Issue #191 February 2009
Features - Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman’s innovative animated documentary, "Waltz with Bashir", utilizes the vast possibilities of the medium to tell a haunting, personal tale; Tatia Rosenthal makes change with her international co-pro indie "$9.99"; several new animated TV and feature projects from young Mexican studios reflect the growth of the region's toon industry. School Guide - Lasseter's principles: The brilliant Disney/Pixar chief creative officer shares some of his successful methods; School listings. Television - The dude with the claws takes the lead in Nicktoons’ "Wolverine and the X-Men"; What’s New at NATPE? Key info and cool new toons to check out at the Las Vegas confab; Studio B's "Kid vs. Kat" delivers a new take on the classic "Cats are nefarious creatures from out space" premise; Lincoln Butterfield's new toon takes a real-life approach to the mysterious world of monsters. VFX - Our special Oscar coverage continues with the low-down on the Academy’s long list for top vfx title; How Digital Domain created CG versions of human behavior for David Fincher's "The Curious Case f Benjamin Button"; Top 10 Animation/VFX Tools of the Year.
Animation Magazine Volume 23, Issue 2, #191
- 36th Annual Annie Awards; Toon town anniversaries; School Guide 2009; NATPE; Top 10 animation/VFX tools.