Issue #213 July/August 2011

Issue #213 July/August 2011

Features

Back to the Days of Christopher Robin & Pooh - Disney returns to the basics with the terrific 2D movie Winnie the Pooh, which is inspired by five classic stories by A.A. Milne.

Sweet Serpent - Stevie Wermers-Skelton and Kevin Deters' charming Ballad of Nessie brings a certain lake-dwelling Scottish monster to animated life.

Prepare for the Stampede! - Eleven Arts and FUNimation are bringing Vash the Stampede to the U.S. and Canada with the North American release of Trigun: Badlands Rumble.

Television

Those Super Space Cats Are Back! - Cartoon Network premieres a new, high-energy take on the hugely popular show ThunderCats, produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Studio 4°C.

Welcome to your Phineas & Ferb Summer! - To mark the fifth anniversary of the show, a new TV movie featuring the popular animated siblings premieres on Disney Channel and Disney XD in August.

VFX

The Robots Invade a New Dimension - Michael Bay's shiny Transformers are back for their third big screen outing, but this time they require a lot more vfx magic in 3-D.

Comic-Con '11

Bam! Pow! Ka-Ching! - Just in time for Comic-Con, Ron Richards of iFanboy.com talks us through the dizzying array of comic-book based films careening towards theaters.

Opportunities

Navigating the Platform Jungle - L.A.'s Otis College of Art and Design leads the way with classes on animation and gaming for the latest digital media apps and mobile platforms.

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Animation Magazine Volume 25, Issue 5, #213

Highlights:
Back to the Days of Christopher Robin & Pooh. Sweet Serpent. Prepare for the Stampede! Those Super Space Cats Are Back! Welcome to your Phineas & Ferb Summer! The Robots Invade a New Dimension n 3-D. Comic-Con ’11. Navigating the Platform Jungle.