SPECTRUM: Meghan Lands
“In all honesty, I think being a woman in the world is inherently political, and being a woman in this industry is inherently subversive. And… Read more
Daniel Oeffinger, finger puppets & Buck’s special POV
Daniel Oeffinger and Buck NY dive head — well, in this case, hand first into the world of finger puppets to create this brilliantly fun new series… Read more
Staying small: Process and industry insight from STATE Design’s Marcel Ziul
"There’s no small project when the studio is small. Every project is an opportunity for us to express ourselves." Marcel Ziul explains what it means… Read more
Dress Code Turns 8 + New Reel!
Hands down one of the best shops in the City, Dress Code, is celebrating their 8th year today with the release of a new reel.… Read more
Giant Ant Updates
The always amazing Giant Ant updates with a slick new website and Animation & Live Action reels.
Q&A: Gergely Wootsch demystifies the Magna Carta
For the British Library’s “Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy” exhibition, director Gergely Wootsch explains the history and importance of the document with his trademark wit and style.… Read more
In Pieces: A rare specimen of CSS-based animation
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) started as a way to conveniently manage the appearance of images and type across an entire website. Since 1996, CSS has… Read more
Robert Rugan releases “Danny and The Wild Bunch”
“Danny and The Wild Bunch,” is Rob Rugan’s captivating and award winning new short. It’s a surreal and twisted tale about a children’s book author… Read more
When creators turn evil, fun ensues
Animade recently released Milo Targett’s “Lido Sim,” a cute, post-modern take on the long tradition of animators toying with their animated creations. The short’s protagonist attempts to… Read more
Playgrounds Festival Titles 2014
Again, the Playgrounds Festival was a blast. Solid line-up, nice presentations and a good overall atmosphere. This year, Playgrounds had not one but two title sequences.… Read more
From Costco supervisor to computational artist, Albert Omoss blazes his own path
In the early days of my career, I bought into something I now call “The Myth of the Rockstar.” It goes like this: You are… Read more
Bullies, opera and typography: Sounds like a job for Giant Ant
The Vancouver Opera and librettist Shane Koyczan invited Giant Ant to collaborate on “Stickboy”, a new opera that tackles the psychological effects of bullying. We had… Read more
Buck brings us a delightul tale of the internet using a variety of styles and techniques, combined with the always solid sound design by Antfood—love the old… Read more
Draco: Bringing Life to Illustrations with Kinetic Textures
Autodesk Research introduces Draco: Draco is a prototype sketch-based interface from that allows artists and casual users alike to add a rich set of animation… Read more
How Pixar, Dreamworks, Lucasfilm and others kept wages artificially low
Wage-suppression conspiracy involved some of the world's most admired tech companies... and animation studios.
Museum of the Moving Image Celebrates Chuck Jones
Museum of the Moving Image celebrates Chuck Jones in their upcoming exhibit, What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones.