Bakshi and Mighty Mouse circa 1988

Ralph Bakshi and his Mighty Mouse crew in a TV news piece circa 1988. John K., Jim Reardon, Eddie Fitzgerald, Tom Minton and Kent …

Coraline Production Artists Panel

Did you miss the Coraline production artists panel at Gallery Nucleus last week? Sean Szeles recorded the discussion and has posted it …

Dear Anna Olson

Dedicated independent animators will do – and should do – anything they can to complete their films. Case in point: East coast animator …

Five Questions for Emily Hubley

Director and animator Emily Hubley is embarking on a nationwide screening tour of her live-action/animation feature film debut The Toe …

Bill Plympton on Al Jazeera

Who would’ve thought that Arab news networks would give more time to American indie animators than cable programs in the US? This is an …

Dan Gordon tribute

Animator Sherm Cohen has posted an illustrated tribute to cartoonist/storyman/cartoon director Dan Gordon (Popeye, SuperKatt, The …

New Music Video by Dax Norman

One-man creative powerhouse Dax Norman, whose short film The Last Temptation of Crust we featured in episode 4 of Cartoon Brew TV, …

More Hubley Goodness

Remember when animation used to be lively? Full of verve? Even — dare I say it — playful? I’m back with another sterling example of …

The Fine Art of Animator Len Glasser

Did you know that legendary animation director Len Glasser is also a prolific fine artist. This video shows examples of his metal …

Christmas Cards by Ollie Johnston

Check out this rare collection of holiday cards by Disney legend Ollie Johnston from the 1980s and ’90s. They’re from the collection of …

A Blog for Animation Legend Fred Moore

This Spanish blog is a one-stop source for Freddie Moore animation drawings, girlie sketches and photos filched from around the Internet. …

MGM Shorts Story

Here’s something you may not have seen. During the 1930s, MGM published a bi-monthly in-house magazine, MGM Shorts Story devoted to its …

Oliver Postgate, RIP

The BBC reports that British animator and TV show creator Oliver Postgate has passed away at age 83. He’s responsible for TV series like …

Hayao Grumpy-zaki

The Japan Times has details about a press conference that Hayao Miyazaki held in Tokyo a few weeks ago. The article describes him as a …

Tyrus Wong Interview

We want to wish Tyrus Wong a belated happy birthday. He turned 98 years old on October 25, 2008. Wong is best known for being the chief …

Parra’s Art and Animation

Inappropriate it may be, but the music video for Lele’s “Breakfast” gets a chuckle out of me. The raunchy lyrics (NSFW) are made that …

Bill Wray Solo Show in Bakersfield

Background-painter-turned-fine artist Bill Wray (Ren & Stimpy, Samurai Jack, The Mighty B) is the subject of a one-man show opening at the

Frater Films

We’ve posted about Benji Davis and Jim Field’s Frater Films before (their music video Out on the Water is still one of my favorites). …

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