New Miniature Animation Desk/Stylus Holder
Disney veteran Jason Peltz has a Kickstarter campaign that every hand-drawn animation fan should join in on. He created a “Miniature Animation Desk/Stylus Holder”. I know many of you have switched to digital, this will be a good reminder to never forget the roots of animation. Jason’s campaign was fully
Castlevania the Animated Series Renewed For Season 2 by Netflix
On the same day of Castlevania’s Season 1 debut, Netflix ordered a second season of its new animated series. Season 1 is a very short season with just 4 episodes, however Season 2 will be 8 episodes long. This new animated series is based on the 1989 video game Castlevania
LAST DAY! Dragon’s Lair Indiegogo Closing (Indemand)
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
200,000 Likes on Facebook!!
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
Disney Classics Reimagined In Tim Burton’s Style
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?
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 100th Anniversary of Japanese Anime
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
The Dawn of Longhair and Doubledome
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
Toby the Pup available for the first time on DVD or Blu-ray!
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
December “Pencil Test” Animation Contest!!
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 Releases “The Land Before Time” Animation Drawings
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.
Watch Youtube videos frame by frame online with Anilyzer
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
The Adventures of Indiana Jones Animated Short
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
What Is Your Favorite Cartoon Theme Song Of All Time?
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.
POW! Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar Back In Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders
Holy Nostalgia Batman! First DC comes back with Batman: The Killing Joke with Mark Hamill as the Joker and Kevin Conroy as Batman, now they are even digging deeper and bringing back the cast from the 60s Batman Television series! Adam West will return as Batman, Burt Ward will play