studios is finally receiving some mainstream media attention after a significant piece was published today by Bloomberg News.
Are you hunting for a great animation job? The Cartoon Brew Job Board is the ideal place to look for your next gig.
55 years ago today: “Rocky & His Friends” premiered.
An appreciation of the work of Kyu-Tae Lee, a South Korean filmmaker, illustrator, and comic artist.