Why Nickelodon’s public pitching spectacles are a disservice to the network and to the artists who work there.
Ross O’Donovan, an Australian animator who creates Internet cartoons using the handle Rubber Ninja, has posted a video that argues recent changes in YouTube’s algorithms give preferential treatment to live-action content creators while making it more difficult for animation creators to earn money on YouTube.
At a presentation for LAIKA’s third stop motion feature “The Boxtrolls,” LAIKA’s CEO Travis Knight told San Diego Comic-Con audiences that he hopes to make a hand-drawn animated film at some point in the future.
If you thought the faces of the new hyper-real Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were disturbing, wait until you see their dongs. This “Onion” piece is an instant classic:.
As part of their website redesign, the “New Yorker” has made every article they’ve published since 2007 available for free on their website, including some animation-related pieces.
Believe it or not, he doesn’t think it’s a live-action “Dumbo.”
Actor Andy Serkis may have changed his tune somewhat from earlier this spring when he insisted that animators do nothing but add ‘digital makeup’ on top of his acting.
The Internet animation community is talking about one thing today: a series of tweets last night by “Adventure Time” storyboard revision artist Emily Partridge in which she identified artist Skyler Page, the creator of the Cartoon Network series “Clarence,” as sexually assaulting her.
Yesterday, we celebrated the momentous decision to replace the practical effect-dinosaurs in “Jurassic Park” with CGI animation. Today, we look at the other side of the issue: the effect that CGI has had on traditional puppet-makers, animatronic artists, and stop motion animators whose work has increasingly been relegated to the sidelines.
Poor Garfield. In his heyday, he was amongst the most beloved characters on the funny pages, his plush likenesses fastened to car windows and his sarcastic barbs adorning office walls around the globe. Then, somewhere along the line, he underwent a pop-cultural re-evaluation. Jim Davis’ strip is now something of a pariah: just look at how “The Simpsons” paired it with “Love Is” as the kind of strip that Milhouse reads. What a comedown for a character once hip enough to be quoted in “Two Tribes” by Frankie Goes to Hollywood. But yet, the orange cat has been saved from cultural oblivion by a peculiar trend: the remixed “Garfield” strip.