Dan Efergan

Aardman Exec Efergan Engages Kids with Toons, Games

Animation is one of the many modern arts requiring both creative vision and technical skills. And as those technical skills have become increasingly more technical, involving a deeper ... Continue Reading →
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Skyler Page and Nelson Boles Talk ‘Clarence’

For the April 2014 issue of Animation Magazine, we caught up with first time show creator Skyler Page and creative director Nelson Boles to get the scoop on their upbeat new show Clarence, ... Continue Reading →
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Kounterclockwise in ‘Forever-Land’: Extended Interview

We caught up with indie animator Jim Lujan and Cleveland rap sensation Deacon Burns (who with partner Kaya Rogue is best known as Kounterclockwise) ... Continue Reading →
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The Boys of ‘Breadwinners’

This month, Nickelodeon introduces viewers to the best-buddy heroes of its new 2D animated series Breadwinners: two booty-shaking ducks named SwaySway and Buhdeuce who run a bread delivery ... Continue Reading →
Bill Plympton

An Animated Conversation with Bill Plympton

In 1960, when Bill Plympton was 14, he mailed some cartoons he’d drawn to Disney in the hope of being hired. Not surprisingly, Disney declined. The good news: he had talent. The ... Continue Reading →
Jonathan Ng

Jonathan Ng Discusses His ‘Requiem for Romance’

Montreal-based animator Jonathan Ng’s visually stunning 2D short Requiem for Romance has been one of the standouts of the year and is one of the final 10 titles qualified to be ... Continue Reading →
Heath Kenny

Gaumont’s Heath Kenny Chats About ‘Santa’s Apprentice 2′

The new French feature Santa’s Apprentice 2: The Magic Snowflake (L’apprentie Pere Noel et le Flocon Magique) has been performing quite well in that country since its release ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Presents Late Night Work Club + Friends

I grew up in a land far away without Google. It was called the 1980s and animation was different then. Drawn on paper, painted on cel and shot on film by trained Oxberry technicians. ... Continue Reading →
Elyse Klaidman

An Interview with Pixar Exhibit Curator Elyse Klaidman

The recent Pixar: 25 Years of Animation exhibit in Amsterdam attracted over 135,000 visitors. The popular show has now moved to the Art Ludique museum in Paris, and it will be on display ... Continue Reading →
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Sanders, DeMicco Receive Original Vision Award

The opening night party for the World Animation & VFX Summit not only offered industry professionals from around the globe the chance to meet, reconnect and swap stories against ... Continue Reading →