Animation historian John Canemaker talks about the process and challenges of creating the monumental new biography “The Lost Notebook: Herman Schultheis & the Secrets of Walt Disney’s Movie Magic.”
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As part of Nickelodeon Animation’s ongoing effort to rebrand itself as a champion of artist-driven projects, the studio announced that it has teamed up with the Australian animation website LoopDeLoop.
Amazon Studios, which produces original content for the streaming site Amazon Prime, has announced production on three new animated kids pilots.
DreamWorks announced yesterday that they will push back the release date of “How to Train Your Dragon 3” to June 9, 2017. No reason was given for the delay.
Here’s a heartwarming moment of corporate cooperation as cartoon characters owned by four different entertainment conglomerates—Mickey Mouse (Disney), Bugs Bunny (Warner Bros.), Scrat (20th Century Fox), and SpongeBob (Viacom)—team up to beat the living crap out of a real-life human being.
Can an animated feature about depression be entertaining too?
British TV networks wanted to find the next “Simpsons” and “South Park,” but things didn’t go quite as planned.
South Korea’s Studio MIR, responsible for the animation in “The Legend of Korra” and the fourth season of “The Boondocks,” has signed a major deal with DreamWorks Animation to produce four animated series over four years.
A 10-year-old boy in Guizhou, China scored a victory for animation lovers everywhere when he sawed through a construction worker’s safety harness rope, leaving the worker dangling 11 stories above ground. The boy had a perfectly reasonable defense.
It may not pay to be an artist on “The Simpsons,” but it definitely pays if you’re a voice actor on the show.
“Basil of Baker Street” by novelist Eve Titus was an illustrated children’s book centered on a mouse who fancied himself an ace detective. The mouse resided (naturally enough) inside the walls of 31 Baker Street in London, home of a human-sized ace detective, the name of whom escapes me.
The VIEW Conference, which is the largest computer graphics event in Italy, has announced the line-up for its 15th annual conference, which will take place October 14 to 17 in Turin (Torino), Italy.
Warner Bros. is moving forward with “Acme,” a new Looney Tunes spin-off centered around the fictional weapons supplier Acme Corporation.
The Sundance Film Festival announced that they will launch a touring animation short program next month.
Distributor GKIDS has set Friday, December 19, as the North American release date for the Irish hand-drawn feature “Song of the Sea.”
Historian, author and Oscar-winning filmmaker John Canemaker is headed to Los Angeles to present not one, but two animation lectures on the evening of Saturday, September 13th.
With eight months of the year nearly passed, we’re beginning to get a clearer sense of who the major contenders will be in the upcoming award season.
Since debuting last month, the fan-made episode of “Sailor Moon,” entitled “Moon Animate Make-Up!,” has garnered over 1.2 million views. Cartoon Brew interviewed the organizer of the project, Kate Sullivan, to learn more about how the project was produced.
Last Friday the Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a list of 21 scientific and technical achievements in 16 different areas, which have been selected for further awards consideration.
Last night was a night of cartoon firsts at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards as “Bob’s Burgers” and “Simpsons” voice actor Harry Shearer each won an Emmy Award for the first time.
Although I haven’t seen the exhibit “Gustave Doré (1832-1883): Master of Imagination,” currently at the National Gallery of Canada, I can say that the catalog is beautiful, informative, and opened up Doré’s career in ways I had not anticipated.
Steve Hulett recounts his role in the the confusing and chaotic production of Disney’s most un-Disney-like feature, “The Black Cauldron.”
Stan Sakai’s much-admired comic book “Usagi Yojimbo” is being developed as a feature film.
“How to Train Your Dragon” has surpassed “Rio 2” as the top-grossing animated feature of 2014 to date.
What do you get when you cross a British reality TV show host, the studio that made “Happy Feet,” and an 84-year-old cartoon sex symbol? You may not have to wait long to find out.
We are very excited to announce today the launch of Cartoon Brew Jobs, a new resource for the animation community.