Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim has...
The fourth annual AniMazSpot Festival, which focuses on animated shorts projects and their creators, will take place September 10-16. Three nomination screenings will be held at the Woodbury theater in Burbank on the last three week nights of the festival. UPA Pictures will be the focus of the Saturday programs [...]
Phil Roman has settled into being an elder statesman of the animation industry—something of an irony (if an inevitable one) for a man once described by Chuck Jones as “the youngest animator in the business.” When Jones declared him so, in the mid-1960s, Phil really was: he spanned the gap [...]
Animation corporate executives have not always been highly regarded by the artists who work for them, particularly during the Golden Age. One exception to that trend was Leon Schlesinger, who until 1944 served as the producer of all of the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons released by Warner Bros. (after [...]