The Dragon’s Lair Indiegogo Campaign is officially shutting down tonight. As of right now, they are at $680,021.00 dollars! Don Bluth and Gary Goldman have had the highest hand-drawn animation crowdfunding campaign ever! Filled with tons of great perks. Rewards including cels, animation drawings, blu-rays, maquettes, posters, and so much
Song of the Sea director Tomm Moore is gearing up for this third feature film, Wolfwalkers. The story takes place in a time of superstition and magic, when wolves were seen as evil demons. A young girl named Robyn arrives in Ireland with her father to hunt the last pack
We made it to 200,000 likes on Facebook!! We wanted to thank everyone out there for your support. When you hear anyone say Traditional Animation or Hand Drawn Animation is dead, don’t believe them. It is growing strong and one day will be HUGE again. Remember, don’t be fooled by
What would happen if Tim Burton directed some of Disney’s classics? Artist Andrew Tarusov transformed some of Walt Disney’s classics into Tim Burton’s style. Andrew Tarusov’s own words: My name is Andrew Tarusov. Originally I was born in Ribinsk, Russia, but now I’m living in Los Angeles, California. My general
What is your favorite animated Easter Egg of all time? We want to know! Sometimes you never even know they are there. They happen so fast, that the naked eye cannot see. Some people have dedicated hours and hours to finding Easter Eggs in movies, and everyone has favorites. But
The world of Japanese Animation or also know as anime is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Japan’s National Film Center, which is part of the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo has released many original anime cartoons online to mark the 100th anniversary of Japanese Animation. From Anime-Expo
Gavrilo Gnatovich created Longhair and Doubledome for Cartoon Network which features these wacky Cro-Magnon Men. He is now looking for your support on Kickstarter! Gavrilo’s hope is to fund, “The Dawn of Longhair and Doubledome” and that will make way for Episode 3 of Longhair and Doubledome. Come support Gavrilo
Learn from a master animator and artist, Preston Blair. This book is essential for any student or professional wanting to polish their skills. Preston Blair (October 24, 1908 – April 19, 1995) was an American character animator, most noted for his work at Walt Disney Productions and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer animation
Toby the Pup is available for the first time on DVD or Blu-ray! Toby the Pup was created by animators Sid Marcus, Dick Huemer, and Art Davis in 1930. Toby the Pup will have it’s first release ever, produced by Inkwell Images Ink. It has been a few years since
CONTEST!! December “Pencil Test” Animation Contest Here’s your chance to win a bunch of Animation GOODIES!! We have been wanting to start some contests to get more of you out there animating! What better way than a contest! All entries must be submitted by Dec 31st, 2016.– Beetlejuice Animation Cel
Don Bluth and Gary Goldman just released on their Indiegogo campaign original, “The Land Before Time” animation drawings for their contributors. They will be signing each of these animation drawings and they are only going for $125 dollars each. For a piece of animation history, that is a great price.
Check out this great tool for animators! You can now study animation frame by frame, or change the playback speed! Just type in the Youtube or Vimeo web address! http://www.anilyzer.com/ From their website: The Anilyzer is a free service that allows the user to view videos frame by frame and
Patrick Schoenmaker just released a new short “The Adventures of Indiana Jones” and it is great! We have been following Patrick’s page with all the concept art and publicity stills and he definitely built up a big following. Watch it here! We got in contact with Patrick and asked a
The burning question on everyones mind is, what is your favorite cartoon theme song of all time?! So many to choose from, so many choices, which is yours? Could it be a Disney Afternoon show? Hanna-Barbera cartoon? Maybe Looney Tunes? Here are some theme songs to get you started.