Tag: The Simpsons
Patrick McHale’s mini-series got plenty of love from the Emmys this year.
Some popular animated programs are being recognized for the first time this year.
Fox, which once considered selling “Simpsons”-branded beer “detrimental to children,” has changed its tune.
Rule #1 for becoming U.S. president in 2016: Do good cartoon impressions.
Mr. Burns, Smithers, Ned Flanders, and Principal Skinner have just lost their voices.
Is the Peabody Awards the only prestigious awards event that actually ‘gets’ animation?
Colleagues and admirers are remembering the creative genius of the man who helped create “The Simpsons.”
It’ll air in front of “The Simpsons” broadcast this Sunday.
“The Simpsons” opening re-envisioned as pixel art.
Tonight Don Hertzfeldt will join the ranks of directors who have created an opening “couch gag” for “The Simpsons.”
It took just twenty-six seasons, but “The Simpsons” are set to officially air in China for the first time. The show will be presented to Chinese audiences via the online streaming service Sohu Video.
This morning, Comedy Central debuted “Biatches” a new animated webseries made exclusively for release on their digital platform CC:Studios, YouTube, and the network’s mobile app.
It may not pay to be an artist on “The Simpsons,” but it definitely pays if you’re a voice actor on the show.
To the average cartoon viewer, SpongeBob is SpongeBob and Bart Simpson is Bart Simpson, but cartoon connoisseurs recognize that characters evolve over the years, not just personality-wise but graphically.
San Diego Comic-Con 2014 begins tonight. If you have an animation-related project or merchandise that you want attendees to know about, post it in the comments.
The nominations for the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning, and the big animation news isn’t who was nominated, but who wasn’t: “The Simpsons”
While Fox’s Sunday night lineup was dubbed Animation Domination in May 2005, it did not officially become all-animated until 2010. Now, the announcement of their fall 2014 schedule reveals that the cartoons will be ceding some of their Sunday night territory to live-action comedies “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “Mulaney,” which will be taking over the 8:30 and 9:30 time slots, respectively.
Following Sylvain Chomet’s first-class “Simpsons” opening, I didn’t expect any animator to top it creatively—and certainly not so soon after. I’ve never been happier to be wrong.
The elaborate “Simpsons” couch gag directed by Sylvain Chomet (“Triplets of Belleville,” “The Illusionist”) now has a making-of video courtesy of the production company that produced the opening, London-based th1ng.
I’ve got just two words for the latest “Simpsons” couch gag created by “Triplets of Belleville” director Sylvain Chomet: C’est magnifique!
The YouTube channel Really 3Dmakes a convincing argument that everything is more hilarious when it’s remade using computer animation.
Leo Matsuda is a Brazilian artist who works in the story department at Walt Disney Animation Studios.
While the limited animation of “The Simpsons” is no match for the lush rubbery beauty of 1930s Disney theatrical shorts, the show’s opening couch gag this week is a fair homage to the extraordinary creative spirit of classic Hollywood animation.
Author Phil Phillips spent the 1980s warning parents about the occult forces in children’s TV animation. While his notoriety has passed, fear of the messages in cartoons still exists today.
Jordan Reichek talks about his new Cartoon Network Asia shorts series “Animal Control!”, his career so far, and where he wants to go with his work.