#254 November 2015

Hatching a Hit Transition to CGI opens up a world of success for Huevocartoon and its surprise U.S. box office hit Un gallo con muchos huevos. FALL TV PREVIEW Cosmic Confidence Marvel ... Continue Reading →

View From the Top

Directors of awards-contending animated features weigh in on the key moments in making their movies and careers. By Karen Idelson. Directing a feature film is a life-long goal for ... Continue Reading →

#253 October 2015

Highlights October 2015 #253 All Hands on Drac Genndy Tartakovsky draws up a graphic approach to 3D animation in directing the Sony Pictures Animation sequel Hotel Transylvania ... Continue Reading →

A CG Cold War Redux

RISE recreates the not-so-distant past of a divided Germany for Guy Ritchie’s stylish The Man from U.N.C.L.E. By Karen ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #253

They Drew as They Pleased: The Hidden Art of Disney’s Golden Age By Didier Ghez [Chronicle Books, $40] In the first half of the 20th century, as Walt Disney Studio prepared to tackle ... Continue Reading →

#252 August-September 2015

Highlights August-September 2015 #252   Artists United Indie animators bring their unique styles to one of the world’s most famous works of poetry in Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet.   A ... Continue Reading →

#251 July 2015

Highlights July 2015 #251 Leaders of the Pack The makers of Minions had to figure out ways to bring the little yellow helpers into the spotlight without losing their considerable charms.   A ... Continue Reading →

The Essential Guide to SIGGRAPH 2015

The can’t-miss exhibits, sights and talks for the animation and VFX crowd at this year’s Aug. 9-13 confab at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Computer Animation Festival The 42nd ... Continue Reading →

Market Showcase: Copenhagen Bombay

Copenhagen Bombay was founded in 2006 and is today owned by film producer and CEO Sarita Christensen. The goal of all the company’s productions is to create original content for children ... Continue Reading →

Market Showcase: Anima Kitchent

Ánima Kitchent is a new company incorporated in Spain by Mexico’s Ánima Estudios, which boasts over 15 years’ experience in the animation sector, and part of the management ... Continue Reading →