Previously on Cartoon Brew


John Callahan, RIP

Portland cartoonist John Callahan, who had been quadriplegic since the age of 21, passed away yesterday at age 59. His crude, funny …


The Sunday Funnies (7/25/10)

This week we have Medium Large (7/22) by Francesco Marciuliano; Crankshaft (7/22) by Tom Batiuk and Chuck Ayers; Wizard of Id (7/22) by …


News! by Darcy Prendergast

Melbourne-based artist Darcy Prendergast, explains that his latest film, News!, was “inspired by my constant hatred for news and current …


Animator Featured in Elle Girl

In an impending sign of the apocalypse, Elle Girl magazine published a story about a female animator. The artist is Julia Pott, who …


Heart of Refuge by Piotr Kamler

Polish animator Piotr Kamler (b. 1936) won the Grand Pix at Annecy in 1975 for his film Le Pas, but I’ve chosen to display an earlier …


Betty Boop filmstrip

Here’s a curio: a 1930s vintage toy projector slide show, featuring Max Fleischer’s Betty Boop, Koko and Bimbo in a new adventure in the …


Comic Con 2010

I’m on my way to “Comic Con” (aka today’s activities. Tomorrow (Saturday begins with a SpongeBob panel with producer Paul Tibbitt, …


CBTV Student Fest #3: August by Matthias Hoegg

Unwanted visitors disturb the tranquility of a campsite at the height of summer. While mayhem breaks out on the lawn, a group of ants makes brave new discoveries in the grass.


Cows & Cows & Cows

Tons of artists create photo cut-out animation using After Effects, but few do it as creatively as Brighton, UK-based Cyriak. Be sure to …


Seventeen by Hisko Hulsing

It’s surprising that I’ve never written about Hisko Hulsing’s film Seventeen considering how much I enjoyed it when I saw it at Annecy in …

Music Videos

Twin Galaxies by Matt Pitt

The official music video for Twin Galaxies by New Zealand’s Shapeshifter, directed by Matt Pitt (aka redkidOne). (Thanks, Mukpuddy)

Feature Film

The Goon teaser trailer

Consider me impressed. Here’s a 30-second trailer promoting the San Diego Comic Con panel for The Goon on Friday night. Based on the Dark …


The Looney Tunes Show first peek

Here’s the promo for the new Looney Tunes Show which ran this past weekend on Cartoon Network. It’s our first peek at the CG Road Runner …


The Dirty Side of 3-D Filmmaking

3-D films may make a lot of money, but Hollywood is no longer an art form accessible to the masses. From BoxOfficeMojo: Toy Story 3 …

Site News

Cartoon Brew version 3.0

Welcome to the updated Cartoon Brew. This was an important redesign for us. We wanted to make the site more useful for regular readers …

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