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Virtual Reality Toons Steal the Spotlight at SIGGRAPH

“Working in VR is like jumping out of a plane,” said acclaimed animation director Jorge Gutierrez (The Book of Life, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera). “Then, when ... Continue Reading →
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Director Kariem Saleh Talks About the Making of ‘Song of a Toad’

Director Kariem Saleh’s inventive and poignant CG-animated short Song of a Toad was picked as the 2017 SIGGRAPH festival’s Best of Show. The talented animator and vfx artist, ... Continue Reading →
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Playing to Win: ‘OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes’

The creator of Cartoon Network’s OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes chats about his hot new show and the secrets of his success. The series premieres August 1 at 6:30 p.m. This story ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Veterans Offer Career Tips During Animag’s Comic-Con Panel

Write and draw every day. Work well with your peers. Get used to getting lots and lots of criticism, and put your work out there for everyone to see. These were only some of the helpful ... Continue Reading →
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Delivering Superheroic VFX Images

Armen Kevorkian How the VFX supervisor of Supergirl, The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow delivers weekly otherworldly shots for ... Continue Reading →
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Feathered Weapons

  The Penguin of Madagascar The Penguin of Madagascar The Penguin of Madagascar The ... Continue Reading →
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Seals of Excellence

With their much-anticipated, beautiful 2D pic, Song of the Sea, director Tomm Moore and the team at Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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In Pursuit of Art and Quality Content

This year’s Cartoon Movie in France will highlight bold, new features which aren’t afraid to tackle tough, non-commercial subjects. If you are a firm believer that some ... Continue Reading →
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The Mixel Invasion Has Begun!

Cartoon Network and LEGO join forces to introduce the world to cute, collectible monsters called Mixels. Last summer, right around Comic-Con, ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #238

The Art and Flair of Mary Blair: An Appreciation (Updated Edition) By John Canemaker and Mary Blair [Disney Editions, $45, available May] You’ll find few animators and artists ... Continue Reading →