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Nostalgia Theater Podcast: The Garbage Pail Kids Phenomenon!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 02.01.2017 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For the first Nostalgia Theater show of 2017, I'm joined by illustrator Joe Simko, who discusses the Garbage Pail Kids phenomenon from the 1980s, incl...

Disney’s First Black Animator Is Finally Getting Attention He Deserves

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 11.22.2016 | Arts

Way before Disney strayed from its habit of telling tales centered only on docile, lily-white princesses, a black animator helped bring its stories to...

Woohoo! ‘The Simpsons’ Makes TV History, Is Renewed For 30th Season

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.19.2016 | Entertainment

Seems like Fox decided to choo-choo-choose to renew “The Simpsons” for two more seasons. The iconic animated television show has been greenlighted...

Cooking with Dr. Taquito

Liz Reed | Posted 10.26.2016 | Comedy
Liz Reed

Learn some killer cooking tips from evil genius Dr. Taquito....

Cli-Fi: Long Way North Breaks Down The Arctic

Scott Thill | Posted 10.07.2016 | Green
Scott Thill

Long Way North is one of those rare films, especially in animation, which analyzes the dizzying complexity of life on Earth using what John Muir called the "glacial eye."

Tips for Entering the Animation Industry

Rahis Saifi | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Rahis Saifi

If you are a young artist fresh out of the Art Academy, or if you are just a person with a passion for art who managed to learn a great deal on his or her own, you probably want to become a part of the animation industry. Being an animator can be extremely fun, however at the same time it can be truly tiresome and demanding.

Beauty And The Beast - One Of The Best That Disney Studios' Has Ever Made

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 09.28.2016 | Teen

Disney's class film, Beauty And The Beast releases its 25th Anniversary Edition September 20. Universally acclaimed as one of Disney's finest animated...

Build Series: John Roberts Serves Up Season 7 of Bob's Burgers

Philip Louie | Posted 09.22.2016 | Entertainment
Philip Louie

John Roberts, better known as the guy who voices Linda, the matriarch in the Belcher family on Bob's Burgers, stopped by Build Series on 9/21/16. Bob...

The Men Behind 'Kubo And The Two Strings' On Making The 3D Film

The Huffington Post | Kara Ramonetti | Posted 08.17.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Kubo and The Two Strings, It's What You Don't See That Will Amaze You

Dan Nessel | Posted 08.15.2016 | Entertainment
Dan Nessel

Source: Dan Nessel On August 19th, 2016, Laika Studios will release their latest stop motion animation film - Kubo and The Two Strings. Here are two...

You are the Bolala (And #IAmTheBolala too)

Danna Smith | Posted 07.27.2016 | Green
Danna Smith

Forests are a place of beauty, power and wonder. They can transport you back to a primordial time when magical creatures walked the planet, stimulatin...

Ice Age: Collision Course

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.20.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

It's official. This is the year of animation. So many films from the genre are sprouting up like spring daisies that it's making the Oscar race for Best Animation Feature Film a nail-biter. And it's only midyear. Add to the list of strong contenders the fifth chapter in the Ice Age franchise, a doozy of a yarn that couples the creation of the planets with earth's impending doom by a runaway meteor.

The Secret Life of Pets - Humor, Great Cast, Beautiful Animation and Original Story

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 07.07.2016 | Teen

The producers of Despicable Me, The Lorax and Minions bring us another family-friendly animated film in this story about a terrier named Max whose qui...

The Secret Life of Pets

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.07.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

The race for the Best Animation Feature Film Oscar is on. Finding Dory may be the most touching and sentimental contender. On the other hand, The Secret Life of Pets has got to be the coolest of the challengers so far. It's a thoroughly amusing comedy thanks to the over-animated Kevin Hart and dour sarcastic Louis C.K. Those two make the lead characters vibrant. They make you want to get your bark on.

Pixar Films Ranked From Worst to Best

Collider | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment

Pixar's masterpiece "Wall-E" is bold in every sense of the word. No dialogue for the first half hour, cinematography full of imperfections, and a major location change for the final two acts.

If You Like Crazy Ducks, Silly Henchmen And A Love Story, This Will Quack You Up

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.14.2016 | Teen

Produced by the Russian animation studio Rome, Quackerz is a comical, animated story about the Chinese legend of the Sun Duck who protects the sun. A ...

Lucia Love Brings 'Ren & Stimpy' Levels Of Weird To The Art World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.18.2016 | Arts

Lucia Love describes her characters as "mixtures of flesh and pudding." Indeed, the New York-based multidisciplinary artist has a penchant for creatio...

For World Oceans Day, Let's Make the World a Better Place

Advertising Week | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Advertising Week Have you ever thrown a plastic bottle into a gutter? Most of us have. Have you ever stopped to wonder where that bottle eventuall...

'Angry Birds' - A Laugh-Out-Loud Kind of Movie

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 05.17.2016 | Teen

Loosely based on the hugely popular app which has had billions of downloads, this film holds its own. In the 3D animated comedy, The Angry Birds Movie...

From Brooklyn to Cannes: Everything's OK With Filmmaker Ace Salisbury

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.12.2016 | New York
Xaque Gruber

Twenty-eight-year-old, Brooklyn-based filmmaker Ace Salisbury was taking a shower (because that's where all great ideas originate) when he was struck ...

Lily's Driftwood Bay -- Starring the Adorable Lily and an Unlikely Cast of Characters

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 05.07.2016 | Teen

This adorable new show certainly charmed our KIDS FIRST! reporters. It follows the life of the adorable Lily, a five-year-old who lives with her dad and she creates a cast of characters in her imagination that live in Driftwood Bay.

Directors of the Angry Birds Movie Reveal the Challenges of Turning a Game Into a Movie and Why These Birds Are So Angry

Quora | Posted 05.05.2016 | Entertainment

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Movie Review: Belladonna Of Sadness

Robert Brenner | Posted 05.04.2016 | New York
Robert Brenner

You can see Belladonna of Sadness--or Kanashimi no Belladonna, as it's known in Japanese--in all its erotic glory at the Metrograph from May 6th through May 12th in a beautiful restored print, including eight minutes of expurgated material.

Pixar Animator Reveals The Magic Ingredient That Adds Soul To Stories

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.02.2016 | Religion

How do animators convey personality, atmosphere and even soulfulness in their stories? Danielle Feinberg, director of photography at Pixar, delivered ...

What a Crazy, Quirky, Funny Adventure! Albert Up, Up and Away

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 04.29.2016 | Teen

Inspired by the beloved children's book, Albert by Ole Lund Kirkegaard, this lively, animated tale whisks you on a journey that has to be seen to be b...