#209 February 2011


February ’11 Highlights – Issue 209

Love and the Star-Crossed Lawn Ornaments.
Director Kelly Asbury and producer Baker Bloodworth talk about the challenges and rewards of their new animated movie Gnomeo and Juliet.

The Game is On Again.

TRON: Legacy ups the vfx ante with its 3-D smorgasbord of futuristic visuals, gaming razzle dazzle and a younger digital version of Jeff Bridges’ face.

It’s the End of the World As They Know It!
Evangelion 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance gets ready for its flight to U.S. theaters.

Justice: The Next Generation.
Warner Bros. Animation delivers the next evolution of your favorite teen heroes for Cartoon Network’s Young Justice.

A Mouth-Watering Treat!
The new addition to FOX-TV’s Sunday night lineup is Bob’s Burgers, Loren Bouchard’s hilarious toon about a strangely endearing family that runs a small restaurant.

Toon Town Milestones.
The Big Anniversaries of 2011.

Oscar Watch.
Strength in Number of VFX Contenders: Our quick glance guide to the key effects of this year’s potential nominees.

School Guide 2011.
Advice and insider info for aspiring animators, plus listings of animation, vfx and game design programs in schools around the world.