Issue #212 June 2011
Features - Mr. Lasseter’s Wild Ride John Lasseter and his A-Team at Pixar up the ante for Lightning McQueen, Mater and the rest of their four-wheel buddies in the summer’s highly anticipated sequel, Cars 2. Return of the Kung Fu Beast from the East - Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson reveals how DreamWorks is bringing back Po and the Furious Five for a 3-D rematch in Kung Fu Panda 2. A Superbe Year for French Animation - A record number of top-notch animated movies are slated to be released in France. Is it just coincidence or a sign of things to come? Television - Gumball Begins Reign of Color - Cartoon Network Europe’s hot new series serves up the adventures of an animated sitcom family with amazing verve and visual pizzazz. A Classic Tale Gets a 21st Century Reboot - DQ Entertainment prepares a 3-D CGanimated version of Edith Nesbit’s family classic, Five Children and It. Home Entertainment - New Summer Discs Turn Up the Heat - Whether you’re craving superheroes, ‘90s nostalgia or some heavy metal, new DVD and Blu-ray sets will help you ride out bikini season. Lisensing - 2011 Licensing Wish List - A quick run-down of what to expect from top toon franchises at this year’s Licensing International Expo held in Las Vegas, June 14-16. Visual Effects - Seeing the (Green) Light! - Sony Imageworks vfx supervisor Jim Berney and his team revisit the classic comic book and use real-world references to construct the luminous world of Green Lantern.
Animation Magazine Volume 25, Issue 4, #212
- Mr. Lasseter’s Wild Ride. Return of the Kung Fu Beast from the East. A Superbe Year for French Animation. Gumball Begins Reign of Color. A Classic Tale Gets a 21st Century Reboot. 2011 Licensing Wish List.