Eels "Bone Dry." Photo by Cassandra Church.

Animated People: Sofia Astrom, Director, Eels’ “Bone Dry”

The popular California band Eels (led by Mark Oliver Everett) has just released a beautiful stop-motion animated video for their new song “Bone Dry.” The video, which is directed ... Continue Reading →
Olan Rogers, creator of Final Space

Animated People: Olan Rogers Blasts Off into ‘Final Space’

This week, we catch up with YouTube star and indie filmmaker Olan Rogers, who created the original TBS/Conan O’Brien/Conaco animated series Final Space along with writing partner ... Continue Reading →
Dave Filoni

Animated People: Dave Filoni, EP & Supervising Director, ‘Star Wars Rebels’

Dave Filoni has been a staple of the extended Star Wars animated universe since 2008. Writer Cameron Koller checked in with the executive producer and supervising director to discuss ... Continue Reading →
Don Hahn

Producer Don Hahn Delves into ‘Disney’s Magical Mid-Century’

There’s no telling what amazing, creative project Oscar-nominated producer (The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Maleficent), author and documentary filmmaker Don Hahn will come up ... Continue Reading →
Ruth Fielding and Camilla Deakin

Lupus Films’ Fielding and Deakin Discuss Big Animated Year

We recently had the chance to catch up with producers Ruth Fielding and Camilla Deakin, managing directors of U.K.’s Lupus Films. It has been an amazing year for the talented ... Continue Reading →
Revolting Rhymes

‘Revolting Rhymes’ Directors Discuss Creative Process

Although fairy tale characters have been a familiar staple of animated TV shows and movies, we have quite never seen them quite as lively and modern as the ones depicted in Revolting ... Continue Reading →
Luca Pisanu

An Artistic Journey: Concept Artist Luca Pisanu

I am an Italian-born visual development and concept artist working at Disney Publishing, and I am often asked how I got my big break in the business. I hope this brief column helps ... Continue Reading →
Eric Beckman

10 Questions for Eric Beckman, Co-Founder & President of GKIDS

It has been a whirlwind year for Eric Beckman and his team at indie distribution co. GKIDS. Not only does he have numerous hot titles on his plate for this year’s competitive ... Continue Reading →
Frank Ternier

10 Questions for Frank Ternier

Filmmaker, graphic artist and animator Frank Ternier first made a splash with his animated short 8 Bullets in 2014. His new short, Riot, about the murder of a young black man, made ... Continue Reading →
Hans Ulrich Stoef

Forging a New European Toon Powerhouse

Hans Ulrich Stoef, CEO of Studio 100 Media and m4e AG, discusses the recently merged companies’ priorities and market strategies for MIPCOM and 2018. Animag: Can you tell us what ... Continue Reading →