Rob Bredow

SIGGRAPH Keynote Rob Bredow: “Everything We Do Is Creative”

SIGGRAPH 2018 Keynote Rob Bredow (SVP, Executive Creative Director, and Head of Industrial Light & Magic) will take the stage at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver this August to share how ... Continue Reading →
Sean Karp

Making Cool Sounds for Toons

We recently had the chance to catch up with Sean W. Karp, the sound-mixer and editor at children’s content studio Sinking Ship Productions. Over the past three years, Sean has been ... Continue Reading →
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10 Questions for Nina Paley Writer/Director/Producer/Animator of Seder-Masochism

We caught up with the amazing, talented and super industrious animation director Nina Paley, whose new feature Seder-Masochism is screening in competition at Annecy this month. How ... Continue Reading →
Ludovic Berardo & Anja Poland

Anja Poland & Ludovic Berardo on the Creative Craft of LAIKA Magic

Since 2005, the internationally acclaimed studio LAIKA has been reinvigorating the stop-motion animated feature landscape in the US and around the world. The Portland, Oregon outfit ... Continue Reading →
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A Day In The Life Of …. Suzanna Olson

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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 →