These rare videos document the presentation of the animated short Oscar from 1949 through 2013.
Today we’re thankful for many reasons, including classic animated shorts.
In this 1980 tribute to legendary animation director Tex Avery, fellow legendary director Chuck Jones shared six lessons that he learned about comedy from working with Avery in the 1930s. The advice remains essential to animation director working today.
Actor Robin Williams has died at the age of 63 from an apparent suicide.
The exhibit “Chuck Jones: Doodles of a Genius” has opened at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, California. We’ve previously written about the show, which features random non-production doodles by the great Golden Age theatrical short director, and now we have a preview of some of those doodles on display thanks to the official Chuck Jones Tumblr.
What’s the only thing better than a Chuck Jones museum show? How about TWO Chuck Jones museum shows?
This tattoo sleeve of classic cartoon characters is so impressive that I’m even willing to overlook that the artist used Chuck Jones’ redesign of Tom & Jerry.
Poor Tex Avery just can’t seem to win. He’s getting his own day in Texas next month, while his protégé Chuck Jones will be the subject of a six-year nationwide museum exhibit that begins this summer.
Starkist has created a Charlie Tuna TV ad for the first time in 12 years. The character has been “updated,” which today means only one thing: computer animation.