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The Producer's Work: An Interview With Denis Friedman

Marcin J. Sobczak | Posted 10.20.2014 | 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 10.20.2014 | 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 10.20.2014 | 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 10.03.2014 | 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.

Master Animator Bill Plympton Brings Cheatin' to America, and Opens the HollyShorts Film Festival

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.14.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Cheatin' is the new feature film from Bill Plympton, animator par excellence and big hit in France, where the populace gets him. Well, America, it's our turn.

This Animated Short Captures The Israel-Palestine Conflict In Under Four Minutes

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

Your newsfeed is likely being flooded with articles, quotes and photos debating and rehashing the recent tragic violence occurring in Gaza. Driven by ...

'Mythical Creatures' Is An Animated Holocaust Film Unlike Anything You've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.31.2014 | Arts

Los Angeles artist Gary Baseman is currently raising funds for his upcoming film project, "Mythical Creatures," based on the heartbreaking story of hi...

Comic Liz Miele's Animated Series 'Damaged' Celebrates First Season

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 09.21.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

While most any comedian can now spearhead a web series, few simultaneously tackle the challenges inherent in not only animating the content, but ensuring it maintains appeal for young and adult audience alike.

Meet The Creative Genius Behind Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck And Wile E. Coyote

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts

Remember that time in your life when the most compelling celebrities in your universe were Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and their insane gang of Looney Tune...

7 Animated Music Videos You Should Know

Stephen Grant | Posted 08.30.2014 | Entertainment
Stephen Grant

After watching videos like Aha's "Take on Me" my partner and I spent the rest of the night viewing the videos our new friends at WatchMojo forgot to mention. Take a look at some of my picks below.

Larry Storch: Still a Stand-Up Guy

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 08.25.2014 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

Something wonderful is happening tomorrow (or Thursday the 26th, if tomorrow isn't Thursday where you are). Larry Storch is performing comedy in New York.

Warning: If You Plan to See How To Train Your Dragon 2, Prepare to Cry

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment
Danai P. Maraire

As the dragon racers fly by, the audience is introduced to additions like an all-you-can eat feeding station, an aqueduct for putting out fires quickly, and a dragon armory perfect for tooth replacement or making dragon helmets.

Animation Is a Rube Goldberg Machine

Shawn Forno | Posted 08.03.2014 | Arts
Shawn Forno

It's not just that they're indescribably cool or painstaking to make -- no, Rube Goldbergs are so captivating because they're animation that happens in the real world.

Disney's Fantasia at San Francisco Symphony

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 07.29.2014 | San Francisco
Thomas Gladysz

At the time of its release in 1940, one critic called Fantasia, the animated Disney film, "an ambitious orgy of color, sound, and imagination." More than just a motion picture masterpiece, it is a groundbreaking cinematic tone poem.

4 Childhood Movies With Animals That Teach Important Lessons

Uloop | Posted 07.23.2014 | College
Uloop

Each animal-oriented movie I'll reflect on actually has impressive wisdom to impart to their viewers. Here are some of the more important lessons from some of my favorite childhood movies that have animals in them.

Celebrity Collector: Tim Matheson

Reyne Haines | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment
Reyne Haines

This veteran actor also has another talent you might not realize. He has been the voice of numerous characters in animated series such as Batman, Jonny Quest, Justice League and Scooby Doo. When I learned he was a serious Animation Art enthusiast, it made me wonder if his fascination began early on, or if working in the cartoon world ignited the spark...