#220 April/May 2012



April/May ’12 Highlights – Issue 220

25th Anniversary Special
Animag turned 25 this year! Celebrate with looks back at the coolest toon features, shows and shorts, awesome vfx breakthroughs and popular characters. Plus, inspiring quotes from top execs and creators and dozens of tips to keep your animation career going for the next 25 years and beyond!

Avast, Aardman Magic Ahoy!
With The Pirates! Band of Misfits, Peter Lord and his team have outdone themselves with another delightful, beautifully crafted animated movie.

More Than Just a Pretty Picture
An appraising look at Jean-François Laguionie’s latest work of art, The Painting (Le Tableau).

State of the Art
Conversations with Disney/Pixar president Ed Catmull and DreamWorks Animation CCO Bill Damaschke.

Korra: The Next Airbender!
From the minds behind Nickelodeon’s acclaimed Avatar comes an exciting new chapter with a brand new heroine: The Legend of Korra.

Teen Spidey Reports for Duty
Ultimate Spider-Man begins to spin its colorful web on Disney XD’s new Marvel block.

La Dolce Vita Animata
Indie animation producers in Italy continue to deliver the goods, despite tough financial challenges and the slow growth of revenue from multimedia projects.

Beyond Talking Pigs and Singing Chipmunks
VFX powerhouse Rhythm & Hues celebrates 25 colorful years, embarks on more ambitious projects and plans bigger expansion overseas.

MIPTV: 10 Shows to Write Home About
It’s time to fight the crowds and sell your goods at MIPTV in Cannes. Here are some of the new animated shows to check out this year.

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