Women don’t receive the same opportunities as men do in animation, and they’re finally speaking out about it.
Discover the art of McKenna Harris, Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day!
Discover the artwork of Jon Gomez, Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day!
The life of a stone as it travels over the course of millennia, facing nature’s greatest obstacle: human civilization.
Superheroes do musical theater.
Discover the work of Miranda Tacchia, Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day!
“All dogs are born special…”
The talented Ian Jones-Quartey took to Twitter tonight to vent his frustration with young fans who keep asking him how to get accepted into the animation program at CalArts, even though he never attended the school.
Divided by a barrier of fog, two disparate species fight to adapt and survive in a deliciously unsympathetic world.
An important client visits the law offices of Hopkins & Delaney LLP to discuss his copyright infringement suit.
“Chief has to DIE,” Ron Clements said. “The picture doesn’t work if he just breaks his LEG. Copper doesn’t have enough motivation to hate the fox.”
A look at the work of Don Shank, Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day.
This is an animated documentary short film about FOOOOOOOOOOOD! I interviewed people their opinions about food, and animate real food based on the soundtracks with stop-motion technique.
John Lasseter, who became a doctor for the second time last week, delivered the commencement speech to this year’s graduating CalArts class. Lasseter’s speech is a cross between a revival meeting and a rock concert, complete with rowdy audience members chiming in, like in this exchange.
This evening John Lasseter received an honorary doctorate from his alma mater California Institute of the Arts. He also delivered the commencement address to the graduating class. Five years ago, Lasseter received his first honorary doctorate from Pepperdine University, the school that he dropped out of to attend CalArts. So, does this mean we have to call him Dr.² Lasseter now?
Based on a true story, “Cruising” follows a young man through an extrovert’s dream and an introvert’s nightmare—the chaotic and cacophonous world of forced-fun aboard an insular cruise ship. His initial inability to accept his environment drives him to suicidal fantasy, where he learns to cope with his stressors, discomfort and anxieties.
Directors who have graduated from CalArts’ character and experimental animation programs have generated over $30 billion in box office grosses since 1985. However you slice it, that’s a remarkable amount.
A boy goes on a perilous quest through the mountains to rescue his family’s missing goat.
Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day is Jason Reicher who studies animation at CalArts.
Robert Ryan Cory, a veteran character designer on “SpongeBob SquarePants” and “Secret Mountain Fort Awesome,” has posted a helpful set of notes from a character design lecture he presented recently to CalArts animation students.
Second-year CalArts student Citlalli Anderson draws funny cartoons and shares her school work, doodles, and notes.
Frank Terry, the beloved former director of the character animation program at CalArts, passed away on February 11 at the age of 75.
“Vanity Fair” doesn’t write about animation often, but when they do, it’s memorable. Their new Hollywood issue has an excellent long read by Sam Kashner about the legendary CalArts animation program of the Seventies and Eighties.
Jacob Sluka is an artist studying animation at CalArts.
April Liu is a second year animation student at CalArts. Her blog is a mixture of personal and school work with drawings and animated studies from projects in progress, such as a short about a fellow with a sprout growing from the top of his head.
Jeff Liu studied at CalArts and now works at Cartoon Network on “Steven Universe.”