Cartoon Network’s upcoming series Steven Universe was recently uploaded online but was quickly pulled down. Here’s a look at why that was a poor decision.
GIFs have become are ubiquitous on the internet, but does the recent announcement of a Peanuts Vine series of 12 second shorts mean they are a nuisance?
I pose 25 questions that are significant to the future development of the animated art form.
When a TV show gets canned, it vanishes to appear later on cable reruns. What happens to web series once they end and are creators adequately prepared?
Are characters in animated content in danger of following the live-action trend of portraying characters with traits that could never exist in reality as being capable of existing in real like?
Coming by way of Fred Seibert’s twitter feed is this article by Ben Elowitz on an important topic that I’d never really considered before. It’s basically about programming and how important it will be in the digital age. As Ben explains: Programming is the skill of matching content to audience. Programming is what built the […]
A good while ago, we wrote about how Cartoon Network was letting down its own fans by restricting the online streaming on their site to cable/satellite subscribers only. Unfortunately, that still appears to be the case, and the network, along with its hit show Adventure Time is all the worse for it. Why??? The reason […]
Stuart Heritage recently wrote an opinion piece in The Guardian on the topic of a Danger Mouse reboot for the 21st century. Although slightly tongue in-cheek, Heritage manages to nail down the finer points of such an effort and why it just might work if done right: And then there’s the question of the reboot itself. The […]
Are Indian animations studios a real threat to American and European ones? Will Indian animators take away their jobs? Will Indian features fill Western cinemas? This post takes a look at whether all the rumours are really true.
Soundtracks for animated feature films have been hot property ever since Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. However, soundtracks and scores for TV shows and web series are still neglected. Here’s why that makes no sense.
Seriously? Why is there no Adventure Time Swatch watch out there? Why can’t I buy them? Why can’t anyone buy them? Why hasn’t anyone thought of doing it yet? Well, here’s a few reasons for someone to get on it. Swatch Is Cool Alright, yes, that statement is coming from a child of the 80s […]