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Anne Laval studied at École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg. She illustrates picture books and other work using colored pencils, watercolor washes and printmaking techniques.
Cartoon Network has pulled a controversial “Powerpuff Girls” comic book variant cover that was intended to ship next month from IDW PUblishing.
West German terrorist Norbert Kröcher was arrested on March 31, 1977. He was leading a group planning to kidnap politician Anna-Greta Leijon. A number of suspects were arrested in the days following. One of them was Kröcher’s ex-girlfriend, “A”. This is her story.
After all of the recent Walt Disney mudslinging, it’s nice to see a positive mention of the man, even if that positivity happens to be in the form of a TV commercial trying to sell you a luxury automobile.
Guillaume Fesquet is a French artist who works in visual development on animation productions.
The personal styles of individual animation artists will be front and center in a new book series being prepped by Disney Publishing.
“The Nut Job 2” has been set for release on January 15, 2016,
John Kahrs, who left Disney abruptly after winning the Oscar for “Paperman,” has landed at Paramount’s new animation group.
The biennial British Animation Awards have announced their slate of nominees for 2014.
A film of life on the planks and the grit in between.
Shout! Factory has set a release date for its long awaited DVD set Mr. Magoo Theatrical Collection: The Theatrical Collection 1949-1959.
Last summer at SIGGRAPH, Pixar presented a paper offering some clues about one of the major new directions that CG feature animation is headed. The paper, “Stylizing Animation By Example,” explored how filmmakers could achieve more expressive rendering styles that disregard the perfect boundaries of computer graphics rendering and mimic traditional painting techniques.
A new series of Brazilian ads for Brilux cleaning supplies resurrects Hanna-Barbera’s Rosie the Robot in CG. The character is removed from her futuristic context on “The Jetsons” and dropped into a contemporary scene of Brazilian upper class domesticity.
Daniel Stone is an artist who works in animation and creates drawings and comics as personal work.
Filmmaker Daniel Sousa has made his short film “Feral,” one of this year’s five Academy Award nominees, available on Vimeo on Demand.
For a brief decade-long period in animation history, between the late-1960s and late-1970s, feature animation filmmakers cast aside their inhibitions and created films that aimed to titillate and shock audiences with the novelty of sexual cartoon imagery.
Did Tom Hanks’ performance as Walt Disney in Saving Mr. Banks wet your whistle for another depiction of Mr. Disney on the big screen? Then 2014 just might be your year, because two independent biopics are scheduled to be released later this year.
“Frozen” notched another win tonight on the awards circuit: Peter Del Vecho won the Producers Guild Award for Oustanding Producer of an Animated Theatrical Motion Picture.
It was a great weekend for subpar family CG films starring animals. Peter Lepeniotis’ “The Nut Job,” the first animated film released by Open Road Films, a new distribution company launched by AMC Theatres and Regal Entertainment Group, opened in third place with a robust $20.6 million.