When creating Apu, voice actor Hank Azaria said he was instructed by “The Simpsons” writing staff: “Can you do an Indian accent and how offensive can you make it?” Now there’s a documentary about how offensive Apu is.
An exclusive first-look at the upcoming documentary about animation legend Will Vinton and how he changed stop-motion animation in the United States.
PBS is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Disney’s “Bambi” with a new documentary about its Chinese-American production designer, Tyrus Wong.
VFX artists: underpaid, overworked, uncredited, and mentally abused. A new documentary exposes the problem.
Cartoon Brew attends DOK Leipzig to look at how a festival mixes together animation and documentary filmmaking.
Ireland’s animators are getting the spotlight in a new documentary.
Brad Bird, virtual reality, storyboarding, and true animation legends are part of our must-see Comic-Con events.
A behind-the-scenes look at the ultimate challenge: figuring out the story of “Zootopia.”
Designed for directors and producers from both animation and live-action documentary, AniDox:Lab expands storytelling possibilities by mixing the two schools of filmmaking.
The new two-part Walt Disney documentary premieres tonight and tomorrow night. Share your thoughts on the film with the rest of the animation community.
George Lucas’s groundbreaking visual effects company is celebrated in a new one-hour special on the Science Channel
The pioneering African-American animator is the subject of an in-depth exploration of his life and career.
An animated data-driven documentary about war and peace.
Kurt Cobain’s life and art is brought to life by animation directors Hisko Hulsing and Stefan Nadelman.
“The Donald Duck Principle” attempts to explain the lasting success of Donald Duck.
Everything you wanted to know about the making of the Oscar-contending film “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”
When you think of countries that are known for their animation, Brazil is probably not among the first that comes to mind. However, the country has nearly a century-long history of producing animation, and while historically most of the animation they have made hasn’t been seen outside of its borders, there have been notable contributions to the art form throughout the country’s history. With the animation industry growing quickly in Brazil—they are ranked seventh for countries that visit Cartoon Brew most often—it is a great time to explore the country’s animation legacy.
The 30-minute “Life After Pi” documents last year’s financial collapse of vfx house Rhythm & Hues.
A new documentary recounts the amazing sequence of events that occurred last spring when visual effects studio Rhythm & Hues declared banruptcy just before winning the Oscar for its work on Ang Lee’s “The Life of Pi.”
Nowadays Michel Gondry makes mostly live action films like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Science of Sleep, but he has …