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Ask a Baboon – Issue #243

‘You’ll Never Work in This Town Again!’ You’ve been there. Your friends have been there. The guys at Baboon Animation have been there, too, once upon a time ... Continue Reading →
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Ask a Baboon – Issue #241

Baboon Animation’s newest shining star, the accomplished Susan Kim, has written for more than three dozen children’s TV series, including PBS’s runaway hit Peg+Cat, ... Continue Reading →
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Ask a Baboon – Issue #238

As head writers go, Baboon Animation team member Carin Greenberg is one of the busiest in the biz. An Emmy winner and eight-time nominee, Carin has masterfully helmed such hits as 101 ... Continue Reading →
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What’s the Story, Anne D. Bernstein?

A woman in an animation writers’ room sometimes seems more rare than a dodo egg omelet on your local brunch menu, with unicorn cheese. But why should that be? In this next pair ... Continue Reading →
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What’s the Story, John Fountain?

Baboon Animation teammate John Fountain is a veteran storyteller. As supervising director and storyboard supervisor on such hits as The Fairly OddParents, John has brought countless ... Continue Reading →
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Putting the Punch in Your Punch-Up

Part 1: Funny Goddamn Pictures I humbly borrow (okay, steal) this column’s sub-headline from a famous 1996 essay by John Kricfalusi entitled “Funny Goddamn Drawings,” ... Continue Reading →
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Five Questions for Three Story Editors

When running a cartoon series writing team, every story editor has his/her own style. Here, three members of the writers’ group Baboon Animation discuss their approaches.       Peter ... Continue Reading →
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A Movie is Like a Date!

You’re a new animated comedy. Here it is, Friday night, and you’re excited. It’s going to be a big evening for you. Your audience doesn’t know much about you, but she’s excited, ... Continue Reading →