Maurice Sendak (June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012)

Passing away at the age of 83, Maurice Sendak was an American children's author and illustrator. He was well known for his children's picture book, Since 1963, there have been many adaptations of…

Let Them Graduate!

There might be 7 months until Christmas, but for some, graduation is in 3 weeks. Tis the season where students prepare for the finale of their last spring semester. For my first post on the Animation…

Trompe L’oeil

By: Tyson Dale and Drayson Helberg Trompe L'oeil from Tyson James Dale on Vimeo.

Artist Spotlight: Ari Gibson

Fans of the Australian musician Gotye most likely enjoyed his recent performance on SNL this past weekend. They also likely have seen his hugely popular music video for Someone I used to know. Well,…

The End Of An Era For Disney

Veteran animator Glen Keane yesterday resigned from Walt Disney Feature Animation, signalling his desire to seek out animation’s “endless new territories to explore” beyond that one studio’s walls.…

“The Cartoon Grows Up” – Mark Mayerson

  Excellent interviews found on Mark Mayerson's blog "Mayerson on Animation"  regarding how animation in North America is continually pigeon-holed as a medium primarily for "children's…

“The Box” by Dadomani

TheBox - Poltergeist from dadomani on Vimeo. The Box: Poltergeist is a delighful throwback to older animated films where personality animation and movement itself were often the source of…

The Story of Animation – an educational film

I saw this posted on the TVPaint Animation Forum. Nice , humorous (slightly exaggerated) explanation of the production process.  Made as an educational piece for clients wanting to use animation who…

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