Issue #193 April/May 2009

Issue #193 April/May 2009

Gaming - Telltale Games delivers an awesome new series of games for two beloved Aardman characters. Features - Dreamworks’ "Monsters v. Aliens" puts vaguely familiar movie monsters into a ginormous stereoscopic package; After winning the Best Feature Prize at Ottawa, Aristomenis Tsirbas’ indie labor of love, (Battle for Terra", is ready for its 3-D blitz. Home Entertainment - "X-Men", "Superman", "Freakazoid" and more mix it up on DVD and Blue-ray this month. Television - Mitch Hurwitz and Josh Weinstein discuss FOX’s new primetime toon about dysfunctional teachers; Nicktoons debuts a stylish new animated series starring a teenaged version of Ironman; Heath Kenny, the recently appointed creative director of the French studio, discussess its new slate; Toon execs dole out some solid advice about surviving the global economic slump; CHINAnimax reveals ZN Animation's eclectic new projects; Craig Bartlett talks about his new animated creation "Dinosaur Train", a Jim Henson company project which will pull into PBS KIDS fall 2009. VFX - John DesJardin talks about how he handled the challenging task of recreating Alan Moore’s "Watchmen"; Tools and top picks of the trade-which shows, movies, tech tools and websites make our animator's hot list this year.

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Animation Magazine Volume 23, Issue 4, #193

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