CHUCK JONES: CONVERSATIONS

I’ve been neglect in mentioning the forthcoming publication of Maureen Furniss’s wonderful collection of Chuck Jones interviews, Chuck …

L.A. REMINDERS

Tonight: Cartoon Network, Lucasfilm, and ASIFA-Hollywood present ANIMATION A-GO-GO! TWO NIGHTS WITH GENNDY TARTAKOVSKY at the Egyptian …

“Tunes for Toons” by Daniel Goldmark

Here is the cover of the new book – on sale in October – by cartoon music historian Daniel Goldmark.Tunes for ‘Toons: Music and the …

Hanna Barbera tribute

I went to the unveiling of a wall sculpture dedicated to Bill Hanna & Joseph Barbera – and a birthday luncheon for Joe Barbera (94 years …

The Dark Side of Dr. Seuss

The SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE has an interesting piece on a touring film program called “The Dark Side of Dr. Seuss.” The program, curated …

DINGBAT

Here’s a clever use of Carl Stalling music – a Flash animation by Brian Emling that’s a tribute to Chuck Jones’ DOT AND THE LINE and NOW …

Flash TV Series report

ColdHardFlash.com has a nice round-up of all the new and returning Flash-animated TV series that are being produced this year. There’s …

Vintage Soviet Animation

Here’s ten all-too-brief but fascinating clips of vintage Soviet animation. I particularly like the Russian version of Winnie the Pooh …

GOLDEN AWARDS BANQUET – APRIL 9th

Here’s an update on the Golden Awards Banquet that The Animation Guild is holding on April 9th, 2005 at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank, …

A Stop Motion Plog

Stop motion veteran Tennessee Reid Norton has started a plog (production blog) documenting the making of his indie stopmo short RICHARD …

Oscar Grillo’s Blog

The legendary Oscar Grillo has started his own blog HERE. It features a terrific drawing everyday and links to classic jazz tunes. Most …

FPS Magazine

FPS (Frames Per Second), a great print animation magazine edited by Emru Townsend in the Nineties, is being published again — only this …

INTERNATIONAL SCRAPPY DAY

April 30th has been declared International Scrappy Day by Asifa-Hollywood. That’s when an officially sanctioned Scrappy-Con – dubbed …

BATMAN – NEW TIMES

If you are as big a BATMAN fan as I am – or you like the 1966 camp Batman, the 1989 Burton Batman, the 1992 animated Batman, are a fan of …

Remembering Bird

There are two great Birds in the world of art. One is, of course, the Brad Bird of animation. The other is the Bird of jazz – Charlie …

Lisa Marie/Tim Burton Garage Sale Report

Daisy C. reports in on the Lisa Marie/Tim Burton garage sale (previously HERE and HERE): Just wanted to mention that my friend and I …

AT THE COMIC SHOP

Friday is the day I usually walk over to Golden Apple and see what’s new. I’ve noticed that I’ve become very picky in recent years. I …

A F***ING LOONATICS PREVIEW

Sander Schwartz can kick back and relax. Somebody has already done the work for him and animated the new LOONATICS cartoon, starring that …

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