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Entries from July 29th, 2008

Animation Unlimited 2008

July 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Animation conferences

Animation Unlimited 2008, the 20th Society for Animation Studies  conference was graciously hosted by the Arts Institute at Bournemouth, in the beach resort town on the southern coast of England. The Arts Institute, under the guidance of Paul Ward (pictured here getting the Society’s McLaren-Lambert Award), did, as the Brits like to say, a brilliant […]

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Nick Park Goes Beano

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Comic books and comic strips, Filmmakers

While waiting for my plane taking me back to Atlanta after the delightful Society for Animation Studies conference in Bournemouth, I came across this interview with Nick Park in The Guardian (see also this related item). There are some interesting, if not surprising things about Aardman Animation’s rocky relationship with DreamWorks, but the most interesting […]

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beta.NFB.ca Goes Live

July 9th, 2008 · No Comments · Canadian cinema

PC World magazine reports that Over on beta.NFB.ca they’ve created a free, public online repository of [National Film Board of Canada] shorts and features, starting with over 300 films from their archives. The films can be shared and embedded YouTube-style, as well. This isn’t the first time the NFB has dipped into their vaults for […]

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