Milt Gross meets Bob Clampett

One more plug for Craig Yoe’s Milt Gross book (it deserves it) now that you can order it on Amazon (for $29.19). Craig searched high and …

A Tribute to Joe Ranft

Today, Joe Ranft would have been fifty years old. Disney director John Musker created this storyboard tribute to the late Pixar and …

Kaj Pindal Blog

Animation legend Kaj Pindal has his own blog at KajPindal.blogspot.com. The blog is edited by Sheridan student Amir Avni and Chris Walsh, …

Ray Favata

Ray Favata (l.) with Jules Feiffer at Terrytoons My pal, Ray Favata, is the subject of a lengthy profile in this week’s Post-Star …

Happy 90th Birthday, Ronald Searle!

Ronald Searle with Walt Disney. Click for bigger version Happy birthday to Ronald Searle, one of the true legends of 20th (and now …

Bob Peterson Talks Dogs and Dug

Bob Peterson, the co-director of UP and voice of Dug, is interviewed by Glenn Close about his affection for dogs. He offers some good …

Rudy Larriva (1916-2010)

Variety is reporting that veteran Warner Bros. director Rudy Larriva passed away last Friday Feb. 19 in Irvine, Calif. He was 94. …

Chuck Jones Interview

Eight years ago yesterday, Chuck Jones passed away. In 1998, Jones recorded a 3 hour interview with Tom Sito for the Archive of American …

Tex Avery 102

Friday will mark Tex Avery’s 102st birthday. To commemorate, the students of North Dallas High School, Avery’s alma mater, the place …

The Cow Who Wanted to Be a Hamburger

Attention! If you are hungry for a new Bill Plympton cartoon – or some great barbeque steak – New York’s Hill Country Barbecue Market …

Sweetworld

Here’s the reel from London-based boutique animation studio Sweetworld. Founded in 2006 by Yasmeen Ismail and Sandra Salter, the studio …

Te Wei (1915-2010)

The master of Chinese animation, Te Wei (Sheng Tewei), has passed away at age 95. Te Wei, a pioneering animator and cartoonist, was …

Instinkt by Mustafa Kandaz

This animated short was made with post-it notes and markers for Dutch channel RVU. They asked several animators to illustrate and …

Graeme Hawkins

One of the most fulfilling aspects of blogging on Cartoon Brew is every so often discovering the young filmmaker who loves to experiment …

FRIDAY in LA: Yuri Norstein at USC

Heads up, Angelenos. The USC School of Cinematic Arts invites you (or anyone who can get to USC this Friday) to participate in a …

Send Your Love to Disney Legend Bill Justice

Bill Justice working on “A Symposium on Popular Songs.” From Miehana’s Flickr. If you’re a fan of Disney legend Bill Justice, here’s …

Walt Peregoy Exhibit in Encino

The Chocolate Bar in Encino is hosting an exhibit of personal artwork by Walt Peregoy. The exhibition runs February 1-27. There will be …

Bakshi N.Y. Art Show

Ralph Bakshi (Fritz The Cat, Wizards, Mighty Mouse) will return to New York in March to present an art show in SoHo. He’ll appear at a …

The Match by Ken Mundie

Independent animator and producer Wendy Johnson Carmical has started a production blog dedicated to veteran animator Ken Mundie and his …

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