Monthly Archives: October 2013

Teaser trailer for Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of Princess Kaguya

Studio Ghibli has unveiled a minute-long teaser for Isao Takahata’s upcoming animated feature The Tale of Princess Kaguya, reports /Film. Based on the ancient Japanese folklore “The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter” The Tale of Princess Kaguya was originally slated to open alongside Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises earlier this year, but was delayed and […]

A Compilation of 243 Animated Feature Titles

Irina Neustroeva made this chronological compilation of 243 animated feature film titles so you don’t have to. It’s both a nostalgia trip and a valuable lesson in design trends: This video presents titles of animated feature films in order from 1937 to 2012 year which were produced in the USA. These video consists only 243 […]

“Mooon” by James Kwan

While a space baby searches for his missing Moon, he sees the forces of the Universe bringing everything together. CREDITS A film by James Kwan Sound design: Bryce Barsten Spacebaby: Caleb “Bubs” Reske Mr. Moon: James Kwan Made at Pratt Institute

The Disney Architecture Legacy of Michael Eisner

In 1990, when the Dolphin and Swan hotels opened at Walt Disney World, it marked the start of the ill-fated Disney Decade, a plan developed by then CEO Michael Eisner. Completely enamored by the practice of architecture, Eisner commissioned world-famous architects to design themed hotels and office buildings for his company. Eisner’s connection to the who’s […]

Women in Animation Relaunches With New Leadership

Women in Animation, the nineteen-year-old Los Angeles-based non-profit dedicated to promoting the role of women in the animation industry, has relaunched its organization under the leadership of co-presidents Margaret Dean (above left, director of production for Mattel’s newly formed Playground Productions) and Kristy Scanlan (Technicolor’s vice president of business development, animation and games). In their […]

Happy Halloween!

In the short piece My Favorite Day, animator Penelope Gazin reminds us of the true meaning of Halloween. The piece was produced for Fox’s ADHD. You may also remember Penelope’s short Tiny Hats from the first Cartoon Brew Student Animation Festival in 2010. Share your favorite Halloween shorts in the comments.

Artist of the Day: Tim Peacock

Tim Peacock works as an illustrator in Brooklyn. He studied illustration at the Ringling College of Art and Design. Tim primarily works with ink drawings on paper with gray washes of watercolor or diluted ink on top. After establishing the tonal values, he scans the piece, perhaps cleans it up a bit, and then colors […]

Watch the Trailer for Michel Gondry’s New Animated Documentary

Nowadays Michel Gondry makes mostly live action films like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Science of Sleep, but he has been intimately connected with animation processes since his earliest days as a music video director. His new feature, Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?, harkens back to his experimental roots as […]

“When I’m Scared” by Fernanda Frick

When a young rabbit goes to his first job interview, he can’t help but feel completly scared. What will he do to get over it? I made this short film as a personal project, it was supposed to be something simple I could finish in a month or two but in the end it took […]

Rob Letterman Will Direct “Captain Underpants” for DreamWorks

Tie on that cape and pull up those tightie-whities, because word is out that DreamWorks Animation has completed a script for the bigscreen animated adaptation of the Captain Underpants book series. Nicholas Stoller (Get Him to the Greek, The Muppets) wrote the script and Rob Letterman (Shark Tale, Monsters vs. Aliens) is set to direct. […]