Moving Beyond Generic Animation Merchandise

Friday, November 29, 2013

Generic animation merchandise is everywhere but is often low quality and a mismatch for the audience. How can we move beyond it and offer fans something relevant and great?

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Why The Internet Hasn’t Brought About The Exciting Animation It’s Promised

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

For all the awesome and inspirational animation on the internet, why does it remain there and how come we don’t see its influence on TV or movies?

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Cartoon Network Still Letting Down Adventure Time Fans

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

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….

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How David OReilly Engages His Fans

Monday, January 28, 2013

Independent animator David OReilly is constantly engaging his fans in ways that further their interest in his work. Here’s how he manages to do it all and get away with it.

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Basic Animation Aesthetics: An Essay By David OReilly

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Someone on Reddit managed to dig this up, and we should all thank them that they did. Talented (and charismatic) Irishman, David OReilly is well known for being…

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Mark Mayerson Is Right!

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Due to my abysmal levels of energy this morning, Amid Amidi beat me to it, but Mark’s post is nonethless right on the money. It’s a 2005 Tom…

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David OReilly’s Freudian Review of Tangled

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Disclaimer: I don’t normally post stuff that isn’t suitable for all ages but this is a slight exception. Exercise restraint if you are easily offended! Yesterday (Thursday), in…

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David OReilly on Why He Doesn’t Repeat Himself

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Not to turn this place into a quote blog, but I think David OReilly makes a great case for moving in new creative directions: when you’re making an…

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Anomaly Appraisal: The External World

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Embedded above is 17 minutes of perhaps the most insane, random and almost gut-wrenching animation I’ve seen so far this year. Warning: it’s definitely NSFW and contains plenty…

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A Look Back at David OReilly’s Octocat

Friday, December 10, 2010

Via: David OReilly.com With his latest masterpiece, The External World, (that I have yet to see!) currently gaining momentum in advance of its US premiere next month at…

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In Admiration of David O'Reilly

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

This isn’t an “Anomaly Approved” post, at least not yet. While Mr O’Reilly is certainly worthy of one, I don’t have the time to write it now. However,…

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