ANIMATION MAGAZINE ARCHIVES

ANIMATION MAGAZINE: VOLUME 23, ISSUE 9, # 198, NOVEMBER 2009


IN THIS MONTH'S ANIMATION MAGAZINE:

2009 Oscar Watch
Fans are hoping that Pixar’s animated octogenarian is nominated alongside live-action heavyweights.

2009 Animation Oscar Cheat Sheet
A quick look at the diverse Best Animated Feature contenders, their pros and cons.

The Short of It
We don’t envy the Academy judges who have to pick just one of this year’s awesome toon shorts selections!

2010 Animation Oscar Preview
Yes, we all know it’s way too early to start even thinking about next year’s animation awards contenders. Somehow, though, the devil sitting on our shoulder made us take a quick little peek.

Making Mayan Mayhem
No question about it: Audiences will get their money’s worth of eye-popping, end-of-the-world vfx in Roland Emmerich’s disaster movie, 2012.

The Fantastic Retro Fox Rewrites the Rules
Wes Anderson delivers a delightfully quirky adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book.

The Earthling Invasion
Spain's Ilion Animation Studios and Sony Pictures deliver a flip on the classic alien flick with Planet 51.

How to Make a Cult Movie with No Money!

Elves at Work
Inspired by classic holiday specials, Disney's CG-animated Prep & Landing puts the spotlight on Santa's efficient helpers!

San Jose State Students Capture Bin Laden
With the aid of SJSU students, writer-director Scott Sublett's Flash-animated Bye-Bye Bin Laden hits the festival circuit and gets a DVD release.

Letter Perfect
Adam Elliot, the Oscar-winning director of Mary and Max, talks about the joys and heartaches of making his first feature length stop-motion movie.
 
 
ANIMATION MAGAZINE: VOLUME 23, ISSUE 7, # 196, SEPTEMBER 2009


IN THIS MONTH'S ANIMATION MAGAZINE:

Hayao Miyazaki’s latest fairy tale Ponyo swims to U.S. shores.

Meet the new 3-D stereoscopic Animales from Mexico.

The hot animated DVD picks of September 2009

Michael Eisner and Eric Fogel’s Glenn Martin DDS brings stop-motion back to primetime.

DQ Entertainment opens The Jungle Book’s latest chapter.

David B. Levy tells the truth about the animation development process.

The best of SIGGRAPH 2009

Real-time animation is in the spotlight at SIGGRAPH.

Hoyt Yeatman and company put CG guinea pigs to work in G-Force.

The real skinny on getting and keeping VFX jobs in a tough climate.


A look at the vfx secrets of Syfy’s latest summer hit Warehouse 13.

Class Acts: 2009 Annual Student Reel Awards


Books We Love

Animation Planner

Tech Reviews
 
ANIMATION MAGAZINE: VOLUME 23, ISSUE 6, # 195, AUGUST 2009


IN THIS MONTH'S ANIMATION MAGAZINE:

Stephen Hillenburg and company celebrate the 10th anniversary of SpongeBob SquarePants.

Bikini Bottom Confessions:

Must-Sea SpongeBob TV!

How directors Carlos Saldanha and Mike Thurmeier turned the third outing of the Ice Age gang to 3-D summer gold.

New web projects open new doors for comic-book artists.

Meet the creators of Hallmark’s Hoops & Yoyo.

ILM goes the extra mile to create the vfx for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Robby London teaches the subtle art of pitching toons.

The Scoop on 20 Cool Comic-Book Movies

Tech Reviews

August 2009’s hot new animated DVDs.

August Animation Planner

Books We Love
 
ANIMATION MAGAZINE: VOLUME 23, ISSUE 5, # 194, JUNE/JULY 2009


IN THIS MONTH'S ANIMATION MAGAZINE:

A behind-the-scenes look at this summer’s blockbuster animated hit, Up.

Meet Animation Magazine’s 12 Rising Stars of 2009.

Miss Annecy? Read all about this year’s cutting-edge animation festival!

The vfx fireworks of Transformers: Rise of the Machines, Teriminator Salvation and Night at the Museum 2.

Mike Judges strikes back with the satiric, Al Gore-loving The Goode Family.

Pixar’s Pete Sohns sheds light on Partly Cloudy.

Suske and Wiske are Belgium’s big toon stars this month.

Illusion Studios pushes the envelope with Boogie.

Alexei Alexeev’s KFJG No. 5 inspires a TV series.


Discover Chris Landreth’s latest project The Spine.

Books We Love

Hot DVDS of the Month
 
ANIMATION MAGAZINE: VOLUME 23, ISSUE 4, # 193, APRIL/MAY 2009
 
ANIMATION MAGAZINE: VOLUME 23, ISSUE 3, # 192, MARCH 2009
 
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