SEALED

I don’t want rub anymore salt in the wound, but Romeo And Juilet: Sealed With A Kiss opened today in several theaters in Southern …

HARVEYTOONS CONTEST

Courtesy of Classic Media and Sony Wonder, this morning we had two advance copies of

Vincent Waller’s Blog

I think it’s safe to announce that the Internet is officially complete now that director, storyboard artist and all-around creative type …

OUT ON THE WATER

Simply beautiful.That’s my opinion of the new music video Out On The Water by British based fraterfilms for the Welsh band Camera. Check …

THE “COMPLETE” HARVEYTOONS

Okay, I admit it. I love Famous Studios cartoons. Perhaps at some point I’ll go on at length about why I like them so much (partially …

John K. Discusses Color Theory

John Kricfalusi has an insightful POST on his blog where he discusses color theory in backgrounds. He uses early Hanna-Barbera TV …

Katzenberg Speaks About The Future Of CG

There’s plenty of scary Halloween events coming up over the next few days but I can’t think of any more frightening than this: next …

Preston Blair Swipes: Halloween Edition

Here’s a topic that never gets old: amateur illustrators who pilfer artwork from Preston Blair’s classic animation textbook and use it …

Awesome Color Fleischer Studio Newsreel

Mike Matei has posted onto YouTube an incredible late-1930s newsreel that shows how cartoons were produced at the Fleischer Studio in …

Dan Haskett Interview

Check this out: a brief but thought-provoking INTERVIEW with Dan Haskett, a name that should need no introduction to anybody working in …

PERSEPOLIS

Next year’s animated feature slate continues to look better and better. With The Simpsons Movie, Brad Bird’s latest from Pixar, and Shrek …

Fred Seibert on Pitching

Fred Seibert, the only major animation producer who has his own blog, weighs in with his thoughts on the recent discussion about pitching …

OLD JEWISH COMEDIANS

Nobody, but nobody, draws old Jewish comedians better than Drew Friedman. Drew will be making a one-time-only Los Angeles appearance, to …

SEMINAR: How To Sell An Animated Series

With all the recent discussion here about pitching in TV animation, this is an event that is timely and also somewhat ironic. On Monday, …

Pixar Storytelling Secrets

This past weekend, a number of Pixar directors and story artists spoke at the Screenwriting Expo in Los Angeles. Kevin Koch, president of …

Interview with Run Wrake

PINGMAG has an INTERVIEW with Run Wrake, director of the excellent animated short, RABBIT. The film has been well received at festivals …

The Mystery of the Third Planet

Animation artist Chris McDonnell discovers a bizarre ’80s Russian animated film, THE MYSTERY OF THE THIRD PLANET, on the Meathaus blog. …

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