Meet Zombie Redenbacher

One more interesting fact about this spot: it was directed at Digital Domain by none other than David Fincher (FIGHT CLUB, SE7EN), who …

Fred World

Art director (Little Mermaid) and production designer (Jimmy Neutron) Fred Cline has just started a blog. Cline was mentored by Lee and …

Jaws Of Life

“Jaws of Life” is a freshly styled music video for the Canadian band Wintersleep directed by Sean Wainsteim (with James Mejia). Wainsteim …

Animation Show Contest

Courtesy of our pals at The Animation Show we have four copies of the new dvd set of the ANIMATION SHOW Volumes 1 & 2 just out from …

Mary Blair Cannot Be Killed!

Not sure what’s better – the title of the blog or the actual blog itself. “Mary Blair Cannot Be Killed” is an irreverent but loving …

Classic Italian Commercials

Last month we posted links to some vintage French and German animated commercials. Now here’s a here whole bunch of 1960s and ’70s …

Zombie Redenbacher

Files this one under “Commercials For People Who Can’t Get Enough Of Polar Express and Monster House.” Apparently the people who own the …

Footage from Disney’s Enchanted

The first footage for Disney’s upcoming live-action/2d-animated film ENCHANTED has appeared online. A few seconds can be seen at the tail …

Hanna-Barbera in the 1970s

Jeff Jonas, an artist at Sony Online Entertainment and the the son of Golden Age animation artist Homer Jonas, has written some hilarious …

The Disney Strike of 1941

Kip W has posted some amazing animation artifacts on Flickr: coverage of the 1941 Disney strike as reported in New York’s leftist daily …

Iwao Draws Fred

Here’s a short video of Iwao Takamoto drawing a famous Hanna-Barbera character not designed by him. The video was posted by background …

Girls Drawin Girls

Girl animation artists drawing girls. Cool. It’s a new book, it’s a gallery show, it’s an event on January 20th at Pehr Space in Los …

The Golden Age Of Anime

Forget Astro Boy! Digital Meme has announced an upcoming release of a new DVD collection of vintage Japanese anime that predates Tezuka’s …

Pixar Animators’ Roundtable

What happens when five Pixar animators get together to talk animation? The results are in this Spline Doctors podcast. The participating …

China and India’s Animation Boom

The animation industries in North America and Europe may be healthy, but the numbers presented in this newspaper article from Chinese …

Save The Treasures

Who’d ever have thought that CHIP AND DALE (1947) would be a more obscure Disney short than DER FEUHRER’S FACE (1943)? Or that THE TRIAL …

Casper Comics

Leslie Cabarga and I are conspiring to get you to be friendly to Casper – his comics that is!I’ve made no secret of my love for the …

Another Live-Action Show On Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network’s “Adult Swim” line-up has ordered a pilot for yet another live-action project. This one is based on a series of online …

Music At The El Cap

Starting tonight, The El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood is running a sing-a-long revival of MARY POPPINS for the rest of the month. The El …

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