Material Submission Requirements
Final Page Trim Size: 8 3/8" x 10 7/8"
Page Bleed Size:
8 5/8" x 11 1/8"
For Cover:
Top 3" are used for logo and Animation Magazine ID's
Character may overlap logo, but must not obscure readability. Photoshop layered Template for this is available on CD per request
Linescreen: 150 lpi

Digital Materials

Animation magazine can accept images and advertisements in a number of different formats. Please use the following guidelines when creating and sending your files to us.

Slides, Transparencies, and Flat Art:
Please make sure each piece submitted is identified and caption information is included (e.g. people images-person's name, product image-product name, TV show-title of show, etc.) Animation Magazine will not publish an image unless descriptive information is provided.

ZIP, Jaz 1GB, CD-Rom - Macintosh format. Include with your disk a hard copy (b/w laser OK) of your images with description. Label all disks with your name, address and phone number.

E-mail files to: If you're sending Quark files, they need to be stuffed including fonts used. Send picture files in TIFF or EPS format, CMYK, 300 dpi. If your files are very large (exceeding 10MB) please send them on portable media. Ask for our FTP info.

Adobe Photoshop
Images should be in Macintosh format as TIFF, EPS or Photoshop file (if EPS or Photoshop file include Fonts). Images should be either Bitmap, Grayscale or CMYK. NO RGB or Indexed Color. Resolution should be 300dpi.

Quark Xpress Files
Include all used images, printer and screen fonts. Do not use True Type or Multiple Master fonts. Do not put all fonts in one suitcase.

Adobe Illustrator Files
Convert all fonts to outlines and save as EPS. Do not leave fonts embedded. If this can not be done, send printer and screen fonts with your file. Fonts need to be stuffed.

Animated Banner for the Website

Submit separately as 72 dpi GIF format not larger than 20K. 130 x 100 pixels, RGB colors, not CMYK.

Company Profile
Four images maximum plus company logo. Three-hundred fifty words with complete directions for all links. Allow 1/2" border around entire page.

Please include a 4/C printout or laser proof with your submission.

Final Trim Size: 8 3/8" X 10 7/8"
Line Screen: 150 l.p.i.


For PC users: Right click over the provided link and select
"save image to disk"

For Mac users
: Option click over the provided link and select
"save link to disk"

Downloads the cover template


Download the Digital File Specs Sheet:

For more information
Animation Magazine
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Westlake Village, CA 91361

Tel: (818) 991-2884
Fax: (818) 991-3773



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