The Oscar Short-List

Tweety made the cut! So did Pixar, William Joyce, Wendy Tilby and the NFB. Here’s the official short-list of the ten qualified animated …

Animation Breakdown begins!

Cartoon Brew is co-presenting Animation Breakdown at the Cinefamily this weekend. It kicks off Thursday night with Don Hertzfeldt in …

The CARTOON DUMP Xmas Special

The final Cartoon Dump of 2011 is here! Your last chance this year to see some of the worst cartoons ever made, and also dive into the …

“Icons of Animation” Auction

I just received Profiles In History’s latest auction catalog: Icons of Animation and its pretty incredible. Above are a few of the …

“Animation Breakdown” trailer

Yes, I plugged this last week and will be plugging it frequently the next ten days… Cartoon Brew’s first animation festival starts …

CTN Expo starts Friday

My buddy Oscar Grillo will be attending the CTN Expo this weekend. That alone will be worth the the trip from anywhere. Oscar is one of …

Saul Bass Bits

To celebrate the release of the new Saul Bass biography, Art of the Title created this nifty visual guide to some of Bass’s most …

NOV. 12th in LA: A Tribute To Bill Kopp

We all remember Ren and Stimpy, but where is the love for Disney’s The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show? The American …

TONIGHT in LA: UPA tribute at Cinefamily

Tonight at 8pm is that tribute to UPA I told you about last week. Its the latest subject of my Animation Tuesday screenings, held each …

November 18-20 in Burbank: CTN EXPO III

First off: In case you haven’t bought your tickets yet – the CTN Expo is two and a half weeks away. What are you waiting for? This is …

UPA Cartoon Tribute at Cinefamily

Creators of Mr. Magoo and Gerald McBoing Boing, United Productions of America (UPA) was the most significant animation studio of the …

MONDAY NIGHT: Cartoon Dump!

On Monday October 24th Cartoon Brewmaster Jerry Beck will once again be hosting Cartoon Dump, his monthly live comedy and worst cartoons …

“Infinite Jest” Exhibition at the Met

This one is for New Yorkers: “Infinite Jest” is an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art of caricature and satire through the …

TUESDAY in LA: Cartoon Monster Mash!

For the fourth year in a row, Brewmaster Jerry Beck will be programming a selection of strange and creepy Halloween related animated …

TODAY IN SF: Dax Norman Art Show

The term “surrealism” is frequently overused nowadays (for starters, the whole “pop surrealism” movement), but it is a perfectly suitable …

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