Animation Articles 05-2020

Sunday, February 2, 2020

A selection of the best animation news, opinions, and features from around the world for the week ending February 2nd, 2020.

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Animation Articles 04-2020

Sunday, January 26, 2020

A selection of the best animation news, opinions, and features from around the world for the week ending January 25th, 2020.

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Animation Articles 03-2020

Saturday, January 18, 2020

A selection of the best animation news, opinions, and features from around the world for the week ending January 11th, 2020.

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Animation Articles 02-2020

Saturday, January 11, 2020

A selection of the best animation news, opinions, and features from around the world for the week ending January 11th, 2020.

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Animation Articles 01-2020

Saturday, January 4, 2020

A selection of the best animation news, opinions, and features from around the world for the week ending January 4th, 2020.

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Why Coco’s Award Dominance Is A Problem For the Industry

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Pixar’s latest film Coco is being endowed with so many awards, they have their own Wikipedia page dedicated to tracking them all. It’s not all good news though….

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The Podcast: Episode 3 with Helen Haswell

Thursday, March 19, 2015

In this month’s podcast, I chat with Helen Haswell. Helen is a PhD candidate at Queens University in Belfast, who’s area of research happens to be the merger…

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The Pixar Luster Has Worn Off, Leaving A Tarnished Studio Behind

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Is this finally it? Has the last nail been hammered into the coffin of Pixar’s credibility? Long held in high esteem for the quality of their films, their unique NorCal-influenced approach to filmmaking, and the resulting highly artistic masterpieces that embodied the vision of a truly artistic and collaborative effort won them friends and admirers the world over. It would appear however, that a strong of sequels and the studios inclusion in the recent Silicon Valley scandal that ensnared many tech companies in the region, may finally put paid to Pixar’s esteemed reputation.

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Does Pixar Really Have a Technological Advantage?

Thursday, February 20, 2014

There’s an annual report called the Global Animation Industry Report: Strategies, Trends & Opportunities. I wrote about it last year, but since there’s a new report for 2014, I’m writing about it again. While the $5,000 price is a bit too steep for me, you can view the contents online for free, and that’s where one sub-heading picqued my interest: ‘Pixar’s Technological Advantage’. While that may have been true many years ago, does it still hold up?

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Architecture in The Incredibles: Attention to Detail

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Over at The Architizer, Zachery Edelson has taken a thorough and in-depth look at the architecture within the Pixar film The Incredibles. It’s a fascinating read for anyone with even a passing interest in either the film or architecture. yet it highlights an astonishing attention to detail that the filmmakers when the filmmakers could have gotten away with a lot less.

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The Animation Anomaly Podcast Episode 6

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

The Animation Anomaly podcast episode 6!

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