“[It’s] misguided to even consider nominating an actor for a performance unless you’re also gonna nominate the part of the vfx team behind it and the vfx supervisor because that is a joint effort.”
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.
Andy Serkis’ newest lie: animators aren’t part of the production process for the characters he performs.
The success of Cuphead is the harbinger of a new era for independent animation creators.
Women in animation speak openly with Cartoon Brew about what it means to work in the business while being a mom, and what the industry should be doing to support their careers.
Aardman needs to do more than make a Youtube channel if it wants to support independent creators and producers.
Youtube’s poorly-regulated and selectively-enforced policies continue to hurt filmmakers.
Disney put “Coco” director Lee Unkrich in a tough spot, and he’s expressing his frustration on Twitter.
The well-reviewed “Ballerina” is being released as the poorly-reviewed “Leap!”
Why is Hollywood obsessed with making animated films based on intellectual property that doesn’t have any stories, characters, or mythologies?
“Bambi” offered a warning to humanity, but no one listened.
Old man yells at computer graphics, vfx supervisor corrects him.
Jeffrey Katzenberg’s plan to re-invent short-form web video — “New TV,” he calls it — sounds an awful lot like his approach to Dreamworks Animation.
“The Good Dinosaur” is as depressing as the movie about “the guy who got raped by a bear,” says Trey Parker.
A peek into the future of animation.
Why did the Academy invite a record number of animation artists to join their organization this year?
The Chinese government doesn’t want you to see this animated feature.
The Walt Disney Company has won 9 out of the last 10 animated feature Oscars. Now its animation president wants to help write the Oscar rules.
European producers aren’t following the same path as American animation producers. Here’s some of the key things they do differently.
The new rule changes could make the animated feature category much less friendly to independent and foreign animated films.