#218 February 2012



February ’12 Highlights – Issue 218

Welcome to the Emerald Knight’s Reboot!
DC Comics’ evergreen hero faces new villains and unforeseen challenges in Warner Bros. Animation’s hot new Green Lantern: The Animated Series.

Belle of the Stereo Ball.
How Disney Feature Animation blended artistry and technology to bring Beauty and the Beast into 3-D.

The Annies Shake Things Up!
You can look forward to a lot of surprises and top-notch entertainment at the 39th edition of the Annie Awards in February.

Toasting the Grand Illusionists.
The 10th Annual VES Awards will celebrate a watershed year in visual effects.

Music to Soothe the Savage Toons.
Some of the best composers working in the business today are behind the eclectic scores for 2011′s crop of animated features.

Expanding the Magical World of William Joyce.
How Hurricane Katrina and a veteran children’s book advocate in New York City inspired an award-winning animated short and popular iPad app.

Wise Beyond His Years.
How 11-year-old movie critic Perry Chen collaborated with Bill Plympton on a well-received animated short about the Holocaust.

Anything But Elementary.
VFX supe Chas Jarrett ups the visual effects ante for the second Guy Ritchie/Sherlock Holmes thrill ride A Game of Shadows.

2012 School Guide
Listings, 10 essential books for animation students, a guide to top classes and advice from animator Tony White.

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