Minimum Wage Artists & The Price of Work

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Earlier this week, Noah Bradley published a piece concerning the astonishingly low wages that many artists endure. Although raising valid points, he neglects to address the multitude of…

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Why The Intern Pandemic is Bad for The Animation Industry

Friday, January 6, 2012

Via: Blue Sky Studios The impetus for this post was on Cartoon Brew a few weeks ago, which in turn was inspired by a book, Intern Nation, that…

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Puss In Boots is No. 1. So Why is DW Stock Down?

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

First of all, no need to worry, this isn’t going to be a lecture on economics. I hate those too. What it will though, is discuss how a…

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Four Signs We’re Possibly in an Animation Bubble Right Now

Monday, October 17, 2011

I’ll be honest, this post was not used as an excuse to post a picture of Bubbles. Over the past number of years, we’ve slowly seen animation come…

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This Sculpture Contains $5,000,000 in Illegally Downloaded Files

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Ever so slightly off-topic but still very relevant is this “sculpture” by Manuel Palou. Via: Rhizome Yes, it appears to be your bog-standard 1 terabyte Western Digital MyBook,…

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My Two Cents on Digital Projection Technology

Sunday, August 7, 2011

It provides a crisper, clearer picture than the traditional 35mm film. So does a HD plasma screen TV. The bottom line: If I wanted to watch a digital…

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Cartoon Brew On Monetizing Your Content

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Amid over at Cartoon Brew has an insightful piece on English animator Bob Godfrey and the attempts being made to make money from his works. It plays almost…

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The Only Surefire Way To Make Money From Your Film In The Internet Age

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

With the rise of the internet, the media and entertainment landscapes have been irrevocably changed. Gone are the days when getting people to see your film meant cajoling…

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Why The Tangled DVD Is A Waste Of Your Money

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Via: It’s not secret I like Tangled. It’s fun and although the story and characters are slightly less than mirror-polished, it’s an engaging film that manages to…

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Is Animation Really Killing the Movie Business?

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Exhibit A, this quote from an article by Mark Harris in GQ Magazine (I profusely apologise, I would never consider linkingĀ  to, much less blogging about, an article…

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