Events

Ottawa 2012 Festival Poster

The Ottawa International Animation Festival has opened its call for submissions for its 2012 competition. Entry forms are due May 18th. …

Internet/Blogs

Today on Stu’s Show

Today I will once again sit down with Stuart Shostack for another hard hitting, riveting interview, covering a wide range of animation …

Classic

UPA, UPA, and Away!

They’re out… and as Tony the Tiger would say: “They’re Grrrr-reat!” I will go out on limb right now and declare TCM’s UPA: The Jolly …

Cartoon Culture

“Cartoons Kick Ass”

Somebody recently posted (in four parts) the entire British Channel 4 TV program Cartoons Kick Ass. This special was taped in 2000 and as …

Shorts

“Ruin” by Wes Ball

Wes Ball spent two years making Ruin out of his L.A. based Oddball Animation studio. Technically, this is a sample piece for a …

Feature Film

“Long Way North” trailer

Here’s some exciting footage from Longway North, a proposed animated feature in development from director Rémi Chayé (storyboards, The …

Shorts

“The Chase” by Philippe Gamer

Okay, this is pretty friggin’ insane… but has a great punchline. Philippe Gamer produced and directed this film out of Paris-based VFX …

CGI

Spots from Punga

Animator/designer Gabriel H. Fermanelli has turned me on to the commercials he’s producing through Punga, a collective of artists in …

Student

“Taylor” by Cody Walzel

This one’s a hoot… or a quack. The animation’s a bit crude, but this short story – about a boy transforming into a duck – has heart. It …

Cartoon Culture

Don Markstein (1947-2012)

Don Markstein may not have been a household name in animation circles, but he was one of the best friends comics and cartoon history ever …

Music Videos

Music Video Round-Up (#7)

To August And Youth by The Future Roots Finnish animator/illustrator/visualist Aleksi Revonkorpi made this music video using “Cinema4D …

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