The Academy Awards have a long history of ignoring the greatest animated films and filmmakers. Here’s a survey of some classic snbs.
Here’s a first-of-its-kind guide to some of the animated treasures that anyone can now post, sample, and remix as they see fit.
“Cartoon Carnival” will revisit characters like Farmer Alfalfa and Felix the Cat, and look at recent efforts to restore these cartoons.
A gallery will examine problematic characters, from Speedy Gonzales to the crows in “Dumbo.”
Ever wondered how Fleischer Studios produced Betty Boop and Popeye cartoons during the 1930s?
The media titan is home to Paramount, Nickelodeon, MTV, Fleischer cartoons, “Garfield,” “Rugrats,” “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” and much more …
We talk to animation producer J.J. Sedelmaier about the technology used to create classic cartoons – and his new museum exhibit about animation equipment.
Cuphead might become much more than just a game thanks to King Features.
Over 100 classic Popeye cartoons on one poster.
Clarence is headed back to the 1920s.
A new book seeks to remedy the lack of English scholarship on China’s contribution to the medium.
I regret starting this review on a negative note, but it should be said that “Anime Fan Communities” is not the most accurately-titled book. Author Sandra Annett takes international anime fandom as her starting point, but she ends up engaging with a much wider range of topics.
What do you get when you cross a British reality TV show host, the studio that made “Happy Feet,” and an 84-year-old cartoon sex symbol? You may not have to wait long to find out.
Animation historians can sleep a little easier tonight. We now know that the rotoscope model for Superman in the classic Fleischer …
Max and Dave Fleischer (and animator Dick Heumer) explain it all in this 1928 classic cartoon. If you had to recommend one cartoon …
Apparently the Fleischer estate has lost a court battle for the rights to Betty Boop, a character created by Grim Natwick at Max …