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The Blizzard of '78

Tom Shillue | Posted 01.27.2015 | Comedy
Tom Shillue

So Winter Storm Juno is upon us. Or is it #BlizzardOf2015? Whatever we call it, it cannot possibly compete with The Blizzard of '78, the legendary Nor...

Beirut+ TV: Lebanon's Online Animated Satire

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.16.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's tough being a satirist amid countless known and invisible threats, but that hasn't deterred Maya Zankoul, Toni Yammine and their merry group from poking fun at all things Lebanese via Beirut+ TV.

'Paddington' - A Great Adventure! Lots of Twists and Turns and an Adorable Character

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 01.13.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Paddington is so outgoing and adorable. You can't help but love this bear. He has an innocent way about him, but still is a little mischievous and gets into trouble.

'The Adventures Of *' Is The 1950s Father-Son Animation We Never Want To Forget

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.09.2015 | Arts

Back in 1957, a couple by the names of John and Faith Hubley created one the decade's most endearingly simple animated films. Its star is a humble, yo...

A Conversation with Legendary Animator 'Joe Cartoon' on Life, Music and Frogs in Blenders

Bob Cesca | Posted 01.08.2015 | Entertainment
Bob Cesca

YouTube cartoons today, such as Happy Tree Friends or Baman & Piderman, grew out of the anything-goes style and in-your-face attitude that Joe almost single-handedly invented -- just him and his copy of Flash in a barn in Michigan.

Flip Book Fanatics, Prepare To Flip Out

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.26.2014 | Arts

Remember flip books? The early form of animation that allowed you to move through a sequence of images with the power of your own mighty thumb? That a...

Sandra Oh's New Role Is Executive Producer of an Animated Film

Gil Asakawa | Posted 01.19.2015 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

Earlier this year, Sandra Oh made a graceful exit from the hit television series "Grey's Anatomy" after 10 seasons as the talented, loyal, driven and mercurial surgeon Cristina Yang.

How Involved Was Walt Disney in the Classic Disney Animated Films?

Quora | Posted 01.06.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

Disney was often at the studio very late at night, looking over people's work and suggesting edits to be fixed in the morning. But his time and attention were reduced from 1941 forward by a number of events.

Big Hero 6 - Suspenseful, Funny and Creative. Will This Be 2014's Frozen,?

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 01.05.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

From Walt Disney Animation Studios' team that brought us Frozen, comes Big Hero 6, an action-packed comedy-adventure featuring Baymax, a plus-sized inflatable robot, and prodigy Hiro Hamada.

Our Own Area: My Stroll With Nnamdi Nwoha

Ebenezar Wikina | Posted 01.05.2015 | Impact
Ebenezar Wikina

Nnamdi is a graduate of University of Lagos, Nigeria, and he's part of the rising generation of young Africans who are pushing the boundaries of professionalism to create careers for themselves in their areas of passion.

Donny Rico Gives Credit Where Credit Is Due: Judge Kaplan

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 12.30.2014 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Reposted from Eye on the Amazon Chevron's retaliatory RICO case against the Ecuadorians and their lawyers would not have come about were it not for th...

The Book of Life - Funny, Cute and Festive Halloween-Themed Film

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 12.29.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Just in time for Halloween comes this new animated feature by producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge Gutierrez. In a unique visual style, The Book of Life reveals the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart.

The Producer's Work: An Interview With Denis Friedman

Marcin J. Sobczak | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment
Marcin J. Sobczak

We do know that the producers are a group of outstanding, creative and charismatic personalities. That is why we would like to introduce to you The Producer's Work!

John Musker and Ron Clements Chart an Ambitious Course for Moana, Walt Disney Animation Studios' 2016 Release

Jim Hill | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As Ron and John chart a course for their most ambitious animated feature to date through those treacherous, shark-filled waters that are known as modern motion picture production.

BlackbirdFX: Lebanon's Rising Animation Star

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.20.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

What do you get when you mix twenty-something Lebanese talent, animation, and a market hungry for high-end 3-D fun?

Disney's 'Feast' Trailer Will Definitely Make You Feel Some Puppy Love

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.19.2014 | Entertainment

Disney's trailer for its new animated short, "Feast," is probably your aww of the century. According to the trailer's description, the short is th...

And This Is How You Project An Artwork Onto An Entire Island

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.09.2014 | Arts

If you're someone who consistently feels like canvases are never big enough, we bear visual treats. In the video below, you'll see the breathtaking gr...

New Animation-Inspired Art Show Will Make You Yearn For Saturday Morning Cartoons

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.06.2014 | Arts

You know that moment where Wile E. Coyote, in pursuit of Road Runner, runs right off a cliff and, for just a second before he falls, hovers there, lev...

10 Eerily Adorable GIFs That Will Make You Feel Like A Kid Before Bedtime

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.05.2014 | Arts

Back when you were ending your long days by being tucked into bed and read a bedtime story, do you remember feeling so moved by the illustrations that...

Bronies and Fans, Take Note: My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic, Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks Will Not Disappoint

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 11.29.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

It is definitely a combination of adventure with a crème of comedy and a sprinkle of excitement all rapped up in a friendship sandwich.

Here's The Most Strangely Beautiful 'Simpsons' Couch Gag Ever

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

This could be the most strangely beautiful "Simpsons" couch gag of all time. For the Season 26 premiere, Oscar-nominated animator Don Hertzfeldt had H...

Here's A Good Reason To Be Nice For Once In Our Miserable Lives

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 09.22.2014 | Comedy

Feeling depressed, alone and angry? Well, good news (sort of): so is everyone else. Thus, you really have no excuse not to be nice. In this adorabl...

Artists Explore Where Mother Nature Meets The Womb

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.22.2014 | Arts

Together, Swedish artist Nathalie Djurberg and Swedish composer Hans Berg create visceral multi-sensory experiences that mimic the giddy thrill of eat...

If This Isn't The Most Charming Way To Travel, We Don't Know What Is

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel

If you're a good traveler, you arrive at your destination with the best camera -- or camera app -- around. If you're a great traveler, you draw it. ...

Dreamworks Animation Night at the Hollywood Bowl

Philip David Morton | Posted 10.14.2014 | Arts
Philip David Morton

A viral video of your cat sliding into a pizza box doesn't really count as much as say; making a great invention, or doing many acts of kindness, or teaching, or healing, or creating great art.