“He told me the whole second half was unusable…upon seeing the finished animation later, HE USED MY ENTIRE BOARD SHOT FOR SHOT!”
The Walt Disney Company loves to acknowledge anniversaries and milestones, except for this one.
A Los Angeles animation studio creating work that appeared on Disney and Nick-owned platforms didn’t pay it artists for months and suddenly shut down.
Running an animation studio can be very profitable…especially if you destroy the studio.
At least it’s a start to fixing Youtube’s broken copyright claim system.
While Disney, Pixar, Lucasfilm, and Dreamworks are still fighting against their employees, Sony has reached a settlement with the animation workers.
No animals were harmed in the making of Disney’s “The Jungle Book” — unless you count the human animals.
This is a significant victory for the hard-working members of the feature animation community.
Canada’s publicly-funded film studio has pledged to commit half of its production budget to women filmmakers.
Use this handy tool the next time someone asks you to create free artwork.
Take a few minutes to understand the lawsuit that industry artists have filed against the big American studios and why it matters.
Women don’t receive the same opportunities as men do in animation, and they’re finally speaking out about it.
A judge rule that animation artists can continue a case against studios which allegedly suppressed wages for decades through fraud.
Sony succeeded in removing multiple films from Vimeo with the word “pixels” in its title.
A letter from the show’s producer asked artists to pull down their artwork from the Internet.
How smooth were negotiations? They began Monday and finished Wednesday.
But the fight isn’t over yet. Animation artists have 30 days to produce new evidence.
“Everything about my life is utterly horrible,” says an American animator working in Japan, and that’s how he likes it.
The major studios filed a motion last Friday in federal court asking a judge to dismiss the antitrust wage-fixing lawsuit that had been filed by animation industry employees.
Ed Catmull allegedly told Disney artists they were free to find higher-paying work at other studios while he knew they couldn’t.