Don Bluth to Speak at AnimationNation Night in Burbank

If you are in Los Angeles this Tuesday (May 25), you won’t want to miss a special evening of conversation with animation legend Don Bluth put together by Charles Zembillas and ... Continue Reading →

Glenn Eichler, Co-creator of Daria

In conjunction with the release of MTV/Paramount’s Daria: The Complete Animated Series on DVD, we got in touch with Glenn Eichler, who co-created the show with Susie Lewis Lynn. ... Continue Reading →

Metropia, Mr. Fox and One Piece to Screen at Annecy

The event organizers of the Annecy International Festival of Animation have unveiled the feature film line-up for this year’s 50th Anniversary edition (June 7-12). The six animated ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Festival to Showcase Tezuka, Czeck Animation

A special screening of short films by Japanese manga pioneer Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion) and an international focus on the work of top Czech animators are part of ... Continue Reading →

Curiouser and Curiouser

Animation supervisor David Schaub spills the beans on the painstaking task of creating 30 major characters for Tim Burton’s surreal adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. Although ... Continue Reading →

Books We Love: April/May 2010

The Art of How to Train Your Dragon By Tracey Miller-Zarneke [Newmarket Press, $40] Although the arrival of yet another ‘art of’ book, detailing the craftsmanship and artistic ... Continue Reading →

Annecy, Mon Amour!

In anticipation of the 50th anniversary edition of Annecy, animation luminaries reminisce about the many reasons they fell in love with this remarkable festival. Philippe Alessandri, ... Continue Reading →

We’ll Always Have Rapallo!

The 14th edition of the fantastic Cartoons on the Bay Festival offers four days of jam-packed panels, special screenings and tributes to Don Bluth and Italian studio Atlantyca. Italy’s ... Continue Reading →

Fathers of Invention

Aardman’s Wallace & Gromit adapt to new roles as patron saints of gizmo creators from all over the world. Gadgets, gizmos and fun contraptions have always played a big part ... Continue Reading →

A Singin’ and Dancin’ Mystery Tour

Cookie Jar delivers a colorful, animated show featuring The Doodlebops. When the live-action children’s series The Doodlebops debuted in 2004, many were struck by how closely ... Continue Reading →