Theatrical Animation Needs A Rating Below ‘R’

Friday, July 26, 2013

Theatrical animation has to flourish in order to survive and remain relevant to teen and adult audiences. A rating below ‘R’ would fix that.

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Like it or Not, Disney Means TV Not Movies

Monday, July 15, 2013

Disney these days is all about TV and not the movies that the marketing and local news would have you believe.

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What About Apprenticeships in Animation Instead?

Monday, July 1, 2013

Animation degrees are all the rage, but they are also quite expensive and are becoming prohibitively so. Could a return to apprenticeships be the solution?

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Nickelodeon, Kids, Junk Food and Animation

Monday, June 17, 2013

When it comes to TV for kids, a common flashpoint is junk food advertisements. Here’s a look at why Nikelodeon is currently taking flak for their policies.

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Public Broadcasters and the Looming Crunch

Monday, May 6, 2013

Public broadcasters who rely on taxes or licenses for their funding face a looming crunch. Why is this so and what can be done about it?

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The Enemy of Animation: Ignorance

Friday, May 3, 2013

How could ignorance possibly be the enemy of animation? It’s more plausible than you might think. Here’s a look at how it affects animation and what can be done about it.

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A Theory on Government Subsidies For Animation

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Government subsidies can greatly help animation industries around the world. However certain kinds of subsidies are better than others. This discusses them and advocates subsidies that achieve lasting results.

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Thoughts On The Angry Birds Cartoon

Friday, March 15, 2013

The Angry Birds cartoon is different from other animated TV series or even web series. Here’s a look at what makes it different and what it could mean for the show.

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Animation Ruins Movies!

Thursday, March 14, 2013

A recent article on the New York Times website purports to show how animation and animated computer effects are causing the demise of legitimate cinema.

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How The Academy Awards Screws Animation

Monday, February 25, 2013

A look at how animated films (both long and short) get the short shrift when it comes the Academy Awards and the people who support them and vote in them.

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What Opportunities Mean

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Opportunity. It’s something that we all hope comes along at certain times in our lives, but it’s true when we say that it knocks. It doesn’t necessarily announce…

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