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Animating a Shadow Cat

I thought I would share this little segment from one of myQ&A‘s at iAnimate.net. I was teaching my class how to takevideo referenceof ahumanand try …

Pixar-esque Short Shows How Society Saps Your Creativity

A wordless film by two Spanish filmmakers follows a father and son as they struggle for happiness in spite of crushingly bleak capitalist forces.<p>They say school is where kids' love of learning goes to die, a process we begin to watch firsthand in an award-winning 3D-animated short called <i>Alike</i>. …

Talking Rocket and Groot, Marvel animation with Skottie Young and VP Stephen Wacker

Marvel’s new <i>Rocket & Groot</i> web shorts are basically a Skottie Young comic book brought to life, so we caught up with Young and Marvel’s animation VP …

Comics

Steven Spielberg Does What He Wants: 6 Things Every Fan Must Know About Hollywood’s Biggest Director

Careful what you wish for. Steven Spielberg can get a movie made — or send it to development limbo.<p>We all know that Steven Spielberg floats at the …

Design Experience that Matters: How to Create a Killer Design Portfolio

"Design your portfolio as well as the projects it contains"<p>Building a portfolio is one of the most challenging parts of pursuing a career in design. …

The Only Thing More Trippy Than 'Legion' Is Modern Era Comics

Noah Hawley's incredible X-Men TV show succeeds because it honors what great comics have always done.<p>When <i>Legion</i> began airing on FX in February, …

How to Start a Business When You're an Introvert

First, know that your introversion isn't a curse -- it's a strength, if you know how to use it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The business world seems like it caters to extroverts. And that makes sense: As a business owner, you need charisma to lead a team, negotiate …

George RR Martin: FREE Master Class on Storytelling

George RR Martin: Master Class on Storytelling<p>George RR Martin is one of the most beloved and hated storytellers of his generation. He’s best known …

Social Media

Boy & the World

When a child’s father leaves his home in a small village to seek work in the city, his young son, not understanding why his father has left, sets out …

Music Videos

This Week in Animation News: Season 3 of 'Rick and Morty' Teased by Dan Harmon

In This Week in Animation News I’ll take a look at the previous week in the world of animation in order to get you caught up on everything you might …

Animation

15 Times DC Cartoons Were Better Than DC Movies

Over the decades, DC movies have struggled to find the same box office enthusiasm as Marvel. Part of the issue is that DC has trouble bringing its …

Meet Spain’s Hottest Animator, Alberto Vázquez, Who Swept The Goya Animation Categories Tonight

Alberto Vázquez made history tonight at the Goya Awards, winning both the animated feature and short film prizes.The post Meet Spain’s Hottest …

Animation

‘Piper’ and the Development of Pixar’s Presto Sculpting Brush

Along with a slew of VFX breakdown videos and images, ‘Piper’ supervising technical director Brett Levin details the tools and techniques employed on …

Pixar

Cartoon Saloon, Mercury Filmworks Partner for New Animation Studio

The Ireland-based 2D animation joint venture is expected to create 140 jobs in the next three years.<p>Kilkenny, Ireland-based animation studio Cartoon …

Why The Future Is Bright For Anime

At its best, anime is diverse, vibrant, unfettered, and unpredictable. Look through the history of Japanese animation, and you’ll find stories about …

Anime

Getting “Zootopia” just right really challenged Disney screenwriters Jared Bush and Phil Johnston

Given that Zootopia is set in a mammals-only city, it’s entirely appropriate that this Walt Disney Animation Studios production took home the lion’s share of the prizes at this year’s Annie Awards.<p>This Byron Howard / Rich Moore movie wound up claiming six of the top trophies at Saturday night’s …

Retro Anime: The Pursuit of Happiness: The Fantastic Adventures of Unico (1981)

One of my most beloved animated films that I used to watch as a child was <i>The Fantastic Adventures of Unico</i>. It’s based on a manga written and …

Anime

Interview: 'Trolls' Directors On Cinematic Bliss And What Defines A DreamWorks Toon

DreamWorks Animation’s <i>Trolls</i> debuts on DVD and Blu-Ray this morning. DWA’s 33rd animation feature since 1998 was a solid critical and moderate commercial success, earning $153 million domestic and $338m worldwide on a $125m budget even against the likes of Walt Disney’s <i>Moana</i> and Illumination and …

Animation

The 2017 Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts Reviewed and Ranked

Short-form Academy Award nominees hit theaters this week.<p>If you’re a fan of short films and like to see them on the big screen but can’t attend the …

Studio Ghibli's Connection With Mother Designer Shigesato Itoi

In the West, Shigesato Itoi is most famous as the guy who made the <i>Mother</i> games. But in Japan, his main job has been copywriting, including penning …

15 Amazing Animated Movies That Were Snubbed By The Oscars

Since 2001, the Oscars have done their best to honor outstanding achievements in the field of animation. Sometimes, they get it right, having honored …

After 13 years, 'Samurai Jack' returns in the dark trailer for its final season

Cartoon Network released the trailer for the long-awaited return of its popular animated series "Samurai Jack," which initially ran for four seasons between 2001 and 2004. The fifth and final season of the show will premiere on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim programming block on Saturday March 11 at …

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A Big Challenge: Making Characters in 'Angry Birds Movie' Look Simple

That would most likely have resulted in a very different movie, and so a more subtle and realistic approach was ultimately taken. This was further …

The Time Walt Disney Almost Lost His Job at Walt Disney Studios

When Walt Disney first arrived in California, he had a demo reel, no money, and few prospects. He got a lucky break, however, when an east coast film …

Scratching Surfaces

Jean-Pierre Verdijo, <i>Knowledge Acquired by Investigation</i><p>In two different current Austin shows, Jean-Pierre Verdijo and Joyce Howell can’t get past the …

Art

13 Emerging Urban Artists Who Are Making Their Mark Around The World

"The urban art movement has been a catalyst for experimentation and innovation," says 'Make Your Mark' author Tristan Manco.<p>How do you define an urban artist?<p>According to Tristan Manco, author and compiler of the <i>Make Your Mark</i> book, "urban art" usually refers to "work that is influenced by street …

Art

Crystal Bridges announces new artwork by Picasso, Magritte, Haas and more

Pablo Picasso’s “Seated Woman in Chemise” / Crystal BridgesA painting by Pablo Picasso is one of several new pieces of artwork that will be on …

Art

A Different Guernica

Gernika, 1937: The Market Day Massacre<p>by Xabier Irujo<p>University of Nevada Press, 311 pp., $44.95<p>In <i>Gernika, 1937: The Market Day Massacre</i>, the …

Art