Student

A Leg Up by Bevin Carnes

Speaking of the Oscars (isn’t everyone?), when I attended the Academy Feature Animation Symposium the other night I briefly met Bevin …

Comics

The Sunday Funnies (3/7/10)

From the top: Today’s Lio (3/7/10) by Mark Tatulli; Ink Pen (3/6/10 and 3/7/10) by Phil Dunlap; Butt Sweat n’ Tears (3/6/10) by Makinita …

CGI

Descendants by Heiko van der Scherm

Writer, director, designer and modeler Heiko van der Scherm took three years to produce his CG short film Descendants. Whoopi Goldberg …

TV

Pink Panther and Pals

I don’t know much about the new Pink Panther and Pals series – which premieres this Sunday March 7th on Cartoon Network at 7:30am Eastern …

Feature Film

Legend of the Guardians

Another live action filmmaker tries his hand at directing an animated film. Zack Snyder (Watchmen, 300) brings Kathryn Lasky’s Guardians …

Shorts

Animation ABC

I like this clever little video on animation production from Cirkus Animation out of New Zealand. It’s obviously slanted towards their …

Comics

The Sunday Funnies (2/28/10)

From the top: Brewster Rockit (2/26/10) by Tim Rickard, and The Argyle Sweater (2/27/10) by Scott Hilburn. (Thanks to our usual crew …

Books

Spongebob Little Golden Book

Regular Brew readers are aware that I collect old Little Golden Books relating to animation and have frequently mentioned my admiration …

Feature Film

Bird Idol

If you thought this week’s Speedy Gonzales news was bad… Warner Bros. has now teamed with Bollywood to create Bird …

Events

Cartoons in Cinemascope

Next Tuesday, at my usual monthly screening at The Silent Movie Theater, I’ll be running a great selection of 1950s cartoons in …

Animators

Rudy Larriva (1916-2010)

Variety is reporting that veteran Warner Bros. director Rudy Larriva passed away last Friday Feb. 19 in Irvine, Calif. He was 94. …

Events

Beyond Yellow

The Animation Guild is hosting its second-ever art opening at its new Gallery 839, on Friday, March 5th, from 6 pm to 9 pm. The gallery …

Animators

Chuck Jones Interview

Eight years ago yesterday, Chuck Jones passed away. In 1998, Jones recorded a 3 hour interview with Tom Sito for the Archive of American …

Disney

An Evening with Richard M. Sherman

There’s something special going on in Hollywood this weekend, especially if you love classic Disney music as much as I do. Disney’s …

CGI

Plumiferos (Free Birds)

This time I’m not going to say a word: Plumiferos premiered in Buenos Aires last Friday. It’s the first CG animated feature to …

Animators

Tex Avery 102

Friday will mark Tex Avery’s 102st birthday. To commemorate, the students of North Dallas High School, Avery’s alma mater, the place …

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