Petulant Fans As Investors: The Ugly Side of Crowdfunded Content

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Is the relationship between creators and fans today a healthy one? Has the new closeness made things ever more personal? Kickstarter and other crowdfunded content are coming under…

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Has Passive Storytelling Reached the End of the Road?

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Passive storytelling has been around since the dawn of time. It will likely continue to exist until the end of time too, as humans have exhibited the trait…

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No, Nickelodeon Were Right To Release The Legend of Korra So Soon After the Leaks

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Writing for Forbes.com at the end of June (and escaping my attention until know), Merrill Barr postulates that Nickelodeon were wrong to alter their marketing plan for Book 3 of Legend of Korra after the Mexican arm of the network inadvertently let a few episodes from the season get loose on the internet, and are beholden to internet ‘pirates’ as a result. I say that’s poppycock.

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WAKFU: Using Kickstarter Wisely

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Kickstarter is a service that continues to enjoy a lot of popularity among filmmakers and entertainers. One of the main reasons that people turn to Kickstarter is to help fun the actual content. That carries a certain amount of risk though, so it’s always good to see someone using Kickstarter to fund something other than the animation, like what WAKFU is aiming to achieve.

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Pixar’s Selective Sequel Problem

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Pixar continues to announce sequels that both delight and dismay fans. Her’s why the studio has a selective sequel problem.

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The Powerpuff Girls, Blessed Ignorance and Fan Pigeonholing

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The groundbreaking Powerpuff Girls garnered legions of fans, but why did they very nature of the show itself pigeonhole male fans?

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5 Things I Realised After Reading Joe Strike’s Review of BroNYCon

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

  Over on AWN, Joe Strike has posted a review of BroNYCon, the get-together for fans of, yes, My Little Pony that took place at the end of…

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Adventure Time Wallets: FOR THE FANS!

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Via: Animated Review Adventure Time continues to set the bar when it comes to connecting with fans of the show (although Futurama is apparently catching up) and the…

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Yes, Animation Still Has A Stigma Once You Reach A Certain Age

Friday, March 16, 2012

Fred Seibert re-blogged a post by Megan, a.k.a. animationbits over on tumblr in which she goes into detail about how much she loves animation and how she’s hard…

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Why Disney + Threadless = Happy Fans

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Via: Threadless The other week, Cartoon Brew featured a post about a competition then being held over at online clothing site, Threadless. The gist of it is that…

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