Shorts

Holiday Greetings from Animators

We are being bombarded with holiday wishes from animators all over the world. We simply can’t post them all, but here’s a sampling of …

Classic

Daily Christmas Card (#6)

Steve Milman was a checker at the Warner Bros. cartoon studio in the 1930s and 40s. (Courtesy the collection of Tim Walker)

Shorts

“Lady Ice” by Liron Pe’er

Lady Ice is a Disney epic in seven minutes. Liron Pe’er began the film in 2004 as her final performance piece for the Bezalel Academy of …

Disney

Dorse Lanpher (1935-2011)

Veteran effects animator Dorse Lanpher passed away this past Friday (12/16). His presence will be sorely missed. I first met Dorse in …

Classic

Daily Christmas Card (#5)

Another nice one from the Selzer family: making his characters work over the holidays, to clean the studio (at 1351 N. Van Ness, still on …

Cartoon Culture

Bosko and Honey postcard

We interrupt this animation blog with a discovery of tremendous historical signifigance. Or at least, I think so. Warner Bros. cartoon …

Classic

Daily Christmas Card (#4)

This was another in the series of Bugs Bunny Christmas cards commercially released in the 1940s – this particular one sent by WB cartoon …

Events

Jerry’s Cartoon Holiday Events!

The holidays are upon us – but that’s no excuse to stop watching cartoons on the big screen in Los Angeles! Ye olde Brewmaster (Jerry …

Cartoon Culture

Daily Christmas Card (#3)

This was one of a series of mass produced Bugs Bunny Christmas cards commercially released in the 1940s – this particular one sent by WB …

Shorts

“Domino Party” by Studio Ronda

This is fun. Studio Ronda has been creating cool TV spots and station IDs in Argentina since 2007. Here’s a neat little new short they …

Stop Motion

“A Krampus Carol”

This stop motion Krampus short, created by producer Michael Steed, visual effects producer Adam Lupsha and writer Anthony Bourdain for …

Cartoon Culture

Daily Christmas Card (#1)

Feedback from our posting vintage Walter Lantz Christmas cards has prompted a search for more classic cartoon holiday cards. To the …

Internet/Blogs

Jerry on Stu’s Show

Today I will sit down with Stu Shostack for another hard hitting interview, covering a wide range of animation subjects, on the internet …

Music Videos

“Plain Song” by Nick Park

Brad Bird isn’t the only Oscar winning animator releasing a live action film this month. Clay animator Nick Park (Wallace and Gromit) has …

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