A simple question with a surprisingly complex answer.
A unique look at how different animators planned their scenes and animated the characters in the Oscar-nominated film “Song of the Sea.”
We explore how the Pegbarians have built a career out of balancing commissioned and original work with (or around) YouTube’s monetization system.
Claude Cloutier explains the challenges of animating inanimate objects and shares never-before-seen drawings from throughout the filmmaking process.
Selling your own project is not easy, but it’s possible. Here are some tips to take your animation pitch to the next level.
Bob Sabiston was offered a job three times by Steve Jobs, including two gigs at Pixar. Here’s what he did.
We dig deeper into the creation of “Hotel Transylvania 2” in this exclusive behind-the-scenes video with director Genndy Tartakovsky.
After sending out a call to African animators for ideas, Triggerfish Story Lab quickly received 1,378 entries from 30 countries.
Launched yesterday with the non-profit education platform Khan Academy, Pixar in a Box is the most in-depth look ever offered at the studio’s creative process.
The filmmaking essay series “Every Frame A Painting” takes a trip into the wondrous, disciplined mind of legendary animation director Chuck Jones.
Major network creators like Rebecca Sugar and Ben Bocquelet will participate and teach children how to create cartoons.
Who needs to build a campfire or tie a knot when you can learn to do squash and stretch instead?
Sony Pictures Animation presents a detailed unpacking of the artistry happening on Genndy Tartakovsky’s upcoming feature.
A project aims to collect as many letters of encouragement as it can from animators.
What do long-lost sweatbox notes reveal about the creation of one of Disney’s finest films?
Student Marc Hendry has put together an in-depth analysis of the use of design and animation principles in the 1941 Disney film “Dumbo.”
All is not what it seems in this Maya walk cycle tutorial by Nathan Hibberd.
In this 1980 tribute to legendary animation director Tex Avery, fellow legendary director Chuck Jones shared six lessons that he learned about comedy from working with Avery in the 1930s. The advice remains essential to animation director working today.
In a nice bit of Halloween-themed marketing savvy, Sony has released a free character rig of a zombie bellhop from “Hotel Transylvania.”
To the average cartoon viewer, SpongeBob is SpongeBob and Bart Simpson is Bart Simpson, but cartoon connoisseurs recognize that characters evolve over the years, not just personality-wise but graphically.