#200 February 2010

#200 February 2010 - Highlights

• And Now for Something Entirely Brilliant!
Adventure Time with Finn and Jake, one of the most anticipated shows of the year, premieres on Cartoon Network next month. Read the article.

• The Spy Who Worked for His Mother.

FX pushes the envelope with Archer, a clever new animated take on the international spy genre. Read the article.

Fearless on Wheels.
Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil is Disney XD’s newest action-packed toon. Read the article.

Surveying the VFX Fireworks.
Your handy guide to the vfx Oscar bake-off contenders. Read the article.

The Toon That Changed My Life!
The shows, films and characters that won over today’s industry heavyweights. Read the article.

Hangin’ with the Cool Kids.
Dedicated to honoring the year’s greatest toon achievements, the 37th Annual Annie Awards promise to offer lots of laughs, cool celeb sightings and some way-out-of-the-left-field surprises.
Read the article.

Ten Essential Books for Animation Students and Fans. Read the article.

Start the Year Off on a Good Note!
May we recommend new DVDs featuring The Simpsons, The Fraggles and Johnny Bravo to wipe away the memories of uncomfortable holiday get-togethers? Read the article.

Be Like a Sponge! Observations on Animation & Sketching
The following in an excerpt from the brilliant 800-page, two-volume book Drawn to Life: 20 Golden Years of Disney Master Classes, written by Walt Stanchfield and edited by Don Hahn. Read the article.

2010 School Guide.
Inspiration and information for animation students—plus our quick guide to animation, vfx and digital media university programs around the globe. Click here for the guide.