Are Creative Risks Worth Taking?

Friday, September 26, 2014

Animation has always had a strong creative streak with plenty of variety to it. If you didn’t like that Walt Disney was chasing realism, all you had to do was look across town to the Warner guys on Termite Terrace and see cutting edge character comedy in full flow. Today is no different; while major studios have become increasingly bland in their offerings, there are plenty of others taking up the creative mantle. Is what they’re doing worth the effort and risk involved?

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Comparing Brad Bird and Andrew Stanton’s Risk Tolerance

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Mark Mayerson recently posted (with apologies for the delay, I’ve been without my RSS reader for the past fortnight) about the contrast between he efforts of two first-time…

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The One and Only Reason We Don’t See More Diverse Animated Films

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

┬áThe Secret of Kells most definitely counts as diverse animation. On Sunday, Nora Lumiere posted a very passionate call to arms with a wonderful post that expounded the…

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Using Neuromarketing for Animation: Good or Bad?

Sunday, August 28, 2011

┬áVia: Fast Company The other night, we watched the Morgan Spurlock documentary POM Wonderful Presents The Greatest Movie Ever Sold. It was an entertaining enough look at how…

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