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Is Disney’s Princess Pandering Going Too Far?

Disney’s latest addition to the princess lineup ticks all the right representation boxes, yet still isn’t pleasing everyone. What’s going on?

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Jul
14

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We’ve Lost the Fine Art of Satire in Animation

Animation used to serve up tons of satire in years gone past. Where has it gone and what have we lost as a result?

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Jul
12

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Is Virtual Reality A Good Fit for Animation?

Virtual reality (VR) is the next big technology in storytelling and entertainment. Live-action is the current focus of development, but will animation benefit from such consumer immersion? If so, is it ready to adapt?

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Jul
6

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It’s Time to Kill Off the Strong Female Character

We’ve been clamouring for them for years, but now that we’ve finally got we wanted, it may actually be necessary to kill the strong female character off.

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Jul
5

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Why Brexit Will Shatter the British Industry’s Resurgence

The British animation industry was pulled back from the brink by subsidies, but now it faces a far bigger and more insurmountable challenge: Brexit.

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The Banality of The Animated TV Show Press Release

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Marathon’s latest creation is Lolirock and while this animated TV show looks interesting, the press release announcing it is anything but.

Is the Animation Iceberg Melting?

Monday, June 3, 2013

Who is taking charge in the animation industry when it comes to change and who is ensuring that innovation triumphs over stagnation?

Why Was The Steven Universe Pilot Not Left Online?

Friday, May 24, 2013

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 and Vine – Animation Promotional Tool or Nuisance?

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

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?

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