Monthly Archives: March 2010

Huemer on Yoe

Craig Yoe just posted a batch of rare print cartoons by animator Dick Huemer (Fleischer, Mintz, Disney) on his I.T.C.H. (International Team of Cartoon Historians) blog. Yoe posts much rare material there daily, and he is now devoting his Monday posts to obscure material relating to animators and animation. Bookmark it.

The CGI Yogi

I wasn’t going to post about this. I was sent these images of CGI Yogi and Boo Boo a few days ago and decided they were so horrible that they couldn’t possibly be the finals. Now they seem to be all over the internet (you can see larger versions on The Movie Insider.com) and many […]

Beauty And The Beast: Diamond Edition (song clip)

Disney’s Academy Award-Winning Animated Classic Beauty and the Beast: Diamond Edition On Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack – October 5, 2010 and Standard Definition DVD – November 23, 2010 Disney’s most requested film, Beauty and the Beast, arrives for the first time on Blu-ray Hi-Def as the second installment to the company’s new Diamond Collection. […]

Heumor on Yoe

Craig Yoe just posted a batch of rare print cartoons by animator Dick Heumer (Fleischer, Mintz, Disney) on his I.T.C.H. (International Team of Cartoon Historians) blog. Yoe posts much rare material there daily, and he is now devoting his Monday posts to obscure material relating to animators and animation. Bookmark it.

First Yogi Bear images

The Movie Insider has what appear to be the first images from the upcoming Yogi Bear live-action/CGI hybrid. Included on the site are an early poster for the film as well as character shots of Yogi and Boo-Boo. Starring Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake, Yogi Bear hits theaters on December 17th, 2010. Share this article […]

Universal and Illumination ready to Hop

With Despicable Me still to come, Universal has announced that they are ready to develop their next project with animation studio Illumination. I Hop will be an live-action/CG hybrid with James Marsden and The Big Bang Theory’s Kaley Cuoco set to star opposite the animated son of the Easter Bunny. Russell Brand will voice the […]

Kurtz + Friends blog

Bob Kurtz began his career designing the original Alvin and the Chipmunks for Format Films, wrote Pink Panther cartoons for DePatie-Freleng and created Cool Cat for Warner Bros. Perhaps his greatest achievement at this time was his hilarious animation on the Roger Ramjet cartoons. Since the 70s, Kurtz has run his own studio producing award […]

Jorge Gutierrez and Sandra Equihua

Husband-and-wife animation team Jorge Gutierrez and Sandra Equihua (the creators of El Tigre) were interviewed by Lynda.com about their animation careers. Three of the videos are available for free on Jorge’s blog, while the rest are behind a subscription wall. This video about their art education sheds light into the stigma that artists face in […]

Godzilla stomps back onto the big screen

A press release announcing the legendary Japanese creature feature star is to return to theaters in a new major monster picture can be read here: LEGENDARY PICTURES TO DEVELOP AND PRODUCE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BASED ON TOHO COMPANY’S ICONIC MONSTER, GODZILLA Legendary Pictures announced that they will develop and produce a new film based on […]

My favorite character in Toy Story 3

Here’s an exclusive first-look at one of the 14 new characters being introduced in Pixar’s upcoming Toy Story 3. This is Chatter Telephone (voiced by Teddy Newton), a Fisher-Price toy I actually had when I was a kid. To learn about the other new characters in the film, our friends at Upcoming Pixar have the […]