#274 – November 2017

November 2017, issue #274

 

November 2017 – Issue #274

Brick by Brick
Animators use new and old techniques to get mini figures to jump, kick, punch and spin their way through The LEGO Ninjago Movie.

The Mane Event
The sparkling My Little Pony: The Movie gallops to theaters this month.

The Little Kitchen Appliance That Could
Thirty years later, animation veterans look back at the making of The Brave Little Toaster.

The Best Toons for Everyone!
Panels on Nick’s The Loud House, Sony’s Emoji Movie and Glen Keane’s Dear Basketball are some of the highlights of this year’s World Animation Celebration.

Your Friendly Neighborhood Vampire
Chris Nee sinks her teeth into an awesome new animated series about a young vampire girl and her unusual family on Disney Junior.

Zafari Does Things Differently
David Dozoretz and his Digital Dimension team rely on Unreal to render the new animated series.

New Toon Is the Cat’s Meow!
Rainbow aims for CG purr-fection with its charming new animated series 44 Cats.

Tyler the Creator vs. the Jellyfish
The popular rapper’s irreverent new animated series The Jellies! has fun with diversity.

Titmouse Spreads Its Wings
With offices in Los Angeles, New York and Vancouver, indie studio Titmouse puts its special touch on a wide variety of popular toons.

Hormonal Change Comedy
Big Mouth offers an animated snapshot of puberty.

Wonder Girls!
Acclaimed director Rob Minkoff discusses his work on Genius Brands’ upcoming series Rainbow Rangers.

A Safe and Accepting Universe
Popular children’s author and illustrator Todd Parr launches a new animated project.

Visualizing History
Dunkirk’s vfx supervisor discusses the film’s stunning visuals which involved getting shots in camera as much as possible.