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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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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Know Your Animation Tax Incentives!

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Coming by way of a tweet from Cathal Gaffney is an overview of production incentives from around the world put together by Entertainment Partners. Since it focuses on…

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Let’s Talk Tax Credits

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

OK, taxes, boring I know, but it’s a pressing matter for animators in the UK. It’s also a topic that’s come up from time to time over here…

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The State of Irish Animation in 2012

Saturday, March 17, 2012

First of all, a Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you all. Remember, Guinness is Irish; corned beef and cabbage is not. Irish animation has been on a roll…

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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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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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People I Respect: The Irish Guys

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

This is the second in a series of posts in which I explain why I respect certain people in the animation industry and why you should do the…

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People I Respect: Hayao Miyazaki

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

This is the second in a series of posts in which I explain why I respect certain people in the animation industry and why you should do the…

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People I Respect: Jeffrey Katzenberg

Monday, July 11, 2011

This is the first in a series of posts in which I explain why I respect certain people in the animation industry and why you should do the…

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What Makes Film Festivals Cool

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Via: Azrael’s Merryland This coming Wednesday sees the start of arguably the most important festivals for animation lovers in North America. Every year, Chris Robinson and Co. put…

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