April/May ’11 Highlights – Issue 211
Under the direction of Carlos Saldanha, the team at Blue Sky delivers Rio, a visually stunning valentine to the birds, the beauty and the infectious music of Brazil.
The Totally Odd Couple.
Bugs and Daffy share a home in The Looney Tunes Show, an offbeat new half-hour toon which introduces the classic characters to a new generation of Cartoon Network audiences.
Unleashing the Pizza-Loving Beast.
Artist and show creator Ben Jones reveals how Cartoon Network brought his eclectic characters to animated life in The Problem Solverz.
Ten New Shows to Write Home About.
We sample 10 of the hot new toons that will be available for pick-up at the MIPTV market in Cannes this month.
Giving Linus a Break!
The Peanuts gang is back in a new stand-alone DVD special in Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown.
CG Creature Double Feature.
Universal serves up two very different films, Hop and Paul, with a common link: both feature computer animated stars in live-action environs.
The Artist’s Toolbox.
Find out what top vfx artists and animators from studios around the word consider the teacher’s pets and pet peeves of our industry.
Cartoons at Cannes.
Our annual guide to animation for MIPTV 2011.