To assure Aardman’s future independence, co-founders Peter Lord and David Sproxton are handing control of the studio to employees.
“They wanted to record and copy all my moves into a digital library,” says Li. “They could own [my moves] as an intellectual property forever.”
There had been a lot of talk in the L.A. animation community about why Bryant had been invited to serve on the festival’s jury.
If you buy a ticket to see the “Aladdin” remake, remember that the animation artists and writers who created the Disney characters and stories aren’t receiving any compensation for their efforts.
An animation program in Florida is retaining permanent rights to students’ ideas, setting up the school to earn potentially huge paydays.
John Lasseter has entered the cultural lexicon, but perhaps not in the way he intended.
“We really want to dig in,” the event organizers tell Cartoon Brew. “We need actual, positive strategies for moving forward.”
The lawsuit alleges that Telltale Games’ sudden dismissal of hundreds of employees violated federal and state laws.
Employees were reportedly given 30 minutes to leave the studio premises.
The actor’s union and tv producers have reached a tentative agreement that will prevent a strike of animated tv series in Los Angeles.
Three prestigious American animation schools – Calarts, USC, and UCLA – are teaming up for this first-of-its-kind symposium dedicated to the contributions of women in animation.
TV animation voice actors are ready to strike.
The co-creator of “Rick & Morty” has quit Twitter after being criticized for a lewd 2009 comic sketch that has gone viral on the internet.
The Disney Company’s inconsistent values and ethics is causing a lot of people to question its reputation as a family-friendly brand.
After a year of failed negotiations with entertainment producers, animation voice actors could call a strike.
Pixar is a “sexist boys club” says a former artist, who tells stories of demeaning, lecherous, and physically abusive behavior, many involving John Lasseter.
After more than a year of waiting, animation workers will soon receive the first payment from the $170 million settlement they won from various animation studios.
Here are some smart ways to improve the working lives of everyone at an animation company and help build a better future for the industry.
Not everyone at Disney is happy about this children’s book starring John Lasseter.
The animation industry is speaking loudly, clearly, and collectively about John Lasseter. Why isn’t the Walt Disney Company listening?