Behind the Mike

Voice actors talk about what it’s really like to deliver their lines for the pros at Audioworks. Mike de Seve, creative director of the Oscar-nominated, Emmy-winning team Baboon ... Continue Reading →
Michael Drake

Sticky Pictures Appoints Michael Drake as Development Exec

Australian production house Sticky Pictures (Pirate Express, Pearlie) as appointed Michael Drake as its Development Executive. Having previously worked with the studio in freelance ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Deals for ‘Rock Angels,’ Mattel, ‘Yoko,’ And More

MIPCOM has had its share of difficulties this year with flooding forcing the cancellation of the opening-night red carpet screening, but with that behind it the event is seeing plenty ... Continue Reading →

‘Gigglebug’ Series Presells to 10 Countries

Helsinki-based Gigglebug Entertainment has kicked off production on a preschool-targeted TV series, Gigglebug, with 10 broadcasters already on board. The show follows the company’s ... Continue Reading →

Ask A Baboon – Issue #244

Birth of a Baboon Joe Vitale turns the tables on Mike de Seve and interviews him about his career in animation and how collective became a reality. Mike de Seve From Beavis and Butt-Head ... Continue Reading →

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 →

DWA Vets form Monkey’s Uncle Venture

Animation industry vets Eric “Bibo” Bergeron (Shark Tale, Road to El Dorado) and Emmy-nominated writer-director — and Animation Magazine contributing writer — ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →