D23 Kicks Off 23 Days of Christmas Event

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club has launched its “23 Days of Disney Christmas” event, a collection of work contributed by artists from the company, including Walt Disney ... Continue Reading →

Books We Love – Issue #234

The Noble Approach: Maurice Noble and the Zen of Animation Design By Tod Polson [Chronicle Books, $40] Fans of classic animation gems such as Dumbo, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and ... Continue Reading →

Animation Stars Drawn to ‘Roger Rabbit’ Reunion

A special screening and 25th Anniversary Reunion of the cast and crew of Robert Zemeckis’ seminal feature Who Framed Roger Rabbit packed the house at the Academy of Motion Pictures ... Continue Reading →

Academy Plans ‘Roger Rabbit’s’ 25th Anniversary Reunion

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is planning a special evening to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Robert Zemeckis’ Oscar-winning feature, Who Framed Roger Rabbit. ... Continue Reading →

Credit Where Credit is Due?

One of the tasks of a cartoon historian is to research and identify as accurately as possible which artists and artisans worked on what projects. That, however, can be surprisingly ... Continue Reading →

Dawn of the Dead Pets

Director Tim Burton pays homages to his favorite monster movies and his childhood pet in the charming stop-motion gem Frankenweenie. Filmmaker Tim Burton had two great childhood loves: ... Continue Reading →

‘Frankenweenie’ to Premiere at Austin’s Fantastic Fest

Tim Burton’s eagerly anticipated feature Frankenweenie will have its world premiere on September 20 at the 2012 Fantastic Festival, held at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas. ... Continue Reading →

Disney to Open ‘Art of Frankenweenie’ Exhibit

Walt Disney Studios will launch a touring exhibition featuring the art of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, the director’s upcoming stop-motion, animated feature film which comes out ... Continue Reading →

Destination D Details Announced

Fans of Disney animation are invited to spend two magical days celebrating the art, storytelling, music, voices, imagination and innovation of the studios’ benchmark films at ... Continue Reading →

IMAX to Release Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’ on Oct. 5

Fans of Tim Burton’s upcoming 3D stop-motion feature Frankenweenie will be able to catch the black-and-white toon digitally projected on IMAX’s giant screens this fall. The exhibitor ... Continue Reading →