You don’t see it much anymore, but there was a time when the advertising industry went beyond sponsorship, to full blown integration. Never was this as clear as it get with animated cartoon shows. The sponsors were so engrained in to the industry, that they even saw themselves in the show. The biggest of the sponsors [...]
Here’s something I found that I just HAD to share with you. It’s a great film from Team Cerf.
As an instructor, you try to be as clear as possible when asking for files to be saved in a compatible format for grading. This task can sometimes stump the best of us. Fear not, my friends, for you’re in good company. Here’s what’s up: Most browsers have the necessary powers to view the most [...]
E.C. Segar, the man behind Popeye the Sailor, received an appropriately raucous birthday message from Google Tuesday. Its home page features the husky hero smacking around Google’s logo and about to swallow a quick serving of his favorite meal, canned spinach.
Jessica Rabbit may have been the sexiest drawn character in toon history, but Marge Simpson has the title of being the first toon to grace the cover of Playboy magazine. Her pose is not an original gesture, though. The cover pose is actually a double tribute. The original pose belongs to Darine Stern, the first [...]
This may not seem like much to most of you, but some of us have waited a long time for this moment. Disney, has finally produced an animated feature film with an African-American lead.
Italian animator Hermes Mangialardo posted this cool animation entitled “Frontiers” expressing a simple way to conquer the final frontier. Enjoy.
Pidgeons in “Bolt” make an excellent “Elevator Pitch.”
Japanese animation legend Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away) is bringing another masterpiece to the American cinema landscape. It’s the story of a young and overeager goldfish named Ponyo and her quest to become human. The plot is centered on a fish girl, or mermaid, who runs away from her home in the sea. She ends [...]